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"I would ask that you please not promote politically driven falsehoods that so clearly advance Russian interests," says Fiona Hill in prepared opening remarks to the House intelligence committee.

Israel PM Netanyahu indicted on fraud, bribery charges

Secret Service: 1 person in custody after trying to drive onto White House secure area

  Democrats spar at debate over health care, how to beat Trump

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate in Atlanta

Cheese Nips recalled over plastic pieces

DNC chairman blasts Georgia GOP leaders, voter suppression

SEALs face review following death of Islamic State militant

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Divided US House committee backs pot decriminalization

AP source: FBI has asked for interview with whistleblower

  Trump directed Ukraine quid pro quo, key witness says

  Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh faces fraud, tax charges

Ruling backs asylum seekers at border prior to policy shift

  Republicans assail national security aide who reported Trump phone call

Ukrainian gas executive cooperating in US probe of Giuliani

Federal prosecutors are planning to interview an executive with Ukraine’s state-owned gas company as part of an ongoing probe into the business dealings of Rudy Giuliani and two of his Soviet-born business associates.

US, Australian hostages freed by Taliban in prisoner swap

The hostages — American, Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks — were released in southern Zabul province, ending their more than three years in captivity.

DC attorney general sues DoorDash for pocketing tips

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said Tuesday that DoorDash misled consumers who believed their tips would go to workers, not the company's bottom line.

Diplomat says of Trump Ukraine call: ‘I remember it vividly’

The phone call State Department official David Holmes overheard between President Donald Trump and Ambassador Gordon Sondland lasted just two minutes. But it won’t be easily forgotten.

Trump’s weekend hospital visit draws a skeptical reaction

Democrats’ Southern victories could affect redistricting

  Trump suggests he may give written testimony in House probe

Chief justice orders delay in House fight for Trump records

  AP Exclusive: US officials knew of Ukraine’s Trump anxiety

  North Korea says it won’t give Trump a summit for free

Bloomberg apologizes for his ‘stop and frisk’ police practice

Bloomberg said he was “sorry” and acknowledged it often led to the detention of blacks and Latinos.

Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters

Hong Kong police have stormed into a university campus held by protesters after an all-night standoff.

White House urgently ramps up push for drug cost legislation

President Donald Trump is backing a compromise bipartisan bill in the Senate, which does not give Medicare bargaining authority, but forces drugmakers to pay rebates if they raise prices too high.

Democrat Edwards wins re-election in conservative Louisiana

Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocking Republicans who had hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President Donald Trump’s popularity.

Democrats hold on to Louisiana governor’s seat

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has stunned Republicans again, narrowly winning a second term Saturday as the Deep South’s only Democratic governor and handing Donald Trump another gubernatorial loss this year.

White House: Trump undergoes exam at Walter Reed

President Donald Trump spent more than two hours at Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday for what the White House said were medical tests as part of his annual physical.

  Transcripts highlight Sondland’s role in pressuring Ukraine

Transcripts released Saturday in the impeachment inquiry show Ambassador Gordon Sondland playing a central role in President Donald Trump’s effort to push Ukraine to conduct political investigations as a condition for receiving needed military aid.

Anti-robocall bill likely as House, Senate reach compromise

It’s looking like an anti-robocall bill will get sent to President Donald Trump this year, helping tackle an infuriating problem in the U.S.

  Conflicting White House accounts of 1st Trump-Zelenskiy call

The focus of the Democratic-led House impeachment inquiry has been on another call between Trump and Zelenskiy that was made on July 25.

Trump intervenes in military justice cases, grants pardons

President Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. Army commando set to stand trial next year in the killing of a suspected Afghan bomb-maker and a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder for ordering his men to fire upon three Afghans, killing two.

  Ousted Ukraine ambassador felt threat; Trump assails her anew

The former ambassador was testifying on the second day of public impeachment hearings, just the fourth time in American history that the House of Representatives has launched such proceedings.

Trump asks justices for temporary block of House subpoena

President Donald Trump wants the Supreme Court to keep House Democrats from getting his financial records at least until the justices resolve a broader fight over efforts to subpoena a sitting president’s records.

  Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Stone was convicted of all seven counts in a federal indictment that accused him of lying to Congress, tampering with a witness and obstructing the House investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia to tip the 2016 election.

Twitter details political ad ban, admits it’s imperfect

Twitter says its new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content.

Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations.

10 Democrats qualify for next week’s presidential debate

The Democratic National Committee confirmed the lineup Thursday after reviewing polling and grassroots fundraising thresholds.

  Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick announces 2020 presidential bid

Patrick made history as the first black governor of Massachusetts and has close ties to former President Barack Obama and his network of political advisers.

  Pelosi says Trump’s Ukraine actions amount to ‘bribery’

The president says the call was perfect. Pelosi said, “It’s perfectly wrong. It’s bribery.”

  Pastor: Jimmy Carter ‘up and walking’ post brain surgery

The Rev. Tony Lowden of Maranatha Baptist Church visited Carter in an Atlanta hospital Wednesday and told reporters that the 95-year-old was in good spirits.

Court rejects Trump’s appeal in fight over financial records

A federal appeals court will not take up President Donald Trump’s appeal of a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over financial records to Congress.

US budget deficit surges to $134.5 billion in October

The Treasury Department said Wednesday that the deficit last month totaled $134.5 billion, up from a shortfall in October 2018 of $100.5 billion.

  Diplomats accuse Trump as impeachment hits Americans’ TVs

Wednesday’s account from a pair of career diplomats was a striking though complicated one that Democrats say reveals a president abusing his office, and the power of American foreign policy, for personal political gain.

  US and Turkey have friendly talks but differences persist

President Donald Trump says he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are “very good friends,” but their meeting Wednesday at the White House failed to resolve an issue that has badly strained relations between the two NATO allies.

  AG William Barr says he doesn’t remember president’s request to defend Ukraine call

U.S. Attorney General William Barr says he does not recall a request by the White House to publicly defend President Trump over the July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, which has become a central focus of the U.S House impeachment inquiry.

Supreme Court says Ginsburg home sick with stomach bug

The 86-year-old Ginsburg was absent when her colleagues took the bench just after 10 a.m. Wednesday.

  Public impeachment hearings begin Wednesday

It's only happened three times in our nation's history. This week marks the fourth.

  Mark Sanford suspends GOP primary challenge to Trump

The former South Carolina governor and congressman centered his Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump on warnings about the national debt. But he struggled to gain traction.

  Split Supreme Court appears ready to allow Trump to end DACA

Sharply at odds with liberal justices, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to allow the Trump administration to abolish protections that permit 660,000 immigrants to work in the U.S., free from the threat of deportation.

Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit go forward

The justices rejected an appeal from Remington Arms that argued it should be shielded by a 2005 federal law preventing most lawsuits against firearms manufacturers when their products are used in crimes.

  Former President Carter out of surgery, no complications

A statement from a spokeswoman said the former president experienced no complications from the procedure.

US held record number of migrant kids in custody in 2019

Some of these migrant children who were in government custody this year have already been deported. Some have reunited with family in the U.S. About 4,000 are still in government custody, some in large, impersonal shelters.

  Impeachment witness: Ukrainians asked about holdup of aid

The concern was clear for the young democracy battling an aggressive Russia.

AP sources: Deval Patrick mulling Democratic White House run

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is considering making a late run for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to two people with knowledge of his deliberations, underscoring some Democrats’ deep uncertainty about the party’s current crop of contenders.

  National security officials objected to stopping Ukraine aid

The view among the national security officials was unanimous: Military aid to Ukraine should not be stopped by the White House.

Judge dismisses Trump lawsuit against NY over tax returns

A federal judge on Monday dismissed President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against New York officials that was aimed at preventing the release of his tax returns.

  Trump kicks off Veterans Day tribute in NYC

Trump spoke at the opening of the 100th annual parade organized by the United War Veterans Council in Madison Square Park

Arlington National Cemetery running out of room for veterans’ burials

For more than 150 years, these hallowed grounds have recorded the history of America’s veterans. But time is catching up.

