AP Exclusive: DHS weighed National Guard for immigration roundups

The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near… Continue reading

Trump says White House ‘fine-tuned machine,’ despite turmoil

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump mounted an aggressive defense of his young presidency Thursday, lambasting reports that his campaign advisers had inappropriate contact with Russian officials… Continue reading

Lawyer: Florida airport shooting suspect mentally competent

MIAMI — Defense lawyers say the Alaska man accused of fatally shooting five people and wounding six at a major airport in Florida is mentally… Continue reading

Immigrant workers, families to protest by staying home

PHILADELPHIA — Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not shop on Thursday as a way to… Continue reading

Puzder withdraws nomination to be Trump’s labor secretary

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary abruptly withdrew his nomination Wednesday after Senate Republicans balked at supporting him, in part over taxes… Continue reading

Officials: Trump knew Flynn misled White House weeks before ouster

WASHINGTON — Just six days into his presidency, Donald Trump was informed his national security adviser had misled his vice president about contacts with Russia.… Continue reading

Alleged airport shooter lied about his record on job form

ANCHORAGE — The man accused of killing five people at a Florida airport lied about his criminal record on his application to be a security… Continue reading

Murkowski among 4 GOP senators on fence over Pudzer for labor secretary

WASHINGTON — Four Republicans on the Senate committee considering President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of labor aren’t saying publicly if they will vote for… Continue reading

White House seeks to regroup after stinging legal defeat

WASHINGTON — Seeking to regroup after a stinging legal defeat, President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering signing a “brand new order” after his… Continue reading

A look at what comes next in Trump travel ban case

SEATTLE — A federal appeals court has handed a resounding victory to Washington state and Minnesota in their challenge of President Donald Trump’s travel ban,… Continue reading

Appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal… Continue reading

Jury hears openings in trial for 6 in Bundy ranch standoff

LAS VEGAS — A jury in Las Vegas heard competing narratives Thursday about six men accused of illegally wielding weapons to block a federal roundup… Continue reading

Tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access pipeline

CANNON BALL, N.D. — Construction crews have resumed work on the final segment of the Dakota Access pipeline, and the developer of the long-delayed project… Continue reading

Pence breaks tie as Senate confirms DeVos for Education post

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice President Mike Pence… Continue reading

Army to allow completion of Dakota Access oil pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Army said Tuesday that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir… Continue reading

Hawaii bill would legalize prostitution industry

HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are considering decriminalizing prostitution in the state after the speaker of the House introduced a bill that would also legalize buying… Continue reading

Documents show Trump retains direct tie to businesses

WASHINGTON — New documents confirm that President Donald Trump retains a direct tie to his business interests through a revocable trust now being overseen by… Continue reading

Syrian mom in Trump lawsuit: ‘It’s unfair’ son stuck abroad

SEATTLE — When war broke out in Syria and the kidnappings began, Reema Duhman used a three-hour curfew to slip out of the country in… Continue reading

Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch skeptical of gov’t regulations

Neil Gorsuch, named Tuesday as President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, is known for his clear, colloquial writing, advocacy for court review… Continue reading

Alaska expects more than 1 million cruise passengers this year

NEW YORK — A demand for more in-depth experiences — from learning how to scuba dive to dining in a private home in port —… Continue reading