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People hold signs protesting gun violence during a rally in front of the United Building in Charleston, W.V., Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. (Chris Dorst/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
Gun control advocates call for new gun laws at ralliesAdvocates for gun control rallied around the country seeking to pressure Congress to tighten the nation's gun laws after the recent mass shootings in Texas, Ohio and California
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi smiles during a news conference at a hotel in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. There’s an American leader whose words increasingly resonate abroad, who’s adored in foreign capitals and who sends a message just by her arrival. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has emerged as an alternative ambassador in the Trump era. (AP Photo/Elmer Martinez)
House speaker as US emissary: Pelosi emerges as force abroadHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi is emerging as an alternative American ambassador abroad, an emissary for bedrock democratic values and the promise of stability that many hope will return someday.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Sen. Markey faces 2 challengers; now some pushing for a 3rdSome Massachusetts voters see Sen. Edward Markey as potentially vulnerable to a primary challenge, and one group is even trying to persuade U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy to run for his seat
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or ElseUnion workers at a Pennsylvania petrochemical plant had two choices: Show up for President Trump's speech and get paid or skip the day and lose the pay, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Royal Dutch Shell explained it to union leaders in a memo, saying attendance was "not mandatory" at the Tuesday...
Newser7 hours ago
In this June 25, 2019, photo, Oliver “O.J.” Semans, co-founder of Four Directions and a citizen of South Dakota’s Rosebud Sioux Tribe, is photographed on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Iowa next week to do something that Native Americans say doesn’t happen enough: Court their vote.  At least seven White House hopefuls have said they’ll attend a forum in Sioux City on Monday and Tuesday named for longtime Native American activist Frank LaMere, who died in June. Indigenous people hold profound respect for their tribal elders and leaders, who can sway the vote of whole reservations, Semans said. (AP Photo/Kali Robinson)
Native American voters, once overlooked, seek role for 2020Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Iowa next week to do something that Native Americans say doesn't happen enough: Court their vote
The Associated Press9 hours ago
This Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, photo provided Saturday, Aug. 17, by the North Korean government, shows test firings of an unspecified new weapon at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea on Saturday said leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon that extended a streak of weapons demonstrations seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises.  The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over NKorea weapons testsNorth Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises
The Associated Press11 hours ago
President Donald Trump reacts at the end of his speech at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020President Donald Trump has been warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, but recession may be coming before that.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Analysis: Toughest schedule? So. Carolina can make the claimAnalysis: Toughest schedule? South Carolina can make the claim
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this July 26, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi says longstanding U.S.-Israel relations can withstand the "weakness" of President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu barring two members of Congress from visiting the country. Pelosi told The Associated Press on Friday, Aug. 16, that the "weakness of Netanyahu and the weakness of Donald Trump combined" into a policy that's "a no." She's not discouraging other lawmakers from visiting Israel. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP Interview: Pelosi assails 'weakness' of Trump, NetanyahuHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the "weakness" of President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not undermine the long-standing relationship between the two countries
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Ivanka Trump adds Colombia to upcoming South America tripIvanka Trump is adding a stop in Colombia to a previously announced trip to South America in September to focus on barriers to the economic empowerment of women in developing countries
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 5, 1994 file photo, Placido Domingo performs in the San Francisco Opera's production of "Herodiade" in San Francisco. On Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, the San Francisco Opera said it is canceling an October concert featuring Domingo after the publication of an Associated Press story that quoted numerous women as saying they were sexually harassed or subjected to inappropriate behavior by the superstar. (AP Photo/Dwayne Newton)
LA Opera declines details on Placido Domingo investigationLos Angeles Opera declines to discuss details on its investigation into Placido Domingo sexual harassment claims
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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