  After push from Energy Secretary Perry, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

Perry's efforts to influence Ukraine's energy policy came earlier this year, just as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's new government was seeking military aid from the United States to defend against Russian aggression and allies of President Donald Trump were ramping up efforts to get the Ukrainians

Bolivia’s president resigns amid election-fraud allegations

Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests.

In memoir, Haley alleges some on Trump team urged resistance

In "With All Due Respect," Haley said then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and then-White House chief of staff John Kelly told her that they were trying to "save the country."

  Problems at Fort Gordon’s military housing has Rep. Rick Allen’s attention

Rep. Rick Allen, R-Ga., spent some time at Fort Gordon this week, and he asked leaders there about some of the issues.

  Watergate redux? Trump impeachment inquiry heads for live TV

When the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump begins its public phase on Wednesday, people will be watching on screens large and small.

  Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

It's the third time in three years that the administration is asking the justices to rescue a controversial policy that has been blocked by several lower courts.

  Trump soaks in Deep South cheers at college football matchup

His reception at the showdown between Louisiana State and Alabama contrasted with the scene at Game 5 of the World Series in Washington, where he was booed, and the mixed response to his appearance at a martial arts fight in New York.

  Trump tried hard to win Ukraine Biden probes, officials say

Speaking to reporters as he left on a campaign trip to Atlanta, Trump said he was "not concerned about anything" that has been disclosed so far.

  Trump says he’ll release transcript of another phone call with Ukraine ‘probably’ Tuesday

President Trump said he first spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in April. Another phone call in July has been the focus of the impeachment inquiry.

Facebook is deleting the name of the potential whistleblower

The company said Friday that mention of the potential whistleblower's name violates Facebook's "coordinating harm policy," which prohibits material that could identify a "witness, informant, or activist."

Top Iowa aide to Steyer’s campaign resigns after AP report

A top Iowa aide to businessman Tom Steyer resigned Friday, a day after The Associated Press revealed he had privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing Steyer's White House bid.

Michael Bloomberg files to run in Alabama primary

Michael Bloomberg has filed to run in Alabama’s Democratic primary, but he hasn't decided whether he will actually run.

Sessions, an Alabama icon, announces he’s running for Senate

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday he wants to reclaim his old Senate seat from Alabama, where he's been a conservative icon and dominant vote-getter since the 1990s.

Michael Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential campaign

Michael Bloomberg has not made a final decision on whether to run, according to advisers, but he is taking steps toward a campaign.

Kamala Harris proposes keeping schools open until 6 p.m.

California senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has introduced a bill that aims to help working parents by aligning school hours with the normal workday.

  The words Trump had to hear: Investigations, Biden, Clinton

Numerous current and former Trump officials have testified that the president was conditioning U.S. aid on Ukraine publicly investigating Democrats including his potential 2020 political foe Joe Biden and Biden's son.

NY judge fines Trump $2 million for misusing charity foundation

A New York judge ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging he misused his charitable foundation to further his political and business interests.

  GRAPHIC: Mexico farm town buries 3 of 9 Americans slain

As Mexican soldiers stood guard, a mother and two sons were laid to rest in hand-hewn pine coffins in a single grave dug out of the rocky soil Thursday at the first funeral for the victims of a drug cartel ambush that left nine American women and children dead.

  Iran alleges UN inspector tested positive for explosives

The allegation made by Iranian representative Kazem Gharib Abadi came as Iran injected uranium gas into centrifuges at its underground Fordo nuclear complex early Thursday, taking its most-significant step away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

AP exclusive: Tom Steyer’s aide offered money for endorsements of presidential bid

The overtures from Pat Murphy, a former state House speaker who is serving as a top adviser on Steyer's Iowa campaign, aren't illegal — though payments for endorsements would violate campaign finance laws if not disclosed.

  US: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics

The criminal complaint detailed a coordinated effort by Saudi government officials to recruit employees at the social media giant to look up the private data of Twitter accounts.