Rep. Hurd says US isn't prepared to combat altered videos
Rep. Hurd says US isn't prepared to combat altered videos

A Republican congressman and former intelligence official says America isn't prepared for disinformation campaigns that use altered video to spread false information across social media.

10 hrs 10 mins ago
Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall
Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities.

May 25th, 4:21 PM EDT
State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon
State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

Members of both parties say a flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections.

May 25th, 10:01 AM EDT
US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran
US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran

U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran.

May 24th, 12:01 PM EDT
The Latest: Salvini says populists will control 150 EU seats
The Latest: Salvini says populists will control 150 EU seats

Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union, national and regional elections Sunday.

20 hrs 40 mins ago
Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum
Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall.

21 hrs 50 mins ago
On North Korea, Trump seems to undermine a senior adviser
On North Korea, Trump seems to undermine a senior adviser

Trump downplays North Korean missile threat, embraces Kim Jong Un's attacks on Joe Biden during Japan trip.

May 25th, 9:21 PM EDT
The Latest: Trump, Abe, talk about Iran, sanctions
The Latest: Trump, Abe, talk about Iran, sanctions

Trump and Japan's Emperor Naruhito walked along a red carpet in the courtyard of the Imperial Palace after meeting on Monday amid pomp and pageantry.

2 hrs 10 mins ago
Brexit Party wins, Conservatives bashed in UK's EU voting
Brexit Party wins, Conservatives bashed in UK's EU voting

Anti-EU and pro-EU parties look set to make gains in a Brexit-dominated election for British seats in the European Parliament, while the governing Conservative Party is bracing for one of its worst-ever performances.

12 hrs ago
Europe-wide vote fragments center as far right, Greens gain
Europe-wide vote fragments center as far right, Greens gain

Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU's future.

22 hrs 40 mins ago
The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade
The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade

Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade; US president says the leaders "understand each other very well".

30 mins ago
Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest
Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest.

May 25th, 11:11 AM EDT
Arguments over rape and incest divide abortion opponents
Arguments over rape and incest divide abortion opponents

Rifts widens in anti-abortion movement over whether state abortion bans should include exception for victims of rape and incest.

May 24th, 7:31 AM EDT
Administration moves to revoke transgender health protection
Administration moves to revoke transgender health protection

A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services.

May 24th, 9:52 AM EDT
Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question
Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question

Democratic leaders in Congress argue that impeaching President Donald Trump is a political mistake as the 2020 election nears, and most of the candidates in the 2020 White House race seem to agree, for now.

13 hrs 30 mins ago
Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues
Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

Japan is ready to roll out the red carpet to welcome President Donald Trump on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego.

May 25th, 12:31 AM EDT
Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China
Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as the tariffs war with China.

May 24th, 10:11 PM EDT
Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98
Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98

Prem Tinsulanonda, who as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand's most influential political figures over four decades, has died at age 98.

14 hrs 20 mins ago
The Latest: Trump to meet Japan's emperor, talk with Abe
The Latest: Trump to meet Japan's emperor, talk with Abe

President Donald Trump is tamping down expectations that he'll make significant headway on trade talks during his trip to Japan.

May 25th, 7:31 PM EDT
Sumo diplomacy: Abe courts Trump with burgers, golf, more
Sumo diplomacy: Abe courts Trump with burgers, golf, more

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests, embraces Kim Jong Un's criticism of Joe Biden.

May 25th, 7:11 PM EDT
Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil
Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil

Supporters of Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, are organizing street acts in favor of the far-right leader.

22 hrs 50 mins ago
Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament
Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament

Protesters are holding rallies in several European Union countries to demand tougher action against global warming, as the 28-nation bloc votes to fill the European Parliament.

May 24th, 8:41 AM EDT
Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote
Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote

Germany's main center-left party appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election.

10 hrs ago
GOP, Democrats team up to address surprise medical bills
GOP, Democrats team up to address surprise medical bills

Senior senators from both parties release draft legislation to address 'surprise medical bills'.

May 23rd, 1:21 PM EDT
2020 candidate Klobuchar releases plan to help US farmers
2020 candidate Klobuchar releases plan to help US farmers

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has come out with a plan to help farmers that includes raising the debt limit on farm bankruptcies and increasing access to government loan programs.

May 25th, 9:41 AM EDT
Trump cites Iran to bypass Congress on Saudi arms sales
Trump cites Iran to bypass Congress on Saudi arms sales

Senator Bob Menendez says the Trump administration has notified Congress it will use a loophole in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

May 24th, 1:11 PM EDT
The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations
The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations

Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three larger parties in local and European elections.

May 25th, 11:51 AM EDT
High-stakes European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations
High-stakes European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations

Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections.

May 25th, 2:21 AM EDT
'Huge' challenges as Ramaphosa takes oath in South Africa
'Huge' challenges as Ramaphosa takes oath in South Africa

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa's president; has vowed to fight corruption in 5-year term.

May 25th, 5:31 AM EDT
The Latest: Trump, in Japan, needles US ally over trade
The Latest: Trump, in Japan, needles US ally over trade

Earthquake rattles Tokyo before President Donald Trump's visit.

May 25th, 4:11 AM EDT
Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall
Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

A federal judge is expected to decide Friday whether to block the White House from spending billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency.

May 24th, 2:11 PM EDT
EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests
EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests

The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock.

May 25th, 12:11 PM EDT
Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same-sex relations
Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same-sex relations

Kenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations.

May 24th, 10:01 AM EDT
Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions
Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and says sanctions must be kept in place.

