Jury urged to convict Pennsylvania mayor of selling office

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A federal prosecutor is urging a jury to convict the mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city of selling his office to campaign donors.

Prosecutors allege that Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski rigged a series of contracts to go to law firms and businesses that supported his campaigns for ...

The Latest: Ryan not interested in banning assault weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Trump, Congress and guns (all times local):

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House Speaker Paul Ryan is showing no interest in banning assault weapons or expanding background checks for gun sales online or at gun shows. He also says he thinks President Donald Trump's idea of ...

Boeing says Trump negotiated good deal for new Air Force One planes

Boeing announced Tuesday a $3.9 billion deal to build the next generation of Air Force One planes, saying President Trump "negotiated a good deal" for taxpayers.

"Boeing is proud to build the next generation of Air Force One, providing American presidents with a flying White House at outstanding value to ...

Boeing says Trump negotiated good deal for new Air Force One planes

Boeing announced Tuesday a $3.9 billion deal to build the next generation of Air Force One planes, saying President Trump "negotiated a good deal" for taxpayers.

"Boeing is proud to build the next generation of Air Force One, providing American presidents with a flying White House at outstanding value to ...

Faith, public safety leaders back Dylann Roof loophole bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Members of faith and law enforcement communities are voicing support for a bipartisan bill that would make it tougher for someone like Dylann Roof to buy a gun in South Carolina.

Emanuel AME Church pastor Eric Manning told lawmakers Tuesday he supports the measure to extend ...

1946 lynching: Investigations end, hope for answers lingers

ATLANTA (AP) - It was the summer of 1946 when two young black couples riding along a rural road were stopped by a white mob in Georgia at Moore's Ford Bridge, overlooking the Apalachee River. The mob dragged the victims from the vehicle, led them to the riverbank and shot ...

1946 lynching: Investigations end, hope for answers lingers

ATLANTA (AP) - It was the summer of 1946 when two young black couples riding along a rural road were stopped by a white mob in Georgia at Moore's Ford Bridge, overlooking the Apalachee River. The mob dragged the victims from the vehicle, led them to the riverbank and shot ...

Donald Trump announces campaign manager for 2020 re-election run

President Trump announced Tuesday the appointment of digital marketing strategist Brad Parscale as campaign manager for his 2020 re-election committee.

Mr. Parscale, currently heading digital strategies for the campaign and the Republican National Committee, has served as a longtime digital marketing strategist for Mr. Trump. He worked for the Trump ...

Donald Trump announces campaign manager for 2020 re-election run

President Trump announced Tuesday the appointment of digital marketing strategist Brad Parscale as campaign manager for his 2020 re-election committee.

Mr. Parscale, currently heading digital strategies for the campaign and the Republican National Committee, has served as a longtime digital marketing strategist for Mr. Trump. He worked for the Trump ...

Carter Page Says US Meddled More in 2016 Race Than Russia

The U.S. government interfered in the 2016 presidential election more than Russia did, according to Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's campaign who has become a central figure in the special counsel's election meddling probe.

Striking West Virginia teachers have eye on fall elections

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's teachers striking for the fourth day over low pay and rising insurance costs say state legislators are failing to learn their history and civics lessons, which may have to be driven home at the ballot box in November.

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Rep. Swalwell: Hicks’ WH Knowledge Makes Her a Valued Witness

Just before White House Communications Director Hope Hicks was to head into a closed-door hearing with the House Intelligence Committee, one of its members, Rep. Eric Swalwell said the committee does not confirm witnesses, but he did acknowledge that she would be a relevant...