Government And Politics

GOP Sen. Thad Cochran grappling with illness

Oct 16, 2017

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran is continuing to grapple with a urinary tract infection that has delayed a planned return to Washington

Populism again casts shadow over booming eurozone economy

Oct 16, 2017

Following votes in Germany and Austria and the uncertainty over the Spanish region of Catalonia, concerns are growing again about the potential impact of euroskeptic politics.

Indonesian couple take refuge in candidate's church

Oct 16, 2017

The minister who is the Green Party candidate for New Jersey governor is giving sanctuary to an Indonesian Christian couple who were told to report to Immigration and Customs Enforcement

UK leader makes surprise Brussels trip to undo Brexit logjam

Oct 16, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is heading to Brussels for a meeting with senior European Union officials in hopes to reviving stalled negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union

The Latest: Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior

Oct 16, 2017

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.

France proposes new law against harassment, sexual violence

Oct 16, 2017

French government planning crackdown on sexual violence

Justices to hear government's email dispute with Microsoft

Oct 16, 2017

The Supreme Court is intervening in a digital age privacy dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails stored abroad

Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

Oct 16, 2017

The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees

Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions on Ukraine

Oct 16, 2017

Hungary says it will "block and boycott" all attempts to draw Ukraine more deeply into the European Union unless Kiev changes a new education law that rolls back options for schools to teach lessons in languages other than Ukrainian

Suspect in murder of Mexican activist killed by police

Oct 16, 2017

One of the men allegedly responsible for the murder of an activist in northern Mexico has been killed in a shootout with police

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