By Nathan Layne NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump filed suit in California on Tuesday seeking release from a legal agreement requiring
By Andrew Osborn and Steve Holland MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election and said they would likely meet
By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers neared agreement on Tuesday on a massive government spending bill that Congress hopes to pass by Friday, as congressional
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 Patricia Zengerle and Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Just months before the country's next general election, U.S. senators said Russian cyber attacks on the voting system were unabated and
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
A former contestant on “The Apprentice” will have her day in court after a New York judge ruled in favor of a defamation lawsuit again President Donald Trump on Tuesday saying the case can proceed.
A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks' gestation — the most restrictive abortion law in the United States.
Three illegal immigrants, who escaped capture after Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf blew the whistle on a raid by federal immigration authorities last month, have since been re-arrested for new crimes including robbery and spousal abuse, ICE officials said.
It’s Primary Day in Illinois – and several races have politicos inside and outside the state fired up.
Christine Quinn, the openly gay former speaker of the New York City Council, is walking back her slam of former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon as an “unqualified lesbian” after Nixon jumped into the Democratic race for governor of New York on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the massive spending bill Congress must passed this week to avert another government shutdown (all times local): 8 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday expressed confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and said he should be allowed to "finish his job," the Senate leader's first response to President Donald Trump's recent outburst of criticism of Mueller and his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is preparing to fill an upcoming vacancy in the U.S. Senate, and three state Republican sources told The Associated Press that he will choose the state agriculture commissioner who helped advise Donald Trump's presidential campaign in 2016.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump pushed back against critics Tuesday, declaring her commitment to combating cyberbullying despite the hits she has endured for taking on the issue while her husband routinely goes on Twitter to berate foes and call them names.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate rejected Tuesday a resolution that would prohibit U.S. troops from helping a Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.
With reshuffles, insecurity, and infighting, President Trump's legal team is starting to resemble his White House team, insiders say. The president—who has been more vocal than ever in recent days about his displeasure with Robert Mueller's investigation—shook up his legal team again on Monday, bringing in Joseph diGenova,...
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 meeting Tuesday marks her first public event on the topic, a choice some observers have questioned given...
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...