House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House would vote on the measure Tuesday. It is sure to pass, and the GOP-run Senate may adopt it too.
He takes over a department President Donald Trump has assailed and will oversee the remaining work in special counsel's investigation.
The measure, passed on a 98-2 vote, adds a million acres of new wilderness, expands several national parks and creates four new monuments.
The congresswoman has been accused of anti-Semitism, but her tweets reveal an inconvenient truth about AIPAC's influence in Washington.
It backs a measure sponsored by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that says Islamic State and al-Qaida militants remain a serious threat.
Hopes that the Senate would bring the protracted government shutdown to a close was dashed on Thursday.
William Barr's comments at his Senate hearing veer from the president's views, but skepticism remains over his memo on the Mueller inquiry.
Our longest-serving president would leave a deep mark on the American psyche. But was he saint or villain, and what was his true legacy?
The president tweets: "this isn't about the Wall," but about Democrats denying him "a win."
The disruption of workers' lives and government operations starts after a chaotic day as President Trump demands billions for a border wall.