Privacy advocates are pushing for stronger curbs in Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
The president’s extemporaneous tribute injected new momentum into a quiet effort to restore earmarks after seven years of dormancy.
The Latest on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's State of the State address (all times local): 7 p.m. A heckler in a Kansas House gallery interrupted Republican Gov. Sam Brownback twice … Click to Continue »
Federal officials are looking into whether any airlines will be fined over long tarmac delays that occurred over the weekend at New York's Kennedy Airport. By one estimate, there were … Click to Continue »
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and fellow Republican budget leaders in the Legislature on Tuesday said they're projecting that the state will bring in roughly $200 million less than initially expected … Click to Continue »
A proposal sponsored by Republican Maine U.S. Sen. Susan Collins to provide support for the nation's family caregivers is headed to the president's desk. The RAISE Family Caregivers Act would … Click to Continue »
"James Woods, governor of California? Why not? The Golden State has a long history of electing leaders from the deep end of thespian pool. From Ronald Reagan to Arnold Schwarzenegger, Californian voters actually seem to enjoy casting ballots for Republican actors," reads a petition launched Tuesday, which indeed is calling ...
The Latest on the investigation into unexplained illnesses affecting U.S. embassy personnel in Cuba (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Cuba's top diplomat for U.S. affairs is criticizing a Senate hearing … Click to Continue »
The Latest on Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb's State of the State speech (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Indiana Democratic leaders say Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb failed to provide boldness or … Click to Continue »
Gov. Charlie Baker says he's hoping to talk with the top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts about efforts to create a regulated marijuana market in the state. The Republican governor said … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump tweeted funding for the border wall with Mexico "must" be part of any bill on a permanent solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Michigan regulators on Tuesday set a state threshold for chemicals that were once widely used and are being found in drinking water, a move they said will let them issue … Click to Continue »
Federal judges ruled Tuesday that North Carolina's congressional district map drawn by legislative Republicans is illegally gerrymandered because of excessive partisanship that gave the GOP a rock-solid advantage for most … Click to Continue »
A state senator stepped down on Tuesday, saying the reason was his struggle with alcohol. Democratic Sen. James Doyle II made the announcement in an email sent by Senate staff … Click to Continue »
Idaho lawmakers on Tuesday underwent anti-harassment training following the wave of sexual misconduct allegations across state legislatures, businesses and entertainment industry. "It's not like we felt there was a particular … Click to Continue »
Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in August that law enforcement officials had already been investigating President Trump's team for Russia connections before the "Steele d...
The United States stood behind its assertion that U.S. personnel in Cuba were deliberately attacked and raised the possibility Tuesday that a virus was used, as lawmakers and even the … Click to Continue »
Arizona's largest utility wants to cut customer bills because of lower corporate rates in the tax overhaul law approved by Congress in December. Arizona Public Service Co. announced Tuesday it … Click to Continue »
The Trump administration said Tuesday it would not allow oil drilling off the coast of Florida, abruptly reversing course under pressure from Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke … Click to Continue »
A teenage boy who authorities say plotted a mass shooting at an Ohio high school has pleaded no contest to a charge of conspiracy to commit murder. Seventeen-year-old John Staley … Click to Continue »
One year ago, BuzzFeed took the momentous step of posting an unsubstantiated, 35-page scandal sheet against then-President-elect Trump — and Washington hasn't been the same since.
The news website's post, which oddly came with a disclaimer, immediately took on the name "dossier." Sometimes it was the "Trump dossier" or the ...
President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to develop rules for disclosing the names of Americans whose identities are blacked out in classified spy reports disseminated across the … Click to Continue »
Iowa State University's unconstitutional crackdown on a pro-marijuana student group's T-shirts will cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs, according to a partial settlement approved Tuesday. The … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to develop rules for disclosing the names of Americans whose identities are blacked out in classified spy reports disseminated across the government.
The issue prompted a heated partisan debate after Republicans alleged that Obama administration officials improperly shared ...
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his proposed budget to lawmakers will prioritize K-12 public education, the state corrections department and services for people with developmental disabilities. Ricketts says the budget … Click to Continue »
In an odd twist, fellow hosts of "CBS This Morning" turned to their colleague Gayle King — famous friend of Oprah Winfrey — for an interview Tuesday about whether her … Click to Continue »
Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch has been recommended for expulsion following a newly public allegation of sexual assault. The Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press report the university's … Click to Continue »
Union Pacific estimates that the changes in tax law will provide a roughly $6 billion boost to the railroad's 2017 earnings. Union Pacific disclosed the estimated impact of the tax … Click to Continue »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch has been recommended for expulsion following a newly public allegation of sexual assault.
The Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press report the university's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office found Lynch responsible for sexual misconduct in an alleged assault ...
The Trump White House declared Tuesday that a lengthy bipartisan immigration meeting with lawmakers had yielded a framework for future negotiation.
Federal judges now agree that North Carolina's congressional district map drawn by Republicans is illegally gerrymandered, excessively partisan, and must quickly be redone. The three judges ruled late Tuesday that … Click to Continue »