Political

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a trip to Australia in 2012, Hillary Rodham Clinton lavished praise on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it the "gold standard" in efforts to create open and fair trade. Now, early in her Democratic presidential campaign, she's striking a...
A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of climbers at base camp and had been there only a short time when...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention facility...
A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of climbers at base camp and had been there only a short time when...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging the federal government's help to respond to riots that have broken out in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Obama spoke on Monday with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The White House says the mayor...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for...
MIAMI BEACH, Florida (AP) — Donors say Jeb Bush's super PAC is raising eye-popping sums in a multi-pronged effort to define the former Florida governor for Republican presidential primary voters before his rivals can. The likely candidate met more than 300 of his top donors near...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether websites and other firms that collect personal data can be sued for publishing inaccurate information even if the mistakes don't cause any actual harm. The case is being watched closely by Google, Facebook...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reports about a Senate cafeteria worker who makes so little money he is homeless are prompting calls for change from Democrats on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers led by the No. 2 Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin of Illinois, released a letter Monday urging the Senate Rules...
BERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen went on trial Tuesday along with two of his predecessors,...
FORSYTH, Ill. (AP) — Forsyth officials are hoping increasing interest in disc golf will pay off in terms of...
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The central Illinois city of Bloomington is considering a plan to make its streets more...
PARIS (AP) — French energy giant Total SA said Tuesday that its net profit slid 20 percent in the first quarter...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court was set to hear arguments Tuesday on a Texas voter identification law...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he and other top department officials will meet...