Australian court upholds Cardinal Pell child sex…

An Australian court has upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of children sex abuse

Groups Sue ICE Over 'Deplorable' Health Care In…

​The suit alleges ICE failed to provide adequate medical and mental health care in its facilities nationwide, among other things.

Harvey Weinstein wants to move trial out of NYC

A Lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial

Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or…

President Donald Trump says any Jewish people who vote Democratic show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."

White House Denies Payroll Tax Cut Plan Is In The…

The Washington Post and New York Times report that the White House is actively exploring a payroll tax cut to ward off economic downturn.

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Trump and Maduro confirm talks between high-level…

President Donald Trump said Tuesday his government is talking to "various representatives" of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who also confirmed that discussions had been taking place

LA Opera names lawyer to lead Placido Domingo…

Los Angeles Opera says it will immediately open a 'thorough and independent investigation' into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo

President Trump Pivots On Gun Reform — Again

After saying he would look into background checks, the president seems to be turning his attention to mental health instead.

Migrants exit rescue ship in Italy after 19-day…

More than 80 people were being evacuated from a migrant rescue ship on Tuesday, capping a drama that saw 15 passengers jump into the sea to escape deteriorating conditions aboard and spurred Spain to dispatch a naval ship

O'Rourke on historical racist attacks: US as…

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has visited sites in Oklahoma that were targeted by violence, and made a point of linking the 1921 race riots in Tulsa and the Aug. 3 mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso, Texas

U.S. Extends North Korea Travel Ban For Another…

The ban, which went into effect in 2017, prevents Americans from using a U.S. passport to gain entry to North Korea.

Trump looks to discuss defense, energy with…

President Donald Trump met with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House as the two leaders explore ways to cooperate on defense and energy issues

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Gender pronouns part of…

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Opposing sides use of gender pronouns reflects larger issues in LGBT rights case

Survey: 3 In 4 Economists Believe U.S. Will Enter…

The Trump administration says economists concerned about an impending recession are wrong and trying to hurt the president's reelection chances.

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Michigan civil rights director takes leave after comments

The embattled director of Michigan's civil rights department is taking a leave of absence after making inappropriate remarks about a woman he saw outside a meeting at a suburban Detroit middle school

Trump insists US already has 'strong' gun…

Trump is insisting the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases, another sign he is backing away from supporting expanded checks

Philadelphia Mayor Vows Action On Guns, But State…

Mayor Jim Kenney says if federal and state lawmakers won't pass gun restrictions, he will. But Pennsylvania law may stop him.

The Latest: Alaska governor takes issue with coverage

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy took issue with media coverage in explaining why he announced by video his decision on the state budget and the oil-wealth fund dividend that will be paid to residents

Trump says would be 'appropriate' for Russia to…

President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of seven of the world's major industrial nations

How Withdrawing From Title X Would Affect Planned…

Planned Parenthood says it could pull out of the Title X program. Here's how that decision would affect the organization's patients.

Larry King seeks divorce from seventh wife after…

Larry King has filed for divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years

US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending…

The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks

U.S. Will Continue Allowing Some Transactions…

The Trump administration placed Huawei on a trade blacklist earlier this year.

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Trump steadily fulfills goals on religious right…

After a flurry of recent actions, the Trump administration is winning praise from conservative religious leaders for fulfilling many of their goals

Iranian Oil Tanker Leaves Gibraltar For Greece

The Adrian Darya 1 — formerly known as the Grace 1 — reportedly set sail for Greece Sunday evening.