Lawmakers in New Jersey are set to vote on legislation to regulate and tax daily fantasy sports.
A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools.
Want to know how much money governments give away in corporate tax breaks? Good luck.
A bill headed for passage in the Texas Legislature could force schools to reveal the identities of some transgender students.
Despite working late into the night Sunday, half a dozen big spending bills remain unfinished as the clock ticks down to a midnight adjournment.
A New Jersey restaurant worker who wrote insults on a police officer's receipt has been fired.
Pennsylvania state Capitol police say 23 people have been arrested as protesters seek to push forward a ban on gifts to lawmakers.
Some New York state lawmakers want to withhold millions of dollars of funding from Penn Station until Amtrak resolves chronic commuter train delays.
BLOGS + COLUMNISTS
Transportation advocates plan to deliver thousands of post cards to the governor, each with a message decrying proposed cuts to transit service and raising objections to possible fare increases.
As President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey continues to rock the Capitol, Sen. Amy Klobuchar anticipates the Senate Judiciary Committee will play an important role in the aftermath.
A group of St. Louis Catholics filed a lawsuit against the city Monday over a local ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," saying the law could force employers or landlords to go against their religious beliefs.
Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an…
The senators who oversee the U.S. foreign aid budget have warned the Turkish government there could be fiscal repercussions if Ankara fails to punish the bodyguards responsible for a violent incident in Washington.
VATICAN CITY – When Pope Francis and President Donald Trump, arguably the most influential voices in the West, meet on Wednesday, two men with…
A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments.
A leading figure in the "alt-right" movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him…
The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that North Carolina's Republican-controlled legislature unlawfully relied on race when drawing two of the state's congressional districts.The decision…
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn's reticence to testify before Congress about his behavior before and after the inauguration of Donald Trump was always obvious.…
A humanitarian program that has allowed roughly 58,000 Haitians to live in the United States will be extended until at least January, a U.S. government official said Monday.