Political

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate. The Texas senator plans to unveil his pick for vice president Wednesday afternoon in Indianapolis. That's according to a Republican...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked the Senate's first spending bill of the year in a last-minute fight over a Republican effort to undercut the Iran nuclear deal and scuttle U.S. plans to buy Iranian "heavy water." Still seething over last year's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House was put on lockdown for nearly two hours Wednesday after a man threw "personal belongings" over the north fence line of the White House complex. The Secret Service made what it describes as protective sweeps of the grounds to ensure nothing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a possible preview of the general election, Republican Donald Trump is attacking Democrat Hillary Clinton for "playing the woman card left and right." And he says despite that, "a lot of women don't like Hillary" anyway. Trump spoke on CNN's "New Day" just...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent law firm is suing the Justice Department for failing to produce hundreds of pages of documents related to a 1950s executive order meant to purge gays from the federal workplace. The suit filed Wednesday accuses the government of conducting an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that he's deeply troubled by a House Republican proposal to reduce wartime funding by $18 billion to pay for weapons and troops the Pentagon didn't request. Testifying before the Senate Appropriations defense...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama next week will make his first trip to Flint, Michigan since the impoverished city was found to have lead-tainted drinking water, the White House said Wednesday. Obama is due to receive a briefing on the federal effort to assist in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defeated in the Northeast, Bernie Sanders' movement for a political revolution is reaching a crossroads even as he vows to campaign against Hillary Clinton through the June primaries and into the Philadelphia convention. The Vermont senator said after losses to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign. (all times local): 6:50 a.m. Will the real Donald Trump stand up? The presidential candidate, fresh off five Republican primary victories in the Northeast, says the Trump that people see on any given day depends on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first commercial test for the Zika virus has been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first commercial test for the Zika virus has been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. and...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The NHL fined Capitals forward Tom Wilson $2,404 on Friday for his knee-on-knee hit on...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The NHL fined Capitals forward Tom Wilson $2,404 on Friday for his knee-on-knee hit on...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The jailed founder of a Montana club for the ultrarich said he won't answer a judge's...
Caitlyn Jenner takes Trump up on his offer that you should be able to use the bathroom with which you identify