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Israelis Cast Ballots Today – Netanyahu’s Political Career at Stake

Israelis voted Tuesday in a high-stakes election that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long right-wing tenure despite corruption allegations or to replace him with an ex-military chief new to politics.

Trump Administration Escalates Legal Battle Against Obamacare

The administration of President Donald Trump has escalated its battle against Obamacare by fully siding with a court ruling that found the health care law unconstitutional.

Mueller Submits Report On Russia Investigation

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday wrapped up his two-year investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, submitting his report to the Justice Department on a high-stakes probe of Donald Trump and his campaign dubbed a "witchhunt" by the president.

Democratic Rising Star Beto O’Rourke Announces White House Run

Beto O'Rourke, a skateboarding former punk rocker feted as one of the Democratic Party's rising stars, announced Thursday he is running for president -- joining a crowded field of candidates vying to challenge US President Donald Trump in 2020.

Trump Plans ‘Emergency’ To Fund Wall As Congress Moves To Avert Shutdown

President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency to fund his controversial border wall, the White House said Thursday, a move that alarmed US lawmakers shortly before they passed legislation to avert a government shutdown.

Trump Says Not ‘Happy’ With Budget Deal, But Shutdown Unlikely

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wasn't "happy" with a preliminary deal by US lawmakers to provide funding for a border wall with Mexico but added another government shutdown was not likely. 

Jury Weighs Fate of “El Chapo” After 12-Week Trial

A New York jury began deliberating the fate of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Monday after a three month drug trial that laid bare the loves, schemes and escapes of Mexico's most famous drug lord.

Local Author Adds Her Name to Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Self-help author and lecturer Marianne Williamson Monday evening announced her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, calling for "more than a better version of the same old same old.

Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Aims To Oust Trump In 2020

Billionaire former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said in a TV interview that he is looking into running against Donald Trump in 2020 as an independent presidential candidate.

Trump’s Ex-Lawyer Cohen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen delivered a blistering attack on his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for multiple crimes including paying "hush money" to two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump.

Trump Calls for Jailing of Ex-Lawyer Cohen

US President Donald Trump called Monday for a long jail term for his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen, who admitted lying to Congress about pursuing a real estate deal with Russia on Trump's behalf during the 2016 election campaign.

CIA Chief to Brief Small Number of Lawmakers on Khashoggi

CIA director Gina Haspel has agreed to brief a "small group" of US lawmakers about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the chair of the Senate foreign relations committee said Monday.

Trump, Roberts Verbally Spar Over Federal Judges

President Donald Trump entered an extraordinary row Wednesday with the chief justice of the Supreme Court, claiming "shocking" bias against his policies in parts of the judiciary.

Jury Delay Snarls El Chapo’s US Drug Trial

Juror complications on Tuesday delayed opening statements in the New York trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals accused of spending a quarter of a century smuggling cocaine into the United States.

Trump Lashes Out at Macron as Europe Moves on Defense Without US

Donald Trump on Tuesday unleashed an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, mocking the French president's approval rating and lashing him over European defense proposals which enjoyed a crucial new boost from Germany. 

Britain Announces Draft Brexit Deal with EU

Britain has agreed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday, although she must still get it through her cabinet and the deeply divided parliament.
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