U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or beyond eight weeks of pregnancy.
The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and wildfires.
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A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Thursday to fight the deadly opioid epidemic at its roots.
The Trump administration wants to limit the ability of states to waive current employment requirements for the supplemental nutrition assistance program, the program that gives low income people financial assistance to buy food.
The House Judiciary Committee has approved subpoenas for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full report on his Russia investigation.
The chairman of North Carolina’s Republican Party and a secretive big-money donor are facing federal bribery and wire fraud charges.
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer wants Boeing to be removed from a Federal Aviation Administration rulemaking committee as investigations deepen into both the company and regulator’s role in two deadline airline crashes.
A former Nevada politician claims Joe Biden kissed the back of her head in 2014, and says it made her feel “uneasy, gross, and confused.”
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is criticizing former Vice President Joe Biden after a former Nevada state legislator alleged he inappropriately kissed her on the back of her head in 2014.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has told 1,000-plus supporters near the Texas-Mexico border that immigrants make the country stronger.
Congressional Democrats say President Donald Trump’s move to cut aid to three Central American countries will only increase the flow of immigrants to the United States.