WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched the House into a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander i…

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COATZACOALCOS, Mexico — An attack on a bar in Mexico’s Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 26 people and wounded about a dozen, officials said Wednesday, and they said it was apparently overseen by a man who had been recently arrested but released.

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson maneuvered Wednesday to give his political opponents even less time to block a chaotic no-deal Brexit before the Oct. 31 withdrawal deadline, winning Queen Elizabeth II’s approval to suspend Parliament. His critics were outraged.

LACONA, Iowa — When President Donald Trump levied tariffs on China that scrambled global markets, farmer Randy Miller was willing to absorb the financial hit. Even as the soybeans in his fields about an hour south of Des Moines became less valuable, Miller saw long-term promise in Trump’s ef…

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Dorian became a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday as it struck the U.S. Virgin Islands, with forecasters saying it could grow to Category 3 status as it nears the U.S. mainland as early as the weekend.

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico — A Trump administration program forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico has evolved into a sweeping rejection of all forms of migrants, with both countries quietly working to keep people out of the U.S. despite threats to the migrants’ safety.

WASHINGTON — Struggling Democratic presidential candidates braced for bad news Wednesday with the window to qualify for the next debate set to close at midnight, a near impossible deadline for them to make and one that is likely to spell doom for their campaigns.

ELKHART, Ind. — Economists are warning that a downturn in shipments of recreational vehicles from the northern Indiana county that calls itself the “RV Capital of the World” suggests an impending recession.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn’t risk its relations with America by aiding it.


HOUSTON — He was the man who sought a "kinder, and gentler nation," and the one who sternly invited Americans to read his lips — he would not raise taxes.


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is canceling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea.


LONDON — For Kate, the wait is over. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy — a third child for Kate and Prince William and fifth in line to the British throne.

BEVERLY, Mass. -- Upset that his girlfriend wanted to terminate her pregnancy, the boyfriend pleaded guilty in court Wednesday to leaving a 9 mm bullet at a medical office where he had accompanied her for the abortion.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush died on April 17, 2018, two days after she decided not to seek additional medical treatment. CNN had reported Barbara Bush had COPD or chronic obstruction pulmonary disease.


WASHINGTON — The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again.

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Austin's mayor is urging residents to remain vigilant, despite the death of a man suspected in this month's string of bombings in Texas' capital city, according to The Associated Press.


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump ousted Rex Tillerson as secretary of state today, making a surprise Twitter announcement that he's naming CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace him.


BOSTON — Winter-weary New Englanders are preparing for blizzard conditions, a foot or more of snow and high winds as the third major nor'easter in two weeks bears down on the Northeast.

Cynthia Ladd is a firearms trainer for the National Rifle Association who believes women need to protect themselves by packing a gun and knowing when and how to use it.


MONTREAT, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.

WHITEFACE MOUNTAIN, N.Y. — The skier thought lost on this rugged New York mountain peak only to mysteriously turn up in California six days later believes he suffered a head injury that led to his cross-country journey.

WILMINGTON, N.Y. -- A skier missing for six days on Whiteface Mountain in remote northeast New York and presumed dead has turned up alive and well 2,800 miles away in Sacramento, California, State Police reported.

WEATHERFORD, Texas – This small northeast Texas town grieved Monday over the flu-related death of a popular second-grade teacher who was reluctant to pick up a prescription to combat the virus because the medication’s co-pay amounted to $116.

ATLANTA — Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who resigned Wednesday as director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, is the second prominent Georgia doctor politician to depart a top federal health position over troublesome conduct in office.

NEW YORK — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention resigned Wednesday over financial conflicts of interest involving her investments in health care businesses.

NEW YORK — A man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body with Velcro and zip ties set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring him and three other people at the height of the morning rush hour.

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas – The man credited with preventing additional deaths at the South Texas church massacre said he’s no hero, was “scared to death” at the time he exchanged gunfire with the killer outside the church and certain he struck him with a bullet.

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Tex. – The gunman who killed 26 people at a rural South Texas church was able to buy the semi-automatic rifle used in the tragedy because the Air Force failed to enter his military domestic assault record into the federal criminal background check data base.


SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A man opened fire inside of a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing multiple people and wounding others before being "taken down," authorities said.


LAS VEGAS — A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 200 as tens of thousands of frantic concert-goers screamed and ran for their lives,…

WASHINGTON – The battle over the future of Medicaid in the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has given little attention to how reduced funding will affect military veterans.

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WASHINGTON — A top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington. Several other people were also believed to have been hit, according to a lawmaker who witnessed the shooting.

WASHINGTON — With a transfixed nation watching, former FBI Director James Comey ducked the elephant in the room question: Did President Donald Trump intend to obstruct justice in their private conversation about the bureau’s investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s Russian connections?

ORLANDO, Fla. — A disgruntled former employee opened fire inside a Florida awning manufacturer on Monday, killing five workers there and then killing himself, officials said.

WASHINGTON – Small rural phone companies will not be required by the federal government to raise monthly charges over the next two years, the Federal Communications Commission decided Thursday.

WASHINGTON – Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, a key lawmaker in the Republicans effort to forge a consensus health care plan, said Tuesday he’s open to slowly phasing in reduced federal payments to Medicaid expansion states.