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NEW YORK -- The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned Friday and named his own successor, leading to an open conflict with Pre..
The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned Friday and named his own successor, leading to an open conflict with President Donal..
Photo: Michael Ciaglo /Houston Chronicle Ava Pettit, 8, plays with the family dog, Zoe. About a year ago, Zoe bit Ava in the face while jumping for a ..
On Friday night, Jesse Watters pointed out what he thought was a double standard when it comes to the media and how they cover political scandals. Fil..
(FILES) This file photo taken on August 29, 2016 shows Russian shoppers carrying bags at a supermarket in Braniewo, a town near Poland's border with t..
NEW YORK (AP) — The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned Friday and named his own successor, leading to an open conflict with..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has designated White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney acting director of the Consumer Financial ..
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) has waded into the murky waters of trying to apologize for inappropriately touching women — while asserting that he didn't i..
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who has been accused of inappropriate physical contact with several women, apologized Thursday to the people of Minnesota a..
TRENTON, N.J. — Future New Jersey governors couldn’t, like Gov. Chris Christie (R) this year, enjoy the July Fourth holiday on a state-----while it wa..
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Ensley Park Recreation Center was beginning to come to life. The song “Happy” and other upbeat tunes boomed through the loudspe..
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) speaks during a House Administration Committee hearing on “Preventing-----Harassment in the Congressional Workplace” on ..
U.S. Congressman Beto O'Rourke, who is challenging U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's seat in the next election, talks to the public during a rally at No Label Brew..
The admonitions to business travelers headed to other countries should be familiar by now: Keep your laptop with you at all times. Stay off public Wi-..
Police Officer Ken Blass is a ticket-writing machine, and he’s proud of it. Blass, who is a motorcycle officer in Framingham, Mass., has written an es..
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with U.S. President Donald Trump..
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with U.S. President Donald Trump..
Richard Cordray announced that Friday would be his last day as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and appointed a new deputy in hope..
Richard Cordray announced that Friday would be his last day as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and appointed a new deputy in hope..
though and what could be a truly troubling development for the white house. News broke overnight involving Michael Flynn, the national security advise..
President Donald Trump will head to Capitol Hill Tuesday to meet with Senate Republicans at their weekly policy luncheon, ahead of an expected vote on..
A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where th..
The Senate campaign of former Alabama judge and Roy Moore fought back against a recent ad by opponent Doug Jones by issuing a 30–second spot featuring..
The U.S. Navy plans to ramp up cooperative exercises with southeast Asian navies next year, and an admiral says that two ships built in Alabama - Aust..
NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of-----harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, mult..
Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr. (from left), interim Chief Executive Officer of Equifax, Inc., sitting with Richard Smith, former Chief Executive Officer ..
The changing of the guard at the Fed will be a big focus for investors in the week ahead. Fed governor Jerome Powell, selected by President Donald Tru..
President Trump will meet with Senate Republicans on Tuesday ahead of crucial votes in the GOP effort to pass a massive tax cut package, as conservati..
Bob Packwood, now 85, may have lost the political status he worked for and cherished, but he was never completely banished from politics. (Maureen Kea..
Secretary of State John F. Kerry delivers a speech in October 2016 at the 28th Meeting of the parties to the 1987 Montreal Protocol in Kigali, Rwanda...
Then-Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) questions law professor Anita Hill during a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Cour..
LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stori..
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) issued a new statement in which he apologized to his state’s constituents and said that he “crossed a line for some women.” ..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Senate Republicans next week to discuss their party’s efforts to pass tax reform leg..
ST. PAUL — High-speed internet access will soon be available to an additional 1,195 households and 260 businesses in southeast Minnesota thanks to gra..
The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. National discussions of cr..
(Newser) – A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacifi..
Twitter has suspended 45 additional suspected propaganda accounts that were flagged to the company by Buzzfeed News on Tuesday. The accounts, sharing ..
When he was named special counsel in May, Robert S. Mueller III was hailed as the ideal lawman — deeply experienced, strait-laced and nonpartisan — to..
Specialist trader Michael Pistillo Jr. wears a dow 23,000 hat, after the dow briefly traded above 23,000, at his post on the floor of the New York Sto..
Michael Flynn's lawyers recently told lawyers for President Donald Trump that they can no longer discuss special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, The N..
Roll Tide, folks. Or War Eagle if you gotta. It doesn't even matter what side you're on. Because Alabama - the state of Alabama - needs an Iron Bowl l..
Weeks after allegations of-----harassment and assault rocked the entertainment industry, the issue is now being confronted in the political arena. Dig..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Al Franken issued a Thanksgiving explanation and apology in the wake of four women alleging that he had touched them..
(Newser) – Sen. Al Franken apparently sees himself as an over-enthusiastic hugger, not the "serial groper" one woman describes him as. In a statement ..
(Newser) – Sen. Al Franken apparently sees himself as an over-enthusiastic hugger, not the "serial groper" one woman describes him as. In a statement ..
PIERRE, S.D. -- A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South P..
WASHINGTON -- "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested gov..
WASHINGTON -- "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested gov..
PIERRE, S.D. -- A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South P..