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 ...
An attorney for the co-founder of opposition research firm Fusion GPS revealed during a closed-door interview this summer with congressional investigators that “somebody's already been killed” as a result of the publication of the anti-Trump dossier.
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has a Steve Bannon problem. Hawley courted former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon shortly before entering the U.S. Senate race last year in a … Click to Continue »
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 ...
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham took to Twitter to call Tuesday's immigration meeting with President Donald Trump the "most fascinating I've been involved in 20-plus years of politics."
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 ...
Rep. Martha McSally said Tuesday that lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agreed to narrow the debate topics on immigration reform to streamline the process.
"We've left with a broad agreement of narrowing the topics for the negotiations that will continue on four areas. The first is DACA, the ...
The 2016 election should have been a "wakeup call" in terms of the cybersecurity of the nation's election infrastructure, former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Tuesday.
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 ...
Former Catalan president Artur Mas announced Tuesday he is resigning as head of his regional pro-independence party, saying he wants to clear the way for a new generation of leaders … Click to Continue »
A three-judge panel has cleared a serial rapist, whose case once triggered a political firestorm, for conditional release from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, but the state Department of Human … Click to Continue »
Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he is disappointed by Twitter's failure to turn over additional information to aid in the panel's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election...
A pair of New Mexico lawmakers put forward a series of public safety proposals Tuesday, aiming to strike a bipartisan tone in addressing rising crime rates as more people cycle … Click to Continue »
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has violated multiple court orders by repeatedly refusing to ensure all voters who registered at motor vehicle offices receive a certificate that provides information … Click to Continue »
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 ...
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...
Lawmakers in New Hampshire have signaled they favor continuing to fund energy efficiency programs in the state at the expense of giving more money to ratepayers. The issue came up … Click to Continue »
Proponents of legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Vermont say the state Legislature needs to do more than just remove criminal penalties for possession of up to one ounce … Click to Continue »
A mental health provider that has served tens of thousands of low-income Massachusetts residents fraudulently billed the state's Medicaid program by allowing unlicensed, unqualified and unsupervised employees to see patients, … Click to Continue »
The former British spy who compiled a dossier of allegations about Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia brought the document to the FBI in July 2016 because he was worried … Click to Continue »
Authorities on Tuesday said a New York state assemblywoman cheated the federal government out of Superstorm Sandy money and New York City out of funds intended for charities, spending some … Click to Continue »
Searching for a bipartisan deal to avoid a government shutdown, President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that an immigration agreement could be reached in two phases — first by addressing young … Click to Continue »
A federal judge has signed off on a plan to spill more water over Columbia and Snake river dams to help protect salmon and steelhead. U.S. District Court Judge Michael … Click to Continue »
South Africa's president said Tuesday he is appointing a commission of inquiry to look into corruption allegations that have led to calls for his ouster and weakened the ruling party, … Click to Continue »
Maryland House Republicans have re-elected Dels. Nic Kipke and Kathy Szeliga (shuh-LEG-uh) to leadership positions. Kipke was re-elected Tuesday to be the House minority leader. Szeliga was re-elected to be … Click to Continue »
Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday unveiled details of his latest effort to get legislative approval on a new tax on carbon emissions from fossil fuels. Under bills introduced in … Click to Continue »
An Easton man, who came from humble origins, Russell K. Laros built his company into one of America's top silk manufacturers and he gave a good deal of his fortune … Click to Continue »
An eastern Nebraska city councilman's dilapidated car wash has been demolished after a six-month battle with his council colleagues. Pat Shannon's car wash in Bellevue was torn down Monday, the … Click to Continue »
An employee at a Watford City accounting firm accused of participating in an oil patch fraud scheme is facing a felony charge. The Bismarck Tribune reports that 38-year-old Hannah Lloyd … Click to Continue »
Authorities say a former Idaho lawmaker who was under investigation for possible sexual abuse shot himself to death in his home. The Canyon County Coroner's office says former Caldwell Rep. … Click to Continue »