Political

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — How many cinnamon rolls does it take to feed a presidential entourage? If you're President Barack Obama and you're unsure, you err on the safe side and take the whole bunch. Obama paid a surprise visit Tuesday to Snow City Cafe, a hopping brunch spot in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving in combat jobs and greater...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving in combat jobs and greater...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vacation-filled August is typically one of the worst months for any politician to raise money. But it was Ben Carson's best yet. The political novice, a retired neurosurgeon seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, raised $6 million, doubling his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new government report concludes that removing restrictions on crude oil exports wouldn't hurt consumers at the gasoline pump, and may even help them. The finding is providing ammunition to lawmakers seeking to pass legislation this year to end the...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — How many cinnamon rolls does it take to feed a presidential entourage? If you're President Barack Obama and you're unsure, you err on the safe side and take the whole bunch. Obama paid a surprise visit Tuesday to Snow City Cafe, a hopping brunch spot in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican says it will take a new president before Congress can cut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky says Republicans lack the votes to halt the payments. He says that since President...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police. Inside the fair, a booth had T-shirts bearing the slogans "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says Shelby County, Alabama, cannot recover $2 million in attorney fees from the U.S. government in a case that nullified a key part of the Voting Rights Act. Shelby County had prevailed in the case when, in 2013, the Supreme Court voted...
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Stephen Dennis remembers Sept. 2, 1945, well. It was the day the Japanese officially...
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz space craft carrying a Russian, a Dane and a Kazakh has blasted off for the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — This is what the St. Louis Cardinals had in mind when they acquired Brandon Moss at the non-...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — This is what the St. Louis Cardinals had in mind when they acquired Brandon Moss at the non-...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The president of Shell Oil Co. said Tuesday exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Luke Bryan may have one of the most popular albums in the country, but...