Nation/World

Democrat Doug Jones’ victory poses a threat to Senate Republican agenda

Yet Jones’ victory over Republican Roy Moore also comes as a relief to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Five takeaways from Democrats’ upset in Alabama

Trump’s troubles with Congress just got worse

  • Dec 13th, 2017

GOP tax deal to cut corporate rate to 21 percent, top individual rate to 37 percent

Critics said the latest changes show the bulk of the savings from the GOP plan will go to businesses and the wealthy.

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Senior Justice Department official rejects GOP complaints about Russia investigation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Giant penguins, as tall as people, lived in New Zealand millions of years ago

At about 223 pounds and 5 feet, 9 inches in body length, K. biceae was the size of a human man.

  • Dec 12th, 2017

Trump slams senator with sexually suggestive tweet

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

  • Dec 12th, 2017

Will middle-class people notice their cut?

GOP’s taxing question

  • Dec 12th, 2017

China is pessimistic about Korean crisis

Chinese Foreign Minster Wang Yi urged both sides to end what he said was a “vicious cycle” of confrontation.

  • Dec 10th, 2017

This weird, water-loving dinosaur has claws like a velociraptor and a neck like a goose

The fossil of Halszkaraptor escuilliei is described in the journal Nature.

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Interior Department plans more changes to national monuments

Boundary adjustments to monuments in Nevada and Oregon and Pacific Ocean marine monuments

  • Dec 5th, 2017

Mideast uneasy as Trump reportedly decides to move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

Opposition has been building in the Arab world and beyond to any move by Trump to either move the embassy or formally recognize the contested city as Israel’s capital.

  • Dec 5th, 2017

As Mueller probe deepens, Trump says he didn’t ask Comey to stop investigating Flynn

Trump’s penchant for off-the-cuff observations could have serious implications for his own legal standing in the ongoing Mueller investigation.

  • Dec 3rd, 2017

With Senate tax bill passed, deal-making with the House to begin

Tense negotiations are ahead.

  • Dec 2nd, 2017

Flynn guilty plea brings Mueller probe directly into the White House

By Chris Megerian and David S. Cloud Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON, D.C.…

  • Dec 1st, 2017

DNA analysis solves the ‘Yeti’ mystery: They’re bears

Tibetan brown bears and Himalayan brown bears, to be exact

  • Nov 30th, 2017

Matt Lauer fired from NBC News over inappropriate sexual behavior

Lauer was supposed to co-host the Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center on Wednesday night.

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Eric Trump compares his father’s ‘Pocahontas’ insult to Disney’s profits from 1995 movie

By Ariel Scotti New York Daily News Eric Trump tweeted on Tuesday…

  • Nov 28th, 2017

GOP tax bill gains momentum despite skepticism from Republican holdouts

Full Senate is expected to vote later this week.

  • Nov 28th, 2017

Lawmakers push measure to make ‘revenge porn’ a federal crime

The federal legislation would establish federal criminal liability for people who share private, explicit images without consent.

  • Nov 28th, 2017