GOP SENATORS EXPECT MCCONNELL TO SCRAP OR SCALE BACK AUGUST BREAK

Time to reschedule those vacation plans: The Senate's traditional August recess is likely to be trimmed or possibly scrapped entirely,...

ROD ROSENSTEIN MAKES A DEVIL'S BARGAIN

President Donald Trump accelerated the nation's slow-moving constitutional crisis by demanding that the FBI and Department of Justice...

 
 
 

CREDIT MOON, NOT TRUMP OR KIM, FOR THE BREAKTHROUGH WITH NORTH KOREA

SEOUL, South Korea-Last summer, South Korea's new president, only two months into his term, announced sweeping new goals-including...

TRUMP SAYS HE IS 'NOT SATISFIED' WITH CHINA TRADE TALKS

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is unhappy with recent trade negotiations between his administration and the Chinese government...

 
 
 

RYAN OFFERS BRUSHBACK TO HIS CRITICS

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP in the Oval Office with South Korean President MOON JAE-IN on the scheduled June 12 meeting with North Korean...

SOUTH KOREAN OFFICIAL: '99.9 PERCENT' SURE TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT WILL GO ON AS PLANNED

A South Korean official placed the odds of President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un holding their historic summit...

 
 
 

EPA BOOTS REPORTERS FROM SUMMIT ON TOXIC CHEMICALS

The Environmental Protection Agency barred journalists and the public from Tuesday's national summit on its plans to address toxic...

TRUMP SPENDING CUTS ALLOWED TO TARGET KIDS' HEALTH INSURANCE

The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday delivered a victory to the Trump administration by greenlighting a proposal to claw...

 
 
 

MNUCHIN: CHINA WILL STILL BE SUBJECT TO TARIFFS ON STEEL, ALUMINUM

The Trump administration won't lift new tariffs on steel and aluminum from China as part of a trade deal still being worked out, Treasury...

DHS CHIEF HASN'T 'SEEN' INTEL FINDING THAT RUSSIA AIMED TO HELP TRUMP

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that she was unfamiliar with one of the intelligence community's key conclusions...

 
 
 

KENTUCKY ELECTION RESULTS

ARKANSAS ELECTION RESULTS

 
 
 

CALLS MOUNT FOR DEM WHO ADMITTED TO ABUSING EX-WIFE TO DROP OUT OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRIMARY

A South Carolina Democrat who has admitted to physically abusing his former wife in the 1970s has refused to drop out of next month's...

TRUMP'S TEAM GETS PAYBACK FOR RUBIO ON VENEZUELAN ASSASSINATION PLOT

When one of Venezuela's top leaders was suspected of conspiring to assassinate Florida Sen. Marco Rubio last year, the reaction of...

 
 
 

A SURVIVAL GUIDE TO EUROPE'S NEW PRIVACY RULES

No need to panic. Companies and web users can navigate the era of GDPR by following a few ground rules.

JIMMY CARTER: TRUMP HAS A SHOT AT A NOBEL PRIZE

Subscribe to Off Message on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here . LYNCHBURG, Va. - Jimmy Carter thinks Donald Trump...

 
 
 

EDITOR'S NOTE: A POLITICO PARTNERSHIP IN CHINA

POLITICO readers will see on our pages today something new and important: the first stories reflecting the publication's commitment...

HOW CHINA ACQUIRES ‘THE CROWN JEWELS' OF U.S. TECHNOLOGY

The U.S. government was well aware of China's aggressive strategy of leveraging private investors to buy up the latest American technology...

 
 
 

EVERYTOWN FOR GUN SAFETY TAKES OUT FULL-PAGE AD IN HOUSTON CHRONICLE

A group of students from across Texas has a question for Gov. Greg Abbott: “We are dying on your watch. What will you do about it?“...

ZUCKERBERG EXPECTED TO APOLOGIZE TO EU FACEBOOK USERS

 
 
 



Thousands of Vegas casino workers OK strike that could leave resorts reeling

Thousands of Vegas casino workers OK strike that could leave resorts reeling

Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts. Members... Read more ...

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

A New Zealand scientist is leading a team to the lake next month to take samples of the murky waters to conduct DNA tests and determine what species live there. Read more ...

Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

Philip Roth, the American novelist who penned the celebrated “Portnoy's Complaint,” died at the age of 85 on Tuesday. The author, whose novels were fueled with sex, was... Read more ...

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

President Donald Trump is issuing a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to the polls to elect conservative lawmakers. Read more ...

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Read more ...

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments. Read more ...

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

A 30-year-old man's parents are taking legal action against him after he refused to move out of their house, according to legal documents Read more ...

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Read more ...

Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

Police from multiple agencies have responded to an active shooter situation in Panama City. Read more ...

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava flowing from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has claimed another structure, this one close to a geothermal plant. Read more ...