NASHUA, N.H. — Hillary Rodham Clinton dodged questions Tuesday about her positions on trade and the Keystone XL pipeline, telling a New Hampshire voter that if the future of the project opposed by environmentalists remains "undecided when I become president, I will answer your question."
By ERICA WERNER, Associated Press
July 28, 2015 11:03 a.m.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans announced plans Tuesday for a quick vote on a three-month highway spending extension, as Congress stared down a deadline to act or see states lose money for road projects during the summer driving season.
By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press
July 28, 2015 11:22 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry warned skeptical lawmakers not to nix the contentious nuclear deal with Iran, insisting that it includes strict inspections and other safeguards to deter cheating by Tehran.
By ERICA WERNER and JOAN LOWY, Associated Press
July 27, 2015 8:20 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans had already declared the transportation bill dead on arrival.
By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press
July 27, 2015 6:38 p.m.
SEATTLE —The Washington attorney general's office said Monday the state has made so much progress toward fully paying the cost of basic education that the state Supreme Court should dissolve its contempt order on education funding.
By KEN DILANIAN, Associated Press
July 27, 2015 6:23 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining — and will destroy — millions of American calling records it collected under a program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.
By JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent
July 27, 2015 11:21 a.m.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on Monday for a series of campaign-trail attacks that he said would be "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."
By BASSEM MROUE and JULIE PACE, Associated Press
July 27, 2015 10:39 a.m.
BEIRUT — The United States and Turkey are finalizing plans for a military campaign to push the Islamic State group out of a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border, a move that would further embroil Turkey in Syria's civil war and set up a potential conflict with U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.