Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez, the highest-ranking Latino in the U.S. Catholic Church, was elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday, marking the first time that a Latino bishop has held the position.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is disputing a claim by Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, that he sought to subvert President Donald Trump’s agenda in an effort to “save the country.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Boeing on Monday said it expected U.S. regulators to approve the return to commercial service of its grounded 737 MAX jet in the coming weeks, and its shares jumped as investors grew more hopeful the planemaker had addressed software problems at the heart of two fatal crashes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump seethed on Monday as Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to enter a crucial new phase — the first public hearings — in their impeachment inquiry centered on his request that Ukraine investigate political rival Joe Biden.
CHICAGO — Tests of lung samples taken from 29 patients with vaping-related lung injuries suggest all contained Vitamin E acetate, a discovery U.S. officials described as a “breakthrough” in the investigation of the nationwide outbreak that topped 2,000 cases this week.
SEATTLE — A Seattle man facing charges he was paid by the Saudi royal family to access the private information of Saudi dissidents, media personalities and others while working at Twitter is described as a loyal family man and loving husband in letters submitted to federal court ahead of a d…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court is again poised to test the bounds of Donald Trump’s presidential powers, this time in a politically charged clash over the fate of 700,000 people who were brought into the country illegally as children.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a move that could greatly disrupt the field just three months before the first nominating contests.
BAVISPE, Mexico — An American man whose grandchildren were slain in a brutal massacre in Mexico demanded justice for other victims of the country’s drug war on Thursday, as hundreds of relatives gathered from across the United States to honor the victims.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — For all the drama surrounding President Donald Trump — an unfolding House impeachment probe, former aides in prison and his personal consigliere reportedly under federal investigation — there’s one worry he doesn’t face: money for his 2020 campaign.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressional committees conducting an impeachment probe of President Donald Trump met on Thursday for the first time with an adviser to Vice President Mike Pence, but former national security adviser John Bolton failed to heed a request to appear.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — China and the United States have agreed to roll back tariffs on each others’ goods as part of the first phase of a trade deal, officials from both sides said on Thursday, offering a new sign of progress despite ongoing divisions about the months-long dispute.
U.S. Democrats scored an upset victory in Kentucky on Tuesday over a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump and seized control of the state legislature in Virginia, where anti-Trump sentiment in the suburbs remained a potent force.
MEXICO CITY — Nine U.S. citizens were killed Monday when their vehicles were ambushed by gunmen in northern Mexico, a brutal attack that prompted President Donald Trump to call for a “war” against Mexico’s increasingly powerful criminal groups.
Winds that had fanned California’s wildfires were calmer on Monday, helping firefighters contain blazes that have destroyed homes, prompted large-scale evacuation orders and forced mass power outages since late last month.
By Billy House and Steven T. Dennis Bloomberg News
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine said she was warned by officials in the country that President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was maneuvering against her and that they were concerned about getting dragged into U.S. politics.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration gave official notice Monday that it will pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, a long anticipated move and a significant step in America’s retreat as an environmental leader.
CHICAGO — Chicago teachers will end their 11-day strike against the third-largest U.S. school system after their union and district officials reached a tentative settlement on Thursday of a labor battle that canceled classes for 300,000 students.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A deeply divided U.S. House of Representatives took a major step in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump on Thursday when lawmakers approved rules for the next stage, including public hearings, in the Democratic-led inquiry into Trump's attempt to have Ukraine inve…
CHICAGO — The head of Chicago’s teachers’ union and Mayor Lori Lightfoot met on Thursday to try to resolve one of the last sticking points in an 11-day strike — whether to make up class days lost by the city’s 300,000 students during the walkout.
By Tracy Wilkinson and Noga Tarnopolsky Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON, D.C. — That best-buddy friendship between President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a personal alliance that has shaped America’s Mideast policy for nearly three years — has cooled.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In its first vote related to the impeachment of President Donald Trump, the House on Thursday approved largely along party lines a resolution affirming its investigation and setting rules for public hearings to be held in the coming weeks.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A federal judge blocked Alabama on Tuesday from enforcing the strictest abortion laws in the country, saying the ban on all abortions unless a mother’s health was in danger was unconstitutional.
By Akanksha Rana, Jeffrey Dastin and Lisa Baertlein Reuters
SEATTLE — Amazon is eliminating its grocery delivery charge for Prime members in the United States and making shopping easier by combining AmazonFresh and Whole Foods Market ordering on a single site, as it battles rival grocery sellers like Walmart and Kroger.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A top adviser to President Donald Trump on Ukraine testified on Tuesday that he was so alarmed after hearing Trump ask Ukraine’s president to investigate a political rival, Democrat Joe Biden, that he reported the matter to a White House lawyer out of concern for U.S. nati…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has shut down Xtra Aerospace of Miramar, Florida, the company that supplied a faulty sensor to Lion Air that triggered the deadly 2018 crash of a 737 MAX, killing 189 people.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. judge on Friday validated the legality of the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump and ordered his administration to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a challenge by California and 16 other states to the Trump administration’s decision to revise strict U.S. vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency rules put in place under former President Barack Obama.
GEYSERVILLE, Calif. — California firefighters on Friday sought to take advantage of a brief lull in high winds behind fast-moving wildfires that forced the evacuation of more than 40,000 residents north of Los Angeles and another 2,000 in the state’s wine country.
SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was hit with a $100,000 fine for violating a judge’s order to stop debt collection efforts against former students at bankrupt Corinthian Colleges Inc.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republicans pressed their offensive against the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Thursday with plans for a Senate resolution calling it illegitimate, while the White House lauded lawmakers in his party who stormed into a high-security ro…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday accused China of curtailing “rights and liberties” in Hong Kong and criticized Nike and the National Basketball Association for falling in line with Beijing in a disagreement over free speech.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — That pecorino you were planning to grate into your holiday risotto? Or the wedge of manchego displayed on your Christmas cheese board? Start hoarding them in the freezer. By the holidays, prices are expected to go up.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into whether Donald Trump or his 2016 presidential campaign was illegally spied upon, according to a person familiar with the matter, escalating the controversy surrounding an inquiry that has remained largely secr…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a ceasefire in northern Syria is now permanent and lifted sanctions on Turkey as a result, rejecting criticism of his decision to pull out U.S. troops that allowed Kurdish allies to come under attack.
By Richard Cowan, Mark Hosenball and Patricia Zengerle Reuters
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democrats’ attempts to impeach him, on Wednesday disrupted the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry and prevented a Pentagon official from testifying.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organizations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic, British and U.S. officials said on Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump on Monday exhorted fellow Republicans to get tougher and fight for his presidency, saying the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives wants to impeach him “as quick as possible” over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court stepped into a new immigration dispute on Friday, agreeing to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump’s administration of a lower court ruling that could frustrate a top priority of his: quickly deporting illegal immigrants.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Boeing turned over instant messages from 2016 between two employees that suggest the airplane maker may have misled the Federal Aviation Administration about a key safety system on the grounded 737 MAX, according to documents seen by Reuters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A top White House aide’s suggestion that President Donald Trump wanted a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid upended the administration’s impeachment strategy and left Republican allies flummoxed and frustrated.