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Judge rejects Trump’s request to halt congressional subpoenas for banking records

The decision in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York could clear the way for Deutsche Bank and Capital One to hand over the president’s financial records to Democrats in the House.

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky

In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future.

More and more states want the popular vote to decide the 2020 election. Nevada may be next.

More and more states want the popular vote to decide the 2020 election. Nevada may be next.

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill

Doctors would face prison sentences if they fail to treat babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion, under a bill approved Tuesday night by the Alabama House of Representatives.

No Tubman $20 bill on Trump’s watch

DUBLIN — President Donald Trump will visit Ireland on June 5, meeting with the Irish prime minister and spending a night at one of his golf resorts, the White House has confirmed.

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast

Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday.

Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off.

Tense exchanges over migrant children’s deaths rock House hearing

Representative Lauren Underwood on Wednesday blamed the Trump administration’s border policies for the deaths of migrant children, an accusation the acting head of the Homeland Security Department called ‘‘appalling.’’