Pence's Mideast trip still on as government…

Vice President Mike Pence has departed for the Middle East as scheduled Friday night as U.S. lawmakers seek to avert a federal government shutdown

Sanders: McConnell does not have 60 votes

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) urges Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to negotiate the spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, since he doesn't have enough votes to pass the bill.

California bullet train cost hiked by billions of…

New reports reveal California’s bullet train construction project is costing $2.8 billion more than anticipated. What’s happening now and what it could mean in the future.

Trump tweets as shutdown nears: Effort to keep government open is "Not looking good," blames Democrats

Trump tweets as shutdown nears: Effort to keep government open is "Not looking good," blames Democrats

Russian networks pushing conservative meme, researchers say

Russia-linked Twitter networks are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say

Trump on government shutdown: then and now

President Donald Trump says Democrats are to blame if there is a government shutdown, in 2013 he sounded very different.

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President Trump's first year in office: A look…

January 20, 2018 marks the one year anniversary of President Trump taking office. Here is a look back at the ups and downs of 365 days unlike any other in American politics.

The Latest: Trump still planning to go to Davos

Administration officials say President Donald Trump would be allowed to travel to Davos, Switzerland, next week even if the government has been partially shut down

Official: Plan to exclude Florida from drilling…

An Interior Department official says the Trump administration's promise to exempt Florida from an offshore drilling plan is not a formal action

House conservatives push to release memo critical…

House conservatives are demanding the public release of a memo spearheaded by Rep. Devin Nunes detailing allegations of FBI missteps during the 2016 election.

President Trump makes history at 45th March for…

How President Trump made history at the 45th annual March for Life and how the annual gathering got started.

Sen. Rand Paul's alleged attacker charged with federal crime

The man accused of tackling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the Republican lawmaker's yard in Kentucky has been charged with assaulting a member of Congress as part of a federal plea agreement

Pope: Corruption is 'social virus' infecting…

Pope Francis strongly condemned corruption in Latin America as a "social virus" infecting all aspects of life in stern remarks Friday to Peru's president and high-ranking political leaders

2013 Trump: President responsible for shutdown

President Donald Trump told Fox News in 2013 that the blame for a government shutdown ultimately goes to the president.

Mattis discusses government shutdown impact on…

Raw video: Department of Defense secretary speaks at John Hopkins School of Advance International Studies.

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US and Pakistan clash at UN over Afghanistan

The United States is urging Pakistan of giving sanctuary to "terrorist organizations" _ and Pakistan is demanding that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan d its income from the narcotics trade

Border wall tests find heights should keep out…

U.S. tactical teams have spent weeks trying to climb over and chisel through the prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico and found their heights should keep people out

CNN poll: GOP would take blame for shutdown

A new CNN poll shows Republicans and President Trump would take the majority of the blame over a government shutdown.

Mulvaney: Democrats are opposing a bill they…

Director of the Office of Management and Budget says the White House does not want a government shutdown, accuses Sen. Schumer of forcing it on the American people.

US likely to designate embassy in Jerusalem as early as 2019

The Trump administration is considering a plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to an existing building in Jerusalem temporarily until a new embassy can be built in the holy city

Column: After Nassar, still a battle to protect…

Column: In some ways, Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing feels like the final chapter in a nightmare that went on for far too long, but we're still at the beginning of the struggle to transform a sporting culture that allowed his depravity to thrive

Speier: Past Trump deals show money laundering

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, says that past Trump Organization real estate deals show evidence of money laundering.

Trump to address Friday's March for Life rally…

Raymond Arroyo breaks down the top culture stories of the day.

Businessman may get 6-month delay in deportation

Ohio businessman who faces deportation to Jordan may be able to stay in US about 6 months while case is reviewed

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Baltimore police leader fired after record year…

The head of Baltimore's police department has been fired after the city registered a record number of homicides

GOP sen.: We don't know where GOP is on DACA

CNN's Brooke Baldwin speaks to Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) about the impending government shutdown.

Fox source: Expect a shutdown over the weekend

The Republicans are not entirely unified to fund the government.