The Latest: House votes to hold Trump officials…

Democratic-controlled House votes to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to a decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census

New Asylum Rule Could Lead Migrants To Cross…

Making asylum claims more difficult for Central American migrants could push them to illegally cross the border in riskier ways.

The Latest: Jury deliberates sentence for scholar…

Jurors have withdrawn to deliberate on whether a former University of Illinois doctoral student should be put to death for killing a young scholar from China

Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit…

The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit

Lawsuit Claims New Asylum Rule Violates Domestic…

The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center and Center for Constitutional Rights filed a lawsuit to block the rule.

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Nuclear industry push for reduced oversight…

The nuclear-power industry's push for reduced government inspections is gaining traction under President Donald Trump

Montana, North Dakota push against Washington…

Attorneys general for North Dakota and Montana have petitioned the Trump administration to overrule a Washington state law that imposes safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail from the Northern Plains

Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit To Block New…

The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center and Center for Constitutional Rights filed the suit in federal court Tuesday.

The Latest: House derails move to impeach Trump…

House derails an effort by a maverick Democrat to impeach President Donald Trump because of his racial insults against congresswomen

Trump says he has no regrets about attacking Dem…

President Donald Trump says he has no regrets about his ongoing spat with four Democratic congresswomen of color

Federal Judge Signs Order Permanently Blocking…

The order blocks Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and the director of the Census Bureau from putting the question on the 2020 census.

House votes to block sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Congress is heading for a showdown with President Donald Trump after the House voted to block his administration from selling weapons and aircraft maintenance support to Saudi Arabia

Judge in newspaper shooting case rules on…

A judge presiding over the case of a man accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper rules on pretrial motions

Rep. Al Green Files Articles Of Impeachment…

​Green said he's renewing his push for impeachment over President Trump's recent racist tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen.

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Ex-CIA operative Plame's House bid gets many small donors

Thousands of small campaign contributions from undisclosed sources have propelled former CIA operative Valerie Plame to the financial lead in a crowded primary competition for an open New Mexico congressional seat in 2020

GOP Sen. Rand Paul slows bill to boost 9/11…

Republican Sen. Rand Paul has blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money

Roger Stone Barred From Using Facebook, Twitter…

​A judge ruled several of Stone's social media posts violated a gag order that restricted him from making any public comments about his case.

AP FACT CHECK: Savings from Sanders' Medicare plan dubious

AP FACT CHECK: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is all but guaranteeing significant savings from his "Medicare for All" proposal, but the claims he makes are questionable

Mormon leader Russell M. Nelson to speak at NAACP…

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' top leader has been invited to speak at the NAACP convention in Detroit, marking the latest sign of a burgeoning partnership between the two organizations

HHS Will Reportedly Start Enforcing New Abortion…

According to The Associated Press, taxpayer-funded family planning clinics won't be allowed to refer women for abortions, effective immediately.

Alabama's Roy Moore lags in 2020 fundraising, Jones leads

Alabama Republican Roy Moore has reported raising less than $17,000 so far in his newest race for Senate race

Asylum ban may further strain immigrant detention…

A dramatic change to US asylum policy may put additional strain on overcrowded detention facilities

Kellyanne Conway Ignores House Committee Subpoena…

She failed to appear in front of the House Oversight and Reform Committee's scheduled hearing Monday.

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US Air Force warns against joke event to 'storm Area 51'

The U.S. Air Force is warning people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people "storm Area 51," the top-secret Cold War test site in the Nevada desert

Sanders defends 'Medicare for All' after…

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is preparing to mount a vigorous defense of 'Medicare for All' after criticisms from Joe Biden

What Exactly Does Being Held In Contempt Of…

There are three formal ways Congress can hold a witness in contempt.