President Donald Trump is rooting for fellow Senate Republicans to succeed in efforts to pass a massive $4.1 trillion budget plan. But in a tweet before daybreak Thursday, the president said, "I think we have the votes, but who knows?"
Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail Thursday to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia. The events will be the first time the former president steps back into the political spotlight since leaving the White House
After a bipartisan group of Senators crafted a deal to stabilize the insurance markets, selling it to the Republicans in Congress and the White House who want the Affordable Care Act repealed began presenting its own set of challenges
President Donald Trump pushed back against reports that he told the widow of a slain American soldier that her husband "knew what he signed up for," dismissing a Democratic lawmaker's account of the phone call as "totally fabricated"
The comedian said on social media that she is moving on from her eponymous late night talk show in order to pursue more political activism. "The past presidential election and the countless events that have unfolded since have galvanized me," she says
A man with a lengthy criminal past who showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers has been arrested, authorities said. Three of them were killed and two critically wounded
Beijing's conflicting economic goals are raising concerns that leaders might put off changes needed to reinvigorate a cooling economy that faces surging debt and trade tensions with Washington and Europe
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he urged the firing of former FBI Director James Comey because of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. He said Comey usurped prosecutors when he announced Clinton would not face criminal charges
At 37 years old, Ardern will be the nation's youngest leader in more than 150 years. She has been compared to other young, charismatic leaders such as President Emmanuel Macron in France and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Canada
The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem. Commissioner Roger Goodell said altering the language in league rules to say players "must stand" was not discussed in a recent meeting
Spain's government on Thursday immediately rejected a threat by Catalonia's leader to explicitly declare independence unless talks are held, calling a special Cabinet session for the weekend to activate measures to take control of the region's semi-autonomous powers
"I'm doing better each day," the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino security guard shot during Stephen Paddock's Oct. 1 shooting spree said during a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show