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Pence says states will receive help if coronavirus spreads

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that the federal government is prepared to assist the states if the...

The big crunch: For 2020 Dems, March is key in delegate...

WASHINGTON (AP) - March is crunch time for Democratic presidential candidates, with a nominee likely to emerge over the next several weeks, if not...

Dems joust with Pompeo at hearing, the 1st since impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration's response to the spreading coronavirus but also faced contentious questions from Democrats...

The Latest: Kaine backs Biden in Dems presidential primary

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic presidential primary contest (all times local):11:15 a.m.U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia is announcing...

Pompeo jousts with Dems at hearing, 1st since impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration's response to the spreading coronavirus and faced contentious questions from Democrats about...

Whistleblower: Feds helping evacuees lacked virus protection

WASHINGTON (AP) - A government whistleblower has filed a complaint alleging that some federal workers did not have the necessary protective gear or training...

A year after House vote, Dems challenge McConnell on guns

WASHINGTON (AP) - Frustrated Democrats again lambasted Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell Thursday as they marked a year of Senate inaction since the House...

White House hopefuls target Trump on coronavirus response

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Democratic White House hopefuls are seizing on President Donald Trump’s delayed response to the coronavirus outbreak, calling it the latest...

States ramp up virus preparations, try to reassure public

With worries growing about the new coronavirus in the U.S., state officials are ramping up efforts to prepare for a possible outbreak while simultaneously...

Congress eyes billions in funding to fight coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) - Capitol Hill negotiations on emergency spending to combat the coronavirus outbreak are likely to produce a bill that's double or even...