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US Energy Secretary Rick Perry weighed in Wednesday on the student body election of his alma mater, questioning whether Texas A&M's first openly gay student body president legitimately earned the title.
Immigration offenses account for half of all federal arrests, according to Justice Department statistics released Thursday, which focus heavily on the role immigration plays in the federal justice system.
Sen. Pat Roberts, a Kansas Republican, apologized Thursday afternoon for making an apparent joke about mammograms related to what features are or are not included in Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.
It's a midlife crisis of a different sort: "Deaths of despair" -- due to drugs, alcohol and suicide -- are largely responsible for rising mortality rates among middle-age white Americans. And a new analysis by Princeton economists delves into what they believe is behind this trend.
Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke has been indicted on 16 new criminal charges on top of the six counts of first-degree murder he faces in the fatal 2014 shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald, prosecutors said Thursday.
The white man accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York on Monday night told police he targeted the victim because he was black and that he viewed the killing as "practice," according to a criminal complaint.
It's clear that Russia tried to influence the presidential election last year. What's not clear is whether President Donald Trump or anyone associated with his campaign or transition team were involved. I don't think we will ever know the truth unless a special prosecutor takes over the investigation.
"Power Rangers" arrives with a pretty serious case of "Transformers" envy, hoping to transform another kids toy franchise of the past into a theatrical blockbuster. The overlong origin story, however, doesn't pack much power, while owing as much of a debt to "The Breakfast Club" as its action-figure selling namesake.
In a horrifying attack in London on Wednesday, a lone assailant plowed a car into crowds of people gathered on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer dead outside UK Parliament. The assault on the heart of Britain's capital left three people dead.
German gummy maker Haribo says it will open its first U.S. factory in Wisconsin. The Kenosha County plant will create 400 jobs, according to Gov. Scott Walker, making it one of the largest investments from a foreign company in the state's history,
The headlines surrounding President Donald Trump's first budget have focused on what he proposes for each federal agency: slashing the EPA by 31%, reducing the State Department and USAID budget by 29% and giving $54 billion more to the Department of Defense.
A Jewish teenager was arrested in Israel on Thursday on suspicion of making bomb threats to public places, synagogues and Jewish community centers in the US and other countries, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. Israeli police worked with the FBI during the months-long undercover investigation to identify the 19-year-old suspect, who used "advanced camouflage technologies" to cover his tracks, Rosenfeld said.
The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee believes House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes should be the subject of an investigation after telling President Donald Trump that communications of him and associates may have been picked up after the election by intelligence agencies conducting surveillance of foreign targets.
President Donald Trump defended some of the most controversial claims of his young political career in a wide-ranging interview with Time magazine published Thursday, in which he offered a simple and absolute defense of his method:
The alleged rape of a Maryland high school student by two schoolmates -- one an undocumented immigrant -- has prompted a torrent of threats and hate messages to the school and the school system, a county school spokesman said Thursday.
Thanks to the energy of Time magazine's Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer and the self-absorption of our President, someone opened the portal into Donald J. Trump's brain -- like in the movie "Being John Malkovich" -- in the form of what for the want of a better description is a stream of consciousness interview with the 45th President of these United States.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that defeating ISIS would be the United States' top priority in the Middle East and hinted at establishing a safe zone for refugee protection, as allies chafed at the time it's taking the Trump administration to articulate a strategy.
An educator accused of using his clout to curry favor with Japanese politicians, including the first family, told lawmakers under oath Thursday he believes political intervention helped him secure a deal to purchase land from the government.
Fast-growing Middle Eastern airlines have been luring business travelers away from carriers in the U.S., Europe and Asia for years. But they may find the seats in the front of the plane going unfilled after the U.S. and U.K. banned large electronics in the cabin on some flights from the region.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding another round of hearings Thursday on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, this time with 28 outside witnesses who will testify both for and against him, as two Democrats announced they're voting no on his nomination.