Ralph Northam, Virginia governor, shuns mask at beach as statewide mandate looms

The Democratic governor of Virginia ventured out in public to promote social distancing without wearing a…

Thousands wait to take US citizenship oath amid virus delays

BOSTON (AP) – Wendy De Los Santos passed the test to become a U.S. citizen just…

Allen West recovering after motorcycle crash

WACO, Texas — Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was recovering Sunday after suffering a…

Donald Trump draws blank when asked for positive Joe Biden attribute

President Trump was uncharacteristically at a loss for words when asked in a new interview what…

Alex Azar, HHS secretary: We have the tools to ‘get back up and running again’

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Sunday said the U.S. has the tools in…

Kevin Hassett: White House eyeing another round of direct payments to Americans

White House senior adviser Kevin Hassett on Sunday said the Trump administration is eyeing another round…

U.S., China on ‘brink of a new Cold War,’ Beijing warns

U.S.-China relations have hit a new low point as Washington pins blame for the global COVID-19…

Emmet Sullivan, federal judge in Michael Flynn case, hires high-powered lawyer Beth Wilkinson

The federal judge overseeing former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s criminal case has hired an attorney…

Val Demings rips Donald Trump for trying to capitalize on Joe Biden ‘you ain’t black’ comment

Rep. Val Demings, Florida Democrat, on Sunday said former Vice President Joseph R. Biden erred when…

Yvette Herrell, Republican, boosted by liberal super PAC in New Mexico House race

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A liberal super PAC is jumping into a New Mexico contested GOP…

Ilhan Omar reveals ‘Britney Spears-style meltdown’ in new book

MINNEAPOLIS — Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in Congress has…

Deborah Birx, Stephen Hahn urge social distancing over Memorial Day weekend

Dr. Deborah Birx, the U.S. coronavirus response coordinator, urged the public to maintain social distancing as…

Jo Jorgensen tapped as 2020 Libertarian Party nominee for president

The Libertarian Party on Saturday picked Jo Jorgensen, a psychologist and grandmother who was the party’s…

Kevin Hassett: Unemployment rate could be ‘north of 20%’ in May

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett on Sunday said the U.S. unemployment rate could be north…

Donald Trump tells voters to trust him on economy, ‘big bang 2021’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has a new pitch to voters for this fall: Trust me.…

Valeriy Davydenko, Ukraine lawmaker, found shot dead in office

MOSCOW — The body of a member of the Ukrainian parliament was found Saturday in his…

Kaitlan Collins, Weijia Jiang, Yamiche Alcindor team up, get under Donald Trump’s skin

NEW YORK — To anyone who’s watched, there’s more that binds Yamiche Alcindor, Kaitlan Collins and…

Iran oil tanker reaches Venezuela; no sign of U.S. threat

CARACAS, Venezuela — The first of five tankers loaded with gasoline sent from Iran reached Venezuelan…

Humboldt County, California ‘pumping the brakes’ on reopening as coronavirus cases rise

SAN FRANCISCO — Humboldt County on California’s North Coast was among the first in the state…

Oregon judge ordered to explain or vacate ruling nullifying Kate Brown coronavirus restrictions

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Supreme Court is giving a rural judge until Tuesday to toss…