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Global female empowerment marches enter second day

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:16:05 GMT2018-01-21T09:16:05Z

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Demonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the country Sunday, a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched, chanted and protested....

Shutdown divides services into essential and non-essential

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:28:11 GMT2018-01-21T09:28:11Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Symbols of American promise have turned into emblems of American dysfunction amid a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration that has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors....

Shutdown challenges Trump's dealmaker branding

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:56:43 GMT2018-01-20T23:56:43Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but President Donald Trump's latest attempt to broker a big, bipartisan deal has turned into a big mess....

Pence defends Trump's shift on Jerusalem during Mideast tour

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 08:01:43 GMT2018-01-21T08:01:43Z

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is defending President Donald Trump's move to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, a decision that has touched off uneasiness among Arab nations on his first tour of the region....

Congressman denies misconduct claim; ethics probe may follow

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:22:53 GMT2018-01-21T00:22:53Z

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan called for an Ethics Committee investigation Saturday after the New York Times reported that U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that stemmed from his hostility toward a former aide who rejected his romantic overtures....