California relishes role as liberal trendsetter, Trump foe

California relishes role as liberal trendsetter while Trump bashes the state ahead of 2020 elections

Pelosi-Led Delegation Meets With Jordanian King…

The lawmakers met with King Abdullah II Saturday night.

Lawmakers Introduce Bills Opposing G-7 Summit At…

Congressional Democrats hope to bar federal funding from being used to host the 2020 G-7 summit at the Trump National Doral Miami.

Trump scraps plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf…

The next Group of Seven summit of world leaders won't be held at President Donald Trump's Doral, Florida, resort after all

US defense chief in Afghanistan for firsthand…

Mark Esper is seeking a firsthand assessment of the U.S. military's future role in America's longest war as he makes his initial visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief

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U.S. Hits Cuba With New Sanctions Over Human…

The U.S. said it is imposing new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and continued support for the Maduro regime in Venezuela.

McConnell: Trump's Troop Withdrawal Is A 'Grave…

​In an op-ed published Friday in the Washington Post, McConnell urged the administration to reverse course on pulling U.S. troops from Syria.

Milan seeks US apology for WWII bomb that killed…

Milan's mayor is asking U.S. authorities to apologize for a World War II bombing raid that killed 184 elementary school children

Caught up in Trump impeachment, US diplomats…

Three years of simmering frustration inside the State Department is boiling over on Capitol Hill as a parade of current and former diplomats testify to their concerns about the Trump administration's unorthodox policy toward Ukraine

Where Do Gun Owners Stand On Popular Gun Reform…

We spoke to gun owners who say they want to address gun violence, but are split on some of the most expansive policies.

Pelosi Quickly Moves To Put Her Drug Pricing Bill…

On Thursday, the legislation got the thumbs up from the House Energy and Commerce and Education and Labor committees.

Killing took place in New York, but Nicaragua…

A man accused of killing a nursing student in upstate New York is being put on trial for the slaying in Nicaragua

GOP Rep Open to Impeaching Trump Is Retiring

Florida Republican Rep. Francis Rooney is full of decisions these days: On Friday, he said he's open to impeaching President Trump if it's "the right thing because I’ll be looking at my children a lot longer than I’m looking to anybody in this building." On Saturday, Rooney confirmed that he'll...

What The Fact: America's Shrinking Middle Class

Unemployment in the U.S. is at near-record lows. But that doesn't mean the middle class is as strong as ever. We sorted fact from fiction.

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What The Fact: Examining Teacher Pay

A number of teacher strikes across the country made us wonder what's true and what's not when it comes to teacher salaries.

Pelosi in Jordan for 'vital discussions' amid Syria crisis

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan delegation of American lawmakers has visited Jordan to discuss "the deepening crisis" in Syria

No Longer Hosting G7: Trump's Resort

The 2020 Group of Seven meeting to be hosted to the Trump National Doral resort is no more, with the president rescinding the announcement via tweet late Saturday after taking piles of criticism over the perception that he was enriching himself on the taxpayer dime, reports Politico . "Based on both...

A Guide To The Key Players In The House's…

Congress is issuing a growing number of subpoenas in its impeachment investigation.

Cannabis Halloween Candy Scares Are Generally…

Cases of kids ingesting marijuana edibles are usually accidental, and they're not typically associated with Halloween.

The Latest: Syria Kurds say they will withdraw…

A senior Syrian Kurdish official says his forces will pull back from a border area in accordance with a U.S.-brokered deal after Turkey allows the evacuation of its remaining fighters and civilians from a besieged town

Where you die can affect your chance of being an…

Feds mull tighter standards for organ collection groups, as AP finds some secure donors at half the rate of others

Senate Vote To Override Trump Emergency…

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

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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Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated…

The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals

Defense chief: US troops leaving Syria to go to…

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under the current plan all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq, and that the military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group to prevent a resurgence in that country

Sen. Rand Paul Says Those Embracing Socialism…

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