WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on negotiations over funding President Donald Trump wants for a U.S.-Mexico border wall and the possibility of a partial government shutdown (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Senate leaders are negotiating to avert a federal shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for $5 billion for the border wall with Mexico.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea is heading to South Korea this week amid growing uncertainty over the future of direct talks between Washington and Pyongyang, the State Department said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Russia's sweeping political disinformation campaign on U.S. social media was more far-reaching than originally thought, with troll farms working to discourage black voters and "blur the lines between reality and fiction" to help elect Donald Trump in 2016, according to reports released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - If the Democratic 2020 presidential field is on pins and needles as Beto O'Rourke decides if he wants to run, it could be a long wait. The outgoing Texas congressman's team says he has no timeline for deciding if he'd like to try to oust President Donald Trump. He's simply planning to finish his congressional term Jan. 3, then make up his mind. Meanwhile, he's relying on a small inner circle that so far hasn't grown - even as the hype around them intensifies.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michael Flynn may have given extraordinary cooperation to prosecutors, but the run-up to his sentencing hearing Tuesday has exposed raw tensions over an FBI interview in which the former national security adviser lied about his Russian contacts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A spate of American airstrikes against Islamic extremists in Somalia is the latest in a dramatic uptick in U.S. attacks in the Horn of Africa nation since President Donald Trump took office.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa congressman likely violated a host of ethics rules in his private business dealings, including his ownership in a company that used false claims and House resources to promote itself, according to an independent report released Monday. The Office of Congressional Ethics launched the review into Republican Rod Blum and his internet marketing business, Tin Moon Corp., following an investigation by The Associated Press earlier this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has authorized the Agriculture Department to launch the second and final round of $11 billion in trade mitigation payments to farmers hard hit by tariffs. In a tweet on Monday, Trump said he is fulfilling a promise to protect farmers against "unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations."