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.

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

'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

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.

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

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over…

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

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.

Trump administration to propose 'association health plans'

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

Border separations ripple through midterm…

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

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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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

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

Prosecutors Reassembled Michael Cohen's Shredded…

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

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

Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese…

Senate approves defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.

EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought

Michael Wolff on 'Boring' Pence, Wife Karen's…

Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff had some amusing tidbits to share about the VP during an appearance at the Cannes Lions advertising festival Monday, Quartz reports. While President Trump sells books— Fire and Fury , which details his first nine months as POTUS, is still a bestseller after being released...

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Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create…

President Donald Trump is announcing that he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space

Trump Orders Creation of 6th Military Branch…

Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard ... and Space Force? President Trump, speaking at a meeting of the National Space Council at the White House Monday, ordered the Pentagon to create a sixth branch of the military, Politico reports. "We are going to have the Air Force, and we are...

US urges Russia to release political and…

The Trump administration says it's "deeply concerned" by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia