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President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Looking on is Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 18, 2018 - 1:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the United States, a claim sharply at odds with recent warnings from his top intelligence chief about ongoing threats to election security. Trump was asked at the end of a Cabinet meeting if Russia was still...
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Houston Astros Alex Bregman (2) hits a solo home run during the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The American League won 8-6. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 18, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boom or bust. This is what baseball has become — and that has owners worried. "It's just kind of what it is: home runs and strikeouts," Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling said. Stripling had just given up 10th-inning home runs on consecutive pitches to Houston's Alex...
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July 18, 2018 - 1:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are making a surprise trip Wednesday to Joint Base Andrews to pay their respects to the family of a Secret Service agent who died in Scotland while supporting their overseas trip this week. Special Agent Nole E. Remagen suffered...
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July 18, 2018 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was on Capitol Hill Wednesday speaking to Democrats on the House intelligence committee. Simona Mangiante Papadopoulos? was doing the interview with Democrats who are frustrated that the GOP-led House...
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President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 18, 2018 - 1:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on continuing reaction to President Donald Trump's summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump was asked at the end of a Cabinet meeting if Russia was still targeting the United States. The president said, "no," contradicting...
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Court papers unsealed Monday, July 16, 2018, photographed in Washington, shows part of the criminal complaint against Maria Butina. She was arrested July 15, on a charge of conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the Russian government. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick
July 18, 2018 - 12:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist accused of being a covert Russian agent was likely in contact with Kremlin operatives while she lived in the United States, prosecutors said Wednesday in court papers. Maria Butina had contact information for people who, prosecutors say, were...
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Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell attends a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
July 18, 2018 - 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's congressional appearance to deliver the Fed's semi-annual monetary policy report. (all times local) ___ 11:50 a.m. Powell is getting praise from lawmakers for his efforts to avoid economic jargon in explaining what the Federal...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2017 file photo, Air Force One, with President Donald Trump aboard, departs from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Mar-a-Largo, in Palm Beach, Fla., for a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Trump says Air Force One is getting a patriotic makeover. Trump says the familiar baby blue color on current models of the presidential aircraft will give way to red-white-and-blue coloring on updated models that could be in service in time for a potential second term. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
July 18, 2018 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Air Force One is getting a patriotic makeover. Trump says the familiar baby blue color on the presidential aircraft will give way to a red-white-and-blue color scheme. Updated models could be in service during a potential second term. The president made...
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July 18, 2018 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House spending bill would provide $5 billion next year for building President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. That's well above the $1.6 billion the Senate version of the measure provides, suggesting that a budget battle lies ahead. Trump's budget requested $1.6...
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July 18, 2018 - 10:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking another jab at NATO, questioning whether the alliance's mutual defense pact might conceivably let tiny Montenegro's "very aggressive people" start World War III. Trump commented in an interview with Tucker Carlson of Fox News Channel that aired...
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