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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he hopes U.S.-Russian relations will improve after President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Putin, speaking at a conference Wednesday in Moscow, said in his phone call with Trump they agreed that "the current unsatisfactory...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate negotiators have agreed to forgive the debts of thousands of California National Guard troops who had been ordered by the Pentagon to repay enlistment bonuses. Those bonuses had been incentives for service in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's expected choice to be the nation's 77th treasury secretary, has had a long history as a successful financial executive and a shorter but significant period in a job that ushered him into Trump's inner circle: head...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, that most unconventional of presidential candidates, last spring pledged that he would act perfectly presidential when the time was right. "I will be so presidential that you'll call me and you'll say, 'Donald, you have to stop that, it's too much...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces a challenge to her job as frustrated House Democrats meet to select a new slate of leaders. Pelosi is likely to be re-elected easily Wednesday despite disenchantment among some in the Democratic caucus she has led since 2002...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee is leaving his post on the panel. Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan said in a letter to his Democratic colleagues late Tuesday that it was time for younger member to assume leadership positions. The 85-year-old...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air conditioning company Carrier said Tuesday that it had reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence planned to travel to the state Thursday to unveil the agreement alongside...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are hoping to move quickly to confirm President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, but Democrats say they have concerns about Sen. Jeff Sessions' views on civil liberties, voting rights and immigration and are asking for time...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate negotiators reached agreement Tuesday on a sweeping defense policy bill that rejects a plan to force women to register for a military draft, a victory for social conservatives who decried the move as another step toward the blurring of gender...
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Amina Hamawy burst into tears and then fainted when she returned to eastern Aleppo to find...
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has sentenced one of the country's most prominent businessmen to two years in...
MOSCOW (AP) — A retrial of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for embezzlement opened Monday in the...
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington's nonconference schedule clouded the Huskies' candidacy for the College Football Playoff...
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington's nonconference schedule clouded the Huskies' candidacy for the College Football Playoff...
The Heart of Dallas Bowl will be a rematch between two teams that played in October — and one of them is heading...