Kobach says he's seriously considering US Senate bid in 2020

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is considering running for the U.S. Senate in 2020

New Bill Would Prevent Trump From Unilaterally…

A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill that would require any president to get Senate approval to withdraw from NATO.

UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under…

The University of Connecticut has announced it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules under former basketball coach Kevin Ollie

Small Bordertown Finds Itself In Middle Of…

While the goverment remains shutdown over funding for Trump's border wall, we went to New Mexico to ask border residents what they think of the fight.

California officer slain weeks into job was…

Family and police leaders say a 22-year-old California officer killed weeks into the job was a dedicated daughter and sister who represented the best of the police community

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How Trump's Dream Wall Stacks Up To What's…

President Trump says he wants to build a steel-slat type wall at the southern border — here's a quick look at what other kinds of barriers are there.

Arizona police chief: Withhold judgment in death…

A suburban Phoenix police chief has offered her condolences to the family of a 14-year-old burglary suspect who was shot and killed by an officer but has asked that public withhold judgment until an investigation is completed

Explaining Hannity's Claim About Criminals Who…

The number Sean Hannity used seems to be accurate, but it deserves some context to understand how it fits into the big picture.

The Latest: Van Dyke barely reacts to prison…

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke didn't react when he was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for the 2014 killing of black teen Laquan McDonald

Report Says Trump Instructed Michael Cohen To Lie…

If the reporting is true, the president's alleged actions are the textbook definition of obstruction of justice.

The Latest: UN chief condemns attack in Colombia

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters at U.N. headquarters that he reiterated his strong condemnation of "the terrorist attack" in Colombia that left 21 people dead and wounded dozens of others

FDA To Furlough More Workers To Keep Drug Reviews…

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the funds are needed to continue reviewing new drugs for approval.

Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown…

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah says he supports President Donald Trump's push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown

Trump Denies Pelosi A Government Plane For…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had been scheduled to travel to Brussels and Afghanistan with other lawmakers.

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The Latest: Trudeau says China moves should worry…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says all countries should be concerned about Beijing's blending of its commercial interests with threats of consequences if Canada doesn't do what China wants

Rep. Tom Marino Resigns From Congress

He'll be stepping down from office Jan. 23 to go to work in the private sector.

Trump, North Korean leader to hold 2nd summit

President Donald Trump will hold a second summit near the end of February with the leader of North Korea

President Trump Scraps US Delegation's Trip To…

Trump canceled the trip "out of consideration for the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay and to ensure his team can assist as needed."

Trump plans big announcement on Saturday on…

President Donald Trump says he'll make a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon, as the standstill over his border wall continues.

Becoming An American: Nisrin Elamin & Tahanie…

Together with The Marshall Project, we bring you "We Are Witnesses: Becoming An American." Here, two accounts of the night the travel ban came down.

Travel industry fears damage from a long…

Travel industry and economists fear damage from a prolonged government shutdown

Mnuchin Reportedly Suggested Easing Tariffs On…

The next round of trade talks between the U.S. and China is scheduled for Jan. 30.

As shutdown drags on, 'Coast Guard City' takes a…

In New London, Connecticut, the community pulls together to help hundreds of unpaid Coast Guard employees as federal shutdown drags on

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State Department Says Staff Is Coming Back To…

The deputy under secretary for management sent out an urgent message saying most employees will be back to work on Tuesday.

Is Mike Pompeo actively exploring a US Senate…

Women In Chicago Can March On, Thanks To This…

There's no official Women's March in Chicago this year, so a college student is organizing her own rally to commemorate its third anniversary.

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Kobach says he's seriously considering US Senate bid in 2020

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is considering running for the U.S. Senate in 2020

Hospital Prices Are Now Online, But Patients…

Hospitals now have to share a list of prices for their services, but experts say they're pretty useless for patients.

UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under…

The University of Connecticut has announced it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules under former basketball coach Kevin Ollie

California officer slain weeks into job was…

Family and police leaders say a 22-year-old California officer killed weeks into the job was a dedicated daughter and sister who represented the best of the police community

New Bill Would Prevent Trump From Unilaterally…

A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill that would require any president to get Senate approval to withdraw from NATO.

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Arizona police chief: Withhold judgment in death…

A suburban Phoenix police chief has offered her condolences to the family of a 14-year-old burglary suspect who was shot and killed by an officer but has asked that public withhold judgment until an investigation is completed

The Latest: Van Dyke barely reacts to prison…

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke didn't react when he was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for the 2014 killing of black teen Laquan McDonald

Small Bordertown Finds Itself In Middle Of…

While the goverment remains shutdown over funding for Trump's border wall, we went to New Mexico to ask border residents what they think of the fight.

University of Oklahoma investigates blackface, slur in video

The University of Oklahoma says it's investigating after a video began circulating on social media showing an OU student wearing black paint on her face and using a racial epithet

The Latest: UN chief condemns attack in Colombia

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters at U.N. headquarters that he reiterated his strong condemnation of "the terrorist attack" in Colombia that left 21 people dead and wounded dozens of others

How Trump's Dream Wall Stacks Up To What's…

President Trump says he wants to build a steel-slat type wall at the southern border — here's a quick look at what other kinds of barriers are there.

Canada says it won't be deterred by Chinese pressure

Canada's public safety minister says the country won't be deterred by Chinese pressure after China threatened reprisals if Huawei is banned from its 5G network

Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown…

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah says he supports President Donald Trump's push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown

Explaining Hannity's Claim About Criminals Who…

The number Sean Hannity used seems to be accurate, but it deserves some context to understand how it fits into the big picture.

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Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo

Photos and video taken by an animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of products crafted from the body parts of threatened big-game animals, including elephant leather clothing and furniture

The Latest: Trudeau says China moves should worry…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says all countries should be concerned about Beijing's blending of its commercial interests with threats of consequences if Canada doesn't do what China wants

Report Says Trump Instructed Michael Cohen To Lie…

If the reporting is true, the president's alleged actions are the textbook definition of obstruction of justice.

Trump, North Korean leader to hold 2nd summit

President Donald Trump will hold a second summit near the end of February with the leader of North Korea

Trump plans big announcement on Saturday on…

President Donald Trump says he'll make a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon, as the standstill over his border wall continues.

FDA To Furlough More Workers To Keep Drug Reviews…

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the funds are needed to continue reviewing new drugs for approval.

Myanmar army ordered to take offensive against Arakan Army

Myanmar's military has announced that the Arakan Army, a Buddhist rebel group in Rakhine state, has been classified a terrorist organization after mounting a flurry of recent attacks

Travel industry fears damage from a long…

Travel industry and economists fear damage from a prolonged government shutdown

Trump Denies Pelosi A Government Plane For…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had been scheduled to travel to Brussels and Afghanistan with other lawmakers.

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Suburban Chicago officer who fatally shot bouncer identified

A suburban Chicago police chief has identified the officer who fatally shot a security guard outside the bar where he worked

As shutdown drags on, 'Coast Guard City' takes a…

In New London, Connecticut, the community pulls together to help hundreds of unpaid Coast Guard employees as federal shutdown drags on

Rep. Tom Marino Resigns From Congress

He'll be stepping down from office Jan. 23 to go to work in the private sector.