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AP Explains: What is Venezuela’s constituent assembly?

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has provoked international criticism and enraged his political opponents by pushing for a special assembly to rewrite the troubled South...

AP EXCLUSIVE: Sessions not leaving unless pushed

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) - His loyalty to the boss severely tested but seemingly intact, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he will...

Sessions tells AP he’s not stepping down unless asked

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) - After being berated for a week by President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he will...

LGBT outrage over Trump ban on transgender military service

NEW YORK (AP) - Most LGBT-rights activists never believed Donald Trump's campaign promises to be their friend. But with his move Wednesday to ban...

The Latest: Alabama senator offers seat for Sessions run

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):4 p.m.Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks is offering to...

Justice Dept. pick could face questions on Russian bank ties

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's pick for a top Justice Department post could face questions during a Tuesday Senate confirmation hearing about his...

The Latest: Hungary to protect Poland from EU ‘inquisition’

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The Latest on Poland's move to give politicians influence over Supreme Court (all times local):2:05 p.m.Hungary's prime minister says his...

Venezuela power struggle intensifies in Supreme Court battle

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The opposition-controlled congress named a slate of new judges Friday replace the government-stacked Supreme Court, which wasted no time in...

Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's growing anxiety about the federal Russia probe has spilled into public view with his warning that special counsel...

Senate confirms judge who equated abortion with slavery

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Thursday confirmed a federal judge who once equated abortion with slavery, calling them the "two greatest tragedies in...