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Perry to lead delegation to Ukraine presidential swearing-in

May. 18, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry will lead a delegation to the inauguration of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's as Ukraine's next president. Zelenskiy is a popular comedian with no political experience. He defeated President Petro Poroshenko in a runoff last month by winning 73 percent of the vote....

NYC Mayor de Blasio announces candidacy, insults 'Con Don'

May. 16, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching for a chance to take on Donald Trump. The mayor announced his run with a video released by his campaign, then headed...

Harris says she disagrees with Biden on crime bill's impact

May. 15, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Wednesday that she disagrees with rival Joe Biden's argument that the 1994 crime bill didn't lead to mass incarcerations of black people. "That 1994 crime bill, it did contribute to mass incarceration in our country. It encouraged and...

2020 hopeful Biden says he's open to breaking up Facebook

May. 13, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Joe Biden said Monday that he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms. In an interview with The Associated Press, the former vice president, who is now running for the...

Trump lawyer Giuliani threatens, then abandons, Ukraine trip

May. 11, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump's personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, saying it was an overt attempt to recruit foreign help to influence a U.S. election. But lawyer Rudy Giuliani has scrapped plans to...

The Latest: Giuliani says he is not going to Ukraine

May. 11, 2019 6:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani and his plans to encourage investigations in Ukraine that he thinks would help Trump politically. (all times local): 1:05 a.m. Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump's personal attorney to push Ukraine to open...

John Lukacs, iconoclastic historian, dead at 95

May. 6, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — John Lukacs, the Hungarian-born historian and iconoclast who brooded over the future of Western civilization, wrote a best-selling tribute to Winston Churchill, and produced a substantial and often despairing body of writings on the politics and culture of Europe and the United States, has...

Today in History

May. 4, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 4, the 124th day of 2019. There are 241 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 4, 1961, the first group of "Freedom Riders" left Washington, D.C. to challenge racial segregation on interstate buses and in bus terminals. On this date: In 1626, Dutch...

Today in History

May. 2, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 2, the 122nd day of 2019. There are 243 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 2, 2011, Osama bin Laden was killed by elite American forces at his Pakistan compound, then quickly buried at sea after a decade on the run. On this date: In 1519, artist...

Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

Apr. 24, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just say no. As House Democrats ramp up their post-Mueller investigations into President Donald Trump, his strategy for responding is simple: Resist on every legal front. The administration is straining to hold off congressional investigators, including their efforts to obtain the...