By Tim Reid LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada, the first Latina elected to the U.S. Senate, said on Thursday she is not interested in being Joe Biden's running mate in
By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to curb what he says is social media censorship is a political gambit and will not change the legal obligations of companies
By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic-controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct following a spate
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Thursday dropped consideration of legislation that would have extended U.S.
By Jonathan Weber and Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a federal law known as Section 230, which protects internet companies like Facebook,
By John Whitesides and Grant Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans are much more skeptical than Democrats their ballots will count if cast by mail and less confident they will be able to vote in
President Trump took to Twitter early Friday to vow military support for the governor of Minnesota after another night of violent protest in Minneapolis, which included a police station being overrun and set on fire.
New York City became the first major city in the U.S. on Thursday after the NYC Council removed the terms “alien,” “illegal immigrant” and “illegal migrant” from local laws, rules and documents and instead will be replacing them with the term “non-citizen."
The Trump administration halted scheduled Iranian fuel deliveries to Venezuela Wednesday by threatening sanctions on the ships carrying the cargo, according to U.S. officials.
Several chapters of the College Democrats are refusing to support Joe Biden in his bid for the White House following sexual assault allegations brought forth by Tara Reade, who was a young staffer in his office nearly 30 years ago when Biden was a senator.
A group of House Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold pay for members of Congress who vote by proxy, as the battle over how measures are voted on amid the coronavirus pandemic continues to intensify.
Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., introduced a bill to the House of Representatives that would block states distributing funds provided under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to undocumented migrants.
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The booming shouts of the rain-soaked Marine recruits echo across Leatherneck Square training field, barely muffled by their masks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Starting Friday, a tiny slice of pre-pandemic normality starts returning to the nation's capital as a three-month old coronavirus stay-home order is replaced by the first phase of a reopening plan.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Long before Harmeet Dhillon became the leader of the legal fight against California's stay-at-home order, she was a new elementary school student in North Carolina uncomfortable because she didn't know the Christian prayer her classmates recited every morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration may soon expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at U.S. universities and impose other sanctions against Chinese officials in the latest signs of tensions between Washington and Beijing that are raging over trade, the coronavirus pandemic, human rights and the status of Hong Kong.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has taken the unusual step of deciding not to release an updated economic forecast as planned this year, a fresh sign of the administration's anxiety about how the coronavirus has ravaged the nation just months before the election.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada said Thursday that she’s not interested in serving as running mate to presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden.
"This will be a Big Day for Social Media and FAIRNESS!" President Trump tweeted Thursday morning. The reason? Late in the afternoon, he signed an executive order that could deal a big blow to Twitter, Facebook, and other social media companies. Among other things, the move could strip the companies...
The confirmed US death toll from COVID-19 reached 100,000 on Wednesday, and President Trump took notice of the stat on Thursday: "We have just reached a very sad milestone with the coronavirus pandemic deaths reaching 100,000," Trump tweeted . "To all of the families & friends of those who...
A protester who participated in hanging an effigy of Kentucky's governor at an armed rally on the State Capitol grounds has been fired from his job at an auto dealer. Neil Huffman Auto Group said it terminated the unidentified employee after an internal review, saying it "does not condone threats...
President Trump's feud with Twitter continues. The latest: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters Wednesday night that the POTUS will soon sign an executive order aimed at social media companies, the AP reports. White House strategic communications director Alyssa Farah said the move would come Thursday, but neither...
It was a day for the history books on Capitol Hill: For the first time, House lawmakers voted by proxy, an unprecedented move to avoid the risks of travel to Washington during the pandemic. To mark Wednesday's history-making moment, House Republicans sued to stop the Democratic majority's new system, in...
President Trump isn't doing himself—or the country—any favors by pushing unfounded conspiracy theories about MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal warned Wednesday. The conservative publication's board, condemning the president's behavior in unusually strong terms, said Trump's claim that Scarborough was involved in...