President-elect Joe Biden has chosen a pioneering geneticist to be his science adviser and is elevating the job to a Cabinet position.
New York prosecutors conducted an hourslong interview Thursday of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former attorney.
Governors in some states have called out the National Guard, declared states of emergency and closed their capitol buildings over concerns about potentially violent demon...
Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.
President-elect Joe Biden delivered remarks from Wilmington, Delaware on his plan to administer COVID-19 vaccines to the U.S. population Friday afternoon.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading out the door with his head held high and no second-thoughts about a foreign policy he oversaw that has been roundly criticized a...
A California lawmaker wants to ban some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are at least 6-years-old.
There is increasing concern for the safety of journalists covering protests at state capitals across the U.S. and in Washington.
Chuck Schumer is used to drinking from a firehose.
The country's next inaugural poet is an old pro at ceremonial occasions, and she's only 22.
President Xi Jinping has asked former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to help repair U.S.-China relations amid a tariff war and tension over technology and security.
The Pentagon says it has reached its goal of reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan to roughly 2,500, a drawdown that appears to violate a last-minute congressional...
A confirmation hearing for President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for national intelligence director has been postponed until next week.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tapped nine of her most trusted allies in the House to argue the case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.
For a second time, Republican senators face the choice of whether to convict President Donald Trump in an impeachment trial.
President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.
New York’s attorney general sued the New York Police Department on Thursday, alleging the rough treatment of racial injustice protesters last spring was part of a longsta...
The Constitution says the chief justice is to preside at the impeachment trial of a president.
The Supreme Court says that when a person’s car has been impounded and they file for bankruptcy, the car does not have to be immediately returned.
An Arkansas man accused of beating a police officer with a pole flying a U.S. flag during last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol has been arrested.
Russia’s prison service says top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny faces an immediate arrest after he returns from Germany.
The stars are coming out for Joe Biden's inauguration.
The head of Germany’s disease control agency says there are too many loopholes in the country’s coronavirus lockdown rules.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said a lot of nice things about U.S. President Donald Trump over the years.
President Donald Trump’s impeachment now heads toward a historic Senate trial, perhaps as soon as next week.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is not ruling out that he might vote to convict the now twice-impeached President Donald Trump.
Now that the House has impeached President Donald Trump for the second time, Speaker Nancy Pelosi must figure out the best strategy for arguing the case before the Senate...
Potential threats and leads are pouring in to law enforcement agencies nationwide after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.