Texas Senate showdown: Cruz and O’Rourke talk presidential ambitions, border politics
FAQs for Red Sox ahead of World Series
Statehouse Beat: A comedy (or tragedy) of legislative errors
Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia
The 10 most ‘valuable’ countries in the world in one chart
US to leave key Russia arms control treaty
US, China and Russia join Asean in pledge to fight terror
Trump threatens to pull US out of weapons pact with Russia, saying Moscow is violating the terms
World Series 2018: Red Sox may get creative with Mookie Betts to have J.D. Martinez in lineup on road
In Nevada, Trump says Democrats want to turn US into Venezuela
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Texas Senate showdown: Cruz and O’Rourke talk presidential ambitions,...

(HOUSTON) — In the midst of a fiery and critical U.S. Senate race in Texas, Republican Senator Ted Cruz and his opponent Democrat Rep. Beto O’Rourke each sat down with ABC News’ Paula Faris...

FAQs for Red Sox ahead of World Series

BOSTON -- First they slayed their forever rivals, the New York Yankees, in the American League Division Series. Then they dethroned the defending World Series-champion Houston Astros in the AL Championship Series.Up next for...

Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty...

"Russia has violated the agreement. They've been violating it for many years," Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One to leave Nevada following a campaign rally."And I don't know why President Obama didn't...

The 10 most ‘valuable’ countries in the world in...

Measuring the worth of something as intangible as a country’s image is a tough, if not an elusive, task. But Brand Finance, a company that specializes in putting value to corporate brands, attempted to...

US to leave key Russia arms control treaty

The US will withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, President Donald Trump has confirmed.Speaking to reporters, Mr Trump said Russia had "violated" the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.The deal banned...

US, China and Russia join Asean in pledge to...

Asean along with partners including the US, China and Russia yesterday pledged to strengthen regional cooperation in the fight against terrorism, with Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen saying that the devastating siege of...

Trump threatens to pull US out of weapons pact...

President Donald Trump says he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.Trump says Moscow has violated the agreement, but provided no details. ...

In Nevada, Trump says Democrats want to turn US...

President Trump on Saturday continued his theme of portraying Democrats as campaigning for “radical socialism” and “open borders” and said they'll turn the U.S. into Venezuela if they take power.“Democrats want America to become --...

Why Trump can swallow the far-fetched Saudi cover story

They suspect his death was the result of a violent interrogation or, even worse, the deliberate murder of a prominent critic. There are many unanswered questions and calls for greater accountability. Even many Republicans...

Correction: Election 2018-House-Border story

COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) — In a story Oct. 19 about U.S. House races along the Southern border, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Nancy Pelosi as U.S. House majority leader. She is the minority...

Gov. Doug Ducey outspends Democratic rival in election

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and his party have far outpaced Democratic challenger David Garcia in fundraising and spending leading up to the Nov. 6 election for Arizona governor.Millions of dollars in...

House GOP Ad Calls Allegations Against Kavanaugh “Despicable Lies,”...

A new radio ad from the House GOP Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF) pushes back hard against the sexual assault allegations that were leveled against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings.The minute-long...

Is there interference in the 2018 US midterm elections?

When the Justice Department unsealed criminal charges detailing a yearslong effort by a Russian troll farm to "sow division and discord in the U.S. political system," it was the first federal case alleging continued...

Will control of Minnesota House be decided in the...

Republicans have a 77-57 majority heading into the election. But a dozen of those seats are in suburban districts carried by Hillary Clinton in 2016.Those seats, along with a handful of others that Donald...

Nuclear counter terror detection systems to be bolstered in...

Counter-terrorism officers are to be equipped with a new fleet of high-tech nuclear and radiological detection vehicles to trace weapons-grade materials in the UK. The Home Office is planning to buy up to 10 mobile...

Trump, Biden campaign on opposite sides of Nev. Senate...

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Campaigning on opposite sides of a pivotal Senate race, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden appealed to party loyalists in Nevada as early voting began Saturday in...

Trump reportedly wanted to shut down the entire US-Mexico...

President Trump is growing impatient with the flow of people fleeing deadly violence in Central America, and is said to have threatened to close off the southern border completely at one point. ...

Measles raging in Europe because of anti-vaccine movement. It...

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEA raging measles outbreak in Europe may be a warning sign of what could occur in the...

British woman is the only female trumpeter in 20...

There is only one female trumpet player in the world's top 20 orchestras, according to a survey which found that playing musical instruments professionally is split along gender lines. The trumpet, trombone and tuba...

Older Americans worry about a nation coming apart

Older Americans worry about a nation coming apart  News & ObserverFull coverage

The Latest: Biden says American values ‘shredded’ by Trump

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):11:05 a.m.Former Vice President Joe Biden says American values are "being shredded by a president who is all about himself." ...

The Latest: Biden Seeks Votes for Nevada Senate Candidate

The Latest: Biden Seeks Votes for Nevada Senate Candidate  U.S. News & World ReportAt dueling events, Trump and Biden keeping focus on Nevada  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFull coverage

NLCS Game 7 predictions: Why the Brewers will advance...

Rookie Walker Buehler will start for the Dodgers in Game 7.(Photo: Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY Sports)The National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers comes down to a do-or-die Game...

Nick Clegg gets new job at Facebook

NICK Clegg has got a new job – at Facebook. The former Lib Dem leader and deputy prime minister has joined the social media giant as head of communications and global affairs. The...

Conflict pushes South Sudanese into hunger – more than...

JUBA, South Sudan, 28 September 2018 - Relentless conflict and insecurity throughout the annual lean season pushed 6.1 million people - nearly 60 per cent of the population – into extreme hunger in South Sudan,...

Official US Trailer for Luis Ortega’s Argentinian Crime Drama...

by Alex Billington September 19, 2018Source: YouTube "We all have a destiny." The Orchard has unveiled an official US trailer for the Argentinian crime biopic El Angel, which first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this...

Before Jailing a Young Woman, a Judge Puts Her...

A group of 10 white teenagers in Mississippi went to Jackson, the state capital, from a neighboring county in June 2011 on a drunken mission to terrorize black residents.James Craig Anderson, who worked at...

Researchers use AI to predict outbreak of water wars

There's a prominent idea in political science known as the resource curse. It refers to the paradox — seen time and time again throughout history — that a country with an abundance...

What does the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement mean for...

This week the United States, Mexico, and Canada made a tentative trade deal that will replace NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement. And while NAFTA is better known for, say, avocados and cars,...

The latest forecast shows wet, mild winter for much...

Winter looks wet and especially mild for much...

Betsy Devos’s security detail will cost taxpayers more than...

An around the clock security detail doesn’t come cheap—even if you’re a Trump-appointed official who runs the Department of Education.Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s security detail for the fiscal year 2019, which will run from...

Is the US economy facing another crisis?

Sheila Bair was the head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) during the 2008 financial crisis. She warns that American democracy may not be able to withstand another bank bailout."I think there was...

Trump in Missoula: Impact on US Senate race (VIDEO)

MISSOULA – University of Montana Associate Professor of Journalism Lee Banville joined MTN News on Thursday to weigh in on the impact of President Donald Trump’s Missoula visit and how it may affect the US Senate...

Judge blocks negative ads against South Carolina Senate candidate

COLUMBIA — A former South Carolina Democratic Party chairman hoping to flip a Columbia-area state Senate seat won his legal challenge Friday to stop a negative advertising campaign by Senate Republicans in a decision that could...

Wear Your Politics Around Your Neck With Funny or...

8:30 AM PDT 9/20/2018byNatalie JarveyAhead of the midterm elections, Ben Sheehan has introduced a collection of necklaces, created by a former Hollywood stylist, with pendants shaped like some of the most oddly drawn...

