ACTING AG WHITAKER SAYS HE SUPPORTS BARR FOR DOJ'S TOP SPOT

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker offered his support to William Barr on Wednesday, saying he would be happy to see the former...

GOP BLOCKS SENATE REBUKE OF TRUMP ON RUSSIA SANCTIONS

A bipartisan attempt to condemn the Trump administration for relaxing Russia sanctions stalled in the Senate Wednesday after Republicans...

 
 
 

KAINE OPPOSES SENATE ADJOURNING OVER MLK HOLIDAY, PRESSES FOR VOTES ON SPENDING BILLS

Sen. Tim Kaine wants Republicans to feel some shutdown pain. Kaine said that he will object to the Senate adjourning over the Martin...

HOUSE DEMOCRATS DEMAND INTERIOR HALT DRILLING WORK DURING SHUTDOWN

House Democrats said the Interior Department's decision to call furloughed employees back to work on offshore drilling efforts during...

 
 
 

SANDERS FACES FORMER STAFFERS ABOUT SEXUAL HARASSMENT ON 2016 CAMPAIGN

Bernie Sanders arrived Wednesday for a meeting with a group of former staffers who've raised concerns about sexual harassment and violence...

FAKE EDITIONS OF WASHINGTON POST FALSELY CLAIM TRUMP STEPS DOWN

Fake editions of the Washington Post that falsely claimed President Donald Trump had stepped down circulated across Washington on Wednesday....

 
 
 

USDA REOPENS MANY FIELD OFFICES FOR 3 DAYS TO HELP FARMERS AMID SHUTDOWN

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced today that 2,500 employees will be called back to work amid the partial government shutdown to...

OCASIO-CORTEZ BOOSTS GROUP THAT RECRUITS DEM PRIMARY CHALLENGERS

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a new video released Wednesday promoted a group that recruits primary challengers to Democratic lawmakers,...

 
 
 

BORDER AGENCY OFFICIALS PUSH WALL AMID SHUTDOWN STANDOFF

Federal border officials pressed the case today for a border wall - even as Democrats showed no sign of yielding to President Donald...

GILLIBRAND REJECTS SUPER PAC SUPPORT

BRUNSWICK, N.Y. - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand rejected support from an individualized super PAC in her first public comments since joining...

 
 
 

NEW DEMS JOIN INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE AS RUSSIA PROBE RESTARTS

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced new additions to the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday during a closed-door Democratic...

BIPARTISAN SENATE GROUP PRESSES TRUMP TO END SHUTDOWN

Senators in both parties are racing to deliver a letter to President Donald Trump indicating that if the government reopens they are...

 
 
 

U.S. TROOPS KILLED IN BLAST IN SYRIA

Multiple U.S. troops were killed in an explosion in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, the military confirmed, without releasing...

PELOSI ASKS TRUMP TO RESCHEDULE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - or deliver it in writing...

 
 
 

KREMLIN SAYS ITS 'STUPID' TO THINK THAT TRUMP COULD BE A RUSSIAN AGENT

Top Kremlin officials are scoffing at the idea that President Donald Trump is secretly working as a Russian agent, dismissing the notion...

SHUTDOWN RAISES THE RISK OF RECESSION

The partial federal government shutdown could be the kind of shock to consumer and business confidence that helps nudge the economy...

 
 
 

POLL: SLIGHT MAJORITY OPPOSES TRUMP EMERGENCY DECLARATION FOR WALL FUNDING

A narrow majority of voters oppose President Donald Trump's declaring a national emergency to fund construction of a wall along the...

Q&A: SIEMENS' CEO SEES A SKILLS GAP IN THE U.S

When the German industrial conglomerate Siemens wanted to open a gas turbine plant in Charlotte, N.C., in 2011 the company needed to...

 
 
 
Can this Indiana city re-invent job training?

CAN THIS INDIANA CITY RE-INVENT JOB TRAINING?

When Charles Wolfram went to work at Studebaker's South Bend, Ind., automobile plant after fighting in World War II, he was long on...

The ‘Moneyball' solution for higher education

THE ‘MONEYBALL' SOLUTION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

ATLANTA-On a blistering hot June day, Georgia State University incoming freshman Jaila Heathman found herself feted inside the football...

 
 
 



Citing security concerns, Pelosi suggests Trump reschedule State of the Union

Citing security concerns, Pelosi suggests Trump reschedule State of the Union

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address, planned for Jan. 29, saying that given the government shutdown it would be... Read more ...

ISIS claims deadly attack against US forces in Syria after Trump declared...

ISIS claims deadly attack against US forces in Syria after Trump declared victory over the terrorist group

ISIS claimed a deadly attack on a coalition patrol in northeastern Syria just weeks after US President Donald Trump said the group was defeated. US forces are reportedly among... Read more ...

Pelosi asks Trump to postpone State of the Union address due to shutdown

Pelosi asks Trump to postpone State of the Union address due to shutdown

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Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open

Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open

Sears has won a reprieve in a desperate attempt to stave off its own demise. Read more ...

Theresa May's no-confidence vote survival means the Brexit deadlock will...

Theresa May's no-confidence vote survival means the Brexit deadlock will continue

Theresa May has survived a vote of no confidence called by the opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Her survival in the vote comes after her Brexit deal with the EU... Read more ...

Former NFL player beats up man accused of peeping into daughter's bedroom

Former NFL player beats up man accused of peeping into daughter's bedroom

Tony Beckham was leaving his Wellington home around 6:40 a.m. Monday when he saw some movement by the house. Read more ...

Tiger Woods to make 2019 debut in Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods to make 2019 debut in Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines

We know when Tiger Woods will be back on the course in 2019. Woods will play in next week's Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, a traditional spot for him to open his golf... Read more ...

Secret Service, DHS say they can handle State of the Union security

Secret Service, DHS say they can handle State of the Union security

The Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security said they can handle security at President Trump's State of the Union address - which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants... Read more ...

Citing security concerns, Pelosi suggests Trump reschedule State of the Union

Citing security concerns, Pelosi suggests Trump reschedule State of the Union

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address, planned for Jan. 29, saying that given the government shutdown it would be... Read more ...

Jalen Hurts transfers to Oklahoma with a shot to take down Alabama

Jalen Hurts transfers to Oklahoma with a shot to take down Alabama

Jalen Hurts is going from Roll Tide to Boomer Sooner. The quarterback, who entered the transfer portal last week, announced on the Players' Tribune that he will play his senior... Read more ...