By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has given the military the authority to reset a confusing system of troop limits in Iraq and Syria that critics said allowed the White
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts took issue on Wednesday with the Trump administration's stance in an immigration case, saying it could make it too easy for
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers said high-profile briefings by the Trump administration on North Korea on Wednesday failed to provide the firm strategy they had hoped for
By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers launched the next round in their fight against federal regulation on Wednesday, helped by at least one Democrat, as the U.S.
By Susan Cornwell and Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The conservative House Freedom Caucus came out in support of a reworked U.S.
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress inched toward a deal to fund the government through September but was preparing to possibly extend a midnight Friday deadline in order to
Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah says he needs immediate foot surgery and will be out of Washington for three to four weeks, missing a key vote on a spending bill to keep the government open
President Trump and the leaders of Mexico and Canada agreed Wednesday to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the White House said Wednesday night.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that "there's a justice" to his proposal that money seized from drug cartel capos be used to pay for President Trump's promised border wall.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that President Trump's tax reform plan would amount to a "middle-income tax cut" and would "make business competitive."
A Fox News Poll taken as the Trump administration nears its 100-day milestone gives mixed messages to the president.
Taylor Force was a West Point graduate who served in Afghanistan and Iraq.
WASHINGTON (AP) The leader of a bipartisan good-government group, Zach Wamp, headed to the White House last week to ask whether President Donald Trump's "drain the swamp" slogan would ever be more than a throwaway campaign slogan.
PARIS (AP) The Latest on the shootings of two police officers in Paris (all times local): ___ 6:45 a.m. Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard is reopen and picking up its usual early morning routine Friday after a gunman opened fire on police, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP congressman up for a 2020 run for governor without a damaging re-election campaign or pressure to doggedly investigate his party's president.
WASHINGTON (AP) Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican who doggedly investigated Hillary Clinton before the 2016 presidential election but declined to investigate President Donald Trump, abruptly announced Wednesday that he won't run for re-election.
DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) A Georgia congressional election is headed to a runoff that will ratchet up the already significant national attention and campaign cash on a race that poses an early measure for President Donald Trump and both major parties ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
All nine Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are asking for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify before the panel to explain his failure to disclose his conversations with Russia's envoy to the U.S.
Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by U.S. authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three government officials.
A White House spokeswoman said Friday that Vice President Mike Pence did everything to the letter of the law after public records revealed that he used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor.
President Donald Trump toured a private, religious school in Florida on Friday, praising it as an ideal institution for "disadvantaged children" while re-emphasizing that his education agenda will focus on school choice.
Vice President Mike Pence says his use of a private email while governor of Indiana was in full compliance with state laws.
President Donald Trump blasted Sen. Chuck Schumer, an outspoken critic of the administration's connections to Russia, calling the New York Democrat a "total hypocrite" in a tweet that included a photo of the senator having coffee and doughnuts with Russian President...
As Attorney General Jeff Sessions remains mired in controversy about his contact with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, more info is emerging about the man NBC News refers to as "the shadowy apparatchik at the center of Trump's Russia crisis." Kislyak, who has held his post since 2008, was the same...
After seasons focused on witches, freak shows, and the paranormal, American Horror Story 's seventh season will tackle what Gizmodo describes as "the most terrifying thing imaginable": the 2016 election. "It's very scary and very fun and very ... topical," producer Ryan Murphy tells E! While appearing on Watch What Happens...
Divisions between supporters of President Trump and Hillary Clinton have taken a toll on plenty of relationships, reports Reuters , but this might be the most extreme example: Gayle McCormick, a 73-year-old retired prison guard in Washington state who describes herself as a "Democrat leaning toward socialist," says she decided to...
Jeff Bust doesn't like Donald Trump. He thinks the president is "arrogant, careless with what he says, overly competitive, and insensitive." But Bust also voted for Trump and proudly considers himself "deplorable," he writes for the Chicago Tribune . He focuses on the amount of money the US has expended over...
Beyonce, Tim Tebow, or the Norse god Thor for prez? Those were some of Florida's more unusual picks for president this past election. And the number of Florida voters who didn't cast a vote for either Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, or any other valid contender spiked in 2016, apparently in...
Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump. The former secretary of state, senator, and first lady is working on a book of personal essays that will come out this fall, Simon & Schuster tells the AP...