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The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday has cast an immediate spotlight on the vacancy on the high court, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCon...
President Donald Trump has announced the release of $13 billion in assistance to repair the damage in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria three years ago, and has pledged to...
Efforts to fashion a temporary spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month have run aground amid a fight over farm bailout funding that’s ...
Democrat Joe Biden has left little doubt that if elected he would try to scale back President Donald Trump’s buildup in nuclear weapons spending.
Minutes into yet another Donald Trump campaign rally, this one in Minnesota, the world got word that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died.
Taiwan’s leader, senior government officials and a high-level U.S. envoy have paid tribute to the man who led Taiwan’s transition to democracy, former President Lee Teng-...
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Homes have been destroyed by an unrelenting wildfire that reached a Mojave Desert community and is still growing on several fronts after burning for nearly two weeks in m...
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A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Puerto Rico's governor says the island is getting much of the money it needs to rebuild its power grid three years after it was wiped out by Hurricane Maria.
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a measure giving state regulators power to deny development permits to businesses whose operations pollute predominantly B...
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a “win-win” deal by President Donald Trump that would see him...
A Massachusetts man tired of people stealing his Donald Trump campaign sign has come up with a shocking solution: an electrified fence.
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An Ohio judge has temporarily blocked the Republican secretary of state’s order limiting counties to one ballot drop box.
North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis is calibrating his ties to President Donald Trump as he tries to find the right path for reelection in a closely divided state.
A judge has cleared the way for more absentee ballots to be counted in Michigan.
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A majority of President Donald Trump’s supporters plan to cast their ballot on Election Day, while about half of Joe Biden’s backers plan to vote by mail.
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The Trump administration is claiming “resounding vindication” from an independent commission’s report on the coronavirus crisis in nursing homes.
Former FBI Director James Comey is set to again testify before Congress.
Pennsylvania’s highest court has given the Democratic Party a series of victories related to November's presidential election in the battleground state.
A flurry of election-related cases are already working their way through courts, but Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer doesn’t seem overly concerned about election cas...
The Justice Department explored whether it could pursue either criminal or civil rights charges against local city officials as violence erupted night after night on the ...
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court says the Green Party’s candidate for president didn't strictly follow procedures for getting on Pennsylvania’s ballot in November’s election ...
The coronavirus is disrupting Latinos’ long climb up the political ladder.
The first volume of former President Barack Obama’s memoir is coming out Nov. 17, two weeks after Election Day.
Attorney General William Barr says he wants prosecutors to be aggressive in charging demonstrators who cause violence.
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The United States is preparing to declare that all international sanctions against Iran have been restored, despite overwhelming opposition.
Joe Biden generated headlines in February with a debate-stage promise to name the first Black female Supreme Court justice if he wins the White House.
Joe Biden is set to join Senate Democrats for an online lunch.