Shakil Afridi has languished in jail for years — since 2011, when the Pakistani doctor used a vaccination scam in an attempt to identify Osama bin Laden's home, aiding U.S. … Click to Continue »
The relationship between President Donald Trump and top Democrats may be “deteriorating” as the two parties inched closer but ultimately fell short on an agreement that would have reopened the federal government before Monday.
Iran's state TV says the country's navy has kicked off its two-day annual drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The strait is a key waterway through which a third … Click to Continue »
The New York state Democratic Party has launched an advertising attack on the new federal tax law. The new campaign announced Monday comes at the direction of Democratic Gov. Andrew … Click to Continue »
Gov. Phil Scott on Monday privately signed Vermont's marijuana bill into law, making the state the first in the country to authorize the recreational use of the substance by an … Click to Continue »
Calling the Trump administration’s tax reform plan a “middle-class tax increase,” two California lawmakers proposed a bill that would force some businesses to fork over half of their savings to the state.
The chancellor of New York's public university system will deliver her first State of the University address since taking over in September. Kristina Johnson's address is scheduled for 10 a.m. … Click to Continue »
A year on from the inauguration of President Donald Trump, trust in U.S. institutions is down sharply despite a rebounding economy and record highs in the stock market, according to … Click to Continue »
Pope Francis ventured into the Amazon to demand rights for indigenous groups, decried the scourge of corruption afflicting the region's politics and denounced a culture of "machismo" in which violence … Click to Continue »
The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears that they are being forced … Click to Continue »
Conservative South Korean activists burned a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's extremely popular girl band passed them Monday during a … Click to Continue »
Only months away from the expiration of $1 billion in state sales taxes, Gov. John Bel Edwards released his worst-case-scenario budget Monday, a spending plan that would end many of … Click to Continue »
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Dozens of conservative activists attempted to burn a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's extremely popular girl band passed by them at a Seoul railway station Monday following a visit to potential venues for performances during ...
A former oil executive was sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official received a lengthy prison term Monday at the end of a major corruption … Click to Continue »
#SchumerShutdown became the top trending topic promoted by Russian bots on social media on Sunday night, a national security group found.The Alliance for Securing Democracy, an organization led by national security...
“Media Madness: Donald Trump, The Press, And The War Over The Truth,” by journalist Howard Kurtz will be published this month.
Gunmen in western Mexico have robbed cameras and cellphones from journalists covering a campaign tour by Mexico's indigenous presidential candidate. Maria de Jesus Patricio, known as "MariChuy," is being supported … Click to Continue »
Prospective jurors were largely oblivious to an anti-corruption demonstration outside Manhattan federal court before the criminal trial began Monday for a longtime aide to New York's governor. Defense lawyers for … Click to Continue »
The mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city "sold his office" to campaign donors, trading city contracts for cash to fuel his political ambitions, a prosecutor told jurors Monday in the mayor's … Click to Continue »
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Opening statements are scheduled to begin in the federal corruption trial of the mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city.
Prosecutors say Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski ran a pay-to-play scheme. He's accused of trading more than $150,000 in city contracts for campaign donations that fueled his aborted runs ...
NEW YORK (AP) - A longtime aide to New York's governor is going on trial on charges he used his relationship with him to collect bribes from two companies doing business with the state.
Jury selection starts Monday in federal court in Manhattan in the trial of Joseph Percoco, a ...
When is a spending deal not a spending deal? When it's a DACA deal.It's pretty simple: funding bills should be about appropriations, not immigration. Unfortunately, Democrats let politics take priority over policy, thus paralyzing any compromise, ultimately shutting down the government.
, The Hill
The shutdown shows us not only what congressional Democrats believe but what they are capable of doing.
, NY Times
After decades of fruitless efforts to overhaul immigration, Democrats simply do not believe Republicans will follow through on the issue.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. LAWMAKERS PURSUE DEAL TO END SHUTDOWN Senate moderates in both parties search … Click to Continue »
The Senate adjourned Sunday without reaching an agreement to end the government shutdown as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called for both parties to "step back from the brink."
Senators were reaching for a deal overnight Sunday to try to end a 2-day-old government shutdown, hoping to prevent the worst of the effects of furloughs that hits in earnest on Monday.
Republican leaders made a last-minute overture, promising to hold a broad immigration debate over the ensuing weeks, but ...