Political

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel decided Wednesday to provide an additional 4,000 visas to allow Afghans who sided with the American-led coalition and are at risk of being killed or injured by the Taliban to resettle in the United States. The Appropriations Committee voted...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said in a legal proceeding that Clinton did not want the private emails that she mixed in with State Department emails on her private computer server to be accessible to "anybody," according to transcripts released...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Donald Trump struck back at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday in a mostly rural area in Maine, where his message of economic populism could earn him a vote in the Electoral College. Addressing a crowd of several thousand in an indoor arena, Trump...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional officials have found lead in the drinking water of a House office building, and a Florida lawmaker is demanding answers. The office of the Architect of the Capitol informed lawmakers Tuesday that lead levels in the drinking water of the historic...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said under oath that she was not aware whether the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate personally deleted any emails during her tenure as secretary of state. Abedin also told lawyers for the conservative group...
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's summit Wednesday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (all times local): 3:45 p.m. President Barack Obama says he'll keep working for a trans-Pacific trade deal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director John Brennan said Wednesday that the attack in Istanbul has the earmarks of strikes by Islamic State militants and that the group is likely trying to hit the United States in the Middle East and on U.S. soil. He said Tuesday's attack at Istanbul's...
HOUSTON (AP) — The poorest parts of Houston remind Dr. Peter Hotez of some of the neighborhoods in Latin America hardest hit by Zika. Broken window screens. Limited air conditioning. Trash piles that seem to re-appear even after they're cleaned up. On a hot, humid day this month...
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — North America's leaders, at their summit in the Canadian capital, are confronting a rising tide of economic protectionism and nationalism. President Barack Obama arrived in Ottawa for talks on Wednesday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — At Mehuron's Supermarket in Waitsfield, Vermont, manager Bruce Hyde Jr. said he and his...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — At Mehuron's Supermarket in Waitsfield, Vermont, manager Bruce Hyde Jr. said he and his...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A National Guard soldier's ongoing campaign to return lost Purple Heart medals to veterans or...
NEW YORK (AP) — A streak or two of celebration whipped cream was still stuck in Brandon Nimmo's hairline as he...
NEW YORK (AP) — A streak or two of celebration whipped cream was still stuck in Brandon Nimmo's hairline as he...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced a historic default Friday as the U.S. territory prepared to enter...