posted: 08/25/2016 3:47 a.m.
Donald Trump promised Hispanics "a much better life" on Wednesday in a Florida speech that continued his recent effort to soften his tone and broaden his support 11 weeks before Election Day.
updated: 08/25/2016 3:45 a.m.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump urged Florida Gov. Rick Scott to give a judgeship to an attorney whose work appears at odds with Trump's stance on immigration, newly released emails show.
updated: 08/25/2016 3:26 a.m.
GI named who died from Afghan bomb WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military has identified the soldier who was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday as Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Matthew Thompson, 28, of Irvine, Calif.
updated: 08/25/2016 3:24 a.m.
Actress Jennifer Lawrence is a girl on fire -- at least monetarily speaking. Lawrence topped Forbes magazine's list as the world's highest-paid actress for the second-straight year, banking $46 million thanks to her paycheck for the final Hunger Games installment.
updated: 08/25/2016 3:22 a.m.
Jeffrey Williams, 58, a NASA astronaut now in orbit as commander of the International Space Station, has set a U.S. record for total days spent in space, 521 days over four flights, surpassing the 520-day record set earlier this year by Scott Kelly.
posted: 08/24/2016 5:45 a.m.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave."
posted: 08/24/2016 5:45 a.m.
Democrats may be underdogs, but they will fight hard to carry the Natural State in November, the party's vice presidential nominee said Tuesday.
updated: 08/24/2016 3:55 a.m.
Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he is open to "softening" laws dealing with immigrants in the country illegally, a sign that the Republican presidential nominee is considering easing the stance he has taken since the beginning of his campaign.
updated: 08/24/2016 3:50 a.m.
Donald Trump's July fundraising provided the Republican National Committee with less than half as much as Mitt Romney's efforts four years ago, an Associated Press review of the campaign-finance documents found.
updated: 08/24/2016 3:48 a.m.
More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money -- either personally or through companies or groups -- to the Clinton Foundation.
updated: 08/24/2016 3:44 a.m.
A federal appeals court will decide whether Kansas has the right to ask people who register to vote when they get their driver's licenses for proof that they're citizens, a decision which could affect whether thousands have their ballots counted in November's election.
updated: 08/24/2016 3:43 a.m.
Texas and four other Republican-led states filed another lawsuit Tuesday seeking to roll back rules by President Barack Obama's administration to strengthen transgender rights, saying new federal nondiscrimination health rules could force doctors to act contrary to their medical judgment or religious beliefs.
updated: 08/23/2016 3:39 a.m.
A U.S. soldier was killed by a bomb near the southern Afghan city of Lashkar Gah and another was wounded, officials said Tuesday, days after more than 100 U.S. soldiers arrived there to help plan the strategic city's defense amid weeks of losses to the Taliban.
updated: 08/24/2016 3:38 a.m.
Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. was "absolutely, thoroughly, 100 percent committed" to NATO and that its Baltic allies should ignore Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
posted: 08/24/2016 3:32 a.m.
With government officials now warning pregnant women to avoid Miami Beach in addition to Puerto Rico, some sun-seekers are desperately scrambling for a Zika-free vacation.