From his crackdown on illegal immigration to his reversal of Obama-era policies on policing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is methodically changing his agency to reflect his nationalist ideology and hard-line views — and drawing less scrutiny than the ongoing probes into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin.
The work of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III seems to be sending shock waves through Washington, exposing the lucrative work that lobbyists from both parties have performed on behalf of foreign interests.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau named an acting director. Then the White House appointed its own harsh critic of the consumer watchdog. Legal experts are divided over which body has the power to make the appointment.
Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones speaks during a campaign stop in Troy, Ala. (AP)
Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones speaks during a campaign stop in Troy, Ala. (AP)
Democrat Doug Jones hopes to win a once unthinkable victory as Republican Roy Moore faces allegations of sexual misconduct. But Jones needs a massive black turnout, and African American officials have doubts about his efforts to get voters to the polls.
The attack that killed hundreds of people at a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula demonstrated the ability of the Islamic State’s regional affiliates to exact revenge for defeats in Iraq and Syria.
“Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named ‘Man (Person) of the Year,’ like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot,” the president posted on Twitter. “I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!” Time later disputed Trump’s claim.
Infection was once considered a death sentence, but a policy change heralds a historic moment in the history of HIV. Medical authorities are now publicly agreeing that people with undetectable viral loads cannot transmit HIV.
Drones are starting to become a menace on the battlefield, where their benign commercial capabilities have been transformed into lethal weapons and intelligence tools. In response, the Pentagon is working on lasers and microwaves to blast them from the sky.
The Education Department’s civil rights unit found insufficient evidence to sustain a female student’s complaint but determined the school failed to uphold the rights of the accused male student.
The Trump administration changed its mind about an earlier decision to order the Palestine Liberation Organization’s mission to close, instead saying it would merely impose limitations that could be lifted after 90 days.
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Members of the First Daughters' Club weighed in after conservative media outlets circulated and reported on videos that they claim show Barack Obama’s oldest daughter kissing a young man and blowing smoke rings.
A woman walking her dogs was killed Wednesday after a neighbor mistook her for a deer and shot her, officials said.
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