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The Latest: Omarosa says Mueller's team…

Omarosa Manigault Newman says she's been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian election interference

Paul Ryan's Achievements Are On The Line In…

House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to retire has left his seat up for grabs in the 2018 midterm.

To Fix Gerrymandering, Lawmakers Might Need To…

Does redistricting need to be such a partisan process? Spoiler alert: No.

Nebraska executes first inmate using fentanyl

Nebraska has carried out its first execution in more than two decades by lethal injection of four drugs in a never-before-tried combination, including the powerful opioid fentanyl

Manafort's defense rests after calling no…

Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial

Big Data Doctors Are Focusing On How We Live To…

Research shows investing in social services could lead to lower health care costs.

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Federal Judge Backs Mueller In Indicted Russian…

A federal judge backed special counsel Robert Mueller's authority Monday, denying a Russian company's request to toss out charges against it.

8 Democrats seek to challenge Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Wisconsin's primary election will decide which Democrat challenges Republican Gov. Scott Walker this fall and whom Republicans back in a big-money race for U.S. Senate

Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston…

The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala

FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok

Peter Strzok was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe for sending anti-Trump text messages.

Understanding Tariffs, The Bane Of International…

The United States has been throwing tariffs on different items for months now, but what are they?

APNewsBreak: Johnson to make Libertarian bid for Senate seat

Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is campaigning to unseat New Mexico's junior Democratic U.S. senator, seeking political opportunity in the space between Democrats and voters loyal to President Donald Trump

Jimmy Carter backs Democrat in Georgia governor's…

Former President Jimmy Carter joins Barack Obama in backing Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor; President Donald Trump endorsed Republican Brian Kemp

White House May Be Looking Into Legal Options To…

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has released two recordings of her conversations in the White House.

US Rep. Keith Ellison Denies Allegations Of Abuse

Ellison, who's running for Minnesota attorney general, was accused of abusing a former girlfriend by the woman's son.

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APNewsBreak: California may redo law to treat, free suspects

California Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking to tighten a law he signed weeks ago that critics say could have freed rapists and murderers who completed two years of mental health treatment

Cuomo disputes Trump story about 2020 election promise

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is disputing President Donald Trump's story that Cuomo called him and promised not to challenge him for the White House in 2020

Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against 'blue…

'Blue wave' to be tested in Midwestern primaries across Wisconsin and Minnesota

Avenatti discusses policy views as he weighs 2020…

Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of a porn actress, offered some details on his policy views as he weighs an outsider Democratic bid for the White House

Cities warn of unchecked pot deliveries despite sales bans

California cities are objecting to a proposed change in state regulations that they say would allow unchecked marijuana deliveries in places that have banned local pot sales

Kobach widens lead over governor in Kansas GOP…

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has slightly widened his lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's Republican primary for governor

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The Latest: Closing arguments Wednesday in…

Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballot

Supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in North Dakota have succeeded in bringing the matter to a public vote later this year

Trump Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

Omarosa Manigault Newman is now facing a potentially hefty financial loss because of her disparaging remarks about President Trump. The president's campaign organization on Tuesday filed an arbitration action against the former White House employee, accusing her of violating a nondisclosure agreement she signed when joining the 2016 campaign, reports...