Aide: Trump criticism of US not same as 4 Democrats' words

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A top White House adviser on Sunday claimed there was a "huge difference" between Donald Trump's criticisms of America during the 2016 presidential campaign and the critiques by four Democratic congresswomen of color with whom Trump is feuding over the direction of the country.

Kushner to head to Mideast to push Palestinian economic plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is returning to the Mideast at month's end to promote the administration's $50 billion economic support plan for the Palestinians that they've rejected because it ignores their political demands.

Iran's poking at West heightens risks of military missteps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rather than tangle with a stronger U.S. military, Iran is poking and prodding its Western antagonists in ways apparently designed to avoid triggering war but that nonetheless seem to heighten the risk of missteps and miscalculation that could lead to an armed conflict with global consequences.

Trump's 'go back' remark: In workplace, it might be illegal

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that four activist Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to countries "from which they came" has excited some in his political base. Yet in many of America's workplaces and institutions, the same language would be unacceptable and possibly illegal.

Protest decries plan to detain migrant kids at Oklahoma base

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — More than 100 demonstrators protested Saturday in withering heat outside an Oklahoma Army base against the Trump administration's plans to detain migrant children there.

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Mueller Report might figure in suit against Trump campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge evaluating a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign of conspiring with Russia to win the election said Friday that he might consider the Mueller Report despite Democrats' objections.

Trump headed to W.Va. fundraiser on day Mueller testifies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will be attending a fundraiser in Wheeling, West Virginia, on Wednesday, the day special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee.

Michelle Obama weighs in on Trump feud with 'the squad'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama is weighing in on President Donald Trump's escalating feud with four minority Democratic lawmakers known as "the squad."

Plastic or paper? Trump campaign weighs in on straw debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president and his reelection campaign are mocking efforts to replace plastic straws with paper ones and turning that disdain into a fundraising gimmick.

Why no hush-money charges against Trump? Feds are silent

NEW YORK (AP) — When special counsel Robert Mueller closed the books on the Russia investigation, he produced a report of more than 400 pages, and Attorney General William Barr held a news conference outlining the reasons the Justice Department didn't charge President Donald Trump.


How to beat Trump? Dems divided as he rams race onto ballot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Biden was at a soul food restaurant in Los Angeles on Thursday when he blasted President Donald Trump's "racist" taunts at a rally the night before.

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labor secretary

President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary...

Records: Trump discussed quashing stories about affairs

Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election...

Trump says not happy with backers' 'send her back' chant

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting "send her back" after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he's suggested should leave the U.S.

The Latest: Trump says he has no regrets about tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the response to President Donald Trump's racist tweets targeting four Democratic congresswomen of color (all times local):

Trump vs. Dems: 'Racist,' 'socialist' lines drawn for 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — With tweets and a vote, President Donald Trump and House Democrats established the sharp and emotionally raw contours of the 2020 election campaigns.

Judge: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe over

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York they have concluded their investigation into campaign finance crimes committed by President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen.

Video shows Trump, Epstein chatting at 1992 Mar-a-Lago party

WASHINGTON (AP) — Video footage unearthed by NBC News shows Donald Trump and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein chatting at a party at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in 1992.

3 states sue Trump administration over tax workaround

Connecticut, New Jersey and New York are suing the Trump administration over an IRS rule that weakens the states' attempts to work around a cap on state and local tax deductions.

House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn't "a racist bone in my body."

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

House Republicans vow tough questions for Mueller at hearing

Robert Mueller

Nadler: Mueller hearing to air evidence of Trump wrongdoing

Jerrold Nadler

Ocasio-Cortez: Trump enjoyed crowd saying, 'Send her back!'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Mueller's testimony poses risk for Trump, but also Democrats

Robert Mueller

Democrats questioning Robert Mueller to focus on obstruction

Robert Mueller

Monroe County Democrats' elections commissioner retiring

Tom Ferrarese

Cuomo calls for investigation into Facebook advertisers

Cuomo calls for investigation into Facebook advertisers

Cuomo bans 'gay and transgender panic' legal defense

Cuomo bans 'gay and transgender panic' legal defense

Still too close to call: Democratic primary for City Council's Northwest District

Still too close to call: Democratic primary for City Council's Northwest District

Voters choose 4 to serve on Rochester City School Board

Voters choose 4 to serve on Rochester City School Board