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Laurie and Jason Holt arrive at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va., Saturday, May 26, 2018 to meet their son, Joshua Holt, who is on a flight to the U.S. Joshua was jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago and was released Saturday after U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn, pressed for his freedom in a surprise meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Man held in Venezuela for 2 years is welcomed home by TrumpAmerican who had been jailed in Venezuela for nearly two years has returned to the United States
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Trump, NYT in Throwdown Over June 12 Korea SummitIf the negotiations swirling around the proposed June 12 summit between Kim Jong Un and President Trump are making your head spin, you are far from alone: Following a surprise meeting between Kim and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in in which Moon said Kim "once again has made clear his...
Newser1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2016, file photo, protesters against the Dakota Access oil pipeline stand on a burned-out truck near Cannon Ball, N.D. American Indians' strong support for U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp was a big factor in helping her win a Senate seat in 2012. Six years later, her re-election bid is complicated by fallout from the Dakota Access pipeline issue. (AP Photo/James MacPherson, File)
Pipeline pique complicates Heitkamp's 2nd term Senate hopesDemocrat Heidi Heitkamp's first Senate victory drew heavily on the American Indian vote, but it's not as assured in 2018 when she is seeking a second term
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, the Capitol Dome is seen at dawn in Washington. The Senate has kicked off its annual attempt to pass government funding bills. Success is hardly assured, but President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill, and he insists that he'll get full funding for his border wall. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdownPresident Donald Trump has warned Congress that he'll never sign another trillion dollar plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The family of Joshua Holt, who was recently released from a prison in Venezuela, father Jason Holt, left; daughter, Marian Leal; mother, Laurie Holt, and his wife, Thamara Holt, right, sit on a couch in the Oval Office of the White House during a news conference on Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Latest: White House says Venezuela policy not changingWhite House thanks government of Venezuela for releasing an American held in jail for two years, says U.S. policy toward the Maduro regime isn't changing
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through the courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decisionA flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and that'll continue, no matter what the Supreme Court decides in the case of a baker who wouldn't create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple
The Associated Press7 hours ago
ADDS NAME OF DAUGHTER - In this image provided by the Holt family, Joshua Holt, his wife Thamara and her daughter Marian Leal, board a plane at the airport in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 26, 2018.  Jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago, Holt was released Saturday after a U.S. senator pressed for his freedom in a surprise meeting with President Nicolas Maduro. Holt and his wife, who also jailed, were reunited with her daughter from a previous relationship at Caracas’ airport where the three boarded a chartered flight to Washington. (Holt family photo via AP)
Backchannel, 'Dracula' help free Utah man in VenezuelaHow a secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed "Dracula" helped secure the release of an American jailed in Venezuela
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A glance at Colombia's presidential electionColombia will hold presidential elections on May 27. The elections are the first since Colombia signed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, that led to the disarmament of the leftist guerrilla group
The Associated Press9 hours ago
President Donald Trump, right, talks as Joshua Holt, who was recently released from a prison in Venezuela, joins him in the Oval Office of the White House, Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to USAmerican jailed in Venezuela for nearly two years returns to the United States "overwhelmed with gratitude"
The Associated Press10 hours ago
President Donald Trump, second from right, speaks as he sits with Joshua Holt, left who was recently released from a prison in Venezuela, with Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., right, and others, in the Oval Office of the White House, Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Backchannel with 'Dracula' helped free Utah man in VenezuelaHow a secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed "Dracula" broke through hostile relations to secure the release of an American jailed in Venezuela
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, shake hands before their meeting at the northern side of the Panmunjom in North Korea, Saturday, May 26, 2018. Kim and Moon have met for the second time in a month to discuss peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump. (South Korea Presidential Blue House/Yonhap via AP)
The Latest: Trump says Korea talks "going along very well'President Donald Trump says negotiations over a potential summit with the leader of North Korea are "going along very well."
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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