Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss broader immigration legislation.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus is among the GOP lawmakers coming out against the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray told lawmakers at a congressional hearing Monday at which he repeatedly sought to distance himself from his predecessor.
New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom that has turned swaths of countryside into a major production zone for natural gas.
A warden has been demoted and transferred from a Texas prison where a supervisor resigned and four corrections officers were fired amid allegations they orchestrated the planting of two screwdrivers in an inmate’s cell.
The Houston Astros have extended the contract of general manager Jeff Luhnow through the 2023 season and added president of baseball operations to his title.
A New England bus company says an employee made a mistake when he said passengers have to be U.S. citizens to ride following a customs citizenship check.
Veteran coach Barry Trotz is leaving the Washington Capitals less than two weeks after leading them to the Stanley Cup.
Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space Force” as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space.
A state senator from San Antonio is resigning, months after being convicted on 11 federal counts of money laundering and wire and securities fraud.