On Wednesday, Trump ordered the construction of a wall on the border, one of his central campaign promises. Meanwhile, GOP leaders said they plan to introduce legislation providing up to $15 billion to fund it, while other Republicans continue to protest the idea.
President Trump's call for police to help crack down on illegal immigration might be seen as a clear nod to law and order. But many police aren't seeing it that way. Patrik explores why things can look different from a beat cop's perspective than from Washington. –Mark Sappenfield, National news editor
When Patrik Jonsson went out to talk to black Americans about President Trump, he didn’t find minds closed against the new president, as the media narrative would suggest. Many of the people he talked to were willing to wait and see what – and how – he does. But they were also adamant about one thing: They won't see racial equality rolled back on their watch. – Mark Sappenfield, National news editor
After a writer for 'Saturday Night Live' has been suspended for tweeting a joke about Donald Trump's son, Barron, the 10-year-old has found support from Chelsea Clinton, who also faced mean-spirited attacks during her childhood at the White House.
North Dakota legislators are considering lifting the longstanding ban on Sunday morning shopping, a move that critics worry would erode time to rest.
Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that the Queen of Pop should face arrest for comments at the Women's March, when she said she has 'thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House.' But is what Madonna said really illegal?
Trump signed an executive order Monday to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Promises to renegotiate, or withdraw from, trade deals to secure better deals for American workers were central to President Trump's campaign.
Obama's final bill, cementing a program that brings top tech talent to Washington, may be as much an olive branch to Trump as it is an expression of Obama's values.