WASHINGTON (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has not budged on its June decision cutting additional protections.
"There was insufficient evidence and legal support for these...
Facebook reiterated its policy of not removing misleading or bogus political ads Thursday, clarifying its own policies after CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered Congress confusing and sometimes incomplete...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company's new globally ambitious project to create a digital...
Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before Congress this month as the tech giant is under pressure from lawmakers and regulators over its massive market power and record of...
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A U.S. congresswoman says Cyprus is making headway in dispelling the notion that the east Mediterranean island nation's banks have acted as a laundry service for Russian...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and a group of other city leaders from around California and the nation are backing the proposed Ending Homelessness Act.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's new digital currency (all times local):
The head of the House Financial Services Committee wants Facebook to suspend plans for a new...
WASHINGTON (AP) — She's been called "Kerosene Maxine" and gaveled off the House floor for accusing Republican men of badgering women. She dismissed President Donald Trump and his allies as thugs...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for making racist threats against former President Barack Obama and California Congresswoman Maxine...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are steeling for an extraordinary fight with President Donald Trump as the White House stonewalls congressional oversight demands in the aftermath of special counsel...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House committees subpoenaed Deutsche Bank and several other financial institutions Monday as part of investigations into President Donald Trump's finances.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Things got a bit heated at the end of more than three hours of testimony by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin before the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday when he was...
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z will receive the President's Award during the 50th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday.
The NAACP announced Thursday it selected the 49-year-old rapper and entrepreneur...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a central New York man faces up to 20 years in prison for threatening to kill former President Barack Obama and California Congresswoman Maxine...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is targeting Joe Biden after the former vice president made a verbal slip about a potential 2020 presidential bid.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The CEO of beleaguered Wells Fargo told Congress Tuesday that the bank has cleaned up its act after a series of scandals that affected millions of customers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's consumer watchdog agency came under new scrutiny from the House Financial Services Committee, now controlled by Democrats who say the appointees chosen by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the appearance of the new chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau before the House Financial Services Committee (all times local):
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Amandla Stenberg brought the audience to their feet as she talked of being protected by the ancestors.
KiKi Layne evoked tears as she talked about having the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three senior House Democrats have demanded Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turn over documents that would show how his department decided to lift financial sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California prosecutor who posted crude and profane insults about U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, Michelle Obama and others to social media has resigned.
A San Bernardino County spokeswoman tells the San Bernardino Sun that Michael Selyem voluntarily resigned on Jan. 2.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A northern Arkansas man who allegedly made threatening phone calls to CNN anchor Don Lemon has pleaded not guilty.
The Baxter Bulletin reports Benjamin Craig Matthews, 38, appeared in Baxter County Court Thursday . Matthews, who is from Mountain Home, about 110 miles (177 kilometers) north of Little Rock, is free on $15,000 bail.
NEW YORK (AP) — Come January, the banking industry is going to be on Rep. Maxine Waters' time.
With Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives, the California representative is expected to become chairwoman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, which oversees the nation's banking system and its regulators.
NEW YORK (AP) — A week of mail bombs started with a single suspicious package in a billionaire's mailbox. In the days that followed, at least a dozen more suspected explosive devices were found, all of them targeting high-profile critics of President Donald Trump. On Friday, as still more suspected devices were being investigated, authorities arrested Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida, who they say had used social media and the exterior of his van to rail against Democrats and CNN.
NEW YORK (AP) — A week of mail bombs started with a single suspicious package in a billionaire's mailbox. In the days that followed, at least a dozen more suspected explosive devices were found, all of them targeting high-profile critics of President Donald Trump. On Friday, as still more suspected devices were being investigated, authorities arrested Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida, who they say had used social media and the exterior of his van to rail against Democrats and CNN. Here are key moments in the investigation, according to a criminal complaint filed by prosecutors Friday.
A 56-year-old Florida man was charged Friday in the nationwide mail-bomb scare targeting prominent Democrats. Experts had predicted that forensic evidence left behind by the bomb maker would help law enforcement track down a suspect. Here are some of the issues involved:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say an explosive package addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters has been rendered safe after it turned up at a mail processing facility in South Los Angeles.
