10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FEDS MOVE MIGRANT KIDS AFTER AP EXPOSES BAD TREATMENT Mos...

Interim Pentagon chief on global stage amid Iran crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — With barely one day on the job, Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper is heading to Europe to try to persuade reluctant and increasingly wary NATO allies to work with the Trump adminis...

Who's running? Meet the Democrats making presidential bids

The latest Democrat to enter the 2020 presidential race, former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak, brings the primary field to 25 candidates. The candidates in the sprawling field ...

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. ...

Trump's Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick for new defense secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as ...

The Latest: Trump to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Pentagon leadership (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next U.S. defense...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. US PREPPED RETALIATORY STRIKES ON IRAN FOR DRONE ATTACK A...

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abru...

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with jus...

Pentagon is without a chief as US faces many global threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary. The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, ...

Meet the Democratic candidates who are running for president

The two dozen candidates who make up the sprawling 2020 Democratic presidential field range in age from 37 to 89 and include liberals and moderates; senators, governors and mayors; and an unprecedente...

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both...

US point person on Iran says Trump wants to negotiate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. special envoy says President Donald Trump's Iran policy is ultimately aimed at bringing Tehran to the negotiating table. Brian Hook briefed lawmakers at a ...

House votes to block military transgender ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service. The House pa...

Trump's Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as ...