Reed takes office as Montgomery’s first black mayor

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed was sworn in Tuesday as the capital city’s…

Sri Lankan journalists fear situation may worsen after polls

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – Forced to flee their country a decade ago to escape allegedly…

China holding 3 Taiwanese over national security suspicions

BEIJING (AP) – China has confirmed it is holding three Taiwanese on suspicion of committing subversion…

SPLC: Miller pushed racist immigration coverage in emails

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – White House adviser Stephen Miller sent emails that “promoted white nationalist literature…

Guatemala congress cuts sentences for corruption convictions

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – Guatemalan legislators have voted to reduce the possible jail terms for acts…

Jeff Landry, Louisiana AG: Police, firefighters can attend Trump rally

Louisiana’s attorney general issued an opinion Tuesday allowing police, firefighters and civil servants to attend President…

Court rules against warrantless searches of phones, laptops

BOSTON (AP) – A federal court in Boston has ruled that warrantless U.S. government searches of…

Battle-tested attorneys to face off in impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) – The public impeachment inquiry hearings set to begin Wednesday will pit a Democratic…

Watchdog report on Russia probe nears public release

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department’s watchdog is nearing the release of its report on the…

Adam Schiff, Democrats take impeachment push public: ‘The process will be fair to the president’

House Democrats will take their historic impeachment hearings in front of television cameras and the public…

GOP senators too busy, unwilling to view impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of Americans are expected to watch on live TV Wednesday as the…

Kurt Volker, Tim Morrison and David Hale, GOP-requested witnesses, set for impeachment Week 2

House Democrats announced the lineup for a packed second week of public impeachment hearings, scheduling eight…

Bolivian lawmaker seeks way out of crisis

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) – With Bolivia politically adrift, a 52-year-old lawmaker, women’s rights activist and…

Sudden expansion of 2020 Democratic presidential field reveals unease with Biden, Warren, Sanders

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden has faced scrutiny over his age and energy. Read more……

First death reported in nationwide protests wracking Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) – A local official for a Lebanese political party was shot dead by soldiers…

Obama National Security Council ‘detailees’ led Trump opposition

Trump backers say the president has strong opposition from his National Security Council because he chose…

Referendum 88, affirmative action ballot measure, rejected by Washington voters

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington voters have narrowly rejected a ballot measure seeking to reinstate the use…

Moderate Republicans focus on 2022 elections

A group of moderate Republicans is beginning to build a “farm team” to help the GOP…

Schiff updates list of impeachment probe witnesses

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff has announced the witness schedule for next…

Trump, Erdogan in White House meeting to discuss Kurds, Turkey closeness to Russia

President Trump intends to confront Turkey’s president bluntly Wednesday about Ankara’s increasing coziness with Russia, and…