Politics

California weighs permanent restrictions for…

State water officials are considering whether to adopt a range of permanent restrictions against wasting water as nearly half of California again in drought

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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Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes…

Latvia's official on the European Central Bank's main policymaking council refused Tuesday to heed calls to resign

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.

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

Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course…

Florida school shooting survivors head to state Capitol, on collision course with lawmakers

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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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

The Latest: Justice Dept to step up review of…

The Justice Department says it is moving quickly with its review of "bump stock" devices after President Donald Trump directed the agency to propose regulations banning them

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?

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

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower…

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

WH responds to the Florida school shooting

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders discusses school shooting victims and announces a listening session with the Parkland, Florida community.

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.

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.

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