Politics

The Latest: West Point posthumously admits…

U.S. Military Academy officials say they have posthumously offered admission to a 15-year-old last seen holding open a door for other students during last week's school shooting in Florida

WH: Trump has done more than Obama on Russia

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the Trump administration has been tougher on Russia in its first year than the Obama administration was "in eight years combined."

Trump Tells Jeff Sessions To Try To Ban Bump…

A bump stock was used by the shooter in Las Vegas in October.

Jennifer Lawrence is Taking a Break from…

Jennifer Lawrence has just revealed her plan to take a hiatus from acting in an attempt to fight corruption in the U.S. Tony Spitz has the details.

Trump's First CPAC Speech Set The Tone For His…

Donald Trump first spoke at CPAC in 2011. This year, he'll be making his second appearance as president.

Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as "NRA sweetheart"

Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group

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Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's…

President Donald Trump is tweeting about Pennsylvania's new court-imposed congressional districts, encouraging Republicans to challenge it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, if necessary

Trump says he supports bump stock ban

At a ceremony honoring public safety officers with the Medal of Valor, President Trump said that he supports a ban on bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to simulate automatic fire.

GOP Polling Gains Spook Democrats Hoping For A…

It looks like they're going to stop focusing so much on Trump and focus more on their own message.

Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge To Calif. Gun…

The U.S. Supreme Court said it won't hear a case that claims California's full 10-day waiting period shouldn't apply to people who already own a gun.

Election held to replace Kentucky lawmaker who killed self

A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower…

Latest Trump administration health care idea: less insurance for lower premiums

Lawyer linked to ex-Trump aide pleads guilty

Alex van der Zwaan, a lawyer with ties to former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, has pleaded guilty to lying to investigators.

One Hollywood Power Couple Just Said They'll Be…

George and Amal Clooney also said they'll donate $500,000 toward the cause.

Mueller Charges Lawyer With Lying During…

Lawyer Alex Van Der Zwaan is accused of lying to investigators and hiding emails.

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Brazil's lower house approves military intervention in Rio

Brazil's lower house has approved a decree to put the military in charge of Rio de Janeiro's security forces as soldiers and police spread out throughout in the city to combat rising crime

Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by…

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full UN membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution.

WH pressed on Trump's FBI, Parkland tweet

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders takes questions from the press in the first press briefing since the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Trump Says Pa. Republicans Should Take Districts…

President Donald Trump weighed in on the new congressional districts map in Pennsylvania, saying Republicans should take it to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Making Parkland Political

The president says he's holding a listening session. Members of Congress say they'll push bills already on the floor. But will they have an effect?

Shulkin intends to stay in VA post with White…

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, fighting for political survival, says he has the president's trust and will stay in his job

‘Fire and Fury’ Author Michael Wolff to Go on…

Michael Wolff, the author of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” plans to go on a national speaking tour. Wolff will “share new, exclusive details about his experience inside Trump’s White House that have yet to be publicly disclosed,” according to an announcement from the publicity firm handling the tour, Beachwood Entertainment Collective. […]

Journey to Justice: One Man’s Fight for Freedom

When Jarrett Adams was 17 years old, he was wrongfully sentenced to 28 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.With his case overturned, he is now a lawyer.

Unveiling Vladimir Putin: The Man, The Money, The…

Vladimir Putin's personal life remains pretty private, while his professional life has become increasingly aggressive.

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In A Surprise Move, President Trump Endorses Mitt…

They've openly — and frequently — criticized each other.

The Latest: California winter now third driest on record

State water officials postpone vote on new water wasting restrictions as winter reaches third-driest on record

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre