Luis Bracamontes, an illegal Mexican immigrant accused of killing two cops, laughed during his trial proceedings on Tuesday and threatened to break out of prison soon to kill more cops.
Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) on Tuesday sponsored a resolution establishing Jan. 16, 2018 as Religious Freedom Day.
Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose relationship with then-President Bill Clinton led to impeachment proceedings, took to Twitter on Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the scandal that bears her name and to ask followers to share personal stories of survival and hardship.
Nevada Democrats on Tuesday mocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) when they unveiled a turtle holding a bag of money as their mascot for the 2018 campaign.
The relationship between Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez and his deputy chair, Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), is very rocky, with “explosive fights” between the two men, according to a new report.
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon was subpoenaed last week by special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before a grand jury as part of the sprawling Russia investigation, according to a new report.
Mike Rowe, best known as the host of “Dirty Jobs” and the CNN series “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,” recently had a prolific response to a viewer who expressed concern that someone with his political views would be narrating a television show about science.
(Reuters) — Wall Street’s main indexes rose sharply on Tuesday, with the Dow hitting the 26,000 mark for the first time, as the fourth-quarter earnings season kicked into high gear.
Republicans are not the only ones who could face political consequences over a potential government shutdown if lawmakers do not strike a deal on spending and immigration by the end of the week.
TOKYO (Reuters) — Japanese public broadcaster NHK issued a false alarm about a North Korean missile launch on Tuesday, just days after a similar gaffe caused panic in Hawaii, but it managed to correct the error within minutes.