Gary Cohn, the former No. 2 at Goldman Sachs and President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, will remove himself from official matters involving his former employer.
Alan Colmes, a top-rated television commentator who, as co-host with conservative Sean Hannity of "Hannity & Colmes," became best known as the liberal in the "lion's den" of Fox News, has died at a hospital in Manhattan. He was 66.
Lured by low interest rates, low gas prices, and a crop of seductive vehicles that are faster, smarter, and more efficient than ever before, American drivers are increasingly riding in style. Don't be fooled by the curb appeal, though-those swanky machines are heavily leveraged.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — When President Donald Trump took the stage here Friday to mark the launch of Boeing's newest aircraft, it was a scene reminiscent of his airplane hanger rallies during the presidential campaign.
Total U.S. student debt hit a record $1.31 trillion last year, the 18th consecutive year Americans' education debt rose, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
WASHINGTON - The number of people killed in car crashes last year exceeded 40,000 for the first time in a decade, reversing a trend that saw traffic fatalities dwindle for several years, data released Wednesday show.
White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday amid a snowballing controversy over whether he lied about his contacts with a Russian official, throwing President Donald Trump's security team into turmoil just weeks into his term.
President Donald Trump will be forced to deal with ongoing threats from North Korea as that country gains the ability to threaten the continental U.S. with a nuclear strike, an official said on Sunday, hours after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile into nearby seas.
WASHINGTON - The White House is considering rewriting the executive order barring refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the country, according to officials, indicating the administration may try to restore some aspects of the now-frozen travel ban or replace …
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos encountered protesters Friday morning outside a D.C. middle school and found her way barred as she tried to enter through a side door, forcing her to retreat into a government vehicle as a man shouted "Shame!"
Parents, teachers and others gathered a D.C. middle school Friday morning to show support for public schools as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited the campus.
A federal appeals court panel has maintained the freeze on President Trump's controversial immigration order, meaning previously barred refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries can continue entering the United States.
The storm blasting the Northeast with snow and blustery winds is wreaking havoc on air travel, canceling thousands of flights Thursday.
Coretta Scott King, the widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., urged Congress in a letter to block the 1986 nomination of Jeff Sessions for federal judge, saying that allowing him to join the federal bench would "irreparably damage the work of my husband."
A trio of House and Senate conservatives told reporters Wednesday that full repeal of the Affordable Care Act needs to happen in the spring, contradicting President Donald Trump's recent comments that repeal might come as late as 2018.
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Pence cast the deciding vote to confirm Betsy DeVos as education secretary Tuesday after opponents failed amid a groundswell of opposition to produce the additional "no" vote required to sink her nomination.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady claimed his fifth Super Bowl championship Sunday night in a fashion beyond imagination, leading the Patriots' historic comeback from a 25-point deficit and lifting New England to a 34-28 victory in the first Super Bowl ever to reach overtime.
We human travelers have airport lounges, wine bars, massage chairs and in-terminal yoga classes. Our pets have a crate and water.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy added 227,000 jobs in January, while the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.8 percent, according to government data released Friday morning.
Tuesday is museum day for 7-year-old Romanieo Golphin Jr. So one recent afternoon, the boy and his father visited the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. As they approached works by neoclassical painters, Romanieo Golphin Sr. spoke to his son about technique in a hushed tone.
President Donald Trump raised the threat of pulling federal funds from the University of California at Berkeley on Thursday after the institution canceled a talk by provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos and put the campus on lockdown after intense protests against the planned speech.
They've been around for decades, but in the past two months they've been especially visible: protesters in head-to-toe black clothing and ski masks, charging through the streets in public demonstrations, provoking police and often leaving a trail of broken windows and flaming piles of debris…
When five boys spray-painted a historic black school in Ashburn, Virginia, with swastikas, "WHITE POWER" and vulgar images, they were motivated more by teenage naivete than by racial hatred, a Loudoun County prosecutor concluded.
Rex Tillerson, the former ExxonMobil chief, won Senate confirmation as secretary of state after lawmakers split mostly along party lines on U.S. President Donald Trump's choice of an oilman with no government experience but a career negotiating billions of dollars of energy deals worldwide.