Politics

With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration…

President Donald Trump is stressing his hard-line immigration stance as he readies for a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies

Ben Rhodes Talks Russia, The Iran Deal And His…

His new memoir, "The World As It Is," dives deeper into his time as a top adviser in the Obama White House.

The US Is Leaving The United Nations Human Rights…

Ambassador Nikki Haley announced Tuesday the U.S. is leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council over a perceived anti-Israel bias.

US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

U.S. officials: American military command in South Korea prepares for North Korea to turn over remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members missing since the Korean War

The Latest: Trump '1,000 percent' behind…

President Donald Trump told House Republicans he was "1,000 percent" with them on rival immigration bills up for votes

Faith Leaders Led A Prayer Vigil For Families…

Women leaders from dozens of faith organizations led a prayer vigil in Washington, D.C., for families separated at the border.

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More Democratic Lawmakers Are Calling on Kirstjen…

Some Democratic lawmakers are calling for Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign.

Governors pull National Guard over immigration policy

East Coast governors from both parties are turning down requests for National Guard resources in protest of a federal policy of separating immigrant children from their families

Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows…

Ted Cruz initially defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, but has since staged an about-face and proposed his own bill ending immigrant family separation

Trump Defends Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy

President Trump was scheduled to meet with GOP lawmakers Tuesday to go over two immigration bills.

Judge Permanently Blocks Kansas Proof Of…

On Monday, U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson ruled the state's law violates both the Constitution and the National Voter Registration Act.

Judge denies Stormy Daniels' request to reverse…

A federal judge has denied porn actress Stormy Daniels' request to reconsider delaying her legal fight against President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer

The Latest: EU says it's committed to Human…

The European Union says the Trump administration's decision to pull the United States out of the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council "risks undermining the role of the U.S. as a champion and supporter of democracy on the world stage."

House Immigration Bills: What's At Stake?

The House will vote on two immigration proposals Thursday.

Senate Passes Defense Policy Bill With ZTE…

The two chambers of Congress have to get together to approve a bill before sending it to President Donald Trump's desk.

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US commander warns against leaving Afghanistan too rapidly

US Army commander nominated to take over U.S. operations in Afghanistan warns Congress that if America leaves the fight too rapidly, there is a risk Islamic State militants could merge with al-Qaida

Sharpton, other leaders plan to visit children at…

The Rev. Al Sharpton says a coalition of social justice leaders is planning "waves of visits" to immigrant children separated from their families at the U.S. border

Trump Is Threatening To Impose More Tariffs…

The White House said Monday that President Trump is now considering imposing a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bill Meant To Keep…

A "zero-tolerance" policy announced in April has led to at least 2,000 migrant children being separated from their guardians.

Trump Admin. Says Rise In Family Separations Is…

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said only Congress can stop family separations at the U.S. border.

Sen. Kamala Harris Calls On DHS Secretary…

In a statement Monday, Harris called for Nielsen's resignation over a Trump administration immigration policy.

One-time rivals talk unity in race for California…

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are putting their rivalry behind them

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Palin's son moves to court program after…

Track Palin has formally entered into a diversion court program after assaulting his father so severely that it left him bleeding from the head

A 'Zero-Tolerance' Policy Is Splitting Up More…

The Trump administration's zero-tolerance immigration policy is increasingly splitting up families of immigrants who cross the border illegally.

Supreme Court Decides Against Getting Involved In…

The U.S. Supreme Court could have issued landmark opinions against partisan gerrymanders — one from each political party. It didn't.