The Latest: Merkel says worth seizing chance to…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it's worth taking every opportunity to avoid a further escalation of the standoff over Iran's nuclear program

Trump Administration Plans To Reopen U.S…

The State Department said reopening a consulate in Greenland is part of a plan to increase the U.S.'s presence in the Danish territory.

President Trump, White House Give Mixed Messages…

After the president said he had "second thoughts" about the trade war, the White House said in a statement he only regrets not raising tariffs higher.

High-stakes gamble: Iranian envoy gets surprise G…

A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and was headed to the building where leaders of the world's major democracies have been debating for nearly 24 hours over how to handle to country's nuclear ambitions

Johnson acknowledges touch and go prospects for…

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged that the prospect of a Brexit deal is "touch and go."

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Iranian Oil Tanker Changes Course After Greece…

The Adrian Darya 1 — formerly known as the Grace 1 — says it is now headed to Turkey.

Trump Says He Can Tell U.S. Companies To Find…

The president told U.S. companies to start looking for an alternative to China in response to the country imposing retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods.

While Italian pols fight, finance minister tries to reassure

Italy's economy minister is trying to reassure markets as political leaders squabble in uphill dealings for a new government

Correction: Red Flag Laws story

DOJ Challenging Ruling That President Can't Block…

The department filed the request after the appeals court ruled President Trump couldn't block critics on his public Twitter account.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Completes Pancreatic Cancer…

She completed three weeks of radiation therapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Former NY congressman denies sex abuse allegations

A lawyer for former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman is denying accusations leveled in a lawsuit that the New York Democrat is a sexual "predator" who violated a teenager at a Boy Scout camp five decades ago

Billionaire Businessman David Koch Dead At 79

Charles Koch announced his brother's death in a statement Friday.

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Seth Moulton Is Dropping Out Of The 2020…

The representative from Massachusetts entered the 2020 Democratic primary race in April.

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh making longshot GOP challenge…

Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, has announced a challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020

White House reverses Trump on China 'second…

President Donald Trump's only regret in hiking tariffs on China is that he didn't raise them higher, his press secretary says after the president had earlier signaled some remorse for an escalating trade war with China

'Faithless Electors' Aren't Anything New, But Now…

According to Fair Vote, there have been 167 faithless electors since the electoral college was founded.

Utah To Abandon State-Run Medical Marijuana…

​In a bill being written by Utah Senate Majority Leader Evan Vickers, the state would no longer control the sale of medical marijuana.

Iran Drops In on G7

If there weren't enough excitement at the G7 summit already, Iran just decided to send a little more to the exclusive party where it is the subject of much gnashing of teeth: The Republic's top diplomat, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has arrived in Biarritz, France, which is hosting the G7....

A 3rd GOPer Is Running for Prez

The former Illinois congressman who once said before the 2016 election "I'm grabbing my musket" if Donald Trump lost, has apparently had a change of heart: Joe Walsh announced his candidacy for the 2020 Republican nomination Sunday on ABC's This Week , saying "I'm going to run for president." The tea...

What California Data Tells Us About 'Red Flag…

We don't know how well red flag laws work in stopping mass shootings, but new research gives us a first glimpse at data that can determine efficacy.

Will Trump's Green Card Rule Benefit Taxpayers Or…

The new policy aims to ensure that legal immigrants don't become a taxpayers' burden. But economists told Newsy that the rule is "short-sighted."

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Arkansas, home to supremacist groups, weighs hate…

The threat of white supremacy has been well known in Arkansas, where various extremist groups have made their home over the decades, but efforts to enact a hate crimes measure have been unsuccessful

Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon…

Brazilian troops deploy in the Amazon to help fight fires that have swept parts of the region

Mitch McConnell Defends The Senate Filibuster In…

​The filibuster lets the minority party delay or even block consideration of a bill unless 60 senators agree to move it to a vote.