Trump claims 'treason,' Barr vows 'whole' review. But what started the Russia probe?

(NEW YORK) -- Both President Donald Trump and his attorney general, Bill Barr, on Friday questioned the legitimacy of the FBI's investigation into whether Russia secretly co-opted members of Trump's campaign ahead of the 2016 presidential election.Read More

House Democrats unanimously pass 'Equality Act' to protect LGBTQ rights

(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives on Friday passed the Equality Act -– sweeping legislation that protects LGBTQ people from discrimination in the workplace, housing, service, and public accommodations.

It’s the first tim... Read More

Abortion bans like Alabama's pose another hurdle to lower-income Americans

(NEW YORK) -- The law signed in Alabama banning most abortions has been seen by many opponents as an attack on women's bodies. But experts say there is a certain subset of people who are being further impacted: lower income individuals.

Angela... Read More

Missouri poised to become latest state with restrictive abortion ban

(ST. LOUIS) -- Missouri became the latest state to push anti-abortion legislation forward, with a series of sweeping abortion restrictions, including an 8-week ban, passed Friday.

The bill passed the state's Senate and went back to the state's... Read More

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on 'The View': 'extremely concerned' about fate of Roe vs. Wade

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, the 2020 Democratic candidate from Minnesota, said she was “extremely concerned” that Roe vs. Wade was at risk of being overturned by recent laws passed to challenge and overturn the Supreme Court prece... Read More

Barr: Russia probe review raising more questions, Pelosi claim he lied 'laughable'

(WASHINGTON) -- In his first television interview, Attorney General William Barr said his initial review of the origins of the Russia probe has produced more questions than adequate answers.

"It wasn't handled in the ordinary way that investig... Read More

Reboots, rivals and a red state Democrat: A weekly roundup of the 2020 field

(WASHINGTON) -- The massive field of Democrats vying to unseat President Donald Trump in 2020 swelled this week with two more entries into the field.

On Tuesday, Montana's Steve Bullock, the two-term governor of a state Trump won by 20 per... Read More

New details emerge in Michael Flynn's cooperation with Mueller probe

(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors unsealed court documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s case against Michael Flynn on Thursday showing in greater detail the breadth of the former national security advisor’s assistance to ... Read More

The Trump campaign doesn't want this pro-Trump super PAC's help

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump campaign is continuing its unprecedented fight to ensure President Donald Trump's deep-pocketed supporters know there's only one campaign-approved pro-Trump super PAC to donate to in 2020 -- and now they're targeting a PAC r... Read More

President Trump unveils new immigration plan

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced a new immigration plan in a speech Thursday afternoon, the latest attempt by the administration to follow through on a campaign promise to overhaul America's immigration system.

"We are prop... Read More

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee urges Congress to hold Saudi Arabia accountable in killing

(WASHINGTON) -- The fiancee of slain Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Hatice Cengiz, testified on Capitol Hill Thursday, in an effort to shed a light on the importance of a free press and the dangers facing those who report on human rights ... Read More

New Trump financial disclosure details money made at properties, resorts, golf clubs

(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump resists Democrats' efforts to examine his business and tax records, a new personal financial disclosure report filed with the federal Office of Government Ethics and released Thursday shows how the president ... Read More

EPA improperly spent an extra $140,000 on travel under Scott Pruitt: Report

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt and his staff spent an estimated $124,000 more than necessary on first-class flights "without sufficient justification to support security concerns" used to support the spendin... Read More

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential bid

(NEW YORK) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio made his case for president in an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America after releasing a video announcing his candidacy on YouTube earlier Thursday morning.

He made it clear a large ... Read More