By Michael Martina (Reuters) - Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and U.S. Representative Val Demings of Florida have risen in prominence amid protests against police brutality as Joe Biden weighs
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he hoped the Senate would soon pass legislation already passed by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives
By Ted Hesson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's decision expected in the coming weeks on the fate of the young immigrants known as "Dreamers" could cause an election-year headache for
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to regulate social media companies' content decisions may face an uphill battle from regulators who have previously said
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former Chinese official and fugitive has been extradited from Sweden to Los Angeles to face charges of money laundering and immigration fraud, the U.S.
By Julia Harte WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Pennsylvania holds primary elections on Tuesday, some election security advocates will be watching closely to see if more than 2,000 new voting machines
President Trump said during a statement in the Rose Garden on Monday that he is “taking immediate action” and “mobilizing all available federal resources” to stop riots and looting across the country, threatening to deploy the military if states don’t send in the National Guard to protests.
Joe Biden said Monday that police should be trained to “shoot ‘em in the leg instead of the heart,” amid five straight days of protest following the death of George Floyd.
The Fairfax, Virginia Democratic Party is claiming that a "volunteer" was responsible for posting a message to the party's official Twitter account on Sunday praising riots as an "integral part of this country's march towards progress."
Joe Biden met with African American community leaders in Wilmington, Delaware, where he faced criticism for his support of the 1994 crime bill and a call to pick a black female vice president.
Minneapolis firefighter Korboi “KB” Balla dreams to open a sports bar were almost extinguished. But thanks to a GoFundMe page that ignited with contributions – and assist by members of President Trump’s re-election campaign, Balla’s dreams may still come true.
Washington, D.C. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan's lawyers issued an exceedingly rare response on his behalf to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, explaining that the judge hadn't dismissed the case against former national security advisor Michael Flynn -- as requested by both federal prosecutors and Flynn's lawyers -- in part because "unusual developments" provided a "reason to question" the Justice Department's motives.
CAIRO (AP) — After his arrest in 2013 for documenting the deadliest crackdown on protesters in Egypt’s modern history, Mohammed Soltan landed in a notorious prison where he says he was brutally tortured for 21 months.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 26,000 nursing home residents have died from COVID-19, the government reported Monday, as federal officials demanded states carry out more inspections and vowed higher fines for facilities with poor infection control.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is making claims on space that are off course from reality. Over the weekend, he took full credit for the government's role in the launch of SpaceX, the first-ever private spacecraft to attain orbit with astronauts on board.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has blamed antifa activists for violence at protests over police killings of black people, but antifa isn’t an organization and targeting it isn’t simple.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The passing of Monday's deadline to file to run for Kansas' open Senate seat confirmed that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo won't be a candidate, and a major anti-abortion group threw its support behind Rep.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the oversight board established by Congress to help Puerto Rico out of a devastating financial crisis that has been exacerbated by the coronavirus outbreak, recent earthquakes and damage from Hurricane Maria in 2017.
The last time that an ABC News/ Washington Post poll surveyed Americans, Joe Biden held a slim 2-point lead. That was two months ago. In a new poll released Sunday, Biden widened his lead to 10 points, 53% to 43% among voters registered nationally, reports the Post . The big wild...
CNN President Jeff Zucker is a busy man these days, given the George Floyd riots and the pandemic. But in an interview with media writer Ben Smith in the New York Times , Zucker suggests he's considering a big career switch. At the end of the article, Smith writes that he...
After a tumultuous weekend of protests across America over the death of George Floyd , police departments nationwide reported multiple arrests . On Monday morning, President Trump made an allegation against his presumptive challenger in November on those people behind bars. "Biden's people are so Radical Left that they are working to...
The NYPD arrested nearly 350 people in the George Floyd protests Saturday night, and one of them provided an address of 181 East End Ave., reports ABC7 . The reason that's unusual? It just happens to be Gracie Mansion, the mayor's residence. As it turns out, the 25-year-old daughter of Mayor...
As officials warned that extremist groups may have infiltrated the protests over George Floyd's death , President Trump on Sunday asserted that the US would declare antifa a terrorist group. "The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization," he tweeted , after days of tweets about " LAW...
More Republican women than ever are seeking House seats this year thanks to a reenergized recruitment effort after their limited ranks in Congress diminished even further in the 2018 election. But any gains in November could be modest, the AP reports. Many of these roughly 200 candidates are running in...