President Trump said during a visit to San Diego on Tuesday that he needs his proposed border wall with Mexico to be a tough physical obstacle, as those seeking to enter the U.S. illegally are "incredible climbers."...
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy proposed taxing online-room booking, ride-sharing, marijuana, e-cigarettes and Internet transactions along with raising taxes on millionaires and retail sales to fund a record $37.4 billion budget that would boost spending on schools,...
With Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other Border Patrol officials Tuesday, President Donald Trump viewed prototypes for a wall to stop illegal immigration in Southern California.
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President Trump said Tuesday that he was considering the creation of a "space force" to extend U.S. military power into the final frontier.
"Think of it, a Space Force," Mr. Trump told troops at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.
He said the ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The embattled chairman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico has resigned.
Richard Ellenberg announced his resignation in a letter Tuesday following a state party convention where he was accused of questioning the credibility of sexual misconduct allegations against a union leader.
Ellenberg also had faced ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on the closing days of the Indiana 2018 legislative session (all times local):
Indiana's legislative session is hurtling to its planned midweek close, with lawmakers putting off much of their final work until the final day.
Legislators informally agreed during joint committee meetings ...
Inspecting prototypes for his proposed wall along the Mexican border during his first presidential visit to California on Tuesday afternoon, President Donald Trump couldn't resist getting in a few digs … Click to Continue »
Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, said Mike Pompeo's confirmation for secretary of state could be in jeopardy because of his shaky record while he was the director of the CIA.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's past comments on ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson haunted her Tuesday after she cast the latest development as a form of capitulation to Russia.
Months of policy disagreements came to a head this week between President Trump and Mr. Tillerson in a single tweet: ...
Kyle Kashuv was in a bind. The 16-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student, who opposes gun control, had just finished a news conference with Sen. Marco Rubio and the … Click to Continue »
A close friend of adult film star Stormy Daniels says he overheard President Trump offer to buy the former actress a condominium while listening in on their phone calls in 2006.Keith Munyan, a...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Maryland state senator's allegation that a lobbyist inappropriately touched her in a bar is putting a new spotlight on the potential pitfalls when lawmakers and lobbyists get together after dark.
It comes at a time when women lawmakers are proposing a measure to require lobbyists ...
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.
This time two years ago, Mike Pompeo was warning GOP voters that Trump would be an authoritarian leader.
The Goodlatte immigration bill is increasingly seen by Republican leaders as the last chance this election year to kick-start congressional action to protect "dreamers."
The federal government should not be actively involved in creating programs to prevent school violence in the primary and secondary public education systems, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, told Fox News on Tuesday.
Mike Pompeo, the man tapped by President Donald Trump to be the next secretary of state, has engaged in tough talk about Russia, long before the 2016 presidential election. As … Click to Continue »
John McCain, the US senator subjected to brutal treatment as a prisoner in North Vietnam, questioned Tuesday the nomination of a CIA official once involved in torture to lead the spy agency.
John McEntee, President Trump's former assistant, was fired. Here's three things to know about the former UConn quarterback.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Katrina Yuzefpolsky was 8 when a man dressed as Santa Claus shot her in the face and killed nine of her family members with guns and a homemade flamethrower at a Christmas Eve party in Southern California.
More than nine years later, Katrina is 17 and ...
Rex Tillerson's outgoing speech as secretary of state to State Department employees Tuesday was "dignified and even impressive," conservative journalist Bill Kristol said.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Democrats have introduced new legislation to improve school safety.
Democrats released the package Tuesday, a day before a national student walkout to honor victims of last month's Florida school shooting and demand tighter gun restrictions.
The bills would increase aid for school mental health programs ...
Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is a "great American" who worked hard, but just didn't have the rapport with President Donald Trump needed for the job, Rep. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday.
President Trump said he would “confront dangerous sanctuary cities” as he visited border wall prototypes in California Tuesday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday praised President Donald Trump's nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson, saying on Twitter that he was "certain" Pompeo will make an "excellent secretary of state."McConnell, the six-term Kentucky...
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort “faces the very real possibility” of a lifetime prison sentence, according to a federal court order reviewed by Fox News Tuesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Wynn Resorts has dropped all claims against co-founder Kazuo Okada, a Japanese business tycoon the company had accused of paying bribes to Philippine government officials.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Wynn Resorts on Monday voluntarily withdrew its claims of breach of fiduciary responsibility against Okada, founder ...
From Maine to Hawaii, thousands of students planned to stage walkouts Wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after the deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Florida.
Organizers say nearly 3,000 walkouts are set in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged following the ...
President Trump offered full backing to the United Kingdom as it investigates the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter with a nerve agent, and called on Russia to provide “unambiguous answers” on the subject.
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In the Trump White House, nationalism is ascendant.