The nearly party-line 52-47 vote concluded a bitter confirmation battle and continues a divisive week in the US Senate in general. The next cabinet nominee, Rep. Tom Price for health secretary, is also expected to bring staunch opposition from Democrats.
President Trump has attacked the judge who put a hold on his executive order on immigration. US presidents are usually hesitant to do so.
Previous proposals involving the inclusion of social media profiles in background checks have met with swift criticism from civil-liberty groups. This time is no different.
The United States military is looking to rent space in New York's 58-story Trump Tower, a building of which the president is both the owner and a long-time resident, a Pentagon spokesperson said Wednesday.
A decision on President Trump's travel ban that limits entry to the United States from seven different Muslim-majority countries could come as early as Wednesday.
Danielle Alamrani, a Brooklyn cop, said she was harassed and bullied when she began wearing a hijab to work in 2008, according to a new lawsuit.
A 30-year-old letter by Coretta Scott King has disqualified Sen. Elizabeth Warren from taking part in the ongoing debate over the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.
Tornadoes tear through Louisiana, the latest in a string of natural disasters to hit a state all too familiar with the rebuilding process.
Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released a video statement praising the Women's March and predicting 'the future is female.'
Under a deal made with the city, City College of San Francisco will offer free tuition to San Francisco residents, but some observers worry that the deal leaves out some undocumented residents.
In his first appearance before Congress, Secretary Kelly addressed criticism of the Trump administration's travel ban from both sides of the aisle and discussed plans to build a wall on the Mexican border.