WASHINGTON - A federal judge's decision to block Trump administration plans to phase out protections for so-called undocumented "dreamers" brought sharp backlash Wednesday from the White House, calling the injunction "outrageous."
WASHNGTON - President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he wants Congress to pass a "bill of love" to protect younger undocumented immigrants from deportation, but he reiterated his demands for a border wall and cuts to legal immigration that Democrats have opposed.
WASHINGTON - The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate for possible criminal charges the author of the now-famous "dossier" alleging the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin during the 2016 election.
WASHINGTON - The economy added 148,000 jobs in December after a year of steady hiring, missing expectations for a larger surge of growth, the government reported Friday.
Hold your canteen under a natural spring and you'll come away with crystal clear water, potentially brimming with beneficial bacteria as well as minerals from the earth.
Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort on Wednesday challenged his indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in a federal lawsuit, saying the Justice Department's prosecution of him over his business dealings have nothing to do with Mueller's investigation on Russian interference in last year's presidential campaign.
Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, will retire from the Senate at the end of this term, he announced Tuesday, a decision that will bring a decades-long congressional career to an end early next year.
One sheriff's deputy was killed and four others shot after being called to the scene of a domestic disturbance at an apartment complex south of Denver, authorities said.
WASHINGTON - The House on Wednesday approved a massive Republican plan to overhaul the tax code, clearing the bill's final hurdle in Congress and sending it to President Donald Trump to be signed into law.
WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives passed Republicans' sweeping tax overhaul on Tuesday, sending the plan to the Senate and setting the stage for the bill to be signed by President Donald Trump as early as this week.
A number of people were reported killed and scores more injured south of Seattle when an early morning Amtrak train traveling on a new route derailed while crossing a bridge above a busy interstate highway, authorities said.
WASHINGTON - Federal regulators voted Thursday to allow Internet providers to speed up service for some apps and websites - and block or slow down others - in a decision repealing landmark, Obama-era regulations for broadband companies such as AT&T and Verizon.
Federal prosecutors filed terrorism charges Tuesday against the suspected New York City subway bomber, Akayed Ullah, saying he posted a taunt aimed at President Donald Trump before the attack in a tunnel beneath Times Square and then proclaimed "I did it for the Islamic State.''
With temperatures gradually rising and leftover snow melting on the sidewalks, weather outlets and emergency services reflect on Winter Storm Benji.
A suspect who set off an explosion in the New York City subway was taken into custody after the blast Monday morning, according to authorities.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced on the Senate floor Thursday that he is resigning at the end of the month following multiple allegations that he sexually harassed women.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, defying warnings from other Middle East countries and some U.S. allies in a politically risky move that he insisted would not derail efforts to broker a peace deal.
Eleven Senate Democrats called Wednesday for Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., to resign amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment, raising the possibility he will become the second lawmaker to step aside over recent accusations of inappropriate behavior.
Facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment, Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., resigned as Congress's longest-serving member on Tuesday, becoming the first lawmaker to step down as Capitol Hill grapples with allegations of inappropriate behavior by lawmakers.
President Donald Trump led an aggressive charge Monday on behalf of embattled Senate nominee Roy Moore, with the Republican National Committee rejoining Moore's side in Alabama weeks after cutting ties with him following allegations of sexual misconduct.
It was a whirlwind weekend for President Donald Trump's legal team, from Michael Flynn's guilty plea to Trump's problematic tweet to new reports that fill out the picture of a broadening Russia investigation. And it concluded Monday morning with Trump's personal lawyer making a bold claim: Regardless of all of it, John Dowd says, a president can't even technically obstruct justice.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans passed a $1.5 trillion tax bill early Saturday morning that bestows massive benefits on corporate America and the wealthy while delivering mixed blessings to everybody else.
WASHINGTON - Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, and court papers indicate he was acting under instructions from senior Trump transition officials.
Michael Flynn, who was fired as President Donald Trump's national security adviser after revelations about his communications with Russia's ambassador, is expected to plead guilty Friday morning to lying to federal agents about the contact.
