National monument advisory panel new flashpoint…

A newly unveiled advisory committee for a downsized national monument in southern Utah has become the latest flashpoint in a long-running debate, with monument supporters crying foul about being left off the panel

President Trump Says He'd Fight Impeachment In…

The president tweeted his hypothetical defense plans Wednesday morning, but impeachment proceedings happen in Congress, not the courts.

California County May Revise Its Sanctuary Policy…

The slaying of a San Jose woman, allegedly by an undocumented immigrant with prior arrests, has sparked a heated debate in Santa Clara County.

Trump threatens more troops to border after…

President Donald Trump renews his threat to send more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border following an incident in which Mexican soldiers confronted U.S. personnel.

The Latest: Police clarify suspect sketch in…

Indiana State Police have released a statement clarifying information about a newly-released sketch of a man suspected of killing two teenage girls in 2017

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High-Level US Envoy Will Head To China To…

The White House said U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will make the trip.

House Files Motion To Halt Trump Administration's…

The House wants federal courts to block the Trump administration's plan to use Department of Defense funds to build a border wall.

Illinois governor: 'No concerns' about report of fed probe

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he has "no concerns at all" about a report that federal authorities are investigating a property tax break he got on an empty Chicago mansion he owns by disconnecting its toilets

Former DHS head took up cyber despite White House…

Former DHS secretary pushed cybersecurity and election security within the Trump administration despite lack of White House coordination, people familiar with the matter say

IRS Misses Second Deadline To Hand Over Trump's…

Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee that the IRS will decide if it will release the returns by May 6.

House Committee Wants To Hold Ex-White House…

The House oversight committee criticized the White House after a former security official failed to appear for his scheduled testimony.

Iranian minister makes public prisoner swap offer to US

Iran's top diplomat has made public an offer to the U.S. government for a prisoner swap that he says he made six months ago

Firefighter recruitment ad touts 'Low Pay, Cool…

A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in signs posted outside its stations that the job offers "Hard Labor, Odd Hours, Low Pay (and) Cool Helmet."

Supreme Court Debates Census Citizenship Question

The Supreme Court will decide whether the Department of Commerce can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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States Move To Require Presidential Candidate Tax…

Some state legislatures are proposing laws that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns to have their names on the ballot.

Smiling Kim arrives by train in Russia for his…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia a day before his much-anticipated summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok

Florida House passes GOP immigration 'sanctuary…

The Florida House has passed a high-profile Republican bill requiring local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration authorities and banning so-called "sanctuary city" policies that shield immigrants who are arrested

Trump To Visit The UK For A State Visit In June

Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday that the president had accepted the queen's invitation for a state visit.

Trump Orders Administration To Tackle Visa…

One suggestion from the presidential memorandum is suspending entry for people from countries with high overstay rates.

4 Texas prison guards fired, 2 resign for #FeelingCute posts

A Texas Department of Criminal Justice official says four prison guards have been fired and two others resigned over insensitive comments posted on social media

Suddenly, Trump's team hearts the Mueller report

Trump's team sings the praises of the Mueller report, after assailing it for 2 years, as it pushes back against intensifying Democratic inquiry

Joe Biden's Candidacy Will Likely Upend 2020…

When former Vice President Joe Biden jumps into the 2020 presidential race, he will likely have a few advantages over other Democrats.

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Plan To Wipe Out Student…

Under the plan, Americans in households earning less than $100,000 per year would have $50,000 of their student loans forgiven.

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Ex-UT at Austin coach pleads guilty in admissions…

The former men's tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin has pleaded guilty to accepting a $100,000 bribe in the widespread college admissions bribery scandal

NRA sues Los Angeles over disclosure law for…

The National Rifle Association is suing Los Angeles over a new law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the gun rights group

Trump Sues To Block House Panel From Obtaining…

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings issued a subpoena last week for years of the president's financial records.