Latest Ivanka Trump News

Ivanka Trump tours NASA center in Houston, calls space crew

Sep. 20, 2018 9:47 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump made a telephone call to the International Space Station and spoke to the crew while touring NASA's Johnson Space Center. Trump, who is an adviser to her father, President Donald Trump, talked to the space station crew whose members are flying 250 miles (402 kilometers) above...

Quincy Jones at 85: 'I'm too old to be full of it'

Sep. 20, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Quincy Jones holds out his hands. Like Jones, an easy raconteur, they tell stories. There's a small scar from when he, as a youngster in 1930s Chicago, accidently wandered into a gang's territory. "They nailed my hand to a fence with a switchblade, man," he says. Jones points to a ring on...

Explosive quotes from Bob Woodward's book about Trump

Sep. 4, 2018 8:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward's new book on President Donald Trump's first 18 months in office includes some incendiary comments attributed to the president and key former and current White House staffers. Trump and other officials have denied some accounts. A look at...

A look at companies embroiled in recent political debates

Sep. 4, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike's "Just Do It" campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick is a rare example of a brand jumping into a divisive issue uninvited. Still, like it or not, American companies are increasingly being pulled into the country's political and cultural wars. Here's a look at other companies that...

The Latest: Former presidents, family pay tribute to McCain

Sep. 1, 2018 8:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Former President Barack Obama has paid tribute to his one-time political rival, delivering a eulogy for the late Arizona Sen. John McCain at Washington National Cathedral. Obama said: "We come to celebrate an...

McCain tributes echo with criticism of Trump

Sep. 1, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain's daughter and two former presidents led a public rebuke of President Donald Trump's divisive politics at the late senator's memorial service Saturday in a call for a return to civility among the nation's leaders. The nearly three-hour service at the Washington National...

Microsoft to contractors: Give new parents paid leave

Aug. 30, 2018 6:55 PM EDT

Microsoft will begin requiring its contractors to offer their U.S. employees paid leave to care for a new child. It's common for tech firms to offer generous family leave benefits for their own software engineers and other full-time staff, but paid leave advocates say it's still rare to require similar benefits...

Marco Rubio's next act won't include another run vs. Trump

Aug. 13, 2018 7:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After flaming out in the GOP presidential primary — and enduring rival Donald Trump's taunts along the way — Sen. Marco Rubio is entering his next act in politics. The once-rising star used to be criticized for being in too much of a hurry, but now he's hunkered down in the...

President Trump's summer getaway: Don't call it a vacation

Aug. 10, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call it "vacation." Trump, who is loath to admit to sleeping — let alone taking time off — has spent his week away mixing downtime and golf rounds with meetings and...

Ivanka Trump tours Illinois college's welder training center

Aug. 8, 2018 3:58 PM EDT

GODFREY, Ill. (AP) — Ivanka Trump toured the welding facility at a southwestern Illinois community college as she promoted the importance of continued worker training. The daughter of President Donald Trump traveled Wednesday to Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, which opened a $4.5 million...