House will use budget reserves to pay for salary hike.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump's decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead the beleaguered White House communications team. The departing spokesman said the president "could benefit from a clean slate" as he seeks to steady operations amid the Russia investigations and ahead of a health care showdown.
That's contrary to public assertions by the attorney general.
As expected, attorneys have filed a lawsuit challenging Seattle's new ordinance to tax high-income earners.
President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman are discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, the panel confirmed Friday.
American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday.
The White House is threatening "new and serious consequences" for Iran unless it releases all U.S. citizens who are detained there.
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The landscape of Laos was sown with cluster bombs that continue to maim and kill, more than 40 years later.
Paulsen's newly Democratic challenger raised nearly as much in half the time this spring.
The Senate parliamentarian added a new complication to Republican hopes for their floundering health care bill, ruling the GOP would need to win an all-but-impossible 60 votes to retain anti-abortion provisions in the measure, Democrats said late Friday.
The Latest on an Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer after calling 911 (all times local):
Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned Friday morning, telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.
The Latest on changes to the White House communications staff (all times local):
Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief after last weekend's fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911.
From Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer was in for a rocky ride as President Donald Trump's press secretary.
The need for 60 votes, instead of a simple majority, for at least a dozen provisions dramatically complicates already slim prospects for passage.
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released Friday.
He didn't agree with Trump on Scaramucci.
He won't be behind a podium at the White House, but it's unlikely Sean Spicer will disappear from television.