Government And Politics

Bahrain interfaith group pays unprecedented visit to Israel

Dec 12, 2017

An interfaith group from the Gulf state of Bahrain is paying a public visit to Israel, but has drawn criticism at home

Trump says senator 'would do anything' for cash

Dec 12, 2017

President Donald Trump is pushing back against sexual misconduct allegations, saying he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories."

Councilman charged with making obscene phone call to boy

Dec 12, 2017

Rhode Island city councilman charged with making obscene phone call to 13-year-old boy he says was sending sexual messages to his daughter

Watchdog to probe EPA chief's purchase of soundproof booth

Dec 12, 2017

A government watchdog will examine whether the head of the EPA misused taxpayer money by purchasing a soundproof booth for making private phone calls from his office

The Latest: Prosecutor: Bomb suspect wanted maximum damage

Dec 12, 2017

A federal prosecutor says the man accused of setting off a bomb in the New York City subway system chose a time and place designed to cause maximum destruction _ though it ultimately only caused minor injuries to three others

Iraq PM warns Islamic State might erupt again somewhere else

Dec 12, 2017

Three days after declaring victory over the Islamic State group, Iraq's prime minister warns that the group's extremists might "erupt again somewhere else" without international cooperation in combatting the militants

Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Dec 12, 2017

Big-company stocks notched gains on Wall Street, bringing more records for major indexes, but smaller companies lagged behind.

In rare visit, UN expert pleads with Venezuela

Dec 12, 2017

An independent expert for the U.N.'s top human rights body says he pleaded with Venezuela's government to release more than 20 people in custody and is optimistic other U.N. experts will be let in

The Latest: Pelosi calls Trump tweet 'disgusting'

Dec 12, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's tweet disparaging Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is "disgusting and disgraceful, and of course obviously not true."

Late-night host Kimmel holds son, pleads for health care

Dec 12, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show from a week off for the boy's heart surgery

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