In governor's races, Trump emerges as a defining issue

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Governor's races are on the ballot in 36 states this year, and the common thread running through many of them has nothing to do with state policy: It's President Donald Trump. ...

Iran sees threats from abroad after parade attack kills 25

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — On the same day Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting a military parade in southwestern Iran, President Donald Trump's lawyer mounted a s...

As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald T...

Tenn. Democrat aims for Senate win by edging away from party

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Phil Bredesen is a Democrat. But he'd rather you not mention that. "I need to make clear to everybody my independence from all of the national Democratic stuf...

American victims want Palestinian leader barred from UN meet

JERUSALEM (AP) — A group of American victims of Palestinian violence are asking President Donald Trump to bar Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas from entering the United States for the annual United Nat...

Talks continue on Kavanaugh accuser's Thursday hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks are set to continue on tentative agreement for a Thursday hearing for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegat...

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. ...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2018. There are 99 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, ...

Trump attorney blasts Iran's 'outlaws and murderers'

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's attorney, Rudolph Giuliani, told members of Iran's self-declared government in exile on Saturday that the U.S. sympathizes with their efforts to overthrow that country's...

US seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants on public aid

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is proposing rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. ...

Hurricane Maria caravan, rally focuses on Trump's Mar-a-Lago

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Activists marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico are staging a rally and caravan focused on President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago r...

Italian leader says right-wing is Europe's "true" defender

ROME (AP) — Italy's anti-migrant interior minister says the far-right political spectrum includes "the true defenders of European values." Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who leads...

Control of Congress also at stake in state legislative races

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the last pr...

Billionaires buying up media: Savior complex or civic duty?

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post. Time Magazine. The Atlantic. The Village Voice. The Los Angeles Times. All American media icons, all bought by billionaires in the past half decade. Some are thriv...

Some see signs of hope on North Korea as Trump heads to UN

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's Kim Jong Un is "little rocket man" no more. President Donald Trump isn't a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard." In the year since Trump's searing, debut U...