In recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Donald Trump excited evangelical Christians and many orthodox Jews, who see it as laying the groundwork to rebuild the Holy Temple and a precursor to the Second Coming of Christ.
Firefighters on Tuesday hoped to take further control of a massive California wildfire, the fifth largest in the state's history, as relentless wind gusts and bone-dry weather were expected to persist.The six major wildfires that erupted throughout Southern California in the past week have killed at least one person, destroyed hundreds of buildings and forced more than 200,000 people to flee.
President Trump lashed out Tuesday at one of the Democratic lawmakers calling for him to resign over the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him.
In Alabama, religion brings people together — but blacks and whites still see the controversial Senate race through very different eyes.
“If you don’t believe in my character, don’t vote for me,” embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore told Alabama voters at a rally Tuesday night.
The White House left out the number of U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria from a semi-annual accounting it provided to Congress on Monday.
A victory for Roy Moore means the Senate majority leader will be able to hold onto his slim two-vote majority, but the former judge brings to the Senate a toxic mix that few Senate Republicans are keen to accept.
Monday morning, shortly after CNN discussed a New York Times report describing Trump’s TV viewing habits, Trump took to Twitter to dismiss the article. Though he claimed he doesn’t watch much TV and seldom if ever watches CNN, many have seen signs that he does.
Tuesday’s special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions is as difficult a race to predict as you will ever see. In the deep red state that hasn’t had a competitive statewide contest in years, the polling apparatus are rusty.
A new video called “Tomorrow’s News” imagines a local news item that reports, a day ahead of time, a mass shooting at a school. “Tomorrow I’ll probably say that I wish I told someone,” says one interviewee. The video was released by Sandy Hook Promise, which was founded by parents of the victims of the Newtown shooting.
As Trump visited the new Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, protesters held up signs and shouted "No Trump, no hate, no KKK in the USA."
President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of U.S. and international policy and formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Here's a look at reactions to the news.
The South was turned into a winter wonderland on Friday when a storm moved through the region, shrouding it in snow. While children may have enjoyed playing in the white stuff, the storm caused thousands of power outages, hundreds of flight delays and cancellations and roadways to be littered with automobile accidents. Snow reached as far south as Brownsville, Texas, which experienced its first measurable snow since December 2004.
Just four days to go before a closely watched special election to fill Alabama’s open U.S. Senate seat, President Trump urged voters to turn out for Republican Roy Moore and took his support a step further, pointedly mocking one of the women who has accused Moore of sexual misconduct. Speaking at a rally in Pensacola, Fla., just miles from the Alabama border, Trump repeated his support for Moore, a controversial former judge who has been shunned by most mainstream Republicans after multiple women came forward to accuse him of pursuing them romantically when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s. Among the accusers is Beverly Young Nelson, who has accused Moore of groping her when she was just 16 and he was 30.
According to NASA, orbital debris, or “space junk,” is any object that’s no longer useful circling the earth. It can include spent rocket stages, retired satellites or fragments of debris from previous space missions. In an interview with NASA’s Office of Safety and Mission Assurance, Nick Johnson, former NASA chief scientist studying orbital debris, said, “It turns out that particles as small as 5 millimeters can be catastrophic to a spacecraft if it’s in the wrong location.
Jerusalem has a special status in Israeli life and politics, and with few exceptions, parties from across the political spectrum agreed that it was time for America to recognize their country’s capital. But President Trump’s decision highlighted differences with mainstream Jewish groups in America.
Many Democrats have given up on compromise and centrism, but Kyrsten Sinema — a three-term member of the House from Arizona, a bisexual, secular triathlete — believes it’s a viable strategy as she prepares to run for the Senate in her mostly red state.
The House and Senate must now form a committee to work out the differences between their tax bills. President Trump calls the committee a “mixer” and says lawmakers will come out with something that’s “perfecto.” But the process is likely to be messy.
Apart from the 1980 boycott, American participation in recent Olympic Games has never really been in doubt. But over the last 24 hours, the Trump administration left it unclear whether the threat from North Korea might lead the U.S. to skip the upcoming competition in South Korea.
Press secretary Sarah Sanders called questions about President Trump slurring his words in a speech Wednesday “ridiculous” and said he will have a checkup at Walter Reed early next year, with results to be shared with the public.
A week of destructive fires in Southern California is ending but danger still looms. Here's a look at NASA photos taken from the International Space Station and from Armstrong Flight Research Center’s ER-2 aircraft.
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced his plans to resign following a series of allegations from women accusing him of sexual harassment and misconduct. Franken said that while he believes an ethics committee investigation would find him innocent, he didn’t feel he could continue to serve and would be stepping down in the coming weeks. “This decision is not about me,” Franken said Thursday.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders thinks that President Trump should think about resigning over the sexual assault allegations against him.
The GOP tax bill's main failing is that it's based on a played-out theory, aimed at the problems of an age when the economy looked completely different.