Trump faces dwindling leverage with China

China's refusal to yield in trade negotiations with the U.S. has left President Trump with dwindling leverage as he seeks a deal that will have profound consequences for his reelection prospects.President Xi Jinpin...

Gavin Newsom, California governor, to veto environmental bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he will buck Democratic legislative leaders by vetoing legislation aimed at stopping the Trump administration from weakening oversight of longstanding federal environmental laws in California.

His announcement Saturday came less than a day after lawmakers approved the bill on the chaotic final ...

Iran denies Saudi Arabia oil attacks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia, just hours after America's top diplomat alleged that Tehran was behind the "unprecedented attack on ...

Activists block main entrance to Frankfurt auto show

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Activists have blocked the main entrance to the Frankfurt Motor Show in a protest against what they call the "climate and environment destroyers" of the auto industry.

Hundreds of people wearing white protective suits sat or stood in front of the grounds where the auto show ...

450 miles of border wall by next year? In Arizona, it starts

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce - for good - the flow of immigrants who cross the ...

Farm manager doubts story horse bit Pence: report

After Vice President Mike Pence told a story to House Republicans this week about being bit by champion racing horse American Pharoah, a farm manager present when Pence visited the horse appeared to doubt the story....

Inside Trump’s Border Chaos

Thousands of asylum-seekers were released into towns and cities near the border, straining local resources. Was the resulting havoc a product of negligence, incompetence, or something more sinister?

Over 70 arrested in immigration protest at Microsoft store

NEW YORK (AP) - Dozens of immigration policy protesters have been arrested at a demonstration outside a Microsoft store in New York City.

Police say they took 76 people into custody Saturday who blocked traffic near the Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan.

The protesters criticized Microsoft for doing business with ...