Political website FiveThirtyEight’s current projection of the 2016 presidential election gives Donald Trump a 56.7 percent chance of winning the White House, showing the Republican nominee securing the electoral college with at least 283 votes.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) has been accused of violating a federal law that prohibits government employees from engaging in political activity while on the job after allegedly using tax dollars to pay for ads in North Carolina that attempted to “interfere” with the state’s gubernatorial and legislative races.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) both were booed at a breakfast for Florida party delegates on Monday.
The U.S. Navy’s newest $13 billion aircraft carrier is still not ready for combat because of mechanical delays that have already put it two years behind schedule, according to the Pentagon’s top weapons tester.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the next president has to “lay down a line” with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid increased aggression from Moscow.
DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not speak at the upcoming Democratic National Convention following the hacking and release of emails showing party personnel working against the primary campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders.
KABUL (Reuters) – Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan’s mainly Shi’ite Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced Friday evening that she was choosing Democratic Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate.
MUNICH (Reuters) – A German-Iranian teenager who killed nine people and then himself in Munich had undergone psychiatric treatment and was in all probability a lone gunman who had no Islamist militant ties, police said on Saturday.
Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State.