May 25th, 3:01 AM EDT
Trump's orders to AG on Russia probe worry critics
Trump's orders to AG on Russia probe worry critics

President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.

May 24th, 12:11 AM EDT
Inslee says he's hit donor threshold for presidential debate
Inslee says he's hit donor threshold for presidential debate

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he's hit a fundraising threshold to qualify for the Democratic presidential debates slated to begin next month.

May 24th, 3:41 PM EDT
GOP conservative temporarily blocks $19B disaster bill
GOP conservative temporarily blocks $19B disaster bill

A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington's free-spending ways has temporarily blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying a vote.

May 24th, 11:31 AM EDT
The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe
The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe

President Trump says he will declassify documents related to the origins of the investigation into Russia's links to the campaign.

May 24th, 1:01 PM EDT
Navy: Sailor contacted Russians, pleads guilty to espionage
Navy: Sailor contacted Russians, pleads guilty to espionage

US sailor pleads guilty to espionage, admits intent to share classified information about Navy's nuclear-powered warship with Russians; sentenced to 3 years.

May 24th, 2:41 PM EDT
Japan's charm campaign ready to roll: Golf, sumo await Trump
Japan's charm campaign ready to roll: Golf, sumo await Trump

President Donald Trump's visit to Japan is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea.

May 24th, 3:21 AM EDT
State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon
State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

Members of both parties say a flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections.

May 25th, 10:01 AM EDT
US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran
US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran

U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran.

May 24th, 12:01 PM EDT
The Latest: Salvini says populists will control 150 EU seats
The Latest: Salvini says populists will control 150 EU seats

Belgians are heading to the polls in European Union, national and regional elections Sunday.

20 hrs 40 mins ago
Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum
Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall.

21 hrs 50 mins ago
On North Korea, Trump seems to undermine a senior adviser
On North Korea, Trump seems to undermine a senior adviser

Trump downplays North Korean missile threat, embraces Kim Jong Un's attacks on Joe Biden during Japan trip.

May 25th, 9:21 PM EDT
The Latest: Trump, Abe, talk about Iran, sanctions
The Latest: Trump, Abe, talk about Iran, sanctions

Trump and Japan's Emperor Naruhito walked along a red carpet in the courtyard of the Imperial Palace after meeting on Monday amid pomp and pageantry.

2 hrs 10 mins ago
Brexit Party wins, Conservatives bashed in UK's EU voting
Brexit Party wins, Conservatives bashed in UK's EU voting

Anti-EU and pro-EU parties look set to make gains in a Brexit-dominated election for British seats in the European Parliament, while the governing Conservative Party is bracing for one of its worst-ever performances.

12 hrs ago
Europe-wide vote fragments center as far right, Greens gain
Europe-wide vote fragments center as far right, Greens gain

Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU's future.

22 hrs 40 mins ago
The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade
The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade

Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade; US president says the leaders "understand each other very well".

30 mins ago
Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest
Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest.

May 25th, 11:11 AM EDT
Arguments over rape and incest divide abortion opponents
Arguments over rape and incest divide abortion opponents

Rifts widens in anti-abortion movement over whether state abortion bans should include exception for victims of rape and incest.

May 24th, 7:31 AM EDT
Administration moves to revoke transgender health protection
Administration moves to revoke transgender health protection

A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services.

May 24th, 9:52 AM EDT
Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question
Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question

Democratic leaders in Congress argue that impeaching President Donald Trump is a political mistake as the 2020 election nears, and most of the candidates in the 2020 White House race seem to agree, for now.

13 hrs 30 mins ago
Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues
Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

Japan is ready to roll out the red carpet to welcome President Donald Trump on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego.

May 25th, 12:31 AM EDT
Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China
Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as the tariffs war with China.

May 24th, 10:11 PM EDT
Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98
Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98

Prem Tinsulanonda, who as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand's most influential political figures over four decades, has died at age 98.

14 hrs 20 mins ago
The Latest: Trump to meet Japan's emperor, talk with Abe
The Latest: Trump to meet Japan's emperor, talk with Abe

President Donald Trump is tamping down expectations that he'll make significant headway on trade talks during his trip to Japan.

May 25th, 7:31 PM EDT
Sumo diplomacy: Abe courts Trump with burgers, golf, more
Sumo diplomacy: Abe courts Trump with burgers, golf, more

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests, embraces Kim Jong Un's criticism of Joe Biden.

May 25th, 7:11 PM EDT
Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil
Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil

Supporters of Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, are organizing street acts in favor of the far-right leader.

22 hrs 50 mins ago
Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament
Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament

Protesters are holding rallies in several European Union countries to demand tougher action against global warming, as the 28-nation bloc votes to fill the European Parliament.

May 24th, 8:41 AM EDT
Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote
Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote

Germany's main center-left party appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election.

10 hrs ago
GOP, Democrats team up to address surprise medical bills
GOP, Democrats team up to address surprise medical bills

Senior senators from both parties release draft legislation to address 'surprise medical bills'.

May 23rd, 1:21 PM EDT
2020 candidate Klobuchar releases plan to help US farmers
2020 candidate Klobuchar releases plan to help US farmers

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has come out with a plan to help farmers that includes raising the debt limit on farm bankruptcies and increasing access to government loan programs.

May 25th, 9:41 AM EDT
Trump cites Iran to bypass Congress on Saudi arms sales
Trump cites Iran to bypass Congress on Saudi arms sales

Senator Bob Menendez says the Trump administration has notified Congress it will use a loophole in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

May 24th, 1:11 PM EDT
The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations
The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations

Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three larger parties in local and European elections.

May 25th, 11:51 AM EDT

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