By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers sought to reach an agreement on Tuesday on a massive government spending bill that Congress hopes to pass by Friday, with
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators debated a resolution seeking an end to U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's campaign in Yemen's civil war on Tuesday, the same day President Donald Trump was due to
(Reuters) - The U.S. government spent over $30,000 on personal security for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt during his trip last year to Italy, according to documents obtained by a
By Andy Sullivan CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago-area Democrats cast their ballots on Tuesday in a nationally watched congressional primary election that could signal whether the anti-Trump sentiment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said he has been assured that fellow Republican President Donald Trump is not considering firing U.S.
By Mike Stone and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will soon make it easier to export some types of lethal U.S.-made drones to potentially dozens more allies and partners
Actress Cynthia Nixon has advocated for an increase in funding for public schools, breast cancer awareness and gay rights, among many other things.
Lawmakers in Congress have until Friday to pass a $1.2 trillion spending bill or the government shuts down for the third time this year.
Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety, more than a year after saying that would be her issue as first lady.
The firing of Andrew McCabe has opened the floodgates, both for President Trump and his media and political critics.
A Southern California town council rebelled Monday night and voted to reject the state’s sanctuary law.
The Pentagon announced Monday that despite a recent thaw in tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, the U.S. will resume joint military exercises with the South next month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court arguments over regulating crisis pregnancy centers (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The Supreme Court seems likely to strike down a California law that mainly regulates anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety, more than a year after saying that would be her issue as first lady.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Battles over priorities in a huge government-wide spending bill are essentially settled, leaving a scaled-back plan for President Donald Trump's border wall and a huge rail project that pits Trump against Capitol Hill's most powerful Democrat as the top issues to be solved.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the massive spending bill Congress must passed this week to avert another government shutdown (all times local): 10:45 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia's young crown prince has an ambitious list of to-dos: modernize his conservative kingdom, weaken Iran's hand across the Mideast and, this week, rehabilitate his country's image in the eyes of Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the 2018 primary season already underway, leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee are launching an effort to protect U.S.
Boosting Democrats' chances of retaking control of Congress in this fall's midterm elections, the US Supreme Court and a federal panel on Monday rejected GOP challenges to a newly redrawn congressional map imposed on Pennsylvania by the state's high court. The courts dismissed requests to throw out or halt use...
The rumors are true: Cynthia Nixon is running for governor of New York. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," the Sex and the City actress posted Monday on Twitter , along with a link to her campaign fundraising page and a video ad in which...
A DC council member is apologizing after he pushed a conspiracy theory that a wealthy Jewish family controlled the weather. In a story first reported by the Washington Post , Trayon White posted a video to Facebook Friday with the following narration: "Man, it just started snowing out of nowhere this...
John Oliver did a segment on Mike Pence during Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight , focusing mostly on all the positions the vice president holds that Oliver finds distasteful—among them his opposition to women in the military, abortion rights, and LGBT rights. But Oliver promised Pence supporters he'd say...
It's variously being called one of the biggest data leaks in Facebook history and "unequivocally not a data breach." And it has lawmakers on both sides of the Atlantic clamoring for answers. This weekend thrust Cambridge Analytica into the spotlight: In 2014, some 270,000 Facebook users took the quiz...
Think obstruction, not collusion. That's the takeaway of a report in Axios about what it sees as a "huge clue" in Robert Mueller's strategy. In his conversations with President Trump's lawyers, Mueller has been focusing on things that happened after the election—including the firing of James Comey and Michael...