Political

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who has been in the hot seat over the central bank's interest-rate policy, now has another headache: Wells Fargo. Yellen is likely to face sharp questions from a House committee Wednesday over whether federal banking...
ATLANTA (AP) — THE ISSUE: The right to bear arms is fundamental to the U.S., carved into the Constitution and seemingly embedded in the national DNA. But after a seemingly endless stretch of violence, Americans are confronting how far those rights extend, propelling gun issues...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the ballot measures amount to the closest...
DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis as his choice to become the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba in more than a half-century, a move that sets up a possible fight with congressional critics of Obama's overtures to the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the most-watched presidential debate ever, with 84 million viewers. The Nielsen company said the viewership, over 13 different networks, toppled a record that had stood for 36 years. The previous record...
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a "dog whistle" that smacked of unmistakable sexism. "Why doesn't he just say that she needs more testosterone?" said...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Constant interruption. A condescending tone. Eye-rolling. For many women, the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was a case study in deja vu. For more than 90 minutes on a national stage, they said Tuesday, Trump subjected...
Source: Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's top national security official is leaving his position next month. John Carlin, who has led the department's national security division since 2014, will be leaving government on Oct. 15. The department announced his...
DAMMARTIN-EN-GOELE, France (AP) — A printing plant north of Paris is reopening for the first time since it was...
TOKYO (AP) — An expert panel commissioned by Japan's capital city has warned that the total cost for the Tokyo...
TOKYO (AP) — An expert panel commissioned by Japan's capital city has warned that the total cost for the Tokyo...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The body of Israel's ninth President Shimon President is lying in state in the plaza of the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A producer says "we all respect his privacy" as Brad Pitt skipped his first public appearance...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help...