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Former HUD chief Julian Castro moves toward presidential run

Dec. 12, 2018 11:44 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro says he's taking a step toward a possible White House campaign in 2020 by forming a presidential exploratory committee. The Texas Democrat tells The Associated Press that he will announce a decision Jan. 12. The move Wednesday gives the...

Barack Obama receives RFK Human Rights award at NYC gala

Dec. 12, 2018 11:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama has been honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award in New York. In his remarks Wednesday night, Obama said "it's easy to succumb to cynicism" but that "Bobby Kennedy's life reminds us to reject such cynicism" and that "progress is...

A look at where the investigations related to Trump stand

Dec. 12, 2018 3:51 PM EST

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing criminal investigations in Washington and New York. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the...

Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

Dec. 12, 2018 1:35 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all. The bride, Isha Ambani, is the Ivy League-educated daughter of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, thought to be India's richest man. Forbes estimates his net...

A primer on the ongoing Trump-Russia investigation

Dec. 11, 2018 9:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing escalating criminal investigations in Washington and New York that are examining not only whether his campaign coordinated with the Kremlin but also whether he illegally bought the silence of two women who say they had sex with him. A look at the nearly...

Top Democratic donors hear from rising stars ahead of 2020

Dec. 11, 2018 5:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to excite top donors ahead of the 2020 presidential campaign, the Democratic National Committee gave a platform Tuesday to the party's rising stars, including winners and one notable loser from the November midterms. Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum, fresh off a loss in a razor-thin...

Nothing harmful in envelope sent to New Hampshire Democrats

Dec. 11, 2018 3:17 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Nothing dangerous was detected in a suspicious envelope delivered to the New Hampshire Democratic Party office, police said Tuesday. The office in Concord was evacuated Monday evening after an employee opened the envelope and noticed a suspicious substance, some of which may have...

Russian official offers to unveil correspondence with US

Dec. 11, 2018 8:03 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A top official at Russia's cybersecurity agency has offered to publish its communications with American counterparts during the 2016 U.S. election campaign. Nikolai Murashov, a deputy head of the Russian National Coordinating Center for Computer Incidents, said Tuesday that the first U.S....

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Dec. 10, 2018 3:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaign in their sights. Hundreds of young demonstrators turned out Monday on Capitol Hill to push Democrats on a...

Comey: FBI probe of Russia initially looked at 4 Americans

Dec. 9, 2018 11:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's counterintelligence investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, former FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers...