Anti-government protesters faced off with French riot police in Paris on Saturday, hurling projectiles, torching cars and vandalizing shops and restaurants in a fourth weekend of unrest that has shaken President Emmanuel Macron’s authority.
He arrived on a horse for his first day on the job and was welcomed at the Interior Department by an honor song. Zinke's departure is unlikely to be so ceremonial.
The Department of Homeland Security has opened an investigation into the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl, Jackeline Caal, who reached the United States last week. She was apprehended with her father by Border Patrol agents in a group of more than 150 people at a remote area of the desert in New Mexico, renewing questions about the detention and treatment of migrants.
President Trump's search for a new chief of staff is over, at least for now.
The Wisconsin GOP has held control of the governorship and both chambers of Wisconsin's Legislature — what’s known as a trifecta — for most of the last decade. This may help to account for the outgoing governor's attempt to pass this package of bills before a Democrat takes over.
The president keeps revising his explanation of hush-money payments made to two women who claimed to have had extramarital affairs with him.
Rep. Ro Khanna, whose California district encompasses much of Silicon Valley, has long been a proponent of projects that use technology to fight the decline and depopulation of rural America.
In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, the U.S. Senate is reassessing American policy toward Saudi Arabia — including support for the disastrous war in Yemen, where millions face starvation.
The White House is brushing off reports that federal prosecutors are investigating the over $100 million that was raised from donors for President Trump’s inauguration last year.
The First Step Act is expected to be passed by the Senate soon and then to be signed by President Trump, reversing more than two decades of tough-on-crime policies.
In their farewell addresses on the Senate floor, senators call out the hyperpartisan atmosphere that has taken hold of the U.S. Capitol.
Russian agent Maria Butina’s plea deal includes a description of the “Diplomacy Project” she ran, under the direction of Putin ally Alexander Torshin, to influence American policy leading up to the 2016 election.
President Trump, who once denied knowing about the hush-money payments, now suggests his former lawyer and longtime fixer Michael Cohen should’ve known what they were doing was illegal.
When Trump flouts the conventions of the office, he’s winning with his core voters. It doesn’t matter what he’s saying — what matters is that he’s making the rest of us howl in indignation.
"He can’t prosecute him. All he can do is write a report about him, so write the goddamned thing and get it over with now.”
“We’ve got 79 committed yes votes on this bill. I think by the time we vote on it, it will be in the high 80s,” said Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a key backer of the legislation, on Fox News radio.
Ballot measures are a way for voters to exercise some direct democracy, but in some cases the will of the people doesn't translate to policy.
President Trump on Wednesday offered the deadly shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg as evidence the United States needs stronger border security.
“Almost every question has a misunderstanding embedded in it,” tweeted Nicholas Thompson, editor of technology magazine Wired. “It’s making my head explode.”
In a remarkable exchange in front of reporters inside the Oval Office, President Trump and Congressional Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi argued over border security.
Trump has labored mightily to restore coal to the prominence it enjoyed in the first half of the 20th century. But neither policymakers nor energy companies are following his lead.
A public service announcement released by the gun violence prevention organization Sandy Hook Promise depicts the moments leading up to a school shooting from the shooter’s perspective.