The severance deal that Buckingham Palace announced for the couple will follow strict guidelines they were apparently not expecting.'Prevent a half-in, half-out arrangement' »
(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump’s legal team says Democrats mounted a “brazen” bid to overturn the 2016 election, echoing the president’s aggressive posture in the first formal White House response to impeachment proceedings in the U.S. Senate.Two people close to the team previewed how Trump’s lawyers plan
Democrats vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination courted Iowa's teachers on Saturday by promising to oust U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and appoint someone who has taught in public schools. The pledges to remove DeVos, who has used her post in the Trump administration to advocate
Reparations and the lingering racial wealth gap have been conversations largely within the black American community. Both issues have received wider attention of late, particularly among the current crop of Democratic presidential candidates. All the Democratic presidential candidates, except for former
In the hours after the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani on Jan. 3, U.S. officials in the White House, Pentagon, and State Department worked overtime on assembling a plan to handle the fallout, only to watch senior administration officials and the president himself scuttle their effort in real
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden accused rival Bernie Sanders's campaign on Saturday of disseminating a "doctored" video edited to falsely appear to show the former vice president supporting cutting Social Security, and called on the Sanders campaign to disown it. In response
WASHINGTON -- The first version of the conspiracy theory was hatched on Twitter on Jan. 10."Don't rule out that the reason Pelosi hasn't sent impeachment to the Senate is to hurt Warren and Sanders, and to help Biden," Ari Fleischer, a former White House press secretary for President
The Archives said the photo was "not an archival record" and was instead a photo used as a promotional graphic for an exhibit on women's suffrage.
Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she's comfortable waiting to decide if more information is needed as part of the Senate's impeachment trial until after hearing arguments from House managers and attorneys for President Donald Trump and questions from members. Murkowski spoke to reporters
The head of the World Economic Forum says it's “reassuring" that U.S. President Donald Trump and climate activist Greta Thunberg will both return to its annual meeting in Davos this year, noting that concerns about the environment will be a key topic. WEF founder Klaus Schwab sees vast changes
Democrats believe they have a shot at making gains this year in Republican-dominated Texas, including winning control of one house of the Legislature for the first time in nearly two decades. Voting and registration rules crafted by Republicans in recent years also could prove to be a big obstacle.
The top Republican in Virginia's lower house said that any group planning to incite violence at a large gun rights rally on Monday in Richmond should stay home, while far-right leaders of militias planning to attend swore they were coming in peace. Richmond was braced on Sunday for the rally, aimed
WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s system of government. In a 111-page document filed
The U.S. National Archives, home to foundational documents such as the Bill of Rights, apologized on Saturday for altering images critical of President Donald Trump at an exhibit on women's fight for voting rights and said it had removed the display. The entrance to the Washington exhibit had featured
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won't have to publicly disclose his finances until late March, well after voters in more than a dozen states take to the polls on Super Tuesday. Presidential candidates are required to reveal their investments, businesses and streams of income. Bloomberg, the former
President Donald Trump upbraided the health and human services secretary on Thursday over his administration's ban on most flavored e-cigarettes, a proposal that Trump had vacillated over for months but ultimately endorsed, according to three people familiar with what took place.The call occurred
Former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign has been defined by what it's not as much as by what it is. He hasn't made waves with big-ticket policy proposals and he has mostly avoided skirmishing with his Democratic rivals.And so, nine months into his campaign, Biden is in a remarkably
WINTERSET, Iowa -- Almost exactly three years ago, Leila Schlenker marveled at the crowds at the Women's March in Des Moines, which drew more than 26,000 people to the grounds of the state Capitol and reminded her of the large social protests of the 1960s.Her daughter, now a mother herself, used
Thousands of activists from across the country are expected to descend on the Virginia state Capitol on Monday to rally against sweeping new gun control proposals supported by state Democrats.But the rally in Richmond -- billed as a peaceful event to lobby lawmakers to defend Second Amendment rights
Here are the deadlines and what is expected to happen this weekend and next week in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
European leaders are talking openly about loosening Europe's alliance with the United States as President Donald Trump alienates long-standing allies.
The House Republican leader's statement came a day after the state's top court upheld a ban by the governor on weapons in the area around the Capitol in Richmond where the rally is set to take place by demonstrators protesting against Democrats' push to stiffen the state's gun laws.
A dinner with Jared and Ivanka about cannabis, a phone call from Trump Hotel with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, and a whole lot of theorizing about George Soros. Lev Parnas’ interactions with Trumpworld, in his words, went way beyond the Ukraine influence effort. The former ally of Trump lawyer
President Donald Trump warned Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to be "very careful with his words" after Khamenei called him a "clown"
“The smattering of forces in the region are not accomplishing anything useful.”
“The U.S. military presence in Iraq might not be popular, but it is necessary to both the U.S. and Iraq as a deterrent to Iran.”
“That part of the world is constantly in crisis and has so many hostile actors. Which is why America can’t leave.”
“If there is a lesson to be learned in Baghdad, it is that useless suffering is not a byproduct of war but its essential nature.”
“Iraqis prosecuting the ongoing counterinsurgency against Islamic State would be in serious trouble.”