Virginia GOP Senate candidates chase Trump base

The three Virginia Republicans vying to square off against Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine have taken three distinct approaches to mobilizing the state's pro-Trump Republican base ahead of Tuesday's primary.

Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart has billed himself as the only true pro-Trump candidate, saying people want ...

Rick Scott holds firm to gun rights in Senate campaign

Florida has seen its share of mass gun violence — the Orlando nightclub shooting two years ago, the massacre this year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

But Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, is not backing down in his support for gun rights as he tries to unseat ...

Donald Trump dedicates national park funds to restoration

He may never get credit from environmentalists, but President Trump is building a unique conservation legacy by focusing on the restoration and rehabilitation of America's majestic yet long-neglected national parks.

The Interior Department announced last week $256 million in funding for infrastructure projects at 22 national parks, including the Great ...

Analysis: Gun ruling includes Mississippi history lesson

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi Supreme Court decision about guns in courthouses provided different perspectives from several justices, including a history lesson about gun rights from Justice Leslie B. King, the only African-American currently serving on the nine-member court.

The majority of justices ruled Thursday that some chancery judges ...

Trump adviser’s attack on Trudeau sparks backlash

Several U.S. and foreign leaders on Sunday leapt to the defense of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after he was assailed on Sunday morning talk shows by two of President Trump's top advisers.Politicians focused in particula...

Justin Trudeau’s remarks rile Donald Trump’s aides

President Trump stirred up a hornet's nest during last week's summit of major world leaders, suggesting they agree to embrace a full free trade world with no tariffs or barriers — and then withdrawing from the summit's joint communique after he felt insulted.

White House officials unloaded on Canadian Prime ...

The FBI’s fractured fairytale

If the FBI's real goal - in this fractured fairytale - was to frame one individual and all his employees, its actions makes sense.

Massachusetts to hire 5 new federal prosecutors

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts is getting five new federal prosecutors to work on violent crime, civil enforcement and immigration cases.

The new prosecutors are among 311 new assistant U.S. attorneys recently announced nationwide by Republican President Donald Trump's administration.

The U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts will hire two new prosecutors ...