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Dispute rises to new level with contempt citation for Barr

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle...

House panel votes Barr in contempt, escalating Trump dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal...

2020 Democratic hopefuls embrace new meaning of reparations

Several Democratic presidential candidates are embracing reparations for the descendants of slaves - but not in the traditional sense.Over the past week, Sen. Kamala...

Houston wins praise for handling of girl’s drive-by shooting

HOUSTON (AP) - Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the...

Man charged with murder in Houston girl’s death

HOUSTON (AP) - A black man was arrested and charged with murder in the killing of a 7-year-old black girl in a drive-by shooting...

Defiant Pelosi says she’s staying: ‘I can take the heat’

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nancy Pelosi is the chief villain of Republican campaign ads. The leader some Democrats promise to vote against. The subject of...

The Latest: Senate GOP introduces immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local):3:50 p.m.Senate Republicans have introduced legislation aimed at keeping migrant children with parents being...

The Latest: Trudeau says US family separation policy “wrong”

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local):11:15 a.m.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the U.S. policy of separating child migrants...

The Latest: Veteran GOP strategist Schmidt leaves party

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local):10:45 a.m.Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt is renouncing his membership in the Republican Party,...

Congress passes bill stemming from sexual abuse of athletes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress followed up on the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar by passing legislation Monday that requires governing bodies...