Top Republicans coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a partisan agenda through the Senate are running smack into another complication — the sheer age and health issues of some senators.
Reporters were seated in the White House briefing room awaiting an appearance by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday when a call went out over a loudspeaker to head to the Rose Garden. There was no...
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 04:33 AM PDT
NFL, Team Owners Have Not Asked Players to Stand for Anthem
NFL players and owners held an unusual meeting Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session both sides termed positive and productive.
What was not discussed at any length was the divisive topic of the national...
When U.S. Sen. John McCain was a younger man, once or twice he was tasked with carrying Joe Biden's luggage.
On Monday, after Biden, the former U.S. vice president, awarded McCain with the National Constitution...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 06:42 PM PDT
Trump Joked That Pence Wants to 'Hang' Gays: Report
In a profile of Vice President Mike Pence published Monday in The New Yorker, Jane Mayer reported on a meeting among an unnamed legal scholar, President Donald Trump and Pence in which Trump joked that Pence...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 04:53 PM PDT
Florida Candidate: Aliens Took Me Aboard Their Ship at Age 7
A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then.
President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stood together Monday as a show of solidarity during an impromptu question-and-answer session with reporters.
The two have publicly feuded...
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 03:34 AM PDT
Ahead of White Nationalist Speech, Fla. Gov Declares Emergency
Ahead of a speech by a white nationalist leader at the University of Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency to direct resources to ensure Gainesville's safety.
Scott signed the Law...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 03:04 PM PDT
Trump: Cuba 'Is Responsible' for Attacks on US Personnel
President Donald Trump said Monday that he believes Cuba is responsible for unexplained, invisible attacks in Cuba that have harmed American government workers.
Though Trump's comments appeared to be a new...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:35 AM PDT
Court Agrees to Take on US-Microsoft Dispute Over Emails
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes...