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Republicans gear up for U.S. Supreme Court battle after Scalia's death 6:03pm EST

WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardened their positions on Sunday on blocking a move by President Barack Obama to fill the Supreme Court seat left by the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, a lifetime appointment that would help decide some of the most divisive issues facing Americans. | Video

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Trump would tax Carrier air conditioning units for moving to Mexico

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would impose taxes on Carrier air conditioning units manufactured in Mexico in light of the company's decision to move production from Indiana, a position in line with his strong opposition to international trade deals.

Election 2016, Mexico 12:59am EST
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Loser! Jerk! Insults fly on Republican campaign trail

WASHINGTON For months Republican presidential candidates traded insults such as "dummy," "jerk" and "loser." Then, party front-runner Donald Trump repeated a supporter’s description of Ted Cruz as a "pussy."

Election 2016, 13 Feb 2016
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Young blacks more open to Bernie Sanders' White House bid

ORANGEBURG, S.C. If Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders has a chance of drawing African-American voters away from rival Hillary Clinton in South Carolina's presidential nominating contest on Feb. 27, his best opportunity will be among the young. | Video

Election 2016, 13 Feb 2016
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From a river town in Slovenia to Trump Tower, and the White House?

SEVNICA, Slovenia If Melania Trump succeeds Michelle Obama as First Lady, she may trace her road to the White House back to 1987 and a chance encounter in the capital of her native Slovenia. | Video

Election 2016, 13 Feb 2016