Tillerson backtracks on offer of unconditional NKorea talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.

Posted on 15 December 2017 | 7:06 am

The Latest: GOP senators optimistic on tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local):

Posted on 15 December 2017 | 6:55 am

Americans pessimistic about Trump, country: AP-NORC Poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Posted on 15 December 2017 | 6:17 am

Trump doesn't want to talk about Flynn pardon 'yet'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't saying whether he is considering a pardon for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

Posted on 15 December 2017 | 5:28 am

Trump says Republican Roy Moore should concede Alabama race

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling on Republican Roy Moore to concede after he lost the Alabama Senate race.

Posted on 15 December 2017 | 4:48 am