Robert Burns, Associated Press | PostedDec 6th - 4:41pm
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday the Trump administration is keeping a close eye on unrest in Iran and Iraq, but he sees no immediate need to send any substantial number of additional U.S. forces to the region.
The White House will not participate in the House Judiciary Committee's next impeachment hearing, a senior Trump administration official said Friday in another sign the president has accepted that he is likely to be impeached by the House.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | PostedDec 6th - 10:58am
The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Friday that would restore key sections of the Voting Rights Act that once required officials in all or parts of 15 mostly Southern states to receive federal approval before making changes to the voting process.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | PostedDec 6th - 10:39am
U.S. law enforcement officials were digging into the background of the suspected Florida naval station shooter Friday, to determine the Saudi Air Force officer's motive and whether it was connected to terrorism.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedDec 6th - 9:59am
President Donald Trump knows he has fierce Democratic adversaries in Congress. But there is also ample push-back from the Judiciary branch, where black-robed judges who sit in courtrooms just blocks from the Capitol and in New York City have repudiated his view of executive power.
Will Weissert and Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press | PostedDec 6th - 7:02am
Elizabeth Warren “is in excellent health,” according to a doctor's report released by the Massachusetts senator on Friday, becoming the first in a trio of top Democratic presidential candidates over 70 to make their medical records public.
An aviation student from Saudi Arabia opened fire in a classroom at the Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning, the Florida governor said, an attack that left three dead in addition to the assailant.
Renee Graham and Gregory Katz, Associated Press | PostedDec 6th - 4:03am
Ask voters in this picturesque university town in eastern Scotland how they're voting in next week's election, and they’re likely to transition seamlessly from talking about which candidate they want to send to Parliament to discussing whether or not they want another bite at voting for Scottish independence, which voters rejected in 2014.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | PostedDec 6th - 7:33pm
Capitol Hill leaders are nearing agreement in negotiations on an annual defense policy bill that would extend 12 weeks of paid parental leave to federal workers, both military and civilian, in exchange for establishing President Donald Trump's space force initiative.
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to resolve a dispute over Delaware's requirement of a political balance among state court judges. Delaware says the outcome could affect the makeup of regulatory commissions in many states.