As the Republican tax bill moves closer to a full Senate vote, Republicans appear to have the support they need to pass the overhaul. However, disagreements with Democrats over key elements could still trigger a government shutdown.
The House is scheduled to vote on adopting mandatory anti-sexual harassment training for all members and their staff amid a wave of allegations of sexual misconduct against lawmakers.
NBC swiftly terminated its contract with popular 'Today' show co-host Matt Lauer for inappropriate behavior in the workplace. A review by NBC found his actions were a violation of company policy and suggested other instances may have occurred.
With tensions surrounding North Korea still rising, Hawaii plans to reactivate its early warning system in the event of a nuclear attack. Along with the siren testing, emergency officials hope to inform residents of how to protect themselves in their homes.
Dictionary.com's word of the year is picked by the highest number of searches and influence in popular culture, and this year 'complicit' came in first. Searches spiked following the word's use by high profile celebrities and politicians including Jeff Flake and Ivanka Trump.
While he plans on retaining his seat in the House, Rep. John Conyers (D) of Michigan has given up his post on the House Judiciary Committee. The longest serving active member of Congress denies the allegations and will cooperate with investigations.
More and more, white Middle America is being repeopled with newcomers of color, bringing a workforce to agricultural jobs, a vibrancy to decaying towns, and a mix of welcome – and suspicion – from older residents.
Democrat Beto O'Rourke and Republican Will Hurd of Texas bonded over an unexpected hit road trip earlier this year. But as elections draw near, this bipartisan friendship may not be charming voters.
The Trump administration will announce more sanctions to deprive Pyongyang of funds for its nuclear and missile programs after adding North Korea on the US terror blacklist.
United States officials allowed importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport one month before President Trump reversed the ban on elephant trophies.
The Trump administration announced that in 2019 nearly 60,000 Haitians who have been living legally in the US with visas issued on humanitarian grounds must return to Haiti. TPS protections for Sudan and Nicaragua have also been terminated.