There Are More Kavanaughs and Scalias Pouring Into the...

Getty ImagesAndrew Harnik Now that Brett Kavanaugh is safely ensconced on the Supreme Court as a reliable vote for all things 19th Century, nobody's paying that kind of attention to judges anymore. But the long-running...

Italy debt crisis: Di Maio accuses EU of inciting...

Mr Di Maio blasted Brussels, accusing the bloc of wreaking havoc on Italy’s financial markets by making negative comments about the country’s budget plans.The leader of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement said: “Some European...

‘Big Eight’ County Executive Elections; Races for US Senate...

'Big Eight' County Executive Elections; Races for US Senate and House  Josh Kurtz (press release) (blog)Full coverage

Florida Supreme Court cracking down on judicial campaign misconduct

The Florida Supreme Court has explained why it removed Dana Marie Santino from the Palm Beach County trial bench — and it looks like the days when judges could remain on the bench notwithstanding egregious...

Debate Friday in Nevada race that could shift Senate...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the closest battles Senate races this year involves a neck-and-neck Nevada contest between incumbent Republican Dean Heller and Democrat Jacky Rosen, who will meet in their first and...

Keeping the Supreme Court above partisan politics | Courier-Herald

We are all familiar with the title Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The correct title is actually Chief Justice of the United States. Most people don’t know this, but the difference is important....

Eurozone economy appears to lose momentum as exports stall

The 19-country eurozone economy lost momentum in September despite a resilient performance by the services sector in Italy, according to a closely watched survey released Wednesday. Financial information firm IHS Markit said its composite purchasing...

The Philippines: Inside the Senate Standoff

On Sept. 13, nine days after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte revoked the amnesty enjoyed by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, a man wearing the senator’s black suit jacket barreled through the doors and briefly appeared...

Arizona man arrested trying to smuggle 7 immigrants into...

YUMA, Ariz. — Border Patrol officials say agents have arrested a U.S. citizen who tried to smuggle seven immigrants from Mexico across the Arizona border near Yuma. They say agents from the Wellton Station conducted...

Pakistan glamourises Kashmiri terrorists by releasing their postal stamps

Pakistan glamourises Kashmiri terrorists In a clear reflection of Pakistan’s double standard on terrorism, India’s western neighbour has issued postal stamps of dreaded Kashmiri terrorists. Pakistan’s postal department has issued 20 stamps...

Trump again suggests sending troops to US southern border

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday again suggested deploying American troops to the U.S. southern border to deal with “the assault on our country” from immigrants trying to...

Wyoming US House candidates hold debate

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — The three candidates challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney called for drastic changes to the way Congress functions while Cheney insisted the governing body is on the right track during...

“Uber Sees Itself as the Next Potential Amazon.” Is...

In Silicon Valley, for better or worse, technology companies often inherit the character of their founders. More than a decade into its life, Facebook still exudes Mark Zuckerberg’s chilly realpolitik. Even now, Twitter embodies...

What Is Democracy, Anyway? Let’s Talk

With our democracy in free fall, many are terrified, but I’m convinced that there is one thing with the power to turn the tide.And what is that? At the risk of sounding corny, or even...

U.S. seeks to reduce waivers for immigration fees

Oct. 4 (UPI) -- United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is proposing changing the eligibility for fee waivers for lower-income immigrants on the path to legal permanent residency and U.S. citizenship. Immigration advocates say the...

The Sad Decline of Brazil’s Political Establishment

On Oct. 28, Brazilians go to the polls for second-round presidential vote, to decide whether the anti-establishment wave impacting elections and plebiscites around the world should also crash on Brazil, Latin America’s largest democracy...

Trump to reporter asking about ‘hardened criminals’ entering US:...

President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Guardian slams Trump over comments about assault on reporter Five takeaways from the first North Dakota Senate debate Watchdog org: Tillerson used million in taxpayer funds to fly throughout...