Citizen question on census reveals partisan divide among AGs

A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count.

Yet not a single Republican attorney general has sued - not ...

Haley warns Assad: Trump ‘watching,’ US work in Syria ‘not done’

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday defended President Trump’s declaration of “mission accomplished” in the Syria missile strikes, saying the president was talking in military terms about a singular task, not about foreign policy, while reinforcing that the “United States’ work in Syria is not done.”

Comment from ranked-choice hearing underscores legal concern

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A comment during supreme court arguments on ranked-choice voting offers a window into where many fear that things are headed - more legal challenges.

Justice Donald Alexander questioned whether the system that lets voters rank candidates could violate the "one man, one vote" principle.

His colleagues ...

Donald Trump defends ‘mission accomplished’ after Syria strikes

President Donald Trump is defending his use of the phrase "mission accomplished" to refer to the U.S.-led strikes in Syria.

Trump tweeted on Sunday that the mission was "so perfectly carried out, with such precision, that the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of ...

In Peru for summit, Pence offers support for Syrian strike

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Thousands of miles from home, Vice President Mike Pence was thrust into a new, more immediate, role on the world stage Saturday: explaining President Donald Trump's military strike in Syria to a summit of Latin America leaders.

Hours after Trump hailed the missile strike targeting the ...

Bashar Assad said Syria strikes based on ‘lies and misinformation’

Syria's President Bashar Assad says the Western airstrikes against his country were accompanied by a campaign of "lies" and misinformation in the U.N. Security Council.

Assad spoke Sunday to a group of visiting Russian politicians. His comments were carried by state media.

Assad and Russia deny using chemical weapons, the ...