Political

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring the 2014 WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury for not only being outstanding players, but role models to girls. Obama said the team and other women across the WNBA are "changing the way that young girls— including my daughters— see...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring the 2014 WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury for not only being outstanding players, but role models to girls. Obama said the team and other women across the WNBA are "changing the way that young girls— including my daughters— see...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton has largely been passed to Pope Francis, whose visit to the White...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. defense official says the Pentagon's inspector general is investigating an allegation that the military command overseeing the anti-Islamic State campaign distorted or altered intelligence assessments to exaggerate progress against the militant group...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pope Francis' highly anticipated visit to the White House next month will put on display his common cause with President Barack Obama on many issues. When he swept into office in 2008, Obama captured near rock-star status among millions who saw him as the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A four-year investigation has concluded that officials of the solar company Solyndra misrepresented facts and omitted key information in their efforts to get a $535 million loan guarantee from the federal government. The company's collapse soon after getting...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators say in a new report that officials with the solar company Solyndra misrepresented facts and omitted key information in its effort to get a $535 million loan guarantee before filing for bankruptcy protection nearly four years ago. Lawmakers...
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has opened up a new media feud, taking on another popular TV news personality even as his appearances continue to draw big ratings. Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation Tuesday with Jorge Ramos, the Miami-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man suspected in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence at a U.S. military base in Saudi Arabia has been captured, a U.S. official said Wednesday. Ahmed al-Mughassil , described by the FBI in 2001 as the head of the military wing of Saudi Hezbollah,...
BANGKOK (AP) — With much fanfare, Thai police had offered an $84,000 reward for tips leading to arrests in the...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Economic news is continuing to give heart to Portugal's center-right government as it aims...
MADRID (AP) — Spanish court officials say an American-Belgian businessman arrested for suspected involvement in...
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Austria's decision to start inspecting trucks at its border with Hungary after 71...
BBA-ROYALS-RAYS Guyer, Kiermaier hit HRs help Rays beat Royals 3-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Guyer and...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A colorful and complex figure in Maryland politics, Marvin Mandel was seen by some as an...