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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sounds leery of expanding the right to sue high-ranking officials in a case that dates to the aftermath of...
Congresswoman Gabbard makes unannounced trip to Syria

WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has made an unannounced trip to Syria and Lebanon, traveling to the region two months after she sat...
Haley supports moving US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

WASHINGTON — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley pledged her support for moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a shift...
When it comes to inaugural crowds, does size matter?

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump says his inauguration will have "an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout." Organizers of a protest the next day call it the...
Obama expected to defend Manning decision at news conference

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is expected to defend his decision to shorten the sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning when he holds his...
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WASHINGTON — A young boy has died after he stopped breathing at a day care center inside a federal building. ...
Miss USA hopes Trump can unify Americans after divisive vote

MANILA, Philippines — The U.S. candidate in the Miss Universe pageant said Wednesday she did not vote for Donald Trump but she hopes the...
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Marine Band will be conducting a dress rehearsal for its performance in the inaugural parade. ...
Trump EPA pick pledges more cooperation with industry

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told senators Wednesday that he intended to work cooperatively with states...
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WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is putting on his judge's robes again. ...

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