Meet the unconfirmables who are still in top jobs.
Democratic leaders could be facing disagreement in their ranks as they move toward a deal with Republicans on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that would contain concessions to conservatives, Politico reported.
President Donald Trump's puzzling tweets about a key U.S. spying law threw the House into temporary disarray Thursday, but lawmakers ended up renewing the law — with a new restriction … Click to Continue »
Pierre Police Chief Dave Panzer Jr. is retiring after 28 years with the department. The 49-year-old Panzer plans to call it a career on March 9. Panzer joined the Pierre … Click to Continue »
A former Ohio congressman and Cincinnati mayor who was a Democratic force in a decades-long political career and known for mentoring young politicians such as Jerry Springer has died. Thomas … Click to Continue »
Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway said she's been told there are rivers and mountains along the southern border that could prevent "an actual physical structure" from being constructed in some places.
The U.S.'s rejection of a visa application for the Serbian army chief of staff will have consequences for military relations between the two countries, Serbia's defense minister warned Thursday. Aleksandar … Click to Continue »
Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward distanced herself from former White House strategist Steve Bannon Thursday after touting his endorsement early in her candidacy.
"He was never part of my campaign. He was never an adviser. He's not somebody that I'd reach out and talk to in any way, shape or ...
The Trump administration on Thursday followed through on its promise to "turn the page" in doling out Medicaid benefits, releasing new guidance on how to require able-bodied recipients to seek work or new skills as a condition of their taxpayer-funded coverage.
Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and ...
President Trump briefly took aim Thursday at a key surveillance program despite his administration's official support for renewing it, suggesting the program was used to "badly surveil and abuse" his campaign based on the "phony" Trump dossier.
The 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base will undergo a change in leadership this spring. Col. Matthew Brooks will conclude two years as the bomb wing's commander. The … Click to Continue »
Too often, low-income, black and Latino students end up in schools with crumbling walls, old textbooks and unqualified teachers, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Commission on … Click to Continue »
Cherokee Nation leaders say that since a federal judge has ruled that the tribe cannot sue opioid distributors in a tribal court, it will sue in state court. A Tulsa … Click to Continue »
A western North Carolina city has voted to restrict tourist rentals downtown. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported the city council voted 6-1 Tuesday to restrict short-term vacation rentals. Supporters say the … Click to Continue »
The Justice Department’s decision to open the door anew to pot prosecutions across the country is sparking backlash from congressional Republicans in states that allow recreational and medical use of the drug – territory that makes up crucial battlegrounds for the GOP in this year's midterm elections.
Anti-EU British politician Nigel Farage says he might support a second referendum on Britain's European Union membership to kill off any prospect of staying in the bloc. Britain voted 52-48 … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump is saying that he won't sign a deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program without funding for a wall at the Mexican border, but Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke complained Thursday...
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday that it's "ridiculous" to exempt Florida from the new coastal drilling possibilities but not other states that also rely on beach tourism.
"We have a $3 billion coastal tourism economy. We've got 22 barrier islands. We've got 300 miles of coastline," Mr. Cooper, ...
Fourteen imprisoned activists in Kuwait have ended a hunger strike, saying they succeeded in exposing the government's support for anti-government protests in Iran while barring them at home. One of … Click to Continue »
Egypt's chief prosecutor has ordered an "urgent" investigation into a New York Times' report about recordings purportedly of an intelligence officer instructing TV talk show hosts and a famous actress … Click to Continue »
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's attorney general is challenging a settlement barring the Marion County Sheriff's Office from detaining people in Indianapolis based solely on requests by immigration officials.
The Indianapolis Star reports Curtis Hill says in an email he's appealing to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ...
President Donald Trump is plugging a Quinnipiac University poll showing 66 percent of Americans say the economy is excellent or good.
A Luxembourg court on Thursday overturned a verdict against a former accounting firm employee who leaked thousands of secret documents to a journalist investigating sweetheart tax deals the government granted … Click to Continue »
Denmark and its autonomous Arctic island of Greenland have signed an agreement to clean up U.S. military installations that were left to rust in the pristine landscape after the Cold … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump posted a tweet Thursday morning touching on a number of issues such as the dossier of allegations compiled against him, as well as asking if Hillary Clinton paid Russians during the 2016 presidential election.
One Virginia city has recorded its lowest level of violent crime in nearly two decades. Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone said in a statement on Wednesday that 2017 was Norfolk's … Click to Continue »
South Carolina lawmakers are considering allowing inmates to be electrocuted when they face execution. Lawmakers discussed two proposals Wednesday to allow the state to resume executions after its supply of … Click to Continue »
A Swedish comedy and rap duo has been acquitted of building a makeshift gay bar in 2015 on a plot of land in Finland owned by Russian president Vladimir Putin … Click to Continue »
White House aide Kellyanne Conway said late Wednesday that President Trump "discovered" there doesn't need to be a "physical wall" along the country's entire southern border."What's true is that after conferring wi...
The departing N.J. governor has spun a good tale about trying to save the state's faltering pensions, but his numbers are fishy.
A recent poll is challenging the belief of how progressive young people are when it comes to diversity.