The Republican-proposed budget, which now moves to the House, is projected to expand the deficit by $1.5 trillion over 10 years. Its passage will let the GOP use a procedural maneuver to pass a tax bill in the Senate with just 50 or more votes, removing the need for Democratic support.
At an emotional appearance before reporters, White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly described the trauma of losing service members. The retired general also blasted a Democratic congresswoman for publicizing her account of President Trump’s call with the widow of one of the four soldiers killed in Niger.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi is Burma’s de facto leader, but she has said nothing to quell violence against the Rohingya. Hundreds of thousands of the stateless people have sought refuge in Bangladesh, many of them wondering if they were wrong to have hoped.
Musk says the pod-and-tube “Hyperloop” transportation system, planned to extend to New York, will ultimately be able to make the trip between Washington and New York in 29 minutes. The digging for the tunnel will start near Fort Meade, in Anne Arundel County.
The former president appealed to a raucous crowd of thousands despondent over the presidency of Donald Trump, seeking to channel their frustrations into electing Democrat Ralph Northam in Virginia’s high-stakes gubernatorial election that is just three weeks away.
The former Washington sportscaster — and now former ESPN host — said Hill's suspension was “like a kick to the stomach,” pushing her to break with her usually cautious approach to expressing opinions on social media.
One of five people killed Wednesday in an attack allegedly carried out by a fellow employee had told his boss about abusive behavior by the co-worker long before the shooting, but no action was taken, according to the victim’s brother.
“I would just ask you not to question the actions of the troops who were caught in the firefight,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said amid questions about why it took two days after the ambush to recover the remains of Sgt. La David Johnson.
Emory University has acquired and released excerpts from a collection of letters written by Barack Obama to his college girlfriend that portray a literary thinker and budding wordsmith who wrestled regularly with his identity.
Richard Spencer, whose visit drew intense security preparations, was mostly drowned out by shouting and boos as he delivered his first public speech on a college campus since he led torch-bearing followers through the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
By Joe Heim, Lori Rozsa, Abigail Hauslohner and Susan Svrluga