Kathleen Ronayne, The Associated Press

  • Members of the California Army National Guard search a property for human remains at a home burned in the Camp fire, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. (John Locher/AP)
    California Guard troops search for more wildfire victims; 56 dead

    With at least 130 people still missing, National Guard troops searched Wednesday through charred debris for more victims of California’s deadliest wildfire as top federal and state officials toured the ruins of a community completely destroyed by the flames.

  • Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
    GOP divide emerges over Trump’s Space Force

    Two House Republican leaders are backing President Donald Trump’s proposed Space Force, but key Republicans in the Senate aren’t sold on the idea, setting up a debate over establishing and paying for a new branch of the military.

  • The Interior Department's Inspector General released a report June 11, 2018, concluding that two of the five dams managed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, such as Hoover Dam pictured here, are at risk for
    Inspector general: 2 US dams at risk of ‘insider threats’

    An evaluation released Monday by the U.S. Department of the Interior doesn't name the two dams, and spokeswoman Nancy DiPaolo cited national security concerns. But they are among five dams operated by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation that are considered "critical infrastructure."

  • In this April 10, 2018, frame from video, a National Guard troop watches over the Rio Grande River on the border in Roma, Texas. The deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border at President Donald Trump's request was underway Tuesday with a gradual ramp-up of troops under orders to help curb illegal immigration. (John Mone/AP)
    California OKs limited troop deployment for Trump’s border request

    California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday to deploy 400 National Guard troops at President Donald Trump’s request, but not all will head to the U.S.-Mexico border as Trump wants and none will enforce federal immigration enforcement.

  • Trump and Sanders big winners in New Hampshire, riding voter frustration

    Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies.