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DEMOCRATS HOPE STACEY ABRAMS HOLDS THE KEY. BUT CAN ANYONE ELSE USE IT?

Stacey Abrams and Rep. Douglas A. Collins battle at a House hearing on voting rights, highlighting her emergence as a sage - and target.

HOUSE REPUBLICANS TO CHALLENGE TRUMP APPOINTEE OVER HIS REPORT URGING CONWAY'S FIRING

Special Counsel Henry Kerner, who recommended that presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for violating a law that bans partisan...

 
 
 

‘LOOKING FOR FIREWORKS': HOW 2016 - AND TRUMP - USHERED IN THE ERA OF THE MEGADEBATE

Democrats on Wednesday and Thursday will be looking to find ways to capture attention and break away from the pack, much like Republicans...

WANT A TICKET TO THE USA-FRANCE WORLD CUP QUARTERFINAL? IT WON'T COME CHEAP

For obvious reasons, Friday's match is shaping up to be the hottest ticket of the tournament.

 
 
 

MCCONNELL MEETS WITH 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS IN WAKE OF CRITICISM OVER VICTIMS FUND

The Senate majority leader's meeting comes after he was sharply criticized by comedian Jon Stewart over his handling of the measure.

MEGAN RAPINOE ISN'T HERE TO MAKE YOU COMFORTABLE

U.S. women's soccer star is America, in all its unapologetic complications

 
 
 

LATEST SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATION AGAINST TRUMP DRAWS MUTED POLITICAL REACTION

Democrats appear resigned to the idea that the president will never face serious political damage from accusations of sexual misconduct,...

WITH JOSEPH MORA'S RETURN, A HEALTHIER D.C. UNITED BEGINS SECOND HALF OF MLS SEASON

The defender, who returned earlier this month from a broken jaw, is the biggest missing piece to return to a lineup that had been stretched...

 
 
 

BILLY MARTIN PUNCHING A REPORTER WASN'T THE BEST ARGUMENT FOR MICKEY CALLAWAY

Not after you get in trouble for confronting a reporter.

WHAT WE EXPECT THE CANDIDATES TO FIGHT ABOUT IN THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATES

Should Democrats embrace socialism or eschew it? Play nice with Republicans or blow up the rules? And how do you go after Trump?

 
 
 

RAPTORS' MASAI UJIRI RESPONDS TO CALIFORNIA ASSAULT INVESTIGATION: ‘I RESPECT AUTHORITY'

In his first public remarks about the alleged assault, Ujiri said he was "confident about who I am as a person, my character and as...

DEMOCRATS' EMOLUMENTS LAWSUIT AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP CAN PROCEED, FEDERAL JUDGE RULES

A judge said lawmakers could begin seeking financial information and other records from the Trump Organization this week

 
 
 

TOM PEREZ TRIES TO REMAKE THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY APPARATUS AND REIMAGINE THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES. HE'S FOUND ANGER AT EVERY TURN

Perez took over the Democratic National Committee after the controversies of 2016 and has upset candidates and power brokers as he...

USWNT GETS ITS FIRST TASTE OF VULNERABILITY AHEAD OF ITS BIGGEST WORLD CUP TEST YET

Against Spain, the U.S. defense was called "moldy," the coach was criticized for her substitution patterns and star forward Alex Morgan...

 
 
 

CAPITALS UNVEIL 2019-20 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE, WITH A CHALLENGING START

The Capitals will open the season on Oct. 2 in St. Louis against the defending Stanley Cup champions.

AFTER BACKLASH, HOUSE EFFORT TO BOOST LAWMAKERS' PAY IS BEING DELAYED

“We're not going to move ahead at this point in time,” House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer told reporters Tuesday.

 
 
 

FIRST LADY'S COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR TO SUCCEED SARAH SANDERS AS WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY

The promotion of Stephanie Grisham, announced in a tweet by Melania Trump, comes as Sanders prepares to step aside at the end of the...

‘NOW COMES THE RECKONING': TRUMP ARRIVES AT GLOBAL GATHERING WITH MOST OF HIS FOREIGN POLICY GAMBITS IN THE BALANCE

The president's ‘America first' agenda faces a crucial test at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka with time running out to score a breakthrough...

 
 
 

HOUSE DEMOCRATS PRESS AHEAD ON BORDER BILL, SETTING UP TENSE NEGOTIATION OVER MIGRANTS

Passage of the Democratic bill would set up a high-stakes negotiation with Trump and Senate Republicans days before a looming deadline.

JOHN WALL, RECOVERING FROM ACHILLES' INJURY, EXPECTS TO START JOGGING IN TWO WEEKS

For Wall to approach a mobility milestone such as jogging five months after his Achilles' injury shows slow but steady development...

 
 
 



San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The ban includes sales in brick-and-mortar stores and online sales shipped to a San Francisco address. Read more ...

Body camera video shows moment abandoned baby found crying in plastic bag

Body camera video shows moment abandoned baby found crying in plastic bag

Authorities in Georgia released body camera video of a newborn who was found wrapped in a plastic bag and abandoned in a wooded area earlier this month. Read more ...

Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner to leave

Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner to leave

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning, effective July 5. Read more ...

Military service members attend funeral of 5-year-old who died of cancer

Military service members attend funeral of 5-year-old who died of cancer

A 5-year-old Arkansas boy who died of cancer was laid to rest in a funeral attended by active-duty service members paying tribute to the little “soldier.” River “Oakley” Nimmo... Read more ...

Melania Trump's senior aide to replace Sarah Sanders

Melania Trump's senior aide to replace Sarah Sanders

Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to first lady Melania Trump, will be the next White House press secretary and communications director. “She has been with us since 2015 - potus &... Read more ...

Pickup driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

Pickup driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

A pickup truck driver accused of colliding with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven of them, pleaded not guilty through his lawyer Tuesday to negligent homicide. Read more ...

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

The 73-year-old woman says she heard birds squawking outside her apartment - and when she looked outside, she saw a 4 to 5-foot-long serpent. Read more ...

First lady's spokeswoman to be White House press secretary

First lady's spokeswoman to be White House press secretary

Melania Trump has announced that her spokeswoman will be the new White House press secretary. Read more ...

Women's World Cup 2019: Late penalty sends Netherlands past Japan

Women's World Cup 2019: Late penalty sends Netherlands past Japan

Lieke Martens scored twice as the Dutch booked a Women's World Cup quarterfinal against Italy by knocking out 2015 finalist Japan. Read more ...

Italy beats China 2-0 to reach World Cup quarterfinals

Italy beats China 2-0 to reach World Cup quarterfinals

MONTPELLIER, France - Valentina Giacinti and Aurora Galli scored and Italy earned its first appearance in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup since 1991 after beating... Read more ...