National News

(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 30, 2018 - 3:23 pm
By MELISSA DANIELS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain was eulogized as a "true American hero" — and a terrible driver with a wicked sense of humor and love of a good fight — at a crowded church service for the maverick politician Thursday that ended with the...
Read More
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)
August 30, 2018 - 12:58 pm
By MELISSA DANIELS, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizonans began lining the streets and mourners gathered at a Baptist church Thursday for a second day of memorial services for Sen. John McCain, the maverick politician and former prisoner of war who died at 81. A motorcade was scheduled to take...
Read More
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 30, 2018 - 11:57 am
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged evangelical leaders this week to get out the vote ahead of the upcoming midterm elections and warned of "violence" by opponents if they fail. Trump made the dire warning at a White House dinner Monday evening attended...
Read More
Harvard University, Campus, Boston USA (Dreamstime)
August 30, 2018 - 11:56 am
By MARIA DANILOVA, COLLIN BINKLEY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump...
Read More
White House counsel Don McGahn walks towards the West Wing of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 30, 2018 - 11:42 am
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, KEN THOMAS and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after announcing the departure of his White House counsel, President Donald Trump teased Thursday that he's excited about his choice for a replacement but isn't ready to share his new lawyer's name. Trump...
Read More
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)
August 29, 2018 - 3:27 pm
By MELISSA DANIELS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Cindy McCain pressed her face against the flag-draped casket of her husband, U.S. Sen. John McCain, on Wednesday and several of his children sobbed during the first of two services for the statesman and former prisoner of war...
Read More
(AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
August 29, 2018 - 2:45 pm
By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Far-right protesters in Chemnitz, one giving the stiff-armed Nazi salute, hoisted a large banner showing bloodied women's faces on Monday, above the words "we're colorful until the blood flows." The message to the boisterous crowd was clear: this is...
Read More
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)
August 29, 2018 - 1:53 pm
By MELISSA DANIELS , Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A black hearse carrying the flag-draped casket of U.S. Sen. John McCain arrived at Arizona's Capitol on Wednesday for the first of two services before he is taken for the last time from the state he has represented since the 1980s. Arizona Gov...
Read More
(Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune via AP)
August 29, 2018 - 1:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald says he was doing what he was trained to do and that the case against him shows prosecutors are bowing to political pressure. In his first interview since he was...
Read More
FILE - In this July 31, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis during a rally in Tampa, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
August 29, 2018 - 12:17 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Arizona and Florida and a runoff election in Oklahoma (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Rep. Ron DeSantis' Florida governor campaign says his comments about Democrat Andrew Gillum that have drawn criticism were directed at Gillum's policies and not...
Read More