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What the 114th Congress did and didn’t do

WASHINGTON — Congress wrapped up the 114th session early Saturday, a tumultuous two years marked by the resignation of a House speaker, a fight...
As 114th Congress limped to a close, uncertainty is ahead

WASHINGTON — The 114th Congress has limped to a close, two years of partisan acrimony punctuated by the occasional burst of bipartisan deal-making in...
Recounts bring Stein publicity that eluded her on the trail

Long before presidential recounts crossed her mind, trash dumping and mercury contamination pushed Jill Stein into politics. ...
Supreme Court weighs lawyers’ actions in 2 death row cases

WASHINGTON — Seven years before Thomas Sims defended Sammie Stokes in a South Carolina death-penalty trial, he had prosecuted Stokes for assaulting his ex-wife. ...
The Latest: Trump says CNN reporting ‘rediculous’ fake news

NEW YORK — The Latest developments related to President-elect Donald Trump (all times local): ...
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BEIJING — China remains opposed to unilateral sanctions against North Korea taken without the approval of the U.N. Security Council, the country's chief negotiator...
Shutdown averted, Senate backs stop-gap spending bill

WASHINGTON — With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term...
AP sources: Mattis received anonymous email in Petraeus case

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump's choice for defense secretary was among U.S. military officials who, the FBI concluded, received anonymous emails from the woman...
Obama orders review of election-season hacking

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the...
Giuliani removes himself from State Department consideration

WASHINGTON — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani formally withdrew from consideration for a post in President-elect Donald Trump's administration Friday, putting an...

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