Politics

Sen. Grassley Sets Friday Deadline For Kavanaugh…

Christine Blasey Ford's attorney says "the rush to a hearing" about Ford's allegations against Brett Kavanaugh "is unnecessary."

Peru's Congress backs referendum after threat of closure

Facing closure, Peru's Congress has backed a proposal for a referendum on anti-corruption measures

Sen. Grassley Trying To Convince Kavanaugh…

The head of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he's willing to do whatever he can to make Christine Blasey Ford comfortable enough to testify.

Abe's third term: A chance for constitutional change?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to be re-elected by his ruling Liberal Democratic Party to a third term as its leader, paving the way for him to become prime minister for up to three more years

Can President Trump Control The Justice…

Some scholars say DOJ lawyers should put the rule of law above the president's interests. Others say the president has authority to micromanage.

The Latest: Moon, Kim visit crater lake on Mount…

Moon, Kim visit crater lake on Mount Paektu

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Trump To Hill TV: 'I Don't Have An Attorney…

The President told Hill TV he's "not happy with numerous things" when it comes to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' performance.

Police: Motive unknown in Wisconsin office…

Authorities say they don't yet know what prompted an employee of a Wisconsin software company to open fire at his office, injuring four people, including three seriously

Kavanaugh Accuser Wants FBI To Investigate…

Christine Blasey Ford's attorney says it's too soon for her client to testify publicly about her allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.

Police: 2 officers wounded in Maryland shooting

Authorities say two Maryland police officers have been shot while serving a drug-related search warrant

'Dark Money' Groups Will Now Have To Reveal Their…

The Supreme Court agreed with a lower court's ruling that "dark money" groups must disclose their donors.

1 death during Florence: A hunter keeping watch…

Man's love for his hunting dogs kept him out in the gathering storm and led to his death

Senate Committee Cancels Kavanaugh Vote Amid…

The Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination Thursday.

Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly net…

Even as the White House has seized on crimes committed by those living in the U.S. illegally as proof of the need for an immigration crackdown, agents are increasingly apprehending people with no criminal records at all

Georgia To Keep Using Electronic Voting Machines…

The Senate Intelligence Committee said states should consider switching to paper ballots in March for a more secure election.

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Japan's Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation's leader

Facebook Rolls Out New Political Campaign…

The program will make it easier for campaigns to report and detect threats.

Pyeongchang Olympics: Costly venues may eventually be razed

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: Costly venues may eventually be razed

Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill Tackling Opioid…

The Opioid Crisis Response Act includes provisions from over 70 U.S. senators.

Women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina…

Officials say two women being transported to a mental health facility by deputies have drowned when they were trapped in the van as it was engulfed in rising South Carolina floodwaters

Trump Announces New Tariffs On $200 Billion In…

The new 10 percent tariff will take effect on Sept. 24 and jump to 25 percent on Jan. 1.

Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by…

A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm won't help defend them

Brett Kavanaugh Accusations Echo A Previous…

He's not the first Supreme Court nominee to be accused of sexual misconduct: Justice Clarence Thomas faced allegations from Anita Hill.

Doctor gets life term in Hong Kong over yoga ball killings

Doctor convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing yoga ball leaking carbon monoxide in their car sentenced to life in prison in Hong Kong

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US Accuses Russia Of 'Undermining' UN Sanctions…

Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. has proof Russia violated U.N. sanctions on North Korea.

Vietnam jails teacher to 14 years over attempted subversion

A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced a former primary schoolteacher to 14 years in prison after finding him guilty on charges of attempting to overthrow the communist government

US Rep. Chris Collins Will Stay On New York Ballot

Chris Collins faces charges of insider trading.