Sen. Bob Corker is respected by Republicans and Democrats and is often a key cog in bipartisan efforts. He's bullish on Rex Tillerson, cautious on Russian hacking, and surprised by Trump's cellphone habits.
Emboldened conservative lawmakers' efforts to push new laws barring transgender people from using the restrooms of their choice are highlighting the political polarization around such issues.
Public feeling is mixed about Obamacare, and Americans are open to argument. But they tend to agree on the general outlines of what they want in health care.
After a commuter train crash on the Long Island Rail Road, transit officials say automated train controls are a key to preventing future crashes. But improving the culture of safety among employees may be a faster way to reduce risks.
Chicago police filed charges Thursday against four young adults accused of beating a young man with mental health issues, an attack broadcast via Facebook Live.
Major hurdles stand between the proposed constitutional amendment and its ratification, but proponents argue Americans are ready and asking for the overhaul.
Officials are investigating a video showing a school police officer slamming a student to the ground, echoing similar incidents in recent years.
Newly sworn-in North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper plans to circumvent a 2013 law barring state officials from expanding Medicaid coverage, marking a push to secure Affordable Care Act funding before President Obama leaves office.
Looking back at his administration's accomplishments, while laying out a road map for future reforms, the president leaves office with an emphasis on reforming the American justice system.