WASHINGTON — Former White House counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show Tuesday at a House committee hearing, infuriating Democrats who are ramping up calls to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump despite continued resistance from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
WASHINGTON — HUD Secretary Ben Carson on Tuesday defended the Trump administration’s proposal to purge undocumented immigrants — and their U.S.-born children — from government subsidized housing, citing the years-long waiting list of millions of “legal citizens.”
WASHINGTON — Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party’s 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states.
A U.S. District Court judge on Monday ruled in favor of a House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump’s financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congress.
WASHINGTON — The White House on Monday blocked former counsel Donald McGahn from testifying to Congress, the latest act of defiance in the ongoing war between House Democrats and President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON -- The first Republican in Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses drew a 2020 election challenge on Monday from within his own party, the Detroit Free Press reported.
DURHAM — New York Times columnist David Brooks challenged graduates at the University of New Hampshire’s commencement ceremony Saturday to pursue diverse friendships to overcome the crisis of social fragmentation.
DUBAI — Iran’s top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region at a time of escalating confrontation with the United States, saying Tehran did not want conflict and no country had the “illusion it can confront Iran.”
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump unveiled a new immigration plan Thursday to move U.S. immigration toward a “merit-based system” that prioritizes high-skilled workers over those with family already in the country.
ANCHORAGE, Ala. — Federal investigators are due in Alaska on Tuesday to try to find out why two sightseeing planes collided in mid-air over open water during daylight hours, killing at least four tourists.
WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Washington expressed astonishment Tuesday at arguments raised by President Donald Trump’s lawyers seeking to block his accounting firm from turning over years of financial records to the Democratic-controlled House Oversight and Reform Committee and seemed to …
Emmy-winning actor Tim Conway, who brought an endearing, free-wheeling goofiness to skits on “The Carol Burnett Show” that cracked up his cast mates as well as the audience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his publicist said.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump praised Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday, describing him as “like me, a little controversial,” and brushing off concerns about threats to democratic norms in Hungary during Orban’s tenure.
Doris Day, a singer and actress who personified wholesome American womanhood in the 1950s and 1960s — memorably as the chaste but chased after love interest in sex farces with Rock Hudson and Cary Grant, died May 13 at her home in Carmel Valley, Calif. She was 97.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump formally asserted executive privilege over special counsel Roberr Mueller III’s report Wednesday, his first use of the executive authority in the escalating confrontation with Congress.
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — The older of two students accused of opening fire in a suburban Denver high school, killing one classmate and injuring eight others, made his initial court appearance on Wednesday, facing murder and attempted-murder charges.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended himself following a media report that said his businesses had lost a total of more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, saying he had leeway with his taxes as a real estate developer.
LONDON/NEW YORK — Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday’s blockbuster stock market debut.
President Donald Trump’s threat to impose massive new tariffs on China Friday has fractured Senate Republicans, with many hoping it’s just a negotiating ploy, some cheering him on and others opposed to his “Tariff Man” strategy altogether.
WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday invoked executive privilege to bar former White House counsel Donald McGahn from complying with a congressional subpoena to provide documents to Congress related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
WASHINGTON — Getting an Uber or a Lyft may be impossible — or take longer and cost more — Wednesday when drivers for both companies plan to strike in major U.S. cities to protest what they say are unfair wages and poor working conditions.
NEW YORK — Pop superstar Lady Gaga was among the first of the red carpet arrivals at New York’s annual Met Gala on Monday, wearing a voluminous bright pink dress that hid three other outfits on her interpretation of the evening’s theme, “Camp: Notes on Fashion.”