Hong Kong breathes sigh of relief as Saturday passes without tear gas

HONG KONG BREATHES SIGH OF RELIEF AS SATURDAY PASSES WITHOUT TEAR GAS

This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com...

EU CALLS ON BOTH SIDES OF HONG KONG CRISIS TO ENTER INTO TALKS

 
 
 
Court rejects Planned Parenthood bid to freeze Trump's family planning rule

COURT REJECTS PLANNED PARENTHOOD BID TO FREEZE TRUMP'S FAMILY PLANNING RULE

A federal appeals court has rejected efforts to block the Trump administration from banning abortion referrals by federally funded...

POLITICO PLAYBOOK: THE PUSHBACK

 
 
 

U.S. ISSUES WARRANT TO SEIZE IRANIAN TANKER HELD IN GIBRALTAR

Democrats torch Trump failures on rural digital divide

DEMOCRATS TORCH TRUMP FAILURES ON RURAL DIGITAL DIVIDE

Democrats are offering President Donald Trump's rural supporters a reason to turn against him in 2020 - his failure to bring them the...

 
 
 
How Trump trips up his own Afghan peace efforts

HOW TRUMP TRIPS UP HIS OWN AFGHAN PEACE EFFORTS

President Donald Trump's efforts to end the U.S. war in Afghanistan keep hitting a major roadblock: his own proclamations that he wants...

Customs airports systems reportedly down nationwide

CUSTOMS AIRPORTS SYSTEMS REPORTEDLY DOWN NATIONWIDE

At least two major airports across the United States are reporting outages of Customs and Border Protection's computer systems used...

 
 
 
Joe Kennedy-for-Senate backers mount drive to drum out Ed Markey

JOE KENNEDY-FOR-SENATE BACKERS MOUNT DRIVE TO DRUM OUT ED MARKEY

BOSTON - Standing before a group of donors at a Cape Cod fundraiser last weekend, Sen. Ed Markey joked about his current political...

Democratic pollster divulges details to jurors about Greg Craig's Ukraine work

DEMOCRATIC POLLSTER DIVULGES DETAILS TO JURORS ABOUT GREG CRAIG'S UKRAINE WORK

Democratic pollster and political consultant Doug Schoen took the stand at former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig's trial Friday,...

 
 
 
Top State Department aide stays on despite 'hostile' behavior reports

TOP STATE DEPARTMENT AIDE STAYS ON DESPITE 'HOSTILE' BEHAVIOR REPORTS

State Department employees are angry that a Trump administration political appointee appears set to keep his job after an investigation...

Planned Parenthood at risk in standoff over Trump abortion ‘gag rule'

PLANNED PARENTHOOD AT RISK IN STANDOFF OVER TRUMP ABORTION ‘GAG RULE'

Millions of low-income women could lose access to birth control and other reproductive health services when a Trump administration...

 
 
 

POLITICO PLAYBOOK PM: SCOOP: MIFTAH WASN'T A PROBLEM WHEN OTHER CONGRESSMEN WENT TO ‘PALESTINE' WITH THEM

And President Donald Trump is reviewing a potential peace plan with the Taliban.

ISLE BE DAMNED: WHAT TRUMP COULD BUY INSTEAD OF GREENLAND

 
 
 
Blindsided: Why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?

BLINDSIDED: WHY DOES BEIJING KEEP GETTING HONG KONG WRONG?

This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com...

Warren takes on DNA test fallout with sweeping tribal plan

WARREN TAKES ON DNA TEST FALLOUT WITH SWEEPING TRIBAL PLAN

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has rolled out many detailed plans on the presidential campaign trail but on Friday she released her longest,...

 
 
 
Bennet says Hickenlooper would be an 'excellent senator'

BENNET SAYS HICKENLOOPER WOULD BE AN 'EXCELLENT SENATOR'

Sen. Michael Bennet on Friday said former Gov. John Hickenlooper, his fellow Coloradan and former rival in the 2020 Democratic presidential...

O'Rourke calls for mandatory gun buyback, licensing

O'ROURKE CALLS FOR MANDATORY GUN BUYBACK, LICENSING

Beto O'Rourke called Friday for gun licensing and a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons, expanding on a controversial gun...

 
 
 
Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

ISRAEL TO ALLOW TLAIB'S HUMANITARIAN VISIT TO WEST BANK

Israel's interior ministry said Friday it has granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in...

THE NATION'S CARTOONISTS ON THE WEEK IN POLITICS

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture...

 
 
 



UFC 241: Stipe Miocic stops Daniel Cormier to reclaim UFC heavyweight title

UFC 241: Stipe Miocic stops Daniel Cormier to reclaim UFC heavyweight title

Stipe Miocic stunned Daniel Cormer in their main event rematch at UFC 241 to recapture the UFC heavyweight title after a punishing encounter in Anaheim, California. Read more ...

UFC 241: Nate Diaz calls out Jorge Masvidal after thrilling win

UFC 241: Nate Diaz calls out Jorge Masvidal after thrilling win

Californian UFC star Nate Diaz made a winning return to the octagon after three years away as he defeated former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, then called for a fight with... Read more ...

UFC 241: Conor McGregor can wait, the world needs Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal

UFC 241: Conor McGregor can wait, the world needs Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal

A Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz trilogy fight has been high up on many fans' MMA wish lists for a while but, after Diaz returned with a win at UFC 241 and called out another big... Read more ...

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14

WASHINGTON - Eric Thames hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the 14th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers finally held on for a wild 15-14 victory over the Washington Nationals on... Read more ...

Paulo Costa out-pummels Yoel Romero in an extraordinary, compelling, brutal...

Paulo Costa out-pummels Yoel Romero in an extraordinary, compelling, brutal battle between 2 fighters who looked like Greek Gods

Paulo Costa out-pummeled Yoel Romero in a captivating battle at UFC 241. Costa was awarded a unanimous decision because of a hat-trick of 29-28 scorecards thanks to his... Read more ...

'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has died

'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has died

The Oscar-winning artist was 86 years old. Read more ...

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

HONOLULU - Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott. Read more ...

Chris Sale injury update: Red Sox place lefty on 10-day IL with elbow...

Chris Sale injury update: Red Sox place lefty on 10-day IL with elbow inflammation

Chris Sale has posted good numbers this season but has seen a noticeable dip in his velocity. Read more ...

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Damoun Patterson with 4:12 left, rallying the New England Patriots to a 22-17 victory over the Tennessee... Read more ...

UFC 241 results: Derek Brunson rallies past Ian Heinisch for decision win

UFC 241 results: Derek Brunson rallies past Ian Heinisch for decision win

Gallery Derek Brunson def. Ian Heinisch at UFC 241: Best photos view 26 images ANAHEIM, Calif. - After his last fight, Ian Heinisch made it a point to call out veteran Derek... Read more ...