House fails to override Trump veto of his border emergency

ALAN FRAM | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing...

Julian Castro visits Puerto Rico in bid for presidency

DANICA COTO | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. presidential candidate Julian Castro joined dozens of high-profile Latinos in Puerto Rico on...

Oakland teachers to walk off the job Thursday

By JOCELYN GECKER | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO — Teachers in Oakland, California, will become the latest educators in the country to strike over...

Cutbacks in local news leave some communities in the dark

BY DAVID BAUDER and DAVID A. LIEB | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WAYNESVILLE, Mo. — Five minutes late, Darrell Todd Maurina sweeps into a meeting room...

Oprah offers big stage for Beto O’Rourke’s re-emergence

WILL WEISSERT | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN — Beto O'Rourke's weeks of near-silence end on a massive stage when he sits down for an interview...

US consumer confidence tumbles in December

"While consumers are ending 2018 on a strong note, back-to-back declines in expectations are reflective of an increasing concern that the pace of economic growth will begin moderating in the first half of 2019."

Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay quarterback, dies at 85

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He...

GOP blocks Dems bill to temporarily reopen gov’t

WASHINGTON — Controlling the Senate have scuttled a Democratic attempt to temporarily reopen the shuttered portions of the federal government. The measure would have reopened...

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

Family spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush died shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush.

House to vote on revoking Trump’s emergency order for wall

ANDREW TAYLOR | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's allies in the House say they are confident of minimal GOP defections Tuesday on...