U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar agreed with legal groups that immediately sued, arguing that U.S. immigration law clearly allows someone to seek asylum even if they enter the country between official ports of entry.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Two weeks after Election Day, Democrats have increased their gains in the House, but Republicans secured additional victories in Senate and governors' races. Were these results indicative solely of sentiment toward President Trump, or broader ideological trends? And what's the…
Becoming your best self means taking care of yourself, and other things Michelle Obama shared during her book tour stop in Washington, D.C.
By Yamiche Alcindor
By Associated Press
Scott Lloyd, the head of the Trump administration's Office of Refugee Resettlement who oversaw shelters for unaccompanied immigrant minors, will move to a new role at the Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives, said the Department of Health and Human…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The California Democrat is favored by most Democrats to lead them. But 16 votes against Nancy Pelosi might block her from getting the 218 votes, a House majority, that she'd need to win the speakership.
By Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Whitaker was chief of staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and was elevated to the top job after Sessions was ousted by President Donald Trump on Nov. 7.
By PBS NewsHour
Ballot recounts of the Senate and Governor races in Florida ended this weekend with Republicans winning both seats, though questions remain about counting procedures and why the state was once again among the last to declare results. POLITICO’s Marc Caputo…
By Deb Riechmann, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the “very violent, very vicious” killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for…
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