Politics

10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most…

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before.

Alabama newspaper endorses Democrat in Senate race

The Birmingham News comes out strongly against candidate Roy Moore.

Argentina Thinks Missing Submarine Made 7 Failed…

The submarine San Juan has been radio silent since Wednesday, when the vessel was last seen.

Not Invited To The Trump Wedding? You Can Still…

A piece of wedding cake from Donald and Melanie Trump's 2005 wedding is being auctioned off.

Lawmakers Are Working To Ban 'Hush Money' Tax…

The current U.S. tax code allows businesses to write off sexual misconduct-related settlements as "ordinary and necessary" expenses.

Mixed signals sent on fate of tax bill's health…

Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers are sending mixed signals on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of major tax-cut legislation.

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Many Christian conservatives are backing…

Staunch supporters of Alabama Republican Roy Moore say they will back him for U.S. Senate despite controversy

New look at Clinton sex probes

Some liberals say he got a pass.

Trump Pauses The Decision On Importing African…

This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed plans to reverse a ban on importing elephant hunting trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.

White House Asks For Billions In Cuts To Offset…

The White House wants Congress to approve $44 billion for hurricane aid, but it's conscious of increasing the national debt.

Trump: 'I Should Have Left Them in Jail!'

President Trump is singing a different tune after helping three UCLA athletes who were arrested for shoplifting in China come home. “I should have left them in jail!” the president tweeted Sunday in response to an interview in which one of the players' fathers downplayed his role in helping the...

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in…

After UCLA player's father minimized President Donald Trump's involvement in winning players' release from China, Trump tweets, "I should have left them in jail!"

Media condemn Franken groping

Radio host reveals unwanted kissing.

How Much Power Does The Senate Ethics Committee…

A Senate ethics committee investigation could be the first step in kicking a senator out of office — but that's pretty rare.

Senators Say Kushner Isn't Being Forthcoming In…

The Senate Judiciary Committee says Jared Kushner hasn't provided all the requested documents about Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday _ the day nuclear bombs zero in on America _ but some worry about the potential for deadlocked decision-making in an actual nuclear crisis

White House Torn Over ObamaCare Mandate Repeal

The White House is sending mixed signals about the fate of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate as it tries to corral enough votes in the Senate to pass tax reform. After President Trump said he would like to see repeal of the mandate as part of the tax law,...

Media turn against Roy Moore

As more accusers talk to press.

Sen. Bob Menendez Now Faces A Senate Ethics…

Just hours after a mistrial was announced, the Senate Ethics Committee said it will resume its investigation of the embattled senator.

Taxpayers Are Footing The Bill For Congressional…

Outside of Congress, taxpayers may also be footing the bill for businesses' sexual harassment-related settlements.

Nebraska to announce decision on Keystone XL…

Nebraska regulators will decide Monday whether to approve an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline

White House Adviser Suggests Trump Believes Moore…

President Trump has been uncharacteristically quiet on the issue of Roy Moore , not so much as sending out a single tweet about the embattled Alabama Senate candidate and the multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against him. But to hear one White House adviser tell it, actions in this case speak...

Eric Trump: Russia story is a total sham, total…

President's son speaks out on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'

Members Of Congress Want An Ethics Investigation…

Including Franken himself.

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Treasury chief a Bond villain? Mnuchin OK with…

The treasury secretary says he had no idea that a photo of him and his wife posing with a sheet of newly printed money would go viral, and Steven Mnuchin says he's not bothered that some commentators suggested the pair looked like James Bond villains.

EU official backs Spain in fight against Catalan…

The European Commission's president says that Catalonia's secessionist push is nothing short of a "disaster" that the European Union will work to impede in support of a unified Spain

Rep. Darrell Issa outlines problems with GOP tax…

California congressman shares his perspective on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'