President Donald Trump is insisting the U.S. already has “very, very strong background checks” for gun purchases, another sign he is backing away from supporting expanded checks.
The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned this month.
Dem. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that cuts prison population
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that aims to cut the nation’s prison population in half, end mandatory minimum sentencing, ban private prisons and legalize marijuana.
The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia report.
The Latest on Trump’s ex-lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen leaving to start his prison sentence.
A dispute last summer over whether a 7-year-old boy had the proper permits to operate a lemonade stand has prompted legislative action in New York.
The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia report.
The White House is asking Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency spending for border security.
The Latest on Attorney General William Barr’s Senate Judiciary Committee testimony.
President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR champion Joey Logano — and his race car — to the White House.
Attorney General William Barr will face lawmakers’ questions Wednesday for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report.
The Latest on President Donald Trump’s meeting with top Democrats.
President Donald Trump says the National Rifle Association is “under siege” in New York after state Attorney General Letitia James announced an investigation into the organization.