President Trump plans to offer a compromise with Democrats on immigration but stick to his demand for border wall funding, a source familiar with his plan said.Announcement will come at 4 p.m. ET »
President Trump doesn’t think our defense of democratic values really works for America anymore, and in this he has more in common with Vladimir Putin than he does with his own Cabinet or his military.
Thousands of people participate in the Third Annual Women’s March at Freedom Plaza in Washington, Jan. 19, 2019. Women will march in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January 2017. Women’s March, a national nonprofit organization that evolved from the initial Washington march, is again hosting its main event in Washington, with hundreds of “sister” marches in other cities.
Reminder: There are 383 days until the Iowa caucuses and 656 days until the 2020 presidential election.
From bad economic news to the ongoing government shutdown to bombshell reports that he directed his lawyer to lie to Congress, it has been a week to forget for the president.
A group of Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining more than 1,000 people who departed Central America in recent days headed to the United States and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people.
Thousands of anti-abortion protestors gathered for the 46th March for Life rally on the National Mall Friday afternoon and were greeted with surprise addresses by both President Trump (on video) and Vice President Pence (in person).
Since President Trump suspended his administration’s zero-tolerance family separation policy, immigration officials have continued to separate immigrant children and parents — at steadily increasing rates.
As the partial U.S. government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to help fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar — a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and prospective Democratic candidate for president in 2020 — says it is “very difficult to imagine” she will vote to confirm nominee William Barr as attorney general in light of his refusal to commit to releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation. While saying she still wants to finish reviewing the transcript of this week’s confirmation hearing before making a final decision, she criticized the nominee for his equivocation during this week’s confirmation hearing on two key issues relating to the Russia probe. “He wouldn’t say he would follow the ethics advice of career lawyers in the department when it came to recusal regarding the Russia investigation, and also he didn’t 100 percent commit — not even 80 percent commit — to making the report public,” Klobuchar said.
With a decisive GOP majority in the Senate, the president has no need to try to placate Democrats or centrist Republicans.
One candidate emerged from his 2018 loss as a potential 2020 presidential contender, while the other seems poised for another statewide run.
Every time Joe Biden compared his views with Elizabeth Warren’s, he held himself out as pursuing “common sense” and having a positive vision of helping the poor and working class.
No talks were publicly scheduled as the Los Angeles teachers' strike enters its third day. Some 30,000 Los Angeles teachers are on strike for higher pay, smaller class sizes and more staff. (Reuters)
The same day that ISIS fighters in Syria claimed responsibility for a deadly bomb attack, Vice President Mike Pence echoed the president's assessment that the group had been vanquished.
The Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hammered former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday for his role in rolling back environmental protections at the Environmental Protection Agency.
When the Pentagon announced last November that it was ceasing aerial refueling of Saud-led coalition aircraft operating in Yemen, the move appeared to be a major step back from U.S. support for the war there. But newly obtained documents reveal that the United States has also been training coalition military personnel from the United Arab Emirates for the air war in Yemen.
The president has claimed repeatedly that many federal workers directly impacted by the partial U.S. government shutdown support his demand for a border wall. But a new poll of government employees shows that few actually do.
Militants stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, killing at least 14 people and forcing hundreds of others to make terrifying escapes, the government said Wednesday.
Rep. Steve King’s base of support, including in his home state of Iowa, continues to erode after comments he made appearing to praise white supremacy were published in the New York Times. Des Moines is not located in King’s district.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pondering whether he will have a bigger impact on the country as a Democratic presidential candidate or a businessman and philanthropist. And he intends to decide soon.
As the record-setting partial federal shutdown continues, forestry experts worry that furloughing thousands of government workers could exacerbate this year’s wildfire season. Lenya Quinn-Davidson, who serves as the area fire adviser for the University of California Cooperative Extension, told Yahoo News that right now workers who would normally be clearing out areas of potential fuel aren’t in the field, raising the risk of devastating fires later in the year. “We know if they are able to get those projects accomplished we see positive benefits during wildfires,” said Quinn-Davidson.
Zimbabwe's police and military patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, Tuesday as a helicopter fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires on a second day of deadly protests after the government more than doubled the price of fuel in the economically shattered country. (AP)