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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison.

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TAOS, N.M. — The small city of Deming, New Mexico, has become the latest U.S. border community to declare a state of emergency after dozens of migrants were released in the town by federal authorities seeking to cope with a surge in asylum seekers coming across the southern U.S. border.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Thursday will outline an immigration plan aimed at hardening border ports of entry and making the legal migration system based more on a proficiency in English and employment, senior administration officials said.

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ATLANTA — While leaving to go turkey hunting Monday morning, former President Jimmy Carter fell at his home in Plains, Georgia.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepening trade war.

WASHINGTON D.C. — President Donald Trump said on Monday he would meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping next month and that he expected their discussions would be "very fruitful," as the trade war between the world's two largest economies intensified.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in no hurry to sign a trade deal with China as Washington imposed a new set of tariffs on Chinese goods and negotiators ended two days of talks to try to salvage an agreement.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The wealth of middle-class families still has not recovered from the 2007 to 2009 economic crisis, with a lagging rebound in home equity and slow wage growth continuing to widen inequality through most of last year, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Friday in a snapshot o…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico, U.S. official said on Friday, including taking about $600 million in savings from an account meant for Afghan securit…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump said Thursday that former Secretary of State John F. Kerry “should be prosecuted” for speaking privately with Iranian officials and, the president claimed, discouraging them from negotiating with his administration.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee moved on Thursday toward restoring hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to Central America that was cut off by President Donald Trump, setting up a potential showdown with the White House.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege Wednesday to block release to Congress of the special counsel’s unredacted report and its underlying evidence in a dramatic escalation of a legal and political clash between House Democrats and the White House.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough week for the Justice Department chief.

LOS ANGELES — The back-and-forth legal drama over an Impressionist masterpiece that hangs in a Spanish museum has seemingly come to the end of the road for a San Diego family, which is left with nothing to show for their decade-long battle to reclaim the artwork they say was seized from them…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry and criticized Mueller for not reachin…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorney General William Barr is due today to release a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the 22-month investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election and contacts between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow.

NEW YORK — The U.S. Attorney General struck down a decision that had allowed some asylum seekers to ask for bond in front of an immigration judge, in a ruling that expands indefinite detention for some migrants who must wait months or years for their cases to be heard.

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr's release of the redacted Mueller report did nothing to tamp down demands from congressional Democrats that the entire document and underlying information be made available to Congress and the public.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday brushed aside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's demand for Washington to show more flexibility in nuclear talks by year-end, with Pompeo saying Kim should keep his promise to give up his nuclear weapons be…

Democratic U.S. mayors said on Friday their cities would welcome illegal immigrants, dismissing President Donald Trump's threats to transport people detained at the border to "sanctuary cities" as illustrating the White House's callous approach to the issue.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a week a redacted version of the long-awaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The director of the U.S. Secret Service will leave his job, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee said, amid an investigation into a security breach at the president's Mar-a-Lago resort and a broader shakeup within the Department of Homeland Security.

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Monday halted the Trump administration's policy of sending some asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait out their cases in Mexico, stopping a program the government planned to use to stem a recent flood of migrants.

NEW YORK — After Texas pushed the United States over the last decade to become the world's biggest oil producer last year, the heart of the shale revolution is starting to show fatigue.

BOSTON — The former co-chairman of the law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher on Friday became the second parent to say he would plead guilty to participating in what prosecutors call the largest college admissions scam uncovered in U.S. history.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from a threat to immediately shut down the southern U.S. border with Mexico but raised a new specter of eventually slapping tariffs on car imports from Mexico unless it does more to stop illegal migrants and drugs.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Democrats on Wednesday formally demanded that the IRS turn over six years of personal and business tax returns for President Donald Trump, setting the stage for a clash with the White House and in the courts.

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday released a video responding to complaints from women who say they were uncomfortable with his tendency to touch and hug people he meets in politics.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bernie Sanders put to rest any suggestion that the movement behind him has faded since his first run for president as his campaign team announced Tuesday that he had raised an immense amount of cash from a huge number of donors.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House took a step back on Tuesday from a threat to close the U.S. border with Mexico, even as a redeployment of border officers in recent days has led to a slowdown of legal crossings and commerce at U.S. ports of entry there.