WASHINGTON - During a discussion about his party’s legislative high points this year with a small group at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, expressed a new concern about an old habit of President Trump’s..
After a week of exercising some restraint, President Donald Trump on Friday went after Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were both teenagers in the 1980s. I..
The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, suggested last year that he secretly record President Trump in the White House to expose the chaos consuming the administration, and he discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove ..
Leftist Bernie Sanders attacked frontrunner Joe Biden on foreign policy Tuesday but found himself fighting accusations of sexism in the final presidential debate before Democrats begin choosing who challenges incumbent Donald Trump in November's election. Wit..
The Consumer Electronics Show opening Tuesday offers a chance to showcase the newest and shiniest gadgetry, looking past the turmoil engulfing the global technology industry. The annual Las Vegas gathering with more than 4,500 exhibitors brings out about 175,..
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday proposed a referendum on amending Russia's constitution to increase the powers of parliament while maintaining a strong presidential system. "I consider it necessary to conduct a vote by the country's citizens on an entir..
President Hassan Rouhani appealed Wednesday for "unity" and flagged the need for radical changes to the way Iran is run, after a wave of angry protests over the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner. The Kiev-bound Boeing 737 was shot down in a catastrop..
Mary Elizabeth Winstead has described getting divorced from her longtime partner as a "scary and crazy" experience. The 35-year-old actress split from director Riley Stearns after seven years of marriage in 2017 and went on to embark on a relationship with he..
German prosecutors on Wednesday said they were investigating three people who allegedly spied for China, with media reporting that a German former EU diplomat was among the suspects. "We can confirm an investigation into suspected espionage" for Chinese state..
President Donald Trump on Wednesday ended two years of escalating trade battles with China, with a partial agreement to resolve some areas of conflict. "Today, we take a momentous step, one that's never taken before with China," that will ensure "fair and rec..
Dwayne Johnson is mourning the death of his wrestling star father Rocky Johnson. The former fighter passed away on Wednesday, aged 75, according to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) officials. Born Wayde Douglas Bowles, Rocky made his ring debut in his nat..
The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond. The World Meteorological Organization, which based its findings on analysis o..
Russian President Vladimir Putin named a little-known new prime minister and proposed a constitutional shake-up on Wednesday as he announced sweeping changes that fuelled speculation about his future plans. In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Dmitry Medve..