The sprawling facility was evacuated Wednesday afternoon and the FBI and other agencies were brought in. Los Angeles police announced hours later that they had rendered the package safe.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and others (all times local):
The FBI is confirming that two additional suspicious packages, addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters, have been intercepted that are similar in appearance to five others that were received.
The FBI updated its tally in a tweet Wednesday night.
AP source: Package addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters found at Los Angeles mail facility; appears similar to NY, DC bombs
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Package addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters found at Los Angeles mail facility; appears similar to NY, DC bombs.
DETROIT (AP) — As far as one minister is concerned, it's Maxine Waters Forever!
When Bishop Charles H. Ellis III of Greater Grace Temple assured Rep. Maxine Waters at the Aretha Franklin funeral that "We got your back!" he was repaid in full with the hands fisted, arms crossed "Wakanda Forever!" salute from the California congresswoman.
A ‘Wakanda Forever’ salute at Aretha Franklin funeral
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says President Donald Trump's attack on NBA star LeBron James is part of a larger pattern of racist behavior.
Menendez wrote in a tweet Monday that Trump wouldn't have questioned James' intelligence or charity work if he were white. Trump criticized James on Friday after an interview aired with CNN anchor Don Lemon in which he deemed Trump divisive.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small crowd that gathered Thursday outside the Los Angeles office of U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters to counter an expected protest by a self-styled militia group burned an American flag taken from the back of a pickup truck.
The incident happened after the far-right Oath Keepers group didn't appear at the office after saying it would rally against the congresswoman.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man who threatened to kill Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters in a profanity-laced voicemail was sentenced Monday to six months of home detention.
Anthony Scott Lloyd, 45, also was sentenced in federal court in Los Angeles to three years of probation and 100 hours of community service.
Lloyd pleaded guilty in April to threatening a U.S. official. He told the FBI he was upset with Waters for comments criticizing President Donald Trump on a talk-radio show.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson has urged that a Southern California gang prosecutor be disbarred for crude and profane social media posts about U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, former first lady Michelle Obama, Mexican immigrants and the victim of a police shooting.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California prosecutor was disciplined Monday after posting to social media crude and profane comments about U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, former first lady Michelle Obama, Mexican immigrants and the victim of a police shooting.
California Rep. Maxine Waters did not appear on CNN calling for the next U.S. Supreme Court pick to be an "illegal immigrant" despite a false image circulating online.
The altered image was posted on the Trump Nation Facebook page June 28. It shows Waters during a CNN interview, over a banner that reads, "WATERS: SCOTUS PICK SHOULD BE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT." The ticker below the breaking news banner says: "IT'S THE ONLY WAY THE DEMOCRATS CAN EVER WIN AGAIN."
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in Montana (all times local):
In a freewheeling speech in Montana, Trump cycled through many of his favorite themes but repeatedly returned to vigorous campaign-year attacks on Democrats.
He again referred to Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts as "Pocahontas" to ridicule her claims of Native American ancestry. Warren is among the Democrats considered a potential 2020 candidate.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to North Dakota (all times local):
President Donald Trump is trumpeting the primary loss of Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley of New York to a political newcomer.
But he says he's happy that House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California will remain the faces of the Democratic Party.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson told lawmakers Wednesday that his department "has, is now and will continue to rigorously protect people from discrimination regardless of their color, race, national origin, sex, disability or family status."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local):
The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus is defending Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters for telling an audience to "push back" on members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet in public settings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, the face of the Republican Party, is trying to define the Democrats' signature look for them. In fewer than 50 words, he tweeted Tuesday that three outspoken Democratic women in their 70s are "the face of the Democrats."
Trump, himself now 72, is the oldest elected president in U.S. history.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, members of his administration and lawmakers (all times local):
President Donald Trump says congresswoman Maxine Waters should "be careful" after she urged the public to "push back" against administration members.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is campaigning for Republican candidates around the country as he awaits sentencing for lying to the FBI, an unusual and risky course that has set off speculation and head-scratching over what he hopes to accomplish.