In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?

Published Feb. 25 2017

A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.

Democrats elect Tom Perez national chairman

Published Feb. 25 2017

Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a...

White House bars major news outlets from media gaggle

Published Feb. 24 2017

News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining a White...

Sen. Bob Corker joins fight to end sex trafficking [video]

Published Feb. 23 2017

END IT has declared today as 'Shine a Light on Slavery Day,' and it has used its social media platform...

Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

Published Feb. 22 2017

The Trump administration will revoke federal guidelines that tell public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms...

Federal appeals court upholds Maryland assault rifle ban

Published Feb. 22 2017

A federal appeals court upheld Maryland's ban on assault rifles, concluding that the powerful military-style guns outlawed by the measure...

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

Published Feb. 22 2017

Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation -- including people simply arrested for...

Trump denounces anti-Semitism in newly forceful condemnation

Published Feb. 21 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as 'painful reminders' of lingering...

Thousands of demonstrators across U.S. say 'Not My President'

Published Feb. 21 2017

Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not...

Pence says US to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATO

Published Feb. 18 2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday conveyed a message to jittery partners that the Trump administration will 'hold Russia...

Trump gets out of Washington for campaign-style events

Published Feb. 17 2017

Shifting attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday for a campaign-style rally, resurrecting the...

Scott Pruitt confirmed by Senate to serve as EPA administrator

Published Feb. 17 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt confirmed by Senate to serve as EPA administrator.

White House denies it considered mobilizing as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants

Published Feb. 17 2017

Trump administration considers mobilizing as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants.

Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

Published Feb. 16 2017

President Donald Trump moved to fill vacancies in his new administration on Thursday, selecting a Florida law school dean and...

Trump ushers in changes in Obamacare, could lead to higher annual deductibles

Published Feb. 16 2017

The Trump administration took steps Wednesday intended to help calm jittery insurance companies and make tax compliance with former President...

Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns

Published Feb. 16 2017

WASHINGTON — Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of...

Andrew Puzder is withdrawing as Trump's nominee for labor secretary

Published Feb. 15 2017

Andrew Puzder says he is withdrawing as President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary.

Senate votes to block rule on guns and mentally impaired

Published Feb. 15 2017

The Republican-led Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders...

Russia denies intelligence contacts with Trump campaign team

Published Feb. 15 2017

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday denied reports of intercepted phone calls between Russian intelligence officials and members of Donald...

Russia cloud over Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit

Published Feb. 15 2017

Questions about the Trump administration's ties to Russia are hardly going to disappear with the firing of national security adviser...

Trump knew Flynn misled White House weeks before ouster, officials say

Published Feb. 14 2017

Just six days into his presidency, Donald Trump was informed his national security adviser had misled his vice president about...


Flynn quit because he'd become 'lightning rod,' Conway says

Published Feb. 14 2017

National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned following reports he misled Vice President Mike Pence about contacts with a Russian...

Four GOP senators on the fence over Puzder for labor secretary

Published Feb. 14 2017

Four Republicans on the Senate committee considering President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of labor aren't saying publicly if they...