Politics

South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks…

South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea

Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bill Meant To Keep…

A "zero-tolerance" policy announced in April has led to at least 2,000 migrant children being separated from their guardians.

Trump Admin. Says Rise In Family Separations Is…

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said only Congress can stop family separations at the U.S. border.

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over…

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over…

Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans

Sen. Kamala Harris Calls On DHS Secretary…

In a statement Monday, Harris called for Nielsen's resignation over a Trump administration immigration policy.

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A 'Zero-Tolerance' Policy Is Splitting Up More…

The Trump administration's zero-tolerance immigration policy is increasingly splitting up families of immigrants who cross the border illegally.

Border separations ripple through midterm…

Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections

Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations…

A Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley over allegations of play to play that involve a past top donor

Supreme Court Decides Against Getting Involved In…

The U.S. Supreme Court could have issued landmark opinions against partisan gerrymanders — one from each political party. It didn't.

Controversial FBI Agent Says He's Willing To…

Special counsel Robert Mueller removed Peter Strzok from the Russia probe for sending anti-Trump text messages.

High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs…

A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war

Melania Trump Issues Statement On Family…

In a statement issued through her spokesperson, the first lady said she "hates to see children separated from their families" at the border.

Mick Mulvaney Picks Kathy Kraninger To Head…

But critics cite her lack of experience in financial policy.

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Trump administration to propose 'association health plans'

Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people

Army splits with West Point tweeter of 'communism…

A West Point cadet who tweeted pictures of himself at graduation with the message 'communism will win' is out of the Army with an other-than-honorable discharge

Prosecutors Reassembled Michael Cohen's Shredded…

Investigators took millions of files in a raid of Cohen's home, office and hotel room April 9.

In death, young man is at forefront of US-North…

Otto Warmbier's legacy is still being written, one year after his death

All 5 first ladies speak out on family…

All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children taken from parents

Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship…

A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights.

Acting drug enforcement chief set to retire at…

A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Administration says the agency's acting administrator will be retiring at the end of June

The Latest: Kobach to appeal voting rights ruling

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says his office will appeal a federal judge's ruling that Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship in order to vote

Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in…

FBI Director Chris Wray says the bureau is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation

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Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed

The Latest: Cruz promises bill to deal with…

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says he is introducing emergency legislation intended to keep migrant families together

Sanders joins Maryland's Jealous to help fire up voters

Sen. Bernie Sanders may not be endorsing his own son's congressional bid, but he is rallying in Maryland to fire up voters for Ben Jealous' campaign for governor