The tragedy in upstate New York is being called the deadliest U.S. transportation accident in nearly a decade.
Protesters interrupt the roll call several times before police remove them from the Senate gallery.
The president polls advisers on what to do about his deputy attorney general after an explosive story breaks. More recommend containing the urge to dismiss him.
Christine Blasey Ford, now a professor at Palo Alto University, alleges that the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her in high school, a charge he denies.
The New York senator's latest maneuverings have renewed calls for his ouster as Senate minority leader.
The president tweets that his former lawyer made up "stories in order to get a ‘deal’ ” from federal prosecutors. Cohen is claiming Trump orchestrated a cover-up to buy the silence of two women.
The guilty plea of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen and the fraud conviction of onetime campaign chair Paul Manafort are presenting a loyalty test for Republicans, while Democrats fear calls for impeachment will galvanize GOP voters in November.
The restraining order is issued as President Trump questions whether his administration should have agreed to allow plans for the untraceable and undetectable guns to be posted online.
Brett Kavanaugh, a conservative judge nominated for the Supreme Court, is greeted on Capitol Hill with praise from Republicans and skepticism from Democrats.
In an unusually direct appeal to voters, the Senate's top Democrat says that to block "an ideological nominee" to the Supreme Court, people should "tell your senators" to oppose anyone from the president's list.