Supreme Court upholds Indiana abortion law on fetal remains

Politics 05/28/19, 09:13

The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader, blocked provision that would prevent a woman in Indiana from having an abortion based ...

Update: North Korea worries linger as Trump leaves Japan

Politics 05/27/19, 19:57

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Japan (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump appears to have offered little to reassure Japanese leaders on some of their key worries as he wraps up a four-day state visit. President Donald Trump toasts with Japanese Emperor Naruhito during a State Banquet at ...

Pence honors fallen service members at Arlington cemetery

Politics 05/27/19, 14:14

Vice President Mike Pence paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. armed forces Monday, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them "every day is Memorial Day." Pence placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to remember dead service ...

In mostly white Iowa, black Dems poised to play a 2020 role

2020 Campaign 05/27/19, 13:43

In Iowa, one of the whitest states in the nation, more than 100 black Democrats who expect to attend the 2020 caucuses crammed into a tiny community center in the capital city to position themselves as a force in the most wide-open presidential campaign in a generation. "There is hope! There ...

Rep. Will Hurd says US isn’t prepared to combat altered videos

Politics 05/26/19, 21:49

A Republican congressman and former CIA officer says America isn't prepared for disinformation campaigns that use altered video to spread false information across social media. Texas Rep. Will Hurd's comments come days after an altered video giving the false impression that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was slurring her words spread widely ...

Update: Trump meets Japan’s Naruhito

Politics 05/26/19, 19:48

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Japan (all times local): 9:40 a.m. President Donald Trump and Japan's monarch Naruhito walked along a red carpet in the courtyard of the Imperial Palace after meeting on Monday. Trump is the first world leader to meet Naruhito since he ascended to the throne on ...

Trump to be first head of state to meet Japan’s new monarch

U.S. 05/26/19, 19:27

President Donald Trump is at Japan's Imperial Palace meeting the new monarch. The president and his wife, first lady Melania Trump are kicking off Monday's formal visit with handshakes and greetings with Naruhito and his wife Masako. President Trump is the first world leader to be meet Naruhito, who ascended to the ...

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum

Politics 05/26/19, 01:01

Melania Trump was perfectly cool Sunday at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she and her host, Japanese first lady Akie Abe, joined dozens of schoolchildren while their husbands played golf ...

Update: Trump tamps down expectations of US-Japan deal

Politics 05/25/19, 19:27

The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Japan (all times local): 8:15 a.m. President Donald Trump is tamping down expectations that he'll make significant headway on trade talks during his trip to Japan. Fox News White House Correspondent John Roberts tweets that Trump called him Sunday morning in Tokyo and told him ...

President Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

Politics 05/25/19, 18:08

President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him. Trump says, "North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me." That message appears to contradict Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, ...

Actor Jon Voight says Trump is the Greatest President since Abraham Lincoln

Politics 05/25/19, 16:05

The academy-winning actor Jon Voight took to Twitter on May 24, stating President Trump as Abraham Lincoln's greatest president and asserting that his "every" political move has been right. In the first of two videos entitled “To my fellow Americans,” the Ray Donovan star praised Trump’s efforts to combat the political left and their ...

Update: Trump say he plans to appeal Obama-nominated judge’s ruling

Politics 05/25/19, 15:27

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Saturday President Donald Trump pledged to make an expedited appeal of a ruling by a federal judge ...

Mike Pence: West Point grads should expect to see combat

Politics 05/25/19, 13:23

Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is "a dangerous place" and they should expect to see combat. "Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists in Afghanistan and Iraq," he said. Pence ...

How Trump reacts reporters after they accuse him of attacking Pelosi

Politics 05/25/19, 10:43

Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn on Friday, President Trump responded a reporter over his recent "attacks" at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “What do you want to accomplish with your personal attacks on the Speaker — you’re saying she’s lost it–” the reporter asked President Trump. “Excuse me!” Trump quickly responded. ...

2020 Dem primary calendar may boost Hispanic voter clout

Politics 05/25/19, 06:26

Beto O'Rourke's first name is debated nearly everywhere the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful goes in Iowa. But Rich Salas doesn't hesitate. "BET-oh," the chief diversity officer at Des Moines University says correctly while introducing O'Rourke at a recent gathering of an Asian and Latino political action committee. "What a really great ...

Trump asks Citizenship and Immigration Services head to quit

Politics 05/24/19, 19:31

President Donald Trump has asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet another vacancy within the Department of Homeland Security. Lee Francis Cissna told staff on Friday that his last day would be June 1, according to a copy of the email obtained by The Associated ...

Trump speaks to reporters before departing for Japan

U.S. 05/24/19, 18:48

Before leaving the White House on Friday, May 24, for Japan, President Trump spoke with reporters on the issue of sending more troops to the Middle East, and declassifying documents pertaining to the origins of the Russia probe. President Trump said, "So we want to be very transparent. So as you ...