Latest Bill Clinton News

Former GOP Rep. George Nethercutt, who defeated House Speaker Tom Foley in 1994, dies at 79

Jun. 17, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt, who was a Spokane lawyer with limited political experience when he ousted Democratic Speaker of the House Tom Foley as part of a stunning GOP wave that shifted national politics to the right in 1994, has died. He was 79. Nethercutt...

How 'Eruption,' the new Michael Crichton novel completed with James Patterson's help, was created

Jun. 04, 2024 13:56 PM EDT

When “Jurassic Park” author Michael Crichton died from cancer in 2008, he left behind numerous unfinished projects, including a manuscript he began 20 years ago about the imminent eruption of Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano. Crichton's widow Sherri, who is CEO of...

Haiti's new prime minister vows to seek unity after he is selected by transitional council

May. 29, 2024 16:16 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Haiti's newly chosen Prime Minister Garry Conille vowed to seek unity Wednesday in his first statement since a transitional council selected him to head the government in the troubled Caribbean country under siege by criminal gangs. Conille thanked the...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

May. 24, 2024 09:31 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. ___ Judge in Trump’s hush money trial...

Biden and Democrats report raising $90 million-plus in March, stretching their cash lead over Trump

Apr. 06, 2024 20:32 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden's reelection campaign and the Democratic National Committee said Saturday that they raised more than $90 million in March and ended the year's first quarter with $192 million-plus in cash on hand, further stretching their money advantage over Donald...

Though Rwanda has come a long way since the 1994 genocide, scars of the past still haunt the nation

Apr. 06, 2024 03:12 AM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda is preparing to mark the 30th anniversary of the East African nation's most horrific period in history — the genocide against its minority Tutsi. To this day, new mass graves are still being discovered across the country of 14 million people, a grim reminder of the...

Trump's events aren't drawing big protests this year. Instead, Biden is facing public ire

Apr. 03, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Donald Trump first ran for the White House eight years ago, protesters filled the streets. His inflammatory rhetoric and often dehumanizing descriptions of immigrants spurred thousands to demonstrate outside his rallies. By this time in 2016, protesters...

Trump and the Republican Party say they raised more than $65.6 million in March

Apr. 03, 2024 16:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump and the Republican Party said Wednesday that they raised more than $65.6 million in March as the former president became the presumptive nominee and installed new party leadership. Trump and the Republican National Committee closed out the month with...

As Roe v. Wade fell, teenage girls formed a mock government in 'Girls State'

Apr. 03, 2024 14:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In the summer of 2022, days before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, some 500 high school girls gathered in Missouri for a weeklong mock government camp in which they elected their own governor and seated an all-female Supreme Court that would rule on their own bodies. ...

Biden leans on his Democratic predecessors as Trump remains isolated from other Republican leaders

Mar. 27, 2024 16:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden needs advice, there are two people he can turn to who know what it’s like to sit in his chair. Sometimes he will invite Barack Obama over to the White House for a meal or he will get on the phone with Bill Clinton. The three men share...