Biden most consider the age issue as he ponders…

Joe Biden is talking with friends and longtime supporters about whether he's too old to seek the White House

Warren seeks to solidify backing of African…

Elizabeth Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign

Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

7-year-old Guatemalan girl appeared healthy to Border Patrol agents; hours later she was dead.

As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring…

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is days away from being sentenced on a felony charge that in different times might have brought an end to his career

Cranky Congress still has work to do before wrapup

Everyone in Congress wants to go home, yet both chambers are scheduled to be in session next week over hefty matters, including the budget and criminal sentencing reform

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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law…

Saturday is the deadline for ACA health law coverage in most of the country

Budget head Mulvaney picked as Trump's next chief…

President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his next chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of contention for the job.

August trial set for fatal Florida parking…

A trial date has been set in the case of a white man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a parking lot dispute in July

Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with…

After spellbinding trial featuring tales of infidelity and a multimillion dollar insurance payout, a jury convicts a Florida woman of helping to mastermind the killing of her husband decades ago

Japanese boat owners charged with helping smuggle…

U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii are accusing the owners and officers of a Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter…

SLC repeat? Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's…

CBS grants $20 million to 18 women's rights groups as it tries to recover from Moonves scandal

The Latest: Cohen says Trump knew payments were…

Michael Cohen says Donald Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 presidential campaign

Senators ask FBI to investigate Blackmun for…

Two lawmakers are asking the Justice Department and FBI to look into whether former U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun lied to a Senate panel in testimony about the handling of sex-abuse allegations against Larry Nassar

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Beto O'Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House…

When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get

California court blocks pardon of man who killed…

In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old man Cambodian refugee facing deportation for killing and robbing a woman when he was 14 years old

Reports: Federal prosecutors probe Trump…

Federal prosecutors are reportedly investigating the finances of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee and whether foreigners made illegal contributions to its events

California alleges utility falsified pipeline…

Regulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines

China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts

China suspends tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following trade cease-fire with Washington

Police want direct talk with missing Colorado…

An official leading the search for a missing Colorado woman says her disappearance is suspicious and is urging the woman's fiance to speak directly with investigators

Their numbers growing, Latinos gain clout in new…

A record 43 Latinos elected to Congress are set to take the oath of office in January

Judge orders Idaho to give transgender inmate…

A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men's prison

Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws…

Three Alaska groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to demand it enforce the cleanup of polluted air around the state's second-largest city

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Last minute donation saves Chicago church from…

A 120-year-old Greek Orthodox church in Chicago has been saved from going to auction after a midnight call from a group of donors, which one church official says is "a Christmas miracle"

Serbia talks up armed intervention as Kosovo OKs…

Serbia threatened a possible armed intervention in Kosovo after the Kosovo parliament overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army