Republican and Democratic senators have joined forces on legislation to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughter...
Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 04:53 AM EST
Big House Victory for GOP Tax Plan, But Senate Fate Unclear
Republicans have stretched closer to delivering the first big legislative victory for President Donald Trump and their party, whisking a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through...
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 06:52 PM EST
Senate Confirms Trump's Pick to Oversee Mine Safety
Senate Republicans voted on Wednesday to confirm the former leader of a coal company with a record of serious safety violations to become the country's top regulator of miner health and safety.
On a 52-46...
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:31 PM EST
Judge Sides With Philadelphia in 'Sanctuary Cities' Funding Case
A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the U.S. government from withholding a major grant that pays for public safety equipment because Philadelphia is a "sanctuary city."
U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson said...
President Donald Trump was very thirsty — for some more positive news coverage of his lengthy Asia trip, and for some water.
While speaking at the White House on Wednesday about his 11 days abroad, Trump...
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 01:15 PM EST
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Chief Plans to Resign
Richard Cordray, the aggressive first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, plans to leave the agency by the end of the month, giving President Donald Trump a chance to appoint a replacement...
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 12:47 PM EST
House Dems Introduce Impeachment Articles Against Trump
A half-dozen Democrats on Wednesday introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, accusing him of obstruction of justice and other offenses, in a long-shot effort that stands little...
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 12:35 PM EST
Russian Lawmakers Approve Bill Targeting Foreign Media
Russia's lower house of parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill allowing the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents, a swift retaliation to the U.S. demands made to a...
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 01:44 PM EST
'Obamacare' Sign-Ups About 45 Pct Ahead of Last Year's Pace
Sign-ups for Affordable Care Act health plans are running more than 45 percent ahead of last year's pace, according to government data released Wednesday.
The numbers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...