The Senate takes the rare step of confirming the nomination of a Wisconsin attorney to serve as a federal judge despite the objections of one of his home-state senators, a Democrat.
The vice president says the U.S. and its allies can reach a deal that "limits Iran's malign activity and prevents Iran from ever becoming a nuclear power."
The U.S. has become a country that supports torture, so the fight to stop the godmother of the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program may be futile.
President Trump announces that U.S. forces, in a combined operation with France and the U.K., have conducted precision strikes on targets associated with Assad's chemical weapons program.
The president's diehard supporters might be starting to realize how thoroughly he has played them for suckers.
Trump had said the age should be raised to 21, but a newly revealed plan calls for a commission on school safety—headed by Betsy DeVos—to examine the issue.
The most likely legislative option is bolstering the federal background check system for gun purchases, but it's bogged down after being linked with a less popular measure to expand gun rights.
Senators deal President Trump an especially galling defeat as more than a quarter of fellow Republicans abandon him on an issue that helped elect him.
In an ominous sign, Senate leaders began trading blame Thursday as prospects seemed to grow that the chamber’s long-awaited debate on the hot-button issue would end in stalemate.
“I don’t know. Right now, it’s tough to see,” Sen. Jeff Flake says about whether any proposal would will get the 60 Republican and Democratic votes needed to survive.