CDC to Dems: We don’t ban words, though try to avoid some

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention didn't ban any words under President Trump but directed staff to avoid words like "vulnerable," "diversity," and "entitlement" in budget requests, the agency told Senate Democrats.

It also prefers the colloquial term "Obamacare" to refer to the 2010 Affordable Care Act and wants ...

Maryland man charged with shooting at police officers

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) - Maryland State Police have arrested a man suspected of firing at Cambridge police officers last month.

William Manokey, of Cambridge, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree attempted murder, two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of ...

Donald Trump makes progress on DACA deal, border security remains sticking point

President Trump made progress Tuesday on the immigration debate that threatens a government shutdown next week, but there's still a long way to go to strike a deal.

Democratic and Republican lawmakers emerged from a two-hour meeting with the president saying that they made significant progress negotiating a fix to ...

Conservative lawmakers voice opposition to FISA reauthorization bill

Several dozen conservatives said Tuesday they won't support a bill to extend extend the government's chief foreign intelligence snooping program, threatening the bill's chances when it reaches the floor later this week.

The House Freedom Caucus's stance, combined with opposition from the left wing of the Democratic Party, could threaten ...

2 state lawmakers propose criminal justice reforms

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Two state lawmakers are putting forward a series of anti-crime proposals, including one they say would boost police retention by allowing for $15,000 bonuses for veteran officers.

Republican Rep. Nate Gentry and Democratic Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto said Tuesday that their proposals represent a sweeping, bi-partisan approach ...

Napolitano: Huma Abedin Could Face Charges of Lying to FBI

If Hillary Clinton's former aide Huma Abedin was not truthful about backing up her emails on her husband's unsecured laptop computer, she could potentially face the same charges of lying to the FBI that snared former national security adviser Michael Flynn, Judge Andrew...