Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs “Dolores Huerta Day” bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure designating April 10 as Dolores Huerta Day.

The measure honoring the Mexican-American social activist passed the Legislature earlier this week. Inslee signed the measure Thursday, saying that called Huerta a woman of "tremendous accomplishment" and saying that workers everywhere ...

Trump already amassing huge war chest for 2020 – challengers beware

While President Trump is facing murmurs of a primary challenge – as well as a massive field of Democratic candidates jockeying to take him on – the incumbent president enters the 2020 melee with an undeniable advantage: a war chest that would be the envy of any modern president.

Trump: It’s time for U.S. to recognize Israeli control of Golan Heights

President Trump said Thursday the U.S. should recognize Israel's control of the Golan Heights, a disputed stretch of land that Israelis captured from Syria during the Six Day War in 1967 and then effectively annexed.

"After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty ...

The bump stock ban is just days away. What will owners do?

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - David Lunsford is an avid gun owner with a firing range on his Texas spread. With bump stocks about to be banned by the U.S. government, he grudgingly decided to sell off his and let someone else figure out what to do with them.

"If I ...

Waves of migrant parents and children enter overtaxed system

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A mother cradled a crying toddler as she waited in line with 20 other women to shower. Dozens of fathers quietly held their children's hands in an enclosure made of chain-link fencing.

While these families were held at an overcrowded Border Patrol processing center, a fresh ...

Cummings: Ivanka Trump not preserving all official email

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a powerful White House aide, is not preserving all of her official email communications as required by federal law, the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee said on Thursday.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said in a letter that Trump's ...

Former Trump business adviser to testify before House panels

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Russian-born former business adviser to President Donald Trump will speak to two House committees next week as Democrats begin to gather information in multiple wide-ranging investigations of the president.

Felix Sater, an off-and-on adviser to Trump's business for several years, will testify publicly before the House ...

Judge blocks laws limiting powers of Wisconsin governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A judge on Thursday temporarily blocked Wisconsin Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws limiting the powers of new Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who immediately used his restored authority to pull the state out of a multistate challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess ...

Tim Ryan says Democrats need to get ‘back on track’ with real issues

Rep. Tim Ryan said Thursday the 2020 Democratic candidates need to get "back on track" with the real issues.

His colleagues' progressive push to the left has "alienated us from working-class people," Mr. Ryan said on "The Hugh Hewitt Show."

"We talk about a lot of issues that aren't necessarily ...

South Carolina lawmakers considering heartbeat abortion bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are considering legislation that would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Members of a House subcommittee heard testimony Thursday about a proposal that would require medical professionals to test for a detectable heartbeat before an abortion is performed. The bill provides ...

Arrest order issued for ex-President Michel Temer in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A judge in Rio de Janeiro has issued an arrest warrant for ex-President Michel Temer, who is being investigated in several corruption cases.

A spokeswoman for the Prosecutors Office in Rio de Janeiro told The Associated Press Thursday that Judge Marcelo Breitas had issued the ...

Arrest order issued for ex-President Michel Temer in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A judge in Rio de Janeiro has issued an arrest warrant for ex-President Michel Temer, who is being investigated in several corruption cases.

A spokeswoman for the Prosecutors Office in Rio de Janeiro told The Associated Press Thursday that Judge Marcelo Breitas had issued the ...

Arrest order issued for ex-President Michel Temer in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A judge in Rio de Janeiro has issued an arrest warrant for ex-President Michel Temer, who is being investigated in several corruption cases.

A spokeswoman for the Prosecutors Office in Rio de Janeiro told The Associated Press Thursday that Judge Marcelo Breitas had issued the ...