The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in the first two weeks of the shutdown, topping 10,000 during the week of Jan. 5.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
House Democrats announced a sweeping investigation Monday of the pharmaceutical industry's pricing practices, jockeying for the upper hand with the Trump administration on an issue that concerns Americans across the political spectrum.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control pose "potentially dire" financial and public health consequences for 13 states and Washington, D.C., a U.S. judge said in a decision blocking the…
By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he told the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Monday that the Trump administration expects the kingdom to hold accountable “every single person” responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
By Associated Press
The justices on Monday rejected an appeal in a case dealing with gun rights that also included a challenge to President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker to temporarily lead the Justice Department.
President Donald Trump says changes are coming in the way that the U.S. handles temporary H1-B visas, which allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S. from abroad.
By Nasser Karimi, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
U.S. Navy veteran Michael R. White is the first American known to be detained under President Donald Trump's administration.
Lisa Desjardins sits down with NPR’s Tamara Keith and Stuart Rothenberg of Inside Elections to discuss the week in politics, including the political legacy of President George H.W. Bush, the evolution of the Republican Party and what the new House…
Michael Cohen now admits he lied to Congress to obscure contacts with Russia during the presidential campaign. John Yang reports, and Judy Woodruff speaks with Garrett Graff, Wired magazine contributor and author of "The Threat Matrix: Inside Robert Mueller's FBI…
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