The Latest: Trump orders FBI probe - and IG…

Trump says he will "demand" Justice Department investigate whether FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign - and DOJ says IG will indeed expand its probe

Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale's…

Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap

Venezuela keeps voting stations open amid light…

Voting centers across Venezuela's capital appeared largely empty during Sunday's presidential election, and authorities kept polling stations open past the official closing time

North Dakota politician accused in peeping incident ends run

North Dakota politician accused in a peeping incident at a college campus says he is dropping out of the race for secretary of state

93-year-old ex-president Bush arrives in Maine…

Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer

Obama Official Says Keep Kids Home to Fight Guns

An official from the Obama administration has suggested parents nationwide force Congress to act on gun control by keeping their kids home from school. Arne Duncan, a former US Secretary of Education, made the statement in a tweet on Friday after 10 people were gunned down in an east Texas...

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Investigators finally get look at materials from…

Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer

US, China putting trade war on hold after…

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China

Houston Police Chief: 'We Need to Start Using the…

With another 10 lives stolen this week at an Texas school, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo argued in favor of "gun sense" on Face the Nation . "Let me tell you, people at the state level and the federal level in too many places in our country are not doing anything...

Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week

2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump

Florida's expensive race for governor highlights…

Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws

US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout…

The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months

The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress

Melania Trump Is Back Home

White House watchers have one less thing to speculate about after first lady Melania Trump returned home Saturday from a five-day stay at Walter Reed Medical Center. The first lady is "resting comfortably and remains in high spirits," a rep said in a statement, per the New York Times. Asked...

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Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year

House Republicans set terms for Trump to campaign…

Dayton, GOP at still odds as Legislature presses ahead

The Minnesota Legislature is heading for a messy and potentially inconclusive ending, as GOP leaders plan to send Gov. Mark Dayton tax and spending bills that he may not sign

McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are…

Sen. Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director, says specific reasons classified

Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller

The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name

Macedonian PM says Greece agrees to discuss…

The prime minister of Macedonia says said Saturday he is ready to go ahead with a new name, "Ilindenska Macedonia" for his country in order to solve a decades-long name dispute with Greece

Middle East Countries May Have Helped Trump Win…

Seems Donald Trump Jr. had another meeting with foreigners during the election that Robert Mueller's team is investigating, the New York Times reports. According to insiders, Trump Jr. met with a small group at Trump Tower in August 2016: an envoy for two Arab princes, an Israeli expert in social...

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Jimmy Carter gently jabs Trump at Liberty…

Former President Jimmy Carter will deliver Saturday's keynote address at Liberty University's commencement

Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells…

President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells her first name

Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms…

The question of what to do about immigration policy has Republicans bickering at a bad time _ as the midterm elections approach