Government And Politics

Border wall tests find heights should keep out crossers

Jan 20, 2018

U.S. tactical teams have spent weeks trying to climb over and chisel through the prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico and found their heights should keep people out

Midnight government shutdown nears; no accord in sight

Jan 20, 2018

Bitterly divided Congress careens toward a government shutdown in a partisan stare-down

Senate schedules showdown vote for 10 p.m. EST on House GOP bill averting government shutdown

Jan 20, 2018

Senate schedules showdown vote for 10 p.m. EST on House GOP bill averting government shutdown

The Latest: Border wall's height draws praise, criticism

Jan 20, 2018

A recommendation to make President Donald Trump's proposed border wall to 30 feet high is drawing praise from security hawks while raising concerns about cost and environmental damage

Russia exhorts Trump to counter 'Russo-phobic' intrigues

Jan 19, 2018

Russia's top diplomat is exhorting President Donald Trump to counter what he calls "Russo-phobic" intrigues against him in the United States in order to improve ties between Washington and Moscow

Missouri offered about $2.5 billion in incentives to Amazon

Jan 19, 2018

Missouri offered Amazon nearly $2.5 billion in incentives over 10 years in a bid to lure the company's second headquarters to the state

Olympic gymnast abused by ex-doctor wants him to suffer

Jan 19, 2018

An Olympic gold medalist has confronted in court her former doctor who pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults

AP Explains: Why is the government close to a shutdown?

Jan 19, 2018

The rancor driving politics in Washington these days has left Congress hours away from a government shutdown

The Latest: Cell carriers may omit phones from alert system

Jan 19, 2018

The Hawaii adjutant general says he told Gov. David Ige that a missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after it went out statewide

Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'

Jan 19, 2018

From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demands that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God's "holy ground," and called on governments to allow its indigenous peoples to help determine its future

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