House GOP health bill facing fresh House committee test

The White House and Republican leaders are talking to rank-and-file lawmakers about revising the GOP health care overhaul, hoping to

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Fueled by Donald Trump opponents, Rachel Maddow’s popularity rises

Rachel Maddow can trace the mood of her audience by looking at the ratings. Her MSNBC show’s viewership sank like

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The new civics course in schools: How to avoid fake news

Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why

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Donald Trump’s assertions echo site filled with tales of dark plots

President Donald Trump‘s assertion that the media often fails to cover terrorist attacks is false, but he’s hardly alone in

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Donald Trump nominee decried criticism of judges, senators agree

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that comments by his Supreme Court nominee criticizing his own attacks on the judiciary were

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Donald Trump takes aim at Dodd-Frank financial overhaul

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:28 p.m. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that

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Amid Donald Trump’s shake-up, many wondering ‘what’s coming next’

Days into an administration that promised to govern by upheaval, Donald Trump‘s White House has been the target of massive

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Fact Check: Donald Trump overstates crowd size at inaugural

President Donald Trump‘s speech Saturday at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency turned into the latest battle in, as

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Promises, pomp and protests as Donald Trump sworn in

Pledging to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United

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Black Americans weep for the Obama era and uncertain future

On the night in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected the country’s first black president, many black Americans wept. Eight

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First day goal? Make White House feel like home for Donald Trump

It’s supposed to feel just like home when Donald Trump steps inside the White House residence for the first time

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Cuba’s Fidel Castro, who defied U.S. for 50 years, dies at 90

Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S.

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Tim Kaine says he’s not going to run for president in 2020

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine says he’ll seek re-election in 2018 but is ruling out a presidential bid in 2020. The

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Donald Trump is master of his domains, even ones that bash him

Whoever owns donaldtrumpsucks.com must really hate Donald Trump, right? Wrong! It’s the Donald himself. The same goes for no2trump.com, trumpmustgo.com

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Pulse victims’ and gunman’s family can testify on 911 calls

Relatives of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting victims, as well as the parents of the gunman, will be given the

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Athletes take issue with Donald Trump over “locker room talk”

CJ McCollum, Jamal Crawford and Jacob Tamme are among current and former professional athletes on social media to criticize Donald

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Evacuations underway in 2 Florida counties

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in Brevard County, and voluntary evacuations have been activated in St. Lucie County, but Gov.

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Hurricane warning extended for Florida’s coast

The National Hurricane Center has extended the hurricane warning northward in Florida as Matthew heads toward the East Coast. Meanwhile,

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Updates from the 1st presidential debate

The Latest on the first of three presidential debates between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump (all times EDT):

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Fact check: Donald Trump on Iraq War

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: TRUMP: “Wrong. Wrong,” he said when

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and

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Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate

Everyone’s aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there’s a third

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How to stream the high-stakes presidential debates

Television viewership for Monday’s presidential debate is expected to be high, but you don’t need a television to watch. There

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Florida primaries eyed: Representation of few, or the many?

It took just 14,496 votes to win his closed Democratic primary for one of Florida’s 27 congressional seats. Now Darren

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Gold cards and red hats: A Trumpian approach to fundraising

Donald Trump is underwriting his presidential bid by selling the Donald Trump lifestyle — and campaign finance records show it

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