WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is aggressively trying to take advantage of the U.S. Supreme Court's new conservative majority, digging deep into the court's rulebook to seek quick action on divisive issues.
Since ...Read more
WASHINGTON--As Washington approached a possible partial government shutdown over the U.S.-Mexico border wall this past week, Texas Sen. John Cornyn was once again pitching more pragmatic solutions to ease the crisis at his...Read more
President Donald Trump is getting backlash from his own party against his administration's decision to try to deport some immigrants who entered the United States during and after the Vietnam War.
In a letter addressed to...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director, will be President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff until Trump finds a permanent replacement for the position.
Mulvaney told friends this week that he was ...Read more
CHICAGO -- For the second time in two weeks, federal authorities searched the City Hall offices of powerful Alderman Ed Burke on Thursday as part of an ongoing criminal investigation, sources have confirmed to the Chicago ...Read more
A U.S. Air Force official said the service does not have concerns about SpaceX's procedures, just weeks after NASA said it would conduct a study into the workplace safety culture at SpaceX and Boeing Co.
The Air Force has...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The White House defended the Border Patrol on Friday after a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in its custody of exhaustion and dehydration, but the child's death -- and the agency's weeklong delay in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The FBI analysts sat mutely, listening intently to the scratchy audio feed from an interview room across the hall.
The two women were anxious, having spent months collecting and assessing ephemeral crumbs ...Read more
STRASBOURG, France -- Strasbourg's traditional Christmas market reopened on Friday morning, hours after the suspect in this week's gun and knife attack was shot dead by police.
But the return to normality was marred by ...Read more
Grammy-winning Colombian singer Shakira was charged with tax evasion on Friday by Spanish prosecutors alleging that the artist failed to pay more than $16 million in taxes between 2012 and 2014, according to the Associated...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Jacquelyn Smith was supposed to travel to California this week with family to attend her son's graduation from an information technology program with the U.S. Coast Guard.
Instead, the family will gather in ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Sensing an embarrassing re-election loss after President Donald Trump's 2016 election and a narrow primary victory in March, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner spent months last spring and summer actively seeking out ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The mother of Kenneka Jenkins, the young woman from Chicago who was found dead in the freezer of a Rosemont, Ill., hotel, has filed a long-anticipated lawsuit against the hotel, its security contractor and even ...Read more
NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Students at Sandy Hook Elementary School were sent home Friday after police say the school received a threat.
Students had been dismissed by late morning, officials said, but police were confident they ...Read more
DETROIT -- With his wife crying in the courtroom, a Rochester Hills, Mich., man was sentenced to nine years in prison Thursday for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman on an airplane, sticking his hands down her pants and ...Read more
"Tidelands," a supernatural seaside crime thriller that gets underway Friday, has the distinction of being the first original production by Australian Netflix, and that is the most distinctive thing about it.
Still, ...Read more
Eliza Dushku, an actress on the popular CBS show "Bull," was paid $9.5 million to confidentially settle allegations that she was dismissed from the series after she complained about being harassed on set, sources confirmed...Read more
It's time to find more meaningful work for the coffee-fetching intern.
After years of experiments, Starbucks said Thursday it plans a major expansion of U.S. coffee delivery. By early spring, the Seattle coffee giant ...Read more
Once again, so-called "peak TV" has reached a new peak.
The entertainment industry this year produced a record 495 original scripted TV shows, fueled by a surge in programming from Netflix and other streaming services ...Read more
Emmet Otter is not the most famous Muppet in Jim Henson's universe of characters. But Hollywood will still embrace the occasional second act, and the leader of the Frogtown Hollow Jubilee Jug Band in 1977 TV special "Emmet...Read more
- A killing at a gas station, a videotape and an extraordinary prosecution against a deputy
- White House defends Border Patrol after Guatemalan girl dies in its custody
- Bernice King on the sale of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home: 'My mother never saw us in the preservation business'
- Trump administration seeks to rush major issues to Supreme Court
- Cornyn's pragmatic approach to border issues hits a wall in Trump's Washington