Divided Fed cuts interest rates

DIVIDED FED CUTS INTEREST RATES

A divided Federal Reserve lowered interest rates a notch on Wednesday but didn't clearly signal that another cut was in store, a move...

White House circulates gun background check proposal to lawmakers

WHITE HOUSE CIRCULATES GUN BACKGROUND CHECK PROPOSAL TO LAWMAKERS

The White House this week began circulating a much-anticipated gun background check proposal to Republicans on Capitol Hill, though...

 
 
 

WILLKOMMEN TO GERMANY'S CARACAS

Berliners never used to talk about real estate. Now it's inescapable.

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

TRUMP NAMES U.S. HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR ROBERT O'BRIEN AS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security...

 
 
 
Trump blames 'Dummy Beto' for endangering deal on gun reform

TRUMP BLAMES 'DUMMY BETO' FOR ENDANGERING DEAL ON GUN REFORM

President Donald Trump on Wednesday admonished “Dummy Beto” O'Rourke for impassioned remarks on gun reform the Democratic White House...

‘The ground is shifting': Arizona emerges as a 2020 trouble spot for Trump

‘THE GROUND IS SHIFTING': ARIZONA EMERGES AS A 2020 TROUBLE SPOT FOR TRUMP

Arizona has long been touted as a potential swing state in the presidential election. It's time may have finally come. Demographic...

 
 
 
Trump shoves the Fed into new territory

TRUMP SHOVES THE FED INTO NEW TERRITORY

President Donald Trump has taken over Jerome Powell's life. The Federal Reserve's expected decision on Wednesday to cut interest rates...

'We Shall Overcome': California anti-vaccine activists claim civil rights mantle

'WE SHALL OVERCOME': CALIFORNIA ANTI-VACCINE ACTIVISTS CLAIM CIVIL RIGHTS MANTLE

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A chorus of mostly white women sang the gospel song “We Shall Overcome” in the California State Capitol, an anthem...

 
 
 
Trump hopes to seize a core Democratic voting bloc

TRUMP HOPES TO SEIZE A CORE DEMOCRATIC VOTING BLOC

Chuck Knissel, a fourth-generation coal miner from small-town West Virginia, was dismayed when Hillary Clinton told a group of Ohio...

'Feel free to leak this': Inside the Pelosi-Nadler impeachment schism

'FEEL FREE TO LEAK THIS': INSIDE THE PELOSI-NADLER IMPEACHMENT SCHISM

In a closed-door meeting last week, Speaker Nancy Pelosi stunned lawmakers and aides with a swipe at Democratic staff on the House...

 
 
 
Israel's Netanyahu appears to suffer election setback

ISRAEL'S NETANYAHU APPEARS TO SUFFER ELECTION SETBACK

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his religious and nationalist...

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC's endorsement of his rival

ILLINOIS CONGRESSMAN UNFAZED BY AOC'S ENDORSEMENT OF HIS RIVAL

Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the...

 
 
 
Schiff: Top intel official has refused to turn over 'urgent' whistleblower complaint

SCHIFF: TOP INTEL OFFICIAL HAS REFUSED TO TURN OVER 'URGENT' WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT

The nation's top intelligence official has refused to comply with a House Intelligence Committee subpoena to provide the contents of...

As Trump bemoans California homelessness, Carson reassures locals

AS TRUMP BEMOANS CALIFORNIA HOMELESSNESS, CARSON REASSURES LOCALS

SAN FRANCISCO - California's homeless crisis came under a federal magnifying glass Tuesday, with President Donald Trump bemoaning conditions...

 
 
 
Longtime TV newsman Sander Vanocur dies at 91

LONGTIME TV NEWSMAN SANDER VANOCUR DIES AT 91

LOS ANGELES - Sander Vanocur, a television newsman who for decades covered momentous events from political campaigns to assassinations,...

Mayor Pete vs. Beto: The battle is back on

MAYOR PETE VS. BETO: THE BATTLE IS BACK ON

LOS ANGELES - Pete Buttigieg appeared to smother Beto O'Rourke in the early stages of the presidential primary, captivating viral media...

 
 
 
Poll: Biden and Warren on the rise, while Harris plummets among 2020 field

POLL: BIDEN AND WARREN ON THE RISE, WHILE HARRIS PLUMMETS AMONG 2020 FIELD

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren both made steady climbs after last week's Democratic presidential debate,...

Trump leans against striking Iran

TRUMP LEANS AGAINST STRIKING IRAN

As President Donald Trump decides whether to strike Iran, the specter of his past military interventions is looming large over the...

 
 
 
A coalition of the few: U.S. and Saudi Arabia stand alone against Iran

A COALITION OF THE FEW: U.S. AND SAUDI ARABIA STAND ALONE AGAINST IRAN

The United States and Saudi Arabia lack virtually any allies as they consider how to respond to this weekend's attacks on Saudi oil...

Trump names top five finalists for national security adviser

TRUMP NAMES TOP FIVE FINALISTS FOR NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

President Donald Trump on Tuesday revealed his top five candidates to replace former national security adviser John Bolton. Speaking...

 
 
 



Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

The thumb injury, suffered Monday, is the latest setback for Thomas, who has been bothered by hip issues for the past several seasons. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...