WASHINGTON -- Since the beginning of the federal shutdown last month, Republicans have been arguing that many Democrats -- including U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan -- have flip-flopped on the question of a border ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A California man accused of cyberstalking the families of two students killed in the Parkland school shooting has been arrested, according to a complaint filed in federal court.
Brandon Fleury, of...Read more
For "A Star is Born," Lady Gaga received her second and third Oscar nominations, one for lead actress and one for co-writing the song "Shallow." She was previously nominated for co-writing the song "Til It Happens to You" ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Jim Jordan has a reputation.
He is a pit bull: Video clips of the Ohio Republican tearing into witnesses in committee is like sweet nectar to many conservatives.
He is deeply conservative: As founding ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The 2018 election transformed the far-right House Freedom Caucus from an influential renegade bloc within a majority into a rump caucus in the minority.
But that hasn't diminished the aspirations of the ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Car insurance startup Clearcover has raised $43 million to expand its business in Illinois and other states, betting that its online platform is more efficient and its policies cheaper than the insurance ...Read more
TUNICA COUNTY, Miss. -- Growing up in Tunica at the height of its casino boom, Roosevelt Hall felt his community had been dealt a winning hand.
Lavish monuments to gaming -- a gleaming high-rise tower, an Irish medieval ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In crime novelist Agatha Christie's biggest hit, "And Then There Were None," guests at an island mansion die suspicious deaths one after another.
So you can forgive Jeff Lyle, a big fan of Christie's, for ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Glaciers in western North America over the past 18 years have lost some 117 gigatons of ice -- enough that if it was melted and spread across the state of Washington it would come up our knees, said David Shean,...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the outspoken New York socialist, has been named to the powerful House Committee on Oversight and Reform, which has promised heightened scrutiny of President Donald Trump and ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Stormy Daniels isn't eager to walk away from her spat with President Donald Trump, but a federal judge sounded like he's ready to close the books on the adult film star's lawsuit over a 2016 "hush" payment. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A national intelligence strategy released Tuesday warns that growing isolationism and efforts to weaken Western alliances pose long-term threats to U.S. security and are exacerbating challenges for U.S. ...Read more
MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to host Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Moscow Wednesday for talks expected to focus on the conflict in Syria and a gas pipeline.
"The two presidents will ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- He marched with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He is credited with helping John F. Kennedy become president of the United States, and cofounded the Peace Corps.
And in 1991, Harris Wofford became ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- While President Donald Trump is gambling with his political capital in a fight with Democrats over his signature campaign promise -- the "big, beautiful wall" along the Mexico border -- another campaign ...Read more
As scientists continue to study the relatively novel Zika virus, researchers have found that children with a history of prior dengue infection had a significantly lower risk of being symptomatic when infected by Zika, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear its first Second Amendment case in nearly a decade and rule on a strict New York City ordinance that bars a legal owner of a handgun from taking it to a shooting range...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- A set of recently discovered file boxes relating to convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal's case do not include any documents showing "personal involvement" by former District Attorney Ronald D. Castille, ...Read more
Glenn Close scored her seventh Oscar nomination for her lead performance in "The Wife." The Sony Pictures Classics drama sees Close playing Joan Castleman, the accommodating spouse of an acclaimed Nobel Prize-winning ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Even Donald Trump knows he is in a disturbingly deep political hole.
That's why he went on television Saturday to offer his version of a "compromise" to Democrats. He is trying to blame House Speaker Nancy ...Read more
- Supreme Court agrees to hear Second Amendment challenge to NYC handgun law
- 29 dogs die in fire at kennel near West Chicago; more than 20 survive
- Supreme Court rules for Trump's ban on transgender troops in the military
- Analysis: Has the shutdown changed Trump's political standing?
- Warner asks if Trump is following law regarding exceptions from shutdown