Trump aide ousted by first lady says service was 'an honor'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House aide pushed out by first lady Melania Trump said Thursday that it had been "an honor" to serve in President Donald Trump's administration and that she admires the first family.

Melania Trump OK with criticism over anti-bullying campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump says she's OK with the criticism and ridicule she has received for tackling online bullying and remains committed to the issue because "it will provide a better world for our children."

South Dakota turkeys head to White House seeking pardons

HURON, S.D. (AP) — A pair of South Dakota turkeys will make their way to the nation's capital in the hopes of receiving presidential pardons and avoiding ending up as Thanksgiving dinner at the White House.

Trump visits Marines, talks at veterans' event

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump visited with Marines and spoke at a White House veterans' conference Thursday amid fallout over his decision not to visit an American cemetery during his weekend trip to Paris to commemorate the end of World War I.

Trump plans to travel to California on Saturday to visit victims of the devastating wildfires

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump plans to travel to California on Saturday to visit victims of the devastating wildfires.

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Trump nominates handbag designer as envoy to South Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to be the new U.S. ambassador to South Africa.

US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region

SINGAPORE (AP) — The rivalry between the U.S. and China in the Asia-Pacific is proving "awkward" for Southeast Asian nations that do not want to have to choose between their friends, Singapore's prime minister said Thursday as he wrapped up a regional summit.

The Latest: Avenatti released after domestic violence charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Avenatti (all times local):

The Latest: Trump backs major rewrite of sentencing laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a rewrite of criminal justice sentencing laws (all times local):

Michael Avenatti arrested in LA on domestic violence charge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, who skyrocketed to fame as a critic of President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested Wednesday and booked on a felony domestic violence charge, Los Angeles police said.


Trump backs 1st major rewrite of sentencing laws in decades

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his support for the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation, but it remains to be seen whether the proposal can pass Congress.

Trump aide departs West Wing after rebuke from first lady

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving the White House, one day after first lady Melania Trump's office issued an extraordinary statement calling for her dismissal.

Mattis defends use of military on US-Mexico border

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday defended the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border...

Security experts question border mission for military

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt that his top priority as leader of the military is making it more “lethal”...

Lawyers seek 'Apprentice' tapes in Trump immigration suit

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers suing President Donald Trump over his decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from deportation are seeking unaired footage from his reality TV show "The Apprentice" to try to bolster their case alleging the move was racially motivated, the attorneys said Wednesday.

AP sources: President Trump mulling a wide-ranging shake-up

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing an administration-wide shake-up as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, but it is unclear who is going and who is staying.

Expensive APEC summit sows division in host Papua New Guinea

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — After three decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual leaders' meeting in the country that can least afford it.

Things to know about Michelle Obama's book, arena tour

Michelle Obama's 12-stop jaunt across the country — and an ocean — is not your average book tour. Of course, the former first lady is not your average author.

Trump picks retired general for ambassador to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, filling a key diplomatic vacancy at a time when U.S.-Saudi relations are being tested by the slaying of a journalist critical of the Saudi royal family.

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump called publicly Tuesday for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed.

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

How Democrats will rule: Roadmap drafted for House overhaul

Ilhan Omar

Pelosi claims 'overwhelming support' for 2nd act as speaker

Nancy Pelosi

Senate lets Bahrain weapon sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

Rand Paul

The Latest: Manual recount ordered for Florida Senate race

The Latest: Manual recount ordered for Florida Senate race

Lawyer in stalled coal bailout argues for energy appointment
Votes still being counted in 27th District

Votes still being counted in 27th District

Congressman Morelle sworn in

Congressman Morelle sworn in

Fatimat Reid wins Monroe County Family Court judgeship

Fatimat Reid wins Monroe County Family Court judgeship

News10NBC speaks with Morelle as he prepares to be sworn in as congressman

News10NBC speaks with Morelle as he prepares to be sworn in as congressman

McMurray gains slight ground on Collins

McMurray gains slight ground on Collins