• US judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over asylum claims

    SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrants around the United States who may not have been told that they had a one-year deadline to apply for asylum.

    Updated: 6:01 pm

  • White House plan to help pay for border wall is a long shot

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is calling for immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community development grants to help pay for the border wall that President Donald Trump repeatedly promised would be financed by Mexico.

  • Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump’s proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world’s top emergency donor.

    Updated: 6:25 pm

  • Veteran homelessness: Trump’s budget could hurt efforts

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which is up for elimination under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, nonprofits and local officials say.

    Updated: 4:45 pm

  • Kushner agrees to speak to Senate panel about Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law has volunteered to answer questions before the Senate Intelligence Committee about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials.

  • Bulgaria near final results give pro-EU party clear victory

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A center-right, pro-European Union party is the clear winner in Bulgaria’s parliamentary election, according to near final results Monday.

  • Russian opposition leader Navalny in Moscow court

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was fined 20,000 rubles ($340) by a Moscow court on Monday.

  • Agency follows a uniquely American way of funding arts

    NEW YORK (AP) — When the National Endowment for the Arts was established in 1965, organizers had different models to choose from.

  • Ahoy, justices! Floating home case winner back to high court

    RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating home was a house, not a vessel subject to seizure by a Florida city.

  • Carrier deal touted by Trump unusual for Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The deal brokered by President Donald Trump to stem job losses at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis is unusual for the state of Indiana as it offers $7 million of incentives to a company still planning to cut about a third of its some 1,600 jobs.