Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.
Watch and read reactions live as President Donald Trump gives his State of the Union address.
Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, was arrested in the special counsel's Russia investigation in a pre-dawn raid at his Florida home Friday on charges that he lied to Congress and obstructed the probe.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday night he was not looking for an alternate option after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi served notice earlier in the day that he wouldn't be allowed to deliver the address to a joint session of Congress next week.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said the allegation that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie in his 2017 testimony to Congress "in an effort to curtail the investigation and cover up his business dealings with Russia is among the most serious to date."
Law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Donald Trump's behavior in the days after he fired FBI Director James Comey that they began investigating whether he had been working for Russia against U.S. interests, The New York Times reported.
White House security took away the reporter's pass needed to get into White House. It is unclear whether access will be restored.
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The Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh's tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a schedule to decide an election-season battle that has consumed the nation.
The 15,000-word Times report contradicts Trump's portrayal of himself as a self-made billionaire who started with just a $1 million loan from his father.
The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague.
President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.
The Associated Press reports that President Trump's 2020 re-election campaign is working with Data Propria, a new company including ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers implicated in a privacy scandal involving Facebook's user data.
President Donald Trump declared Monday that he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself, but added he had done nothing wrong, asserting his presidential power as the White House is sharpening its political and legal defenses against the special counsel Russia probe.
Judge calls the Department of Homeland Security's rationale against the program "arbitrary and capricious."
White House communications director Hope Hicks told a House intelligence panel that she has occasionally told "white lies" for Trump.
The plea by Rick Gates is a strong indication that he is planning to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.