Gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy left the stage during a forum on Monday after Republican State Rep. Jeanne Ives argued the solution to gun violence in Illinois was having “more fathers in the home.”...
Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the...
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Senator: Trump Vulgarity Debate Has Become an 'S-Show'
As the fallout over President Donald Trump's use of a vulgarity bleeds into a second week, aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe...
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 04:18 AM EST
North Korea Scoffs at Trump's 'Nuclear Button' Tweet
North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic."
Rodong Sinmun, the ruling party newspaper,...
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 09:51 PM EST
House Panel Subpoenas Bannon in Russia Probe Showdown
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a...
Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 05:28 PM EST
Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Gun Control Bills
A couple who survived last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas were among those who asked a Senate panel Monday to pass a slate of bills that include a measure to prohibit so-called bump stocks, a trigger...
Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 04:41 PM EST
Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He Is Racist
President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist, this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations.
"No, No. I'm not a racist," Trump said...
Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 07:26 PM EST
Worshipers 'Pray for Trump's Soul' After MLK Service in NYC
A service honoring civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday was dominated by conversations about vulgar comments President Trump reportedly made about African nations last week.
Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 01:50 AM EST
Trust and Truth Under Trump: Americans Are in a Quandary
When truck driver Chris Gromek wants to know what's really going on in Washington, he scans the internet and satellite radio. He no longer flips TV channels because networks such as Fox News and MSNBC deliver...
The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and...