Trump blames Democrats for border policy separating immigrant children from parents

(WASHINGTON) --  President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for his administration's controversial new policy of taking children away from parents caught unlawfully crossing into the United Stat... Read More

Rubio says 'no evidence' FBI was spying on Trump campaign, despite president's claims

(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said he sees "no evidence" to support President Trump's claims that the FBI used an informant to gather information on his campaign, but that the federal probe was instead focused on "individuals with a his... Read More

Trump welcomes freed Venezuelan prisoner to White House

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump welcomed American citizen Josh Holt, who was released Saturday morning from prison in Venezuela after two years, to the Oval Office Saturday evening.

"I just want to welcome you to the Oval Office, we... Read More

Border Patrol union slams National Guard deployment as 'wasteful'

(NEW YORK) -- The Border Patrol union slammed the execution of the National Guard deployment to the southern border on Friday, saying that resources were being wasted and that troops were not being used as "initially planned".

"Someone in ... Read More

'Grasping at straws': Farm advocates say more resources needed to combat high suicide rates

(NEW YORK) -- Psychologist Michael Rosmann said that whenever he is home at his family's farm in western Iowa he is taking calls or answering emails from farmers asking for help or counseling.

He specializes in behavioral health for farmer... Read More

Candidate seeks to become first Native American governor

(BOISE) -- Paulette Jordan, an Idaho gubernatorial candidate from the Coeur d'Alene tribe, said she was "birthed into politics," and her upbringing helped pave the way for her political quest to become the country’s first Native American govern... Read More

Commanding officer in deadly USS McCain collision pleads guilty to negligence

(NEW YORK CITY) -- The former commanding officer of the destroyer USS John S. McCain pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of dereliction of duty for his role in last year's deadly collision that killed 10 sailors.

Commander Alfredo J. Sanchez... Read More

Trump makes it easier to fire federal workers, cuts union powers

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump signed executive orders Friday that take aim at what White House officials described as an overly bureaucratic and extensive process of firing “poorly performing” civil servants.

The orders would... Read More

Trump administration lifts penalties on Chinese telecom suspected of espionage

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration has reached a deal with Chinese telecom ZTE to lift economic sanctions on the firm, a move likely to frustrate much of Congress, two sources familiar with the arrangement have confirmed to ABC.

The ... Read More

EPA has spent more than $3.5 million on Pruitt's security in first year in office

(WASHINGTON) --  The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed Friday that it has spent more than $3.5 million on Administrator Scott Pruitt's security team since taking office, significantly more than his two predecessors.

As more et... Read More

It's OK to refuse to sell homes to LGBT people: California congressman

(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher was already facing a tough re-election bid in California’s 48th Congressional District – with 15 candidates running against him, including a former protégé – when he tol... Read More