Military strategist Trump’s new national security adviser

Military strategist Trump’s new national security adviser

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump has tapped U.S. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn.

U.S. advisers move closer to the front lines in fight for Mosul

U.S. advisers move closer to the front lines in fight for Mosul

BAGHDAD -- The Pentagon is deploying U.S. military advisers closer to the front lines in the campaign against the Islamic State as Iraqi security forces wrestle for control of the city of Mosul, the top U.S. commander here said Monday.

Trump asked people to ‘look at what’s happening ... in Sweden.’ Here’s what’s happening there.

Trump asked people to ‘look at what’s happening ... in Sweden.’ Here’s what’s happening there.

President Donald Trump caused confusion during a Saturday rally in Florida when he said: “You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this?” Trump then mentioned the French cities of Nice and Paris ...

Trump supporters see a successful president — and are frustrated with critics who don’t

Trump supporters see a successful president — and are frustrated with critics who don’t

MELBOURNE, Fla. - Many of President Donald Trump’s most dedicated supporters - the sort who waited for hours in the Florida sun this weekend for his first post-inauguration campaign rally - say their lives changed on election night. Suddenly...

Drugs vanishing at some VA hospitals, AP investigation shows

Drugs vanishing at some VA hospitals, AP investigation shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since 2009, according ...

Trump’s focus on security adviser, health care plan

Trump’s focus on security adviser, health care plan

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump brought more contenders for national security adviser to his Palm Beach club for in-person interviews Sunday, hoping to fill the job in the coming days as he...

EPA adversary Pruitt confirmed to head agency

EPA adversary Pruitt confirmed to head agency

WASHINGTON — Scott Pruitt, who as Oklahoma’s attorney general spent years suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its efforts to regulate various forms of pollution, was confirmed Friday as the...

Trump family’s elaborate lifestyle is a ‘logistical nightmare’ at taxpayer expense

Trump family’s elaborate lifestyle is a ‘logistical nightmare’ at taxpayer expense

On Friday, President Donald Trump and his entourage will jet for the third straight weekend to a working getaway at his oceanfront Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida.

Donald Trump’s supporters are loving his combative stance with the media

Donald Trump’s supporters are loving his combative stance with the media

CHARLESTON — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration.

Trump says White House ‘fine-tuned machine,’ despite turmoil

Trump says White House ‘fine-tuned machine,’ despite turmoil

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump mounted an aggressive defense of his young presidency Thursday, lambasting reports that his campaign advisers had inappropriate contact with Russian officials and vowing to crack down on...

Trump administration says it will revise travel ban

Trump administration says it will revise travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump’s administration said in court documents on Thursday it does not want a larger appellate panel to review a ruling keeping its travel ban on hold and will instead replace ...

Trump nominates ex-NLRB member Acosta as labor secretary

Trump nominates ex-NLRB member Acosta as labor secretary

President Donald Trump named former National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta as his new nominee for labor secretary, the first Hispanic he has chosen for his Cabinet.

Tea party gains voice in Trump’s Cabinet with budget chief

Tea party gains voice in Trump’s Cabinet with budget chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick to run the White House budget office, giving the Republicans’ tea party wing a voice in the Cabinet.

Women’s March organizers plan ‘Day Without A Woman’ strike next month

Women’s March organizers plan ‘Day Without A Woman’ strike next month

WASHINGTON - The organizers behind the Women’s March on Washington are calling for a general strike next month to show the country what a day without women would look like.

Congress blocks Obama gun rule

Congress blocks Obama gun rule

WASHINGTON — Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people.

Puzder withdraws Labor nomination

Puzder withdraws Labor nomination

WASHINGTON — Andrew Puzder, President Donald Trump’s labor secretary nominee, withdrew from consideration Wednesday amid growing resistance from Senate Republicans centered primarily on Puzder’s past...

A crush of crises all but buries the young Trump White House

A crush of crises all but buries the young Trump White House

WASHINGTON — Less than a month into his tenure, Donald Trump’s White House is beset by crush of crises.

Trump’s nominee for labor secretary says he’ll withdraw

Trump’s nominee for labor secretary says he’ll withdraw

WASHINGTON — Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s choice to serve as the next labor secretary, has withdrawn his nomination amid growing resistance from Republicans and Democrats in the Senate.

Trump slams intel officials, media over Flynn and Russia

Trump slams intel officials, media over Flynn and Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump slammed intelligence officials and the media Wednesday over what he called “very, very unfair” treatment of his ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn and for “illegally...

Russia questions mount for Trump White House reeling from Flynn

Russia questions mount for Trump White House reeling from Flynn

Questions about ties between President Donald Trump’s team and Russian intelligence agents deepened Wednesday after new reports of extensive contacts between the two, which are sure to fuel Republican calls for a deeper look at Trump’s...

Brits gambling on White House chaos thanks to President Trump

Brits gambling on White House chaos thanks to President Trump

Paul Krishnamurty lost about $15,000 in November after placing an online bet.

White House: Trump told about Flynn in January

White House: Trump told about Flynn in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just six days into his presidency, Donald Trump was informed his national security adviser had misled his vice president about contacts with Russia. Trump kept his No. 2 in the dark and waited...

People have strong feelings about Ivanka's photo at the Oval Office desk

People have strong feelings about Ivanka's photo at the Oval Office desk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is getting a strong reaction online after posting a photo of herself seated at the Oval Office desk while her father, President Donald Trump, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, stood on either side of her....

Can Trump really take credit for jobs and arrests? A fact check

Can Trump really take credit for jobs and arrests? A fact check

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is patting himself on the back for immigration and job-creation initiatives that started before he took office.