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Politics Oct 08California Democrat Feinstein hints at Senate re-election run
California Democrat Dianne Feinstein is giving her strongest hints so far that she's going to seek a fifth full Senate term in 2018.
Politics Oct 08Vice President Pence plans California fundraising visit
Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to arrive in California this weekend for a fundraising trip in a state that overwhelmingly rejected his boss.
Nation Oct 07Facebook begins ‘human review’ of potentially sensitive ads
Facebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues.
Politics Oct 06Wounded congressman Scalise to throw out first pitch in playoff game
A spokeswoman for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says the Louisiana Republican plans to throw out the first pitch before Friday night's playoff game between the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs.
Politics Oct 05GOP Rep. Murphy resigning after reports of affair, Ryan says
GOP Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, caught up in tawdry revelations of an extramarital affair, is resigning from Congress.
Politics Oct 05NRA says it’s open to regulation of bump stocks
In a statement on Thursday, the NRA says the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law.
Nation Oct 05Justice Department asks to dismiss lawsuit opposing transgender military ban
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of eight transgender individuals. They include service members in the Air Force, Coast Guard and Army, and students in the Naval Academy and the ROTC program at the University of New Haven.
Nation Oct 05Did Las Vegas gunman target other music festivals?
Disclosures came as investigators struggled for a fourth day to explain what led the 64-year-old high-stakes gambler to open fire Sunday night on an open-air country music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel casino. He killed…
Nation Oct 03Equifax, under fire for data breach, wins $7.25 million contract from IRS
The no-bid contract, first reported by Politico, is for Equifax to provide the IRS with taxpayer and personal identity verification services…
Politics Oct 03This New York bill would ban anonymous political ads on Facebook
The proposed disclosure rules also would apply to mailed campaign advertisements.