Some 34 states faced record temperatures on Saturday as a relentless heat wave stretched from the Texas Panhandle to northern Maine.
A dozen Democratic senators led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for an end on Friday to the Trump administration’s inhumane policies toward migrants held in substandard and overcrowded conditions at detention facilities along the border.
Efforts by congressional Democrats to subpoena President Donald Trump’s financial records are facing another legal setback after a federal appeals court sent the case back to a lower court.
Three members of the white supremacist group Rise Above Movement were sentenced to more than two years in prison on Friday for attacking protesters at the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Donald Trump’s blatantly racist tweets urging sitting U.S. congresswomen to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came” have at least temporarily united Democrats in condemnation of the white supremacist-in-chief’s behavior.
The Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to intervene in the Trump administration’s legal fight to secure $2.5 billion in military funding for his border wall. The DOJ is seeking a stay of an injunction upheld by various federal courts in lawsuits against the Trump administration. In its latest filing,…
What little subtlety remained in Donald Trump’s tendency to project his own racism, misogyny, and hate was obliterated this fine Sunday morning, and what’s left is the naked face of a monster occupying the White House.
Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators on a tour of two migrant detention centers in Texas on Friday in an effort to downplay the horrifying conditions that thousands of migrants—including children—are being held in.
The much-anticipated congressional testimony of Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been pushed back a week to July 24, lawmakers said on Friday.
In a memorandum asking a federal judge to deny bail to pedophile and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, prosecutors say the multimillionaire transferred $350,000 to two people who “might be witnesses against him at a trial” shortly after the Miami Herald published an investigation of Epstein’s crimes late last…
Conditions at a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, were so appalling for the migrant children being detained there that some of those who worked at the site sounded the alarm to superiors. But nothing happened until a group of lawyers and lawmakers began raising hell publicly after visiting Texas border facilities.
Diplomatic cables are known treasure troves of frank analysis and insight into the inner workings of governments. Normally protected by confidentiality, these memos offer some of the best observations of local business, politics, and other happenings in the countries where diplomats work.
Justice has been a long time coming for the dozens of alleged victims of billionaire hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing and trafficking multiple teenage girls over a span of several years.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, the guy who went on a Twitter rampage last Tuesday over Nike’s decision to pull its Betsy Ross Fourth of July sneakers, and the guy who vowed to quash $1 million in incentives for the company to bring a manufacturing facility to the state, apparently can’t live without his Nikes.
What is it about Customs and Border Protection agents and their fondness for sharing offensive content in private Facebook groups?
Justice Department attorneys didn’t have much of a response to a federal judge’s order to report by Friday whether the Trump administration would move forward with including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die in the custody of immigration authorities since September, CNN reported.
Perhaps nothing is more symbolic of Donald Trump’s disdain for the U.S. Constitution than his attempt to force the Justice Department to defy the nation’s separation of powers by ignoring a Supreme Court ruling on Independence Day. But that’s where we’re at.