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A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely.

By Associated Press September 28, 2019
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Ukraine's top anti-corruption official said Friday his agency hasn't investigated former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden or his son as U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested.

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press September 27, 2019
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Democrat Kendra Horn surprised even her own supporters in 2018 when the first-time candidate eked out a victory in an Oklahoma City congressional district that had been in Republican hands for nearly four decades and had voted heavily for Donald Trump in 2016.

By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press September 27, 2019
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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would grant legal marijuana businesses access to banking, a measure that would clear up a longstanding headache for the industry.

By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press September 26, 2019
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It will be up to a federal appeals court to decide whether tens of thousands of acres in New Mexico should be reserved as critical habitat for the endangered jaguar.

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press September 25, 2019
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President Donald Trump’s Senate GOP allies are pushing to give him his full $5 billion request to build about 200 miles of fencing along the U.S.–Mexico border, but the plan ran into immediate opposition from Democrats and is a non-starter with powerful House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press September 24, 2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief.

By Associated Press September 24, 2019
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An inspector general’s report on the mental health of migrant children in federal detention found multiple shortcomings in how officials cared for children in custody last fall, with significant trauma and worsening mental health problems.

By Vandana Ravikumar, Cronkite News September 23, 2019
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Congressional Democrats on Monday pressed their demands for full disclosure of a whistleblower's complaint about President Donald Trump and intensified their calls for impeachment.

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press September 23, 2019
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The 20-year-old had last been seen leaving a friend’s house in Surprise, Arizona, on Monday night, his mother, Stacy Wallace, said.

By Associated Press September 22, 2019
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Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding better working conditions and higher wages as the nation’s labor movement has begun flexing muscles weakened by decades of declining membership amid business and government attacks.

By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press September 21, 2019
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Young people around the globe took to the streets Friday to demand that global leaders act to mitigate climate change today to ensure there’ll be a tomorrow.

By James Carr and Wissam Melhem, Cronkite News September 21, 2019
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Tribal representatives told a Senate committee Wednesday that the Federal Communications Commission is not doing enough to ease the regulatory burdens that keep Indian Country from getting wireless broadband access.

By Harrison Mantas, Cronkite News September 21, 2019
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With marching bands, drum lines, hundreds of yard signs and at least one firetruck, Democratic presidential candidates made a colorful and often loud pitch to Iowa Democrats at the Steak Fry fundraiser in Des Moines on Saturday.

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE and THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press September 21, 2019
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Visitors descending on the remote Nevada desert for “Storm Area 51” are from Earth, not outer space.

By KEN RITTER, Associated Press September 19, 2019
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A cheap, daily pill that combines four drugs has been tested for the first time in the United States to see if it works as well among low-income Americans as it has in other countries to treat conditions leading to heart attacks and strokes.

By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press September 19, 2019
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A U.S. judge has halted tree-cutting activities across thousands of square miles of the Southwest until federal agencies can get a better handle on how to monitor the population of a threatened owl.

By Associated Press September 19, 2019
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Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday an attack by drones and cruise missiles on the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry was “unquestionably sponsored by Iran,” naming but not directly accusing Tehran of launching the assault.

By JON GAMBRELL, AYA BATRAWY & FAY ABUELGASIM, Associated Press September 18, 2019
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She’s done a lot with the place.

By Associated Press September 18, 2019
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President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California’s authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel efficient cars that create more planet-warming pollution.

By Associated Press September 18, 2019
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As several Democratic presidential candidates called for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, newly disclosed allegations are reviving questions about the rush to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee at the height of the #MeToo movement.

By Associated Press September 16, 2019
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Anti-discrimination laws do not trump the rights of business owners to refuse to provide certain services to gays, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 16, 2019
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More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union's first walkout against the No. 1 U.S. automaker in over a decade.

By Associated Press September 16, 2019
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Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure that his aides blamed on Iran.

By Associated Press September 16, 2019
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At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit.

By MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press September 15, 2019