Attorney tied to controversial case to host…

Democrat Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to attend a Chicago fundraiser co-hosted by a former city attorney who tried to block the release of video depicting the police shooting death of Laquan McDonald

Senate Vote To Override Trump Emergency…

The upper chamber needed two-thirds majority to override President Trump's veto.

Can Pete Buttigieg, cool and cerebral, second…

As Pete Buttigieg attempts to climb into the top tier of Democratic presidential candidates, voters will be taking a measure of him in all ways, including whether he can make the kind of personal connection they have come to expect

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Resigns

​President Donald Trump confirmed Perry's departure Thursday, saying he'd be leaving "at the end of the year."

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Kentucky governor highlights national issues in…

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is turning hot-button national issues into bluegrass state reelection themes, while Democratic challenger Andy Beshear is sticking to a state-based script

White House: Ukraine aid held up partly over…

The White House is acknowledging that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 US presidential campaign

Sen. Rand Paul Says Those Embracing Socialism…

Republican Sen. Rand Paul warns that growing acceptance of socialism can be dangerous.

Study: Teacher pensions at risk

Gunbattles rattle Mexican city after troops find…

An intense gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles blocking roads has paralyzed the capital of Mexico's Sinaloa state after security forces located one of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's sons who is wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges

Sondland: Trump Told Diplomats To Work With…

That's according to a copy of Gordon Sondland's opening statement, obtained by several media outlets ahead of Thursday's deposition.

After Reported Insult From Trump, Mattis Pushes Back

In an interview published in August, James Mattis promised that his silence on all things Trump wouldn't be "eternal." CNN reports that on Thursday evening, the former defense secretary lifted the veil just a bit, making joke s about the president at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner,...

Cummings, Trump relations soured amid House…

Rep. Elijah Cummings said somebody once told him he would see one guy when he met with President Donald Trump "and then you might see another guy" the next day

Why Thousands Of Cuban Asylum Seekers Are Stuck…

For the first time in 50 years, Cubans no longer receive special treatment at the border. That means the U.S. is keeping thousands of them in Mexico.

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Report: Mulvaney's Ukraine Remarks Shocked White…

Mick Mulvaney issued a statement Thursday night distancing himself from earlier remarks made by Mick Mulvaney. The acting White House chief of staff, who astonished lawmakers by acknowledging there had been a quid pro quo with US aid to Ukraine, accused the media of distorting his remarks as part of...

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies At Age 68

His office said he passed away from "complications concerning longstanding health challenges."

Impeachment Trial Could Be Bad News for 6…

With an impeachment trial for President Trump in the Senate is looking more likely every day, the good news for the six Democratic senators running for president is that they will be on TV every day during a trial. The bad news is, they won't be allowed to speak. The...

House Passes Resolution Condemning Withdrawal…

The House overwhelmingly approved a resolution that opposes the president's decision to withdraw troops from Syria.

Deal between US, Turkey spawns more questions than answers

Agreement between US and Turkey spawns more questions than answers

Trump, in Texas, bashes Democrats as 'crazy…

President Donald Trump is trying to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry

Former GOP Rep. Sessions Subpoenaed In Giuliani…

​According to the Wall Street Journal, the subpoena concerns documents related to Rudy Giuliani's dealings with Ukraine.

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World finance officials facing host of problems

Leaders of IMF and World Bank facing host of issues from trade wars to slow growth

Asian shares fall back after China reports…

Asian shares mostly lower back after China reports economy weakened

Trump Defends His Decision To Pull U.S. Troops…

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump repeatedly defended his decision to withdraw American troops from Syria.