US Citizens and Immigration Services director visits Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says the agency's workforce in Vermont is highly competent, very skilled and motivated to do the work.

L. Francis Cissna was in Vermont for three days this week to visit the USCIS offices and to meet with organization's ...

Donald Trump sends ‘thoughts and prayers’ for Barbara Bush funeral

President Trump sent his "thoughts and prayers" to the Bush family as the funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush got underway Saturday in Houston.

"Today, my thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bush family. In memory of First Lady Barbara Bush, there is a remembrance display located ...

Analysis: Vigil sets up clash for Arkansas judge, lawmakers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas judge's repeat of the anti-death penalty demonstration that led to his removal from execution-related cases puts him back on a collision course with Republican lawmakers who have long bristled at his political leanings and numerous rulings against the state. It'll either lead to ...

Trump to watch Barbara Bush’s funeral from Mar-a-Lago

President Trump said Saturday he will watch the funeral services for former First Lady Barbara Bush from his Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Fla."Heading to the Southern White House to watch the Funeral Servi...

Eric Greitens, embattled Missouri governor, charged with felony computer tampering

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was charged Friday with felony computer tampering in connection with allegedly stealing a fundraising list from a veterans charity he co-founded, The Mission Continues, after leaving the organization in 2014.

Mr. Greitens, a Republican elected governor in 2016, "directed the disclosure" of "data, specifically a donor ...

Trump says NY Times trying to ‘destroy’ Cohen, newspaper fires back

President Trump on Saturday criticized The New York Times for stories that he says attempt to “destroy” personal lawyer Michael Cohen and suggested he will betray Trump to avoid prison -- particularly singling out reporter Maggie Haberman, who the president called “third rate” and a Hillary Clinton “flunkie.”

GOP plan to impeach 4 Pennsylvania justices remains in limbo

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A proposal to impeach four Democratic justices on Pennsylvania's Supreme Court over redistricting rulings remains in limbo more than a month after resolutions were introduced by Republicans in the state House.

The state lawmaker leading the effort, which so far has just 12 co-sponsors in the ...

Judge calls for additional probe of candidate’s petition

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A judge has ordered Maine's secretary of state to reopen a probe into Republican U.S. Senate candidate Max Linn's petition to be on the ballot.

The judge told Secretary of State Matt Dunlap on Friday to accept new evidence from the campaign of Eric Brakey of ...

Marker dedicated for W. Indiana’s ‘Little Syria’ community

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - A new historical marker that honors Syrian immigrants who flocked to western Indiana in the early 1900s has been dedicated in Terre Haute.

More than 100 people attended this week's dedication of the "Little Syria on the Wabash" state marker that was commissioned by the ...

Race to raise college scholarship money for Dreamers

CICERO, Ill. (AP) - Students at a suburban Chicago college are holding a 5K run to raise money for scholarships for children of undocumented immigrants who are ineligible for federal financial aid.

Morton College's annual HOPE Scholarship 5K Run/Walk will be held Sunday at Morton West High School in Berwyn.

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Donald Trump hails ‘progress’ in efforts to denuclearize North Korea

President Trump hailed "progress" Saturday in his efforts to compel North Korea to abandon its nuclear-weapons program, citing that country's pledge to suspend missile and nuclear tests.

Mr. Trump tweeted: "A message from Kim Jong Un: 'North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles.' Also will ...

Trump says lawyer Cohen won’t ‘flip’ on him in federal probe

President Trump said Saturday he doesn't believe his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, will "flip" against him under pressure from federal prosecutors who raided his offices.

"Sorry, I don't see Michael doing that despite the horrible Witch Hunt and the dishonest media!" Mr. Trump tweeted. "Michael is a businessman for his ...

Trump says New York Times stories trying to ‘destroy’ Cohen

President Trump on Saturday criticized The New York Times for stories that he says attempt to “destroy” personal lawyer Michael Cohen and suggested he will betray Trump to avoid prison -- particularly singling out reporter Maggie Haberman, who the president called “third rate” and a Hillary Clinton “flunkie.”

Trump denies Cohen will ‘flip’

President Trump on Saturday attacked The New York Times for its reporting on his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, and expressed confidence Cohen will remain loyal to him while under federal investigation."The New...