The U.S. attorney in Manhattan said Monday that prosecutors and FBI officials handling the Jeffrey Epstein sex-abuse investigation had reached out to Britain’s Prince Andrew, but the royal who has faced allegations related to Epstein had thus far provided “zero cooperation.”
Fire swept through a lakefront marina in Alabama early on Monday, killing at least eight people and sending seven others to hospital after flames engulfed 35 vessels from house boats to pontoons, the local fire chief said.
WASHINGTON — Two Republican senators said Monday that new revelations from John Bolton bolstered their case for summoning witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, as fresh allegations from the former White House official left Senate Republicans scrambling as they faced renewe…
Nine passengers flying from China to Boston were screened for the deadly coronavirus Wednesday night at Logan International Airport as concerns grow with the recent news that the virus has spread from China to several countries, including the U.S.
A series of statements by President Donald Trump and top Democratic presidential candidates in recent days has thrust Social Security into the middle of the 2020 campaign, revealing tensions within both political parties over government spending and a program that pays monthly benefits to ne…
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices appeared inclined to endorse a Montana program that provided tax incentives to those who fund scholarships for families to use at religious schools.
WASHINGTON — Democrats accused President Donald Trump at the start of his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get reelected and warned that America’s global prestige will suffer if the U.S. Senate acquits him.
A Washington state man has been diagnosed with the mysterious virus that broke out last month in China, becoming the first confirmed case in the United States of an illness that has killed at least six people and sickened hundreds more, according to U.S. officials.
INDIANOLA, Iowa -- The race for the Democratic nomination burst into a multifront flurry of attacks and counterattacks on Sunday, as the largely issue-driven contest veered personal just two weeks before the first vote.
WASHINGTON — With the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump under way, U.S. senators have polished their talking points about upholding the Constitution. They also have another phrase at the ready: “Please do not touch me.”
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states to fast-track consideration of their appeal seeking a definitive ruling that the Obamacare health care law does not violate the U.S. Constitution.
WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a Democratic bid to force the White House to produce more documents and evidence on Tuesday, in a sign the third impeachment trial in U.S. history could proceed along lines favorable to President Donald Trump.
Two Honolulu police officers were fatally shot Sunday morning near the base of a volcanic crater at a home that went up in flames with several others, leaving the suspect and two women unaccounted for, officials say.
RICHMOND, Va. -- Thousands of armed gun-rights activists filled the streets around Virginia's capitol building on Monday to protest a package of gun-control legislation making its way through the newly Democratic-controlled state legislature.
Two police officers in Hawaii were fatally shot by an assailant who remained at large on Sunday in a residential neighborhood not far from busy Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu, officials and local media said.
ATLANTA — The center that honors slain U.S. civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. will devote the holiday celebrating his legacy on Monday to voter education and registration, his youngest daughter said in a recent interview.
RICHMOND, Va. — The convoys and militias are coming, if social media posts are to be believed, headed to Virginia’s capital on Monday to take a stand for gun rights — or, in the words of some, to fan the flames of a civil war.
PHILADELPHIA — A tradition inspired by disappointment over the election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency stepped off this morning on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the fourth year in a row in a presidential election year in which women are once again vying to be the first to occupy …
WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a U.S. President to begin in earnest next week.
WASHINGTON — The United States and China signed an initial trade deal on Wednesday that will roll back some tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of U.S. products, defusing an 18-month row between the world’s two largest economies but leaving a number of sore spots unresolved.
A top Democrat in Congress vowed on Wednesday to investigate “profoundly alarming” messages suggesting that the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was subject to surveillance before President Donald Trump fired her in May.
The Dow ended above 29,000 for the first time on Wednesday and the S&P 500 also closed at a record high after the United States and China signed a Phase 1 trade agreement and pledged to resolve a tariff dispute that has roiled Wall Street for over a year.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tapped two trusted committee chairmen to lead the team that will make the case in the Senate for President Donald Trump’s removal from office, supported by a relatively small cast of additional impeachment “managers.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Senate Democrats said on Tuesday they had enough votes in the Republican-controlled Senate to pass a resolution curbing President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war on Iran without congressional approval, which would be a rebuke of the President after he ordered a stri…
Ben & Jerry’s said it does not deceive consumers by saying it used milk and cream from “happy cows” to make its ice cream, and that an environmental advocate’s lawsuit claiming otherwise should be dismissed.
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee threatened on Tuesday to subpoena Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he does not provide information about Iran policy and President Donald Trump’s ordering of the strike that killed an Iranian military commander.
WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, lawmakers said on Tuesday, clearing the way for a trial that could begin next Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He prepare to sign a “Phase 1” trade deal, new data show that the costs of Trump’s trade wars are proving more widespread, deeper and longer-lasting than previously believed.
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday said he did not see specific evidence from intelligence officials that Iran was planning to attack four U.S. embassies, an assertion made by President Donald Trump in justifying the killing of Iran’s top general.
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine on Tuesday when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate and warned that Republicans will pay a political price for denying a trial with witnesses.
NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) — Prosecutors said Thursday that surveillance footage taken from outside the late financier Jeffrey Epstein’s cell in the period surrounding his first apparent suicide attempt was permanently deleted by mistake.
(Reuters) — Lawyers for Bill Cosby on Thursday asked the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to hear his appeal of his 2018 sexual assault conviction, a month after a lower court rejected their argument that the disgraced comedian did not get a fair trial.