Colby Covington, UFC champion, invites himself to Trump White House

To heck with the Philadelphia Eagles and the Golden State Warriors — President Trump can host the newest UFC champion at the White House.

Colby Covington won a unanimous decision over Rafael Dos Anjos late Saturday night to win the mixed martial-arts promotion's interim welterweight championship — champion Tyron Woodley ...

Anthony Bourdain’s death means loss of a voice for immigrant workers

Anthony Bourdain's culinary passions went far beyond the cuisine he put on a plate. He also was committed to the immigrant workers who toil in his and other kitchens throughout the restaurant industry.

Bourdain, who died Friday in France in an apparent suicide at age 61, was an outspoken critic ...

Photo exhibit on New Haven green celebrates immigrants

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - An exhibition of photographs on and around the New Haven Green is celebrating the role immigrants have played in the country.

The installation, which opened Friday, features 58 portraits of immigrants and refugees in steel frames on the green and on the exterior walls of ...

Trump advisers lash out at Trudeau

President Trump's top economic advisers mounted scathing attacks against Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during appearances on the Sunday talk show circuit, arguing he had undermined Trump's standing ahead of his t...

Sheriff: Jailed immigrant killed self despite camera, checks

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - A Honduran man who entered the U.S. illegally killed himself in a Texas jail despite guards checking on him every half-hour and a camera in his padded cell, authorities say.

Marco Antonio Munoz, 39, was found unresponsive in his cell on the morning of ...

Trump envoy’s remarks ignite outrage in Germany

President Trump's top envoy in Germany has found himself in the middle of a diplomatic firestorm less than a month after being sworn in.In an interview from his office in Berlin with the right-leaning Breitbart New...

US Attorney wants to focus on immigrants charged with crime

FORT SMITH, Arkansas (AP) - The top federal prosecutor in western Arkansas says he doesn't want to go after immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have a criminal record.

U.S. Attorney Duane "Dak" Kees told the Southwest Times Record says he tries to target immigrants with criminal ...

Gun control could play role in Connecticut governor race

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The battle over gun control could influence Connecticut's hotly contested race for governor, despite the state passing wide-ranging legislation five years ago after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Some advocates contend more can be done. But many of the state's roughly 300,000 gun permit holders ...

Maine primaries: Liberals pump hundreds of millions into races

AUGUSTA, Maine — National liberal groups have reported pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into Maine in hopes of helping Democrats regain ground and influence the 2021 redrawing of political maps in the traditionally independent-leaning state.

State voters on Tuesday face more than two dozen contested primaries and will pick ...

Immigration raid worries landscapers relying on foreign help

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Already facing a severe labor shortage, landscaping businesses that can't keep up with booming demand for backyard patios and fire pits worry that an immigration raid that rounded up over 100 people last week will make it even tougher to persuade Congress to allow more foreign ...

Dianne Feinstein rejects Trump’s call to readmit Russia to G-7

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California rejected President Trump's call for the Group of Seven nations summit to let Russia back in, saying Vladimir Putin hasn't shown contrition for rogue behavior.

Mr. Trump's call shocked other foreign leaders, who had kicked Russia out of the club of industrialized nations four years ...

Vermont to require all residents to have health insurance

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont is poised to require that all residents have health insurance.

Republican Gov. Phil Scott late last month quietly signed into law a bill that will include a penalty for those who don't have insurance. The mandate is scheduled to take effect in 2020.

A spokeswoman ...