FLOTUS TO ATTEND LIBERTY UNIVERSITY TOWN HALL ON OPIOID EPIDEMIC

First lady Melania Trump will travel to Lynchburg, Va., next week to participate in a town hall-style event at Liberty University on...

GOP COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN ASK WHITE HOUSE FOR DETAILS ON IVANKA TRUMP'S EMAIL USE

A pair of Republican committee heads have requested information from the White House regarding Ivanka Trump's use of a personal email...

 
 
 

TRUMP THANKS SAUDIS FOR FALLING OIL PRICES, MAKING NICE AMID KHASHOGGI FALLOUT

Less than a day after drawing bipartisan ire for appearing to let Saudi Arabia off the hook for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...

WHITE HOUSE TRADE ADVISER PETER NAVARRO 'EXCLUDED FROM XI JINPING-DONALD TRUMP DINNER'

This story is being published by POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared...

 
 
 

POLITICO PLAYBOOK: PELOSI LOCKS UP SUPPORT OF ANOTHER WOULD-BE RIVAL

And senators signal dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump's statement on the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

HOW PARDONS HANG OVER THE MUELLER INVESTIGATION

It's time for a new episode of the Nerdcast, POLITICO's podcast on the White House and politics. Tune in each week to geek out with...

 
 
 

POLL: DEMOCRATIC VOTERS BACK PELOSI AS SPEAKER BY WIDE MARGIN

By a 2-to-1 margin, Democratic voters want Rep. Nancy Pelosi to be House speaker in the new Congress, according to a new POLITICO/Morning...

GOP SENATORS SEEK QUICK PASSAGE OF MEXICO-CANADA TRADE DEAL

A group of Senate Republicans is pushing for Congress to approve President Donald Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before...

 
 
 
Inside the Hunt for the World's Most Dangerous Terrorist

INSIDE THE HUNT FOR THE WORLD'S MOST DANGEROUS TERRORIST

This text is excerpted from the book Dawn of the Code War: America's Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat...

STALEMATE ON TRUMP'S WALL AMID THREAT OF SHUTDOWN

Congress just can't help itself: With a partial government shutdown potentially two weeks away, Democrats and Republicans are dug in,...

 
 
 

ZUCKERBERG SAYS NEITHER HE NOR SANDBERG STEPPING DOWN OVER POLITICAL CONTROVERSY

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday he plans to stay on as company chairman and work with COO Sheryl Sandberg “for decades more...

HYDE-SMITH APOLOGIZES 'TO ANYONE OFFENDED' BY PUBLIC HANGING REMARK

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith offered her first qualified apology Tuesday to “anyone that was offended” by her remark that she...

 
 
 

TRUMP COMPLAINED TO AIDES ABOUT NO DOJ PROBE OF CLINTON, COMEY

President Donald Trump repeatedly expressed frustration during his first year in office that the Justice Department was spending more...

SENATORS DEMAND TRUMP SAY WHETHER SAUDI PRINCE ORDERED KHASHOGGI KILLING

The bipartisan leadership of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is demanding a definitive determination from President Donald Trump...

 
 
 

WHITAKER MADE $1.2 MILLION FROM CONSERVATIVE NONPROFIT

President Donald Trump's controversial pick to run the Justice Department, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, appears to have...

LIGHTHIZER: CHINA HAS NOT CORRECTED ACTIONS THAT LED TO TARIFFS

China has not changed unfair and discriminatory practices that prompted President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on around $250 billion...

 
 
 

THE GAP IN THE GOP'S ECONOMIC PLAN

As America grapples with widening inequality and deepening political polarization, a group of wonks in Washington is quietly embarking...

MUELLER GOT SOME ANSWERS, BUT HE'S NOT DONE WITH TRUMP

President Donald Trump on Tuesday finally submitted a set of written responses to Robert Mueller, signaling that he was done for good...

 
 
 

HOUSE GOP LEADERS DODGE FINAL-HOUR EARMARKS FIGHT

House Republicans have agreed to punt on one of the most troublesome political issues of their eight-year majority: earmarks. GOP lawmakers...

RAND PAUL BREAKS WITH TRUMP OVER SAUDI SUPPORT

The White House statement that defended Saudi Arabia in the killing of dissident Jamal Khashoggi was attributed to President Donald...

 
 
 



Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

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'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire. Read more ...

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and...

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and it reveals one of the most dangerous grocery-store habits

The CDC recommended on Tuesday that Americans avoid all forms of romaine lettuce. At least 32 people in 11 states have been infected with E. coli after consuming romaine - but... Read more ...

Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump said Saudi Arabia is still a U.S ally, despite evidence the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of the journalist. Read more ...

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without... Read more ...

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Stocks dropped again Tuesday as losses mounted for the world's largest technology companies. Read more ...

American missionary slain by volley of arrows from ‘world's most dangerous...

American missionary slain by volley of arrows from ‘world's most dangerous tribe'

An American man has been killed on a remote island by hunter-gatherers from the Sentinelese community, believed to be the last pre-Neolithic tribe who have avoided contact with... Read more ...

CDC warns against eating any type of romaine lettuce due to health risk

CDC warns against eating any type of romaine lettuce due to health risk

So far, the CDC reports, at least 32 people have contracted E. coli in 11 states. Read more ...

Researchers Find 115 Plastic Cups In Dead Whale's Stomach

Researchers Find 115 Plastic Cups In Dead Whale's Stomach

The following items were among those found in the animal's stomach: 19 pieces of hard plastic, two sandals, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags, and about seven pounds of... Read more ...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump told the White House counsel in the spring that he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his political adversaries: his... Read more ...