Jim Nabors, the Alabama-born entertainer who put "gawwwleee" in the vocabulary of baby boomers by playing a gullible, well-meaning Marine in the 1960s television sitcom "Gomer Pyle," has died. He was 87.
NBC News said Wednesday that it has fired Matt Lauer over "inappropriate sexual behavior," making the "Today" show star the latest high-profile man to become embroiled in workplace harassment allegations.
President Donald Trump's rocky relationship with Capitol Hill faces a crucial test Tuesday in a meeting with top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders that could edge the government closer to a year-end bipartisan fiscal deal - or a federal shutdown.
A lawyer for former national security adviser Michael Flynn informed an attorney for President Donald Trump this week that he can no longer discuss the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, a sign that Flynn may be preparing to cooperate in the probe, people familiar with the investigation said.
CBS said Tuesday that it has fired Charlie Rose "effective immediately," following an extensive Washington Post report that detailed alleged unwanted sexual advances toward women by the 75-year-old broadcaster.
The Justice Department sued Monday to block AT&T's $85 billion bid for entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, setting the stage for one of the biggest antitrust cases to hit Washington in decades.
CBS News suspended Charlie Rose while PBS and Bloomberg will halt distribution of his show after The Washington Post published an extensive report Monday detailing alleged unwanted sexual advances toward women by the award-winning journalist.
Two of McDowell County’s emergency response leaders are currently assisting in a state and national efforts to help the people of Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria.
Charles Manson, the fiery-eyed cult master whose lemming-like followers staged a bloody two-night murder rampage in Los Angeles in 1969 that gripped the city with fear and shocked the nation, died on Sunday at a hospital in Kern County, California. He was 83.
President Donald Trump chastised LaVar Ball, the father of one of three UCLA players who were released by Chinese authorities after efforts by Trump and his Chinese counterpart, tweeting that "I should have left them in jail!"
In the wake of several shootings throughout the United States, McDowell authorities held a seminar offering guidance and answer questions on church security and safety on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., faced swift condemnation and bipartisan calls for an ethics investigation Thursday after he was accused of forcibly kissing and groping a broadcaster and model while traveling overseas in 2006.
The Republican tax plans are suddenly looking a lot more like health-care bills, with provisions that may affect coverage and increase medical expenses for millions of families.
The essential gamble of Republican plans to overhaul the tax code is now becoming clear: Big businesses get a large, permanent tax cut, while American families receive only temporary tax relief that expires as soon as 2023 in the House bill and 2026 in the Senate bill.
At least three people were killed Tuesday morning in an incident in Northern California that involved gunfire at an elementary school, according to authorities, though they cautioned that information about the victims was not immediately clear.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that he has "always told the truth" in describing his knowledge of Trump campaign contacts with Russians - though he acknowledged he now recalls an interaction with a lower-level Trump adviser who has said he told Sessions about contacts who could help arrange a meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on Roy Moore of Alabama to drop his Republican U.S. Senate candidacy, saying he believes the women who say the former judge pursued them for dates when they were teenagers.
BEIRUT - More than 300 people have been killed and nearly 4,000 wounded in a powerful earthquake that jolted the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, Iranian state media reported. The death toll was expected to rise even further, officials said.
ASHEVILLE – A Montana fugitive featured on America’s Most Wanted and on the run for more than eight years was being held in the McDowell County jail after his arrest Thursday in Burke County.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans are forging their own path on the effort to overhaul the U.S. tax code, offering a plan Thursday that would delay an immediate corporate tax cut President Donald Trump has demanded and blow up House Republicans' carefully crafted compromise on a controversial tax deduction.
Vice President Mike Pence pledged Wednesday to residents of Sutherland Springs, Texas, that the Trump administration would "find out why" a gunman was able to buy firearms in advance of his shooting rampage there despite his violent past and would work with Congress "to ensure that this never happens again."
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - The gunman who opened fire in a church outside San Antonio, killing at least 26 people, escaped from a mental health facility in 2012 after he was caught sneaking guns onto an Air Force base and "attempting to carry out death threats" made against military superiors, according to a police report.