House and Senate lawmakers said Friday they've reached an agreement on legislation that requires shippers sending packages into the U.S. to provide more data on what's being sent, in an effort to cut the flow of illegal synthetic opioids from clandestine labs overseas.
The STOP Act's primary champion — Sen. ...
Twenty charged individuals; three charged companies; 75 criminal charges.
An Associated Press report recounts the president's comments during a stop in L.A.
MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. government has agreed to extradite former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to his home country to face political espionage and embezzlement charges.
Martinelli's attorney said Friday she was informed a day earlier about the State Department's decision. Lawyer Inna Shapovalov said in an email it wasn't ...
Officials say they need $6 million in federal money to prevent pockets of land around Redwood National Park from being used for private interests. The Everglades National Park needs $2.5 … Click to Continue »
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's governor is asking for a federal investigation into the conduct of immigration officials after an Ecuadorean pizza shop worker was detained while trying to make a delivery to an Army garrison in Brooklyn.
Democrat Andrew Cuomo requested the probe Friday in a letter to ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California's next state budget (all times local):
Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have agreed to boost funding for universities, welfare and services for the homeless.
A budget compromise released Friday also would create an online community college and increase ...
A top European Union figure said Friday that President Trump is "undermining" the U.S.-led international order."The rules-based international order is being challenged ... not by the usual suspects but by its main...
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio gardening company where immigration agents arrested 114 workers this week in one of the largest workplace raids in the U.S. in recent years says it doesn't know if workers used fake documents to get jobs.
Corso's Flower & Garden Center says Friday in a ...
The investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election continues – with Special Counsel Robert Mueller at its helm.
Leaders are under pressure to produce legislation to avoid an election-year showdown. Negotiators say they have no deal as citizenship still an obstacle.
The first lady hasn't said whether she believes her husband's denial of an affair with porn star Stormy Daniels.
Proposal isn't popular with some party leaders but mollified Democrats who have called for superdelegates to be abolished completely.
The president declined to push back on comments this week by his attorney questioning the credibility of a porn star because of her work.
Anthony Bourdain, politics, food, suicide, immigrants, racism
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election has led to charges for four Americans.
Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has pleaded not guilty to a variety of charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team.
New York Times reporter Ali Watkins' past tweets are raising eyebrows after revelations she had a three-year romantic relationship with a Senate Intelligence Committee aide now accused by federal prosecutors of leaking sensitive information to journalists, including herself.
Senate Democrats announced legislation Friday to prevent authorities from separating children from their parents at the border, in a move that would likely punch a hole in the middle of the Trump administration's new zero tolerance border policy.
Sponsored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the bill is the first major concrete ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Latest on former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):
The special prosecutor who considered a criminal charge against former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says there were 31,000 fewer files on one of his phones between April and May.
Jackson County prosecutor ...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A garbage-truck driver who drove into the path of an Amtrak train carrying Republican members of Congress, resulting in a wreck that left a co-worker dead, has been indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter and being under the influence.
A Virginia grand jury has indicted ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Gov. John Carney has tapped an attorney currently helping lead Delaware's prison reform efforts to serve as a University of Delaware trustee.
Carney's announcement Friday of the nomination of Claire DeMatteis comes after Delaware's Senate president refused to act on Carney's previous request to reappoint Wilmington ...
, FOX News
I have been uncharacteristically silent these past ten months. I had thought that silence would soon be coming to an end, but I’m afraid I must tell you now that fate has decided on a different course for me.
, The New Yorker
Anthony Bourdain, who has died at the age of sixty-one, will be remembered for his infectious enthusiasms, his brash exuberance, and his capacity for reinvention.
Fifty years ago today, the body of Robert Francis Kennedy was borne by train from New York, following his funeral in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, to its final resting place on a gentle green hill in Arlington National Cemetery.
, The Atlantic
In order to protect the president, Trump’s advocates have turned to arguing his power is virtually unlimited.
, National Review
The Judiciary Committee shouldn’t give it to him.
Donald Trump has long said he doesn't worry about the future because nothing really matters. Next week, he'll be negotiating with a rogue nuclear state.
The scandal-prone EPA director seemed untouchable. That could be changing.
, The Hill
Nothing horrifies the intelligentsia more than President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change. But, based on new information on China’s emissions, it increasingly looks like the president made the right call.