The Latest: Female lawmakers wear black at RI Statehouse

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on the Rhode Island General Assembly's efforts to address the issue of sexual misconduct (all times local):

5:15 p.m.

Many female lawmakers are wearing black at the Rhode Island Statehouse in solidarity with the Time's Up movement and as a statement against sexual misconduct.


California Assembly Speaker leads delegation to Mexico

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and four Democratic lawmakers are heading to Mexico for four days of meetings to solidify California's relationship with its southern neighbor.

The delegation will leave Wednesday and return Saturday. Rendon says the trip will send a message that California wants to work ...

The Stephen Miller dilemma

Interviewing President Trump's senior policy adviser is often unproductive, but banning him from TV comes with risks, too.

Text of NJ Gov. Christie’s final address to Legislature

Text of Republican Gov. Chris Christie's final State of the State address to the Legislature, as prepared for delivery on Tuesday:


Before we begin, let us rise one more time for, not a moment of silence but a moment of celebration, for the extraordinary life of Governor Brendan Byrne. ...

Steve Bannon to leave helm of Breitbart News

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as head of Breitbart News, days after offering regret for his role in an unflattering book about President Trump and his team.

Breitbart said Mr. Bannon resigned from the conservative news platform where he served as executive chairman since 2012. The ...