Pompeo, Trump developed chemistry during daily top-secret briefings

Mike Pompeo is the guy who gives President Trump bad news daily.

As director of the CIA, Mr. Pompeo travels most mornings from the agency's headquarters in Langley, Virginia, to the White House to present Mr. Trump with a classified report of global hot spots and national-security emergencies known as ...

Officials Say White House Fired Top Tillerson Aide

Two U.S. officials say the White House has fired one of Rex Tillerson's top aides after he contradicted the official account of the secretary of state's dismissal by President Donald Trump. The officials said Steve Goldstein, the undersecretary of state for public diplomacy...

New Mexico school plans different action over gun violence

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - While students across the country plan walkouts to protest gun violence, teens at a New Mexico high school still reeling from a deadly shooting in December have organized a "walk-up" to help unify a rural campus with varied ideas on school safety.

Students at Aztec High ...

The Latest: San Diego’s Republican mayor pans Trump visit

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to California to view border wall prototypes (all times local):

10 a.m.

San Diego's Republican mayor says President Donald Trump won't get a full picture of the city during his brief visit to inspect prototypes of his proposed border ...

Ed Rendell: Progressive Dems Should Back Dems Like Lamb

Ed Rendell, the former governor of Pennsylvania as well as former mayor of Philadelphia, said that progressive Democrats should support moderate Democrats such as Conor Lamb, the Democratic candidate in the Tuesday special election in Pennsylvania for an open House...

Woman facing deportation finds sanctuary in Michigan church

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan woman has moved into a church in the southwest part of the state in an effort to avoid being deported to Pakistan.

Saheeda Nadeem moved into First Congregational Church in Kalamazoo Monday.

The 62-year-old was born in Pakistan, and then lived in Kuwait before ...

Pompeo won’t get hearing until April

The White House said President Trump fired Rex Tillerson as State Department secretary now in order to get a new team in place before big negotiations with North Korea — but that timeline is already looking iffy.

Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, signaled he will schedule ...

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Texas newspapers:

Amarillo Globe-News. March 12, 2018.

It is unfortunate that the U.S. Senate has to pass legislation requiring government agencies, not to mention the U.S. military, to do something they should already be doing, but so be it.

The senior U.S. senator ...

Outdoors stores quietly continue to sell assault weapons

DUNDEE, Mich. (AP) - Some big retailers have curbed sales of assault weapons after last month's school shooting in Florida. But others are sticking to their guns.

Several outdoor chains, including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Gander Outdoors and Academy Sports, continue to sell assault-style rifles online and in stores as ...

Senators push school safety bill ahead of expected House vote

A group of senators on Tuesday said Congress needs to act on legislation that would provide grant money for school emergency response efforts, as the House prepares to vote on its version as soon as Wednesday — the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school massacre.

The STOP School Violence Act, ...