News archive from 25 September 2018

Messy domestic politics overshadow Trump's address to UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump charged into office on the resonance of his aggressive "America First" agenda, but now, as he returns to the pinnacle of global diplomacy, he can't escape the growing shadows of domestic political...

Chron, 00:54 in Politics
 

Rosenstein's job to be topic of Thursday meeting with Trump

Now Playing: President Donald Trump said Monday a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will happen "in the not too distant future." He also said he will meet Thursday with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to determine...

Chron, 00:54 in Politics
 
Solid gold

Solid gold

Ed Daly receives the Congressional Gold Medal from U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern (D-Worcester) during a ceremony yesterday in Shrewsbury. The medal recognizes Daly’s WWII service in China with the Office of Strategic Services, a precursor of the modern...

 

Protesters chase Ted Cruz and Heidi Cruz from Washington restaurant

After protesters harrassed Ted Cruz and his wife Heidi Cruz as they tried to dine on Monday night, even his political opponent Beto O'Rourke is calling foul. A video shared widely on social media shows that as Cruz and his wife were at dinner at an...

Chron, 11:45 in Politics
 

Trump takes aim at Iran in UN speech

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump has singled out Iran for particularly harsh criticism in his annual address to world leaders at the U.N. Trump blasted what he called the "corrupt dictatorship" of Iran and accused the government...

Chron, 12:51 in Politics
 

Cody Wilson, 3-D printer gun activist, steps down from company after arrest on child sex charge

AUSTIN — Cody Wilson, the activist who captured national attention by distributing blueprints of guns that can be made at home with a 3-D printer, has stepped down from the company after his arrest on charges he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl....

Chron, 12:51 in Politics
 

Harris County to begin work on new floodplain maps

More than a year after Hurricane Harvey showed the Houston area's floodplain maps were outdated and inaccurate, Harris County is prepared to begin the years-long process of drawing new maps. Commissioners Court on Tuesday agreed to accept $6.5 million...

Chron, 13:15 in Politics
 

Trump riding in sleeker version of 'Beast' presidential limo

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is riding around in a new set of wheels. A sleeker version of the armored presidential limousine known as "The Beast" is ferrying Trump around midtown Manhattan, where he's attending the annual U.N....

Chron, 15:21 in Politics
 

What happens to Mueller probe if Rosenstein loses his job?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The investigation into Russian election interference is often called the Mueller probe, but it's Rod Rosenstein who oversees it. Rosenstein's fate as deputy attorney general remains in the air after a revelation surfaced last week...

Chron, 16:00 in Politics
 

Protesters chase Ted Cruz and Heidi Cruz from Washington restaurant

After protesters harassed Ted Cruz and his wife, Heidi, as they tried to dine on Monday night, even his political opponent Beto O’Rourke was calling foul. A video shared widely on social media shows that as Cruz and his wife were at dinner at an...

Chron, 17:51 in Politics
 

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