President Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of breathing problems tied to vaping.
National security adviser John Bolton has become the latest staffer set to leave the White House. Here's a timeline of other notable exits from the Trump administration.
James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump, the Justice Department's inspector general said Thursday.
Recently-passed debt limit and defense spending legislation will drive up U.S. deficits over the next decade by $809 billion, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reports.
Congress has passed a budget deal backed by President Donald Trump, averting the threat of a government shutdown and automatic spending cuts till after the 2020 election.
The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter growing global economic risks.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is leaving his job next month, ending a two-year tenure marked by President Donald Trump's clashes with intelligence officials.
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.
A Senate report says more election security money may be needed, revealing Russia targeted all 50 states in 2016 and that problems remain. But GOP leaders are blocking funding.
Lawmakers have given final legislative approval to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.
All sides claimed credit for the against-the-odds political victory. The agreement outlines $1.37 trillion in agency spending next year.
The House derailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color.
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is dead at age 99. Here's a look back at his life in photos.
John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years before retiring in 2010, has died. He was 99.
In a dramatic hearing, the House voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin.
For countless Americans, Trump's words on Sunday sent a stinging message that they are not fully welcome in their own country.
President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday and agreed to revive talks on the pariah nation's nuclear program.
The world is facing a "climate apartheid" between the rich who can protect themselves and the poor who are left behind, the UN has warned in a new report.
The Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of partisan electoral districts and put a hold on the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the census.
The Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote on Wednesday said that federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain.
Democrats say Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly about the Trump-Russia report before two House committees after being subpoenaed Tuesday evening.
John Sanders, the acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is out amid outrage over reports of children found in squalid conditions at a Border Patrol station in Texas.
The U.S. has moved most of the children from a base in Texas following reports that 300 kids there were left to care for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation.
A U.S. official says preparations were made Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran over the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn.
Three migrant girls at the Texas site said they were watching a sick 2-year-old because no one else was. He had no diaper, had wet his pants, and his shirt was smeared in mucus.
As the U.S. warns of dangerous conditions in its migrant detention facilities, Zachary B. Wolf of CNN analyzes the use of the term "concentration camps" to describe the situation on the southern border.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving at the end of the month, President Donald Trump revealed in a tweet Thursday.
A federal watchdog agency says White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees.
A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
President Donald Trump is suspending plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country agreed to take strong measures to reduce the number of migrants entering the U.S.
In a move that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to crack down on migrants.
In his first and last public appearance as special counsel, Robert Mueller said charging the president was "not an option" because of Justice Department guidelines and that election interference "deserves the attention of every American."
The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran.
An Alabama woman says finding out she was pregnant with her rapist's child was the worst moment of her life. After Alabama passed a restrictive abortion bill, she's speaking out about her experience.
An emotional – and sometimes heated – debate ended in the passage Tuesday of the nation’s most stringent anti-abortion law in the country.
The White House invoked executive privilege Wednesday, claiming the right to block lawmakers from the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller on his Trump-Russia probe and escalating the battle between President Donald Trump and Congress.
A new rule backs up federal laws that protect clinicians who refuse to provide abortions and certain other services over religious beliefs. Some critics fear it could lead to denial of medical care to LGBT people.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's departure ends a nearly two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Robert Mueller's 448-page report, the redacted version at least, takes the American public inside the room with President Donald Trump as he expressed fear that the special counsel would end his presidency and made several attempts to get the people around him to curtail the probe into his c…
The special counsel's Trump-Russia report has been released for all to see. But not all of it.
A federal grand jury charged Greg Craig with false statements and concealing material information in connection with work he performed for Ukraine.
President Donald Trump says he's accepted the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. Trump announced the resignation in a tweet on Sunday.
Lori Lightfoot jumped out to an early lead over a longtime political power broker, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
Special counsel Robert Mueller did not exonerate President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and collusion nor find that he committed a crime, according to a letter from the Justice Department to Congress.
President Donald Trump has issued the first veto of his presidency, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.
The U.S. Senate has joined the House in voting to terminate President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration for border wall funding. The resolution sets Trump up for the first veto of his presidency.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to more than 3 1/2 additional years in prison for conspiracy, on top of the roughly four-year sentence he received in a fraud case last week. Meanwhile, he also has been indicted in New York on state charges, seen as a strategy for preventing a potential presidential pardon.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been given just under 4 years in prison for fraud in the first of his sentencings related to the Russia investigation, a significant break from guidelines that called for a 20-year prison term.
The Senate has confirmed former coal industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, despite concerns by Democrats and one Republican about regulatory rollbacks he's made in eight months as the agency's acting chief.
Michael Cohen told Congress a lot — and much of it wasn't good for Donald Trump.