Barr To Be a No-Show for House Hearing, Stepping Up Tensions

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller's report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Department. ...
CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed House members on Khashoggi murder.

After Khashoggi Killing, Senate to Vote on US Role in Yemen

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is debating a resolution calling on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that has won new support in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Senate voted 60-39 on W...

Mitt Romney Wins. Heads to the Senate for Utah.

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has handily won a U.S. Senate seat in his adopted home state of Utah after a campaign where he backed off his once-fierce criticism of Donald Trump. Romne...

AP Survey: Health Care, Immigration High on Voters’ Minds

WASHINGTON — Health care and immigration were high on voters' minds as they cast ballots in the midterm elections, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate conducted by The Associated Press. AP VoteCast also shows a majority of voters c...
Israeli military tank leaving Gaza with crew following Operation Cast Lead

Senate OK’s $38 Billion For Israel Defense

Israel would receive a $38 billion aid package providing munitions and other defense-related assistance under a bill approved this week by the U.S. Senate. The 10-year package, the largest of its kind ever, was negotiated in the final days of the Obama adminis...