LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's choice of John Bolton as national security adviser provoked strong reactions worldwide on Friday - and few stronger than in the bitterly-divided Middle
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain on Friday pressed President Donald Trump's nominee to be CIA director, Gina Haspel, for information about her ties to the agency's
By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey calls them "warriors of the light," actor Bill Murray says the young Florida gun control campaigners remind him of the students who rallied to
By Steve Bittenbender (Reuters) - The Kentucky Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday to ban a common abortion procedure once the patient reaches her 11th week of pregnancy, in what
By Lawrence Hurley THURMONT, Md. (Reuters) - When Maryland Democrats drew new U.S. House of Representatives district maps in 2011, long-time Republican voter Bill Eyler found himself removed from a
By Patrick Rucker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top cop for U.S. consumer finance has decided not to sue a payday loan collector and is weighing whether to drop cases against three payday lenders, said
Former Georgia Governor and U.S. Sen. Zell Miller has died at the age of 86, his family said.
Rep. Louise Slaughter, the longest-serving sitting member of Congress, died at the age of 88.
Reporters and liberal activists spread a misleading clip of an Alabama Republican this week, falsely claiming he made a racist joke about a colleague.
President Trump on Friday threatened to veto a $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress over its failure to include a deal that would include protection for illegal immigrants brought to the country as children in return for funding for a wall -- a move that would likely lead to a government shutdown.
President Trump is shaking up his legal team ahead of a possible interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, enlisting former federal prosecutors who have been critical of Mueller’s Russia probe as he faces yet another departure of a key member of his team.
The appointment of John Bolton as President Donald Trump’s next national security adviser has prompted mixed reactions in Asia on Friday amid his hawkish "striking first" foreign policy views.
BEIJING (AP) — Foreign policy hard-liner John Bolton's appointment as U.S. national security adviser comes at a particularly sensitive time for relations with Beijing following President Donald Trump's approval of new tariffs on China and a law encouraging closer relations with Taiwan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The $1.3 trillion spending bill the House approved Thursday is so big that lawmakers are using it as a prop. A foot tall and 2,232 pages long, the legislation keeping the government running through September has plenty for many members of Congress to like and for others to detest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late obstacles skirted close to another shutdown as conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Bolton, President Donald Trump's incoming national security adviser — and his third to date — is a divisive foreign policy figure who was an unabashed supporter of the Iraq war and advocates regime change in Iran.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $1.3 trillion government spending bill (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Congress has approved a $1.3 trillion measure bestowing hefty increases on military and domestic programs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn't true, it wasn't true — until it was. Thursday's announcement that National Security Adviser H.R McMaster will be the latest top aide to leave the White House spotlights President Donald Trump's mercurial decision-making when it comes to staffing the top ranks of government.
Congress gave final approval early Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late obstacles skirted close to another shutdown as conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate, and...
President Trump is getting his third national security adviser in the first 14 months of his presidency, Reuters reports. Current national security adviser Lt. Gen. HR McMaster is resigning, to be replaced by John Bolton on April 9. "I am very thankful for the service of General H.R. McMaster...
Criticism of Fox News as a "propaganda machine … wittingly harming our system of government for profit" is making waves because of its source: longtime Fox military analyst and retired US Army Lt. Col. Ralph Peters. In a letter to colleagues announcing he would not be renewing his contract with...
President Trump has another major personnel change to deal with: John Dowd, his personal attorney who had been leading the president's response to the Robert Mueller investigation, has resigned, report the New York Times and the Washington Post . The latter paper suggests his departure was "largely a mutual decision" between...
It's up to Bill Haslam now whether one of America's most famous mottos ends up prominently displayed in his state's schools. The Tennesseean reports a bill is headed toward the Tennessee governor's desk to call for the conspicuous display in schools of the "In God We Trust" motto. The bill...
The firing of Andrew McCabe appears to have been the last straw for John Brennan. The normally tight-lipped former CIA director, who slammed President Trump's "political corruption" and "moral turpitude" in a tweet Saturday, suggested Wednesday that the Russians might have compromising information on the president, the New York Times...