Trump to dive into Senate runoff in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — It's Trump versus Trumpland. President Donald Trump's political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward d...

A test for Trump's political muscle in Alabama Senate runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — It's Trump versus Trumpland. President Donald Trump's political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward d...

Emails point to Manafort offer to brief Russian in campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the middle of Donald Trump's presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide "private briefings" about the campaign to a Russian billionaire ...

Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the middle of Donald Trump's presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide "private briefings" about the campaign to a Russian billionaire ...

Latest: Man pleads guilty in 1975 deaths of Maryland sisters

BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a sex offender accused in the abduction and killing of two sisters in Maryland in 1975 (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A convicted se...

Suspect in 1975 slayings of sisters expected to plead guilty

BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — A man charged with killing two young sisters from Maryland is expected to plead guilty more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall. ...

Bannon: 'Access Hollywood' tape cost Christie a Cabinet post

NEW YORK (AP) — A meeting about the fallout to Donald Trump's presidential campaign over the "Access Hollywood" tape was a litmus test that cost New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie a potential Cabinet post...

Report: Suspect in 1975 sisters' slaying to plead guilty

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A published report says a man accused in the 1975 murders of two young sisters who disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall plans to plead guilty to a crime that's haunted the re...

Washington Monument to get $10M upgrades, reopen spring 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Monument is modernizing its elevator and getting a permanent area for safety checks and visitor screenings. The Washington Post reports the National ...

No decision yet on who gets Trump's pledge of disaster aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is still trying to decide who will get President Donald Trump's pledged $1 million donation for Harvey storm relief efforts, one of the largest gifts ever given by a ...

White House still deciding who gets Trump's Harvey donation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is still trying to decide who will get President Donald Trump's pledged $1 million donation for Harvey storm relief efforts, one of the largest gifts ever given by a ...

Facts undercut claim that Arpaio case was driven by politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Politicians have made numerous claims about former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's legal troubles and his immigration enforcement legacy since he was granted a White House pardon last week. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Aug. 29 The Dallas Morning News on how Houston needs assistance after providi...

UN rights chief decries Trump's 'demonization' of media

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief has denounced U.S. President Donald Trump's "repeated attacks" on three major American news organizations, saying "demonization" of the press can endanger jou...

Book world hopes for literary breakthrough in fall

NEW YORK (AP) — As the book world's most literary season approaches, the industry still awaits the year's big literary publication. While critics have celebrated Mohsin Hamid's "Exit...