National
February 10

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims he's vindicated in Russia probe

President Donald Trump is declaring exoneration prematurely in the Russia investigation.
National
February 10

Public visitation to be held for longtime Rep. John Dingell

A public visitation will be held in Michigan to honor John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in history, who died last week at age 92.
Politics
February 10
Replay: Sen. Amy Klobuchar joins 2020 presidential race

Replay: Sen. Amy Klobuchar joins 2020 presidential race

Against a snowy Minneapolis backdrop, Sen. Amy Klobuchar made the long-awaited announcement Sunday that she is running for president.
National
February 10

The Latest: Klobuchar dismisses reports she's a tough boss

The Latest on Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. (all times local):
National
February 10

El Paso bristles at Trump's claim that wall made city safe

People walking over the Paso del Norte Bridge linking this West Texas border city to Mexico can watch President Donald Trump's border wall getting bigger in real time.
National
February 10

Rep Walter Jones Jr. of North Carolina dies on 76th birthday

Republican U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr. of North Carolina, a once-fervent supporter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq who later became an equally outspoken critic of the war, died Sunday on his 76th birthday.
National
February 10

Dems' 2020 field now includes Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday joined the growing group of Democrats jostling to be president and positioned herself as the most prominent Midwestern candidate in the field, as her party tries to win back voters in a region that helped put Donald Trump in the White House.
National
February 10
FILE- In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, speaks at The Economic Club of Washington's Milestone Celebration in Wash

Tabloid CEO's lawyer denies Enquirer tried to extort Bezos

The National Enquirer committed neither extortion nor blackmail by threatening to publish intimate photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an attorney for the head of the tabloid's parent company said Sunday.
National
February 10
In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, photo, a new barrier is built along the Texas-Mexico border near downtown El Paso. Such barriers have been a part of E

As clock ticks, new hurdle emerges in border security talks

Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this coming week. The White House wouldn't rule out a renewed partial government shutdown if an agreement isn't reached.
National
February 10

The Latest: Virginia congresswoman: Northam should resign

The Latest on the blackface and sexual assault allegations involving Virginia's top three Democrats (all times local):
National
February 10
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam

Possible impeachment could further upend Virginia politics

Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state's second most powerful leader as they struggle to address revelations of past racist behavior and allegations of sexual assault roiling its highest levels of office.
National
February 10
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.),

Warren takes on Trump, says he may not be 'free' in 2020

Back in Iowa as a full-fledged presidential candidate, Democrat Elizabeth Warren took aim at President Donald Trump on Sunday, saying he "may not even be a free person" by next year's election.
National
February 10

The Latest: Warren says Trump may not be 'free' in 2020

The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, who is campaigning in Iowa (all times local):
National
February 10

Before multiculturalism, blackface rampant in US pop culture

in the hit 1983 comedy "Trading Places."
National
February 10

Push to honor black tennis star comes amid blackface scandal

A movement to rename a Richmond, Virginia, thoroughfare for groundbreaking black tennis player Arthur Ashe Jr. is cresting just as the state finds itself in turmoil over a blackface scandal involving the governor and attorney general.
National
February 10

2020 hopeful Gillibrand immerses herself in early voting SC

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York immersed herself in South Carolina over the weekend, using her first trip to the state to introduce herself as a possible presidential candidate to the heavily black Democratic electorate.
National
February 10

South Carolina deputy fatally shoots man

A police call that began with a complaint about a possible poisoning ended with a sheriff's deputy fatally shooting a man in South Carolina early Sunday, authorities said.
Politics
February 10
Hennepin County Attorney Amy Klobuchar, a U.S. Senate candidate, speaks to supporters in Wabasha on Sept. 29, during the last stop of her tour of all

Watch the replay: Sen. Amy Klobuchar's announcement

National
February 10

Virginia police: Man with big knife shot, killed by officer

Police in Virginia say an officer has shot and killed a man with a large knife.
Local
February 10
Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke to the media after she arrived at the Intercontinental Hotel for Tuesday night's DFL headquarters election party in St. Paul.

Eight things to know about Amy Klobuchar

Minnesota's three-term senior U.S. senator announced Sunday that she is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. Here are some things to know about Klobuchar.