Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from encr...

Hezbollah leader blasts Trump over fight against IS

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group is blasting President Donald Trump ahead of his expected declaration of victory against the Islamic State group in Syria. ...

The Latest: Booker kicks off first visit to New Hampshire

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Sen. Cory Booker is kicking off his first visit to New Hampshire with a personal ...

Dem presidential candidates introducing themselves to voters

Five Democratic senators vying for their party's nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 are fanning out across the country Saturday to campaign and meet voters. Kamal...

DC think tanks urge Trump admin to pursue US-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two D.C. area think tanks are urging the Trump administration to move forward with negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between the U.S. and Taiwan. On Feb. 14, the ...

US-backed fighters squeezing IS gunmen in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — A commander with the U.S.-backed force in Syria says they are fighting members of the Islamic State group in a tiny area in Deir el-Zour province. Ciya Furat, a command...

Trump declares emergency at border after stinging defeat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border after a stinging budget defeat. Trump is moving to secure more money for his long-promised wall by ...

Trump emergency declaration faces fights in the courts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted his administration would end up defending it al...

US Senator Graham: Washington should get tough on China's detention of Canadians

MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive has not...

Key moments in actor Jussie Smollett's Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police last month that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Some key ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2019. There are 318 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 16, ...

2020 Dems hit early voting states; Weld explores GOP bid

Several Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, while a Republican has announced he's creating an exploratory committee for a possible 2020 run....

Border declaration protesters arrested at NYC Trump hotel

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people have been arrested while protesting President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration outside a New York City hotel that bears his name. The NYPD wa...

Court filing: Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges. That's according to a court filing Friday by sp...

Trump picks former Alabama official to lead FEMA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate a former Alabama official to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Jeffrey Byard held several positions with th...