Politics

The Latest: State Department studying Nebraska…

The U.S. State Department is looking into whether Nebraska's approval of a modified route for the Keystone XL pipeline will affect the federal permit that pipeline developer TransCanada received in March

Sen. Thune: There's a lot of momentum for tax…

Lawmaker is optimistic tax reform will be done this year.

The Campaign To Ban Killer Robots Before They…

Killer robots are closer to becoming a reality than you might think. Mary Wareham is part of the fight to stop them before it's too late.

DC's Unity March For Puerto Rico Wants Action Now

March organizers said leaders need to "act now" and to reform "unfair" legislation.

Prosecutor: San Francisco shooter played 'Russian…

A prosecutor argued that a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that set off a national debate over immigration policy deliberately shot a gun at people to play his "own secret version of Russian roulette"

Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion…

Federal officials quietly loosen restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport

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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Roy Moore, tax…

House Republican Conference Chair weighs in on 'The Daily Briefing.'

Argentina Thinks Missing Submarine Made 7 Failed…

The submarine San Juan has been radio silent since Wednesday, when the vessel was last seen.

Lawmakers Are Working To Ban 'Hush Money' Tax…

The current U.S. tax code allows businesses to write off sexual misconduct-related settlements as "ordinary and necessary" expenses.

Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline…

Nebraska regulators have approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project

Amsterdam, Paris picked to host EU agencies after…

The European Union picks Amsterdam and Paris to host agencies that will have move once Britain leaves the bloc

Democrat Al Franken hit with second groping…

Another woman accuses Democratic Senator Al Franken of groping her. Watch the video to see why this allegation may have bigger repercussions for Franken's political career.

Trump Pauses The Decision On Importing African…

This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed plans to reverse a ban on importing elephant hunting trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.

White House Asks For Billions In Cuts To Offset…

The White House wants Congress to approve $44 billion for hurricane aid, but it's conscious of increasing the national debt.

Auditor: Democratic convention bonuses OK under grant terms

A Pennsylvania government audit says bonuses paid out by organizers of last year's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia didn't violate terms of a $10 million state grant so they don't have to be repaid

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The Latest: White House remains noncommittal on…

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says the White House position on embattled Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore hasn't changed, and Alabama voters should decide his fate

White House open to dropping ObamaCare mandate…

Reaction from Tennessee Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn.

Melania Trump takes custody of White House Christmas tree

Melania Trump has continued a time-honored, first lady tradition: accepting the official White House Christmas tree.

US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new…

President Donald Trump says U.S. declaring North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

Border agent killed by immigrants using rocks…

A look into what happened after a border patrol agent is killed in the line of duty and how lawmakers are reacting to the incident.

White House briefing twist: Give thanks, then ask…

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders added a new, holiday-themed prerequisite for reporters wanting to ask a question at the daily briefing: They had to say what they were thankful for first.

New allegation against Franken, this time met…

A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct

Trump trades barbs with UCLA basketball star's…

President Trump lashes out on Twitter after the father of one of the UCLA basketball players detained in China on shoplifting charges downplayed the president’s involvement in the release of his son and two other UCLA players

Chris Christie gets road named for him in home…

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may be deeply unpopular in his state, but in his home county he now has a road named after him

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Health nominee reaped big earnings from drug…

Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of…

President Trump says the Treasury Department will announce additional sanctions, urges North Korea to abandon its nuclear ambition and cease all support for international terrorism.