President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel’s Russia probe, even as Democrats demanded the release of Robert Mueller’s full report and intensified their focus on health care and other policy disputes.
The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump’s first veto, handing him a victory in his drive to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved.
Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he lied to police about a racist and homophobic attack have been dropped.
The mayor of San Diego is proposing a new law to ban the growing problem of homeless people living in vehicles near beaches.
The maker of OxyContin and the family that owns the company have reached a $270 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma over the prescription painkiller’s role in the nation’s deadly opioid crisis, a person familiar with the agreement said Tuesday.
The Trump administration has told a federal appeals court it wants the entire Affordable Care Act, known as “Obamacare,” struck down.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday expanded the Trump administration’s ban on U.S. aid to groups that promote or provide abortions to include organizations that comply with the rules but give money to others that don’t.
A former Trump campaign aide central to the early days of the FBI’s Russia investigation said the FBI wanted him to wear a wire. The former aide, George Papadopoulos, said he was asked to record conversations with a professor who had told him the Russians had dirt on Hillary Clinton.
Superstar UFC fighter Conor McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts.
In the first test of its kind, the Pentagon on Monday carried out a “salvo” intercept of an unarmed missile soaring over the Pacific, using two interceptor missiles launched from underground silos in southern California.