Canada's Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House

Published Feb. 13 2017

A political odd couple, President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resolutely played up their similarities at their...

Trump 'evaluating the situation' involving Flynn, Russia

Published Feb. 13 2017

President Donald Trump is 'evaluating the situation' regarding his embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn's conversations with Russia's ambassador to...

Senate confirms former banker Mnuchin as Treasury secretary

Published Feb. 13 2017

A bitterly divided Senate on Monday confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary despite strong objections by Democrats that the former...


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White House seeks to regroup after legal defeat on travel ban

Published Feb. 10 2017

Seeking to regroup after a stinging legal defeat, President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering signing a "brand new...

Senate confirms Trump's health secretary

Published Feb. 10 2017

Republicans won Senate confirmation of President Donald Trump's choice for health secretary early Friday in the testy chamber's fourth consecutive...

Tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access pipeline

Published Feb. 9 2017

An American Indian tribe filed a legal challenge to block the work and protect its water supply.

Senate confirms Jeff Sessions to be attorney general

Published Feb. 8 2017

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration despite fierce Democratic opposition...

Judges hammer attorneys on both sides of travel ban case

Published Feb. 7 2017

A panel of appeals court judges reviewing President Donald Trump's travel ban hammered away Tuesday at the federal government's arguments...

Betsy DeVos ekes out confirmation win as Vice President Mike Pence casts historic vote

Published Feb. 7 2017

Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos won confirmation as U.S. Education secretary Tuesday by the slimmest of margins, pushed to approval...

Trump says media 'doesn't want to report' extremist attacks

Published Feb. 7 2017

President Donald Trump on Monday accused the media of deliberately minimizing coverage of the threat posed by the Islamic State...

Appeals court weighs President Trump's travel ban

Published Feb. 6 2017

The fierce battle over President Donald Trump's travel and refugee ban edged up the judicial escalator Monday, headed for a...

U.S. judge temporarily blocks Trump's travel ban nationwide

Published Feb. 4 2017

A U.S. judge on Friday imposed a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump's ban on travelers and immigrants from seven...


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DeVos moves closer to confirmation as education secretary

Published Feb. 3 2017

Betsy DeVos moved closer toward confirmation as education secretary Friday after clearing a major hurdle in the Senate, even as...

Trump moves to scale back financial regulations

Published Feb. 3 2017

President Donald Trump is taking his first steps aimed at scaling back financial services regulations, and the Republican-run Congress cast...

State Department says fewer than 60,000 visas canceled under Trump's order

Published Feb. 3 2017

State Department says fewer than 60,000 visas canceled under Trump's order.

Trump pledges to end political limits on churches

Published Feb. 2 2017

Declaring that religious freedom is 'under threat,' President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to repeal a rarely enforced IRS rule that...

Trump honors fallen Navy SEAL during unannounced trip

Published Feb. 1 2017

Assuming the somber duties of commander in chief, President Donald Trump made an unannounced trip Wednesday to honor the returning...

Trump makes unannounced trip to honor fallen Navy SEAL

Published Feb. 1 2017

Assuming the somber duties of commander in chief, President Donald Trump made an unannounced trip Wednesday to honor the returning...

Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

Published Feb. 1 2017

The Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday confirmed Rex Tillerson to be secretary of State, a crucial member of President Donald Trump's...

GOP pushes 2 top Cabinet picks through to full Senate

Published Feb. 1 2017

Republicans jammed two of President Donald Trump's top Cabinet picks through the Senate Finance Committee with no Democrats in the...

National security adviser puts Iran 'on notice'

Published Feb. 1 2017

President Donald Trump's national security adviser says the administration is putting Iran "on notice" after it tested a ballistic missile.


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Fed is likely to leave rates alone at a time of uncertainty

Published Feb. 1 2017

At some point in the coming months, the Federal Reserve is widely expected to resume raising interest rates. Just not...

Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch emulates Scalia minus the rough edges [video]

Published Feb. 1 2017

If confirmed by the Senate to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch would fill the seat of the man he seeks...