In political terms, Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election was the crime of the century, an unprecedented and largely successful destabilizing attack on American democracy. And yet, because of the divergent ways Barack Obama and Donald Trump have handled the matter, Moscow appears unlikely to face proportionate consequences.
Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Agreement between Dayton, GOP leaders extends legislative funding another 90 days
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the father of a 5-year-old who has been missing for two months has been arrested on suspicion of his son's murder.
A U.S. war court has charged an Indonesian detainee at Guantanamo Bay in connection with the 2002 bombing in Bali that marked Indonesia's deadliest terror strike.
Wounded congressman Steve Scalise has been moved out of the intensive care unit.
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has agreed to continue to fund the Minnesota Legislature until October, while lawmakers' lawsuit over his decision to cut their funding is pending.
A state appeals court on Friday reversed five of 11 criminal counts against an official convicted in a scheme to bilk millions of dollars from a small California city.
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Rep. Keith Ellison, a Fifth District Democrat, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd in the Third District, about the proposed changes to health care.
The new rules are expected to pave the way for more condominium and townhouse development
Faced with a sweeping set of demands, Qatar insisted Friday it can indefinitely survive the economic and diplomatic steps its neighbors have taken to try to pressure it into compliance, even as a top Emirati official warned the tiny country to brace for a long-term economic squeeze.
A website that maintains a massive database of information about U.S. charities said Friday that it will remove warning labels flagging dozens of nonprofits as hate groups after threats directed at its staff.
Cuts to federal funding would force localities to save for disaster recovery.
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President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets.
A federal judge in Denver on Friday ordered the release of a man who has been detained for 5½ years after being accused of providing material support to an Uzbek terror organization active in Afghanistan.
A leading crime novelist has a few words, and then some, for the Trump administration's plans for a new war on drugs.
Republicans in full control of government are on the brink of history-making changes to the nation's health care system. The impact for consumers would go well beyond "Obamacare."
The CIA's director held a secret negotiation with Syria's intelligence chief earlier this year as part of an effort to free an American journalist taken hostage in the Arab country five years ago, The New York Times reported Friday.
The Trump administration on Friday slashed $400,000 in federal funding for one of the few U.S. groups that combat white extremism but denied it is now focusing only on fighting radical Islamists.