- Benghazi panel questions Clinton aide amid public spat Updated: Sep-04-15 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON - A senior member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle testified Friday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya as a nasty spat erupted between a Republican staffer and a Democratic lawmaker who insists it's time for the committee to disband.
- Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme Updated: Sep-03-15 6:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Three people were charged Thursday with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel and "carbon-negative" housing developments, neither of which were ever fully developed, federal prosecutors said.
- Goodson announces bid for Arkansas chief justice Updated: Sep-02-15 4:23 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Justice Courtney Goodson launched her bid to lead the Arkansas Supreme Court on Wednesday, vowing to represent "conservative values" on a court that's been split over its handling of a gay marriage lawsuit.
- Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email Updated: Sep-01-15 1:59 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
- Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far Updated: Aug-31-15 5:32 pm
WASHINGTON - Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.
- Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77 Updated: Aug-30-15 4:39 pm
ANDALUSIA, Pennsylvania - Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77.
- New Orleans, Gulf coast mark Katrina milestone Updated: Aug-30-15 6:22 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Gulf Coast and New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest storms in American history, in ways both devout and festive. Church bells rang and brass bands played as people across the storm-ravaged coast remembered the past and looked to the future.
- The Latest: Clinton: Celebrate progress but continue work Updated: Aug-29-15 8:43 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):
- Experts say tough talk on China overlooks economic realities Updated: Aug-29-15 3:17 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it. Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation.
- O'Malley makes presidential campaign stop in Tennessee Updated: Aug-28-15 8:53 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley knows he needs to make a big splash in early presidential contests like Iowa and New Hampshire, but he said he's already looking ahead to the next group of primary states like Tennessee in his bid for the Democratic nomination.
- Democratic Party lags in money before presidential year Updated: Aug-27-15 6:14 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican competitor.
- Hillary Clinton heads to Cleveland for Ohio organizing event Updated: Aug-27-15 3:09 am
CLEVELAND - Hillary Clinton is making a campaign stop in Ohio to shore up early organizing efforts in the political battleground state.
- Nevada, California talk Tahoe traffic fixes at 19th summit Updated: Aug-24-15 6:59 pm
ZEPHYR COVE, Nevada - Officials from both Nevada and California gathered on the shores of Lake Tahoe on Monday to discuss how to deal with the heavy visitor traffic that takes a toll on the lake environment.
- Head of NY Gaming Commission resigns, cites other work Updated: Aug-24-15 1:47 pm
ALBANY, New York - The chairman of the New York Gaming Commission has resigned.
- Chelsea Clinton speech moved because of demand for tickets Updated: Aug-23-15 12:26 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An upcoming speech in Little Rock by Chelsea Clinton has been moved from the Great Hall at the Clinton Presidential Center to the Statehouse Convention Center because of ticket demand.
- New Hampshire primary campaigns rely on 'super volunteers' Updated: Aug-23-15 10:32 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Each Saturday morning, 78-year-old Gary Patton goes door to door to talk to his neighbors about Hillary Rodham Clinton. He starts with a friendly introduction to make sure people know he's a local - not some out-of-towner who doesn't understand New Hampshire.
- Former presidents G.W. Bush, Clinton to mark Katrina 10th Updated: Aug-20-15 4:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Mayor Mitch Landrieu says former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will visit New Orleans next week for the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Their visits follow that of President Barack Obama, who is coming to the city Thursday.
- Former presidents G.W. Bush, Clinton to mark Katrina 10th Updated: Aug-20-15 3:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Mayor Mitch Landrieu says former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will visit New Orleans next week for the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Their visits follow that of President Barak Obama, who's coming to the city Thursday.
- Ex-South Carolina governor Hodges endorses Hillary Clinton Updated: Aug-19-15 4:49 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Former South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges officially backed Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign Wednesday, saying the former secretary of state is to be commended for going from an adversary of Barack Obama in 2008 to an ardent supporter.
- Bush family donors gave half of Jeb Bush's presidential cash Updated: Aug-19-15 10:44 am
WASHINGTON - Jeb Bush's fundraising network is two generations in the making, and it shows.
- Clinton endorsed by 2 ex-South Carolina governors Updated: Aug-18-15 5:40 pm
ATLANTA - Hillary Rodham Clinton is getting endorsements from two former Democratic governors in the early-voting state of South Carolina, including one who helped lead President Barack Obama's first campaign.
- Trump takes a detour off the trail, reports for jury duty Updated: Aug-17-15 4:40 pm
NEW YORK - Donald Trump pulled up in a long black limousine and gave a very presidential wave as he made his way into the building. Then the billionaire promptly found himself seated next to ordinary, wage-earning, subway-riding New Yorkers, forced to wait - and wait some more - for the wheels of justice to turn.
- Obama golfs, reads and enjoys private beach on vacation Updated: Aug-17-15 4:00 pm
CHILMARK, Massachusetts - Lots of golf, a family outing on a private beach and a stack of books. President Barack Obama's two-week vacation on Martha's Vineyard is shaping up as a pretty low-key retreat.
- Trump joining long list of celebrities with NYC jury duty Updated: Aug-16-15 3:01 pm
NEW YORK - New York has a star-studded jury pool and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is due to join a long list of celebrities who have made the trip to lower Manhattan to sit with hundreds of others who could be picked to decide trials.
- Virginia governor heading to Maine for Democrats' fundraiser Updated: Aug-09-15 10:01 am
FREEPORT, Maine - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is swinging through Maine to help raise money for the state's Democratic party.