Government And Politics

Tillerson: 'Heartbreaking' reports of suffering in Myanmar

Oct 18, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is condemning reported atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, and he says those responsible _ perhaps the country's military _ will be held accountable

The Latest: Sessions tells senators he urged Comey firing

Oct 18, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he urged the firing of former FBI Director James Comey because of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation

Portuguese minister resigns over 106 wildfire deaths

Oct 18, 2017

The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services has resigned after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year

New result boosts ruling party advantage in Venezuela vote

Oct 18, 2017

Venezuela's National Electoral Council has declared a ruling socialist candidate party the victor in a final gubernatorial race

Kentucky to move all new hires to 401(k)-style plan

Oct 18, 2017

Kentucky's Republican leaders say they will close the state's troubled pension system for most new employees, offering them a 401(k)-style plan as they seek to stop the bleeding on one of the country's worst funded public retirement plans

Health care plan sponsor says Trump offers encouragement

Oct 18, 2017

A chief sponsor of a bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums said Wednesday President Donald Trump called to offer encouragement, a day after the president spoke favorably of the pact but then reversed course

Talk of 'no deal' Brexit rises as divorce negotiations stall

Oct 18, 2017

As Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union stutter and stall, one nagging question looms larger and larger: What if there is no deal?

Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has died

Oct 18, 2017

Gord Downie, the revered lead singer and songwriter of iconic Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, has died

The Latest: Trump criticizes bipartisan health deal

Oct 18, 2017

President Donald Trump is criticizing a bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of insurance premiums

Ohio senator who resigned is sorry for inappropriate conduct

Oct 18, 2017

An Ohio state senator who resigned abruptly this week is apologizing for inappropriate conversations and physical contact with a state worker