Court: Florida police can use 'stand your ground…

The Florida Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that law enforcement officers can invoke the state's "stand your ground" law to protect them from criminal prosecution in a shooting

Pelosi Strikes Deal To Secure Enough Votes For…

Rep. Nancy Pelosi agreed to back a proposal limiting the number of terms Democrats can serve in the top House leadership positions.

This Is What People Googled the Most in 2018

From Marvel’s "Black Panther" to one of the the largest Mega Millions jackpot ever, these were the top topics on people’s minds. Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.

Senate To Vote To End Military Support For…

The Senate's bill is in response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's back in October.

Trump invokes 'advice of counsel' defense in…

President Donald Trump is invoking something called the "advice-of-counsel" defense in response to the scandal over hush-money payments made to conceal his alleged affairs

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Pelosi says House Dems will start seeking Trump…

Nancy Pelosi says Democrats running the House next year will make initial moves toward getting President Donald Trump's tax returns

McConnell Agrees to Give First Step Act A Vote…

Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton has been unrelenting in his criticism of the First Step Act

Michigan Protesters Gather At The State Capitol…

In Michigan, people are protesting controversial lame-duck legislation that's being passed by outgoing Republican lawmakers.

Police: Teen, officers exchange gunfire at middle…

An Indiana State Police spokesman says a 14-year-old boy who exchanged gunfire with officers at an eastern Indiana middle school before taking his own life wasn't a current student at the school

The Latest: Accused Russian secret agent makes…

Back in the summer, U.S. prosecutors accused a Russian woman of being a secret agent, and now, on Thursday, Maria Butina admitted that she conspired to infiltrate the American gun-rights movement to gather intelligence on conservative political groups.

Trump Signs Order Meant To Bolster 'Opportunity…

The order establishes the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council.

Senate Moves To Block Policy That Lets Nonprofits…

As it stands, the Treasury Department rule stands to go into effect next month.

Lease sale in Alaska petroleum reserve draws modest interest

The federal government's attempt to sell oil leases in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska has again drawn a modest response

Boy Scouts exploring "all options" to address…

The Boy Scouts of America says it is exploring "all options" to address serious financial challenges, but is declining to confirm or deny a report that it may seek bankruptcy protection

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Bipartisan Agreement Reached On Sexual Harassment…

Congressional lawmakers have finally agreed on legislation that changes how sexual harassment is handled on Capitol Hill.

Rules Changes In House Work Toward Bipartisanship

Democrats in the Problem Solvers Caucus demanded changes to House rules in exchange for their support for Nancy Pelosi's speakership. They got it.

Official: Police kill man, try to ID as…

French police conduct an intense but ultimately fruitless search operation in the Strasbourg neighborhood where a suspected gunman who killed three people and wounded 13 near a popular Christmas market was last seen.

The Latest: Sheriff vows thorough probe after…

A West Virginia sheriff says he plans a thorough investigation into four adults who went into an inactive underground coal mine

FCC Votes To Let Carriers Block Unwanted Text…

The commissioner who cast the sole dissenting vote said the FCC has made "the same mess for text messages it did for net neutrality last year."

Why Are Thousands Of Migrants Stuck In Tijuana?

At the port of entry near Tijuana, the U.S. currently allows 40 to 90 migrants to seek asylum daily. Here's why this "metering" policy is contentious.

Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

A federal appeals court has invalidated a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail

Walker uses power next governor may not have to…

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker executed a $28 million deal to save nearly 400 jobs at a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant using powers that his Democratic successor would no longer have under a bill passed during a lame-duck session last week

North Carolina GOP Chairman Says Another Election…

A North Carolina man has signed an affidavit stating he saw a campaign operative with hundreds of ballots.

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Gina Haspel Set To Brief House Leaders On…

CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed top senators on the same issue last week.

Brazil police serve warrants in case of slain councilwoman

Brazilian police say they have served several arrest, search and seizure warrants in connection with the killing of a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman nine months ago

Authorities: Bomb threats across US appear to be…

Authorities say bomb threats sent to dozens of schools, universities and other locations across the U.S. appear to be a hoax

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Pelosi Strikes Deal To Secure Enough Votes For…

Rep. Nancy Pelosi agreed to back a proposal limiting the number of terms Democrats can serve in the top House leadership positions.

Senate To Vote To End Military Support For…

The Senate's bill is in response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's back in October.

McConnell Agrees to Give First Step Act A Vote…

Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton has been unrelenting in his criticism of the First Step Act

Michigan Protesters Gather At The State Capitol…

In Michigan, people are protesting controversial lame-duck legislation that's being passed by outgoing Republican lawmakers.

Trump Signs Order Meant To Bolster 'Opportunity…

The order establishes the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council.

AdChoices Icon

Senate Moves To Block Policy That Lets Nonprofits…

As it stands, the Treasury Department rule stands to go into effect next month.

Bipartisan Agreement Reached On Sexual Harassment…

Congressional lawmakers have finally agreed on legislation that changes how sexual harassment is handled on Capitol Hill.

Rules Changes In House Work Toward Bipartisanship

Democrats in the Problem Solvers Caucus demanded changes to House rules in exchange for their support for Nancy Pelosi's speakership. They got it.

FCC Votes To Let Carriers Block Unwanted Text…

The commissioner who cast the sole dissenting vote said the FCC has made "the same mess for text messages it did for net neutrality last year."

Why Are Thousands Of Migrants Stuck In Tijuana?

At the port of entry near Tijuana, the U.S. currently allows 40 to 90 migrants to seek asylum daily. Here's why this "metering" policy is contentious.

North Carolina GOP Chairman Says Another Election…

A North Carolina man has signed an affidavit stating he saw a campaign operative with hundreds of ballots.

Gina Haspel Set To Brief House Leaders On…

CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed top senators on the same issue last week.

Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS To Lift Block On…

The DOJ said in a filing Tuesday the rule is meant to "address an ongoing crisis at the southern border."

Michael Cohen To Be Sentenced In New York Federal…

Federal prosecutors are recommending Cohen serve slightly less time than the federal sentencing guidelines of 51 to 63 months.

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Partisanship And Budget Reforms Created A Cycle…

It seems every few weeks Congress is in another shutdown showdown, experts say growing partisanship and a broken budget system could be the culprits.

Has President Trump Changed the Allure of Being…

Author and political expert Chris Whipple discusses how Trump has made it more difficult to find a replacement for John Kelly

Trump Threatens To Shut Down Government Over…

President Trump is again pushing for funding for his border wall, and he said he's willing to shut down the government to get it.

Lawmakers Unveil 2018 Farm Bill Compromise

The measure will reportedly cost $867 billion over the period of 10 years.

Kathy Kraninger's Confirmation Casts Doubt On…

If the agency's new director follows in the footsteps of her predecessor, the CFPB might not have a future at all.