Politics

As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't…

US farmers will soon begin getting government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to help those experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China, but even those poised for big payouts worry it won't be enough.

Former Mike Flynn Deputy Changes Statement About…

K.T. McFarland originally told investigators she hadn't talked with Mike Flynn about his contact with Russian officials.

Christine Blasey Ford Reaches Tentative Agreement…

After days of negotiations, Ford has agreed to testify before Congress about her sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.

Pope warns Lithuanians against rebirth of…

Pope Francis warned Sunday against the rebirth of the "pernicious" anti-Semitic attitudes that fueled the Holocaust as he marked the annual remembrance for Lithuania's centuries-old Jewish community that was nearly wiped out during World War II

Aide Working On Kavanaugh Messaging Resigns After…

A spokesperson said Ventry denies any wrongdoing and that "he decided to resign to avoid causing any distraction from the work of the committee."

Judge: Commerce Secretary Must Testify On Census…

The federal judge who ordered Secretary Wilbur Ross to give a deposition has doubted the secretary's rationale for adding the citizenship question.

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Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise…

Burials begin in Tanzania as death toll rises to 224 after ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, says state broadcaster

FEMA Administrator Will Reimburse Agency After…

The secretary of Homeland Security said Brock Long will be able to keep his job after an investigation found he misused the agency's vehicles.

Kavanaugh's Accuser Willing To Testify, But She…

Ford also wants her safety guaranteed and she wants the committee to subpoena additional witnesses.

Stop Brexit? UK's Labour party mulls backing new…

Britain's Labour Party is facing a huge choice at its annual conference _ whether to back a new referendum that could halt the country's departure from the European Union

Why It Takes A While For Some Sexual Assault…

A report has found that about two of every three sexual assault incidents go unreported.

NYT: Rosenstein Considered Recording Trump…

The New York Times says the deputy attorney general considered secretly recording the president in spring 2017, just after James Comey was fired.

High school journalists stand up to censorship…

Four high school journalists have stood up to censorship and won, prompting their school to change its media policy

Walmart Sued For Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination

​One of the women in the suit claims she was refused lighter work during her pregnancy, even with a doctor's note.

How Does Trump's Refugee Cap Compare To Other…

The number of global refugees is bigger than ever, but the U.S. is scaling back its refugee resettlement program faster than any other country.

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Many states' governor's races become proxy battle…

President Donald Trump's endorsement helped several Republican candidates for governor in their party primaries, but the general election will test how that support translates to all voters

Inspector General To Review Trump's Document…

On Monday, President Trump ordered the unredacted release of some documents linked to the Russian meddling investigation.

US Sanctions Chinese Military Unit Over Russia…

China's Foreign Ministry warned the U.S. will face consequences if it doesn't lift the penalties.

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants…

The Trump administration is proposing rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance

HHS Plans To Divert Health Program Funding To…

There are currently a record number of unaccompanied migrant children in U.S. custody.

Michael Cohen Has Reportedly Spoken With Mueller…

According to ABC News, Cohen has answered questions on a range of topics, like the president's Russia dealings and whether he offered Cohen a pardon.

Iran fears plot by US and its Gulf allies as…

Iran sees gathering threats from abroad after attack on military parade kills at least 25

Where We Will — And Won't — See Trump This…

Aides say President Trump will be the most active campaigner in recent presidential history this midterm election.

German government seeks to end standoff over spy…

Leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition are trying to resolve a standoff over the future of the country's domestic intelligence chief and stabilize their six-month-old alliance

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Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on…

Plans to hold a high-stakes hearing next week for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, teetered with uncertainty Sunday

100 years ago, US fought its deadliest battle in…

A remembrance ceremony is taking place Sunday for the 1918 Meuse-Argonne offensive, America's deadliest battle ever that cost 26,000 lives but helped bringing an end to World War 1

Lawmaker Quits Election Amid Shocking Claims

A Minnesota legislator ended his reelection bid Friday amid accusations he's been inappropriately touching his daughter for years. Republican Jim Knoblach denies allegations by his daughter, Laura Knoblach, as MPR News reveals efforts to both probe and conceal the eight-term state representative's alleged behavior. Laura, 23, says her 60-year-old father...