Winners and losers in Donald Trump’s first budget plan

Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an

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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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Donald Trump looking to Sarah Huckabee Sanders in tough moments

Faced with aggressive on-air questioning about the president’s wiretapping claims, Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn’t flinch, she went folksy. Speaking to

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Donald Trump embraces legacy of Andrew Jackson

It was an ugly, highly personal presidential election. An unvarnished celebrity outsider who pledged to represent the forgotten laborer took

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Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau to discuss women in workforce

President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the workforce

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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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For Donald Trump, a solitary start to life in the White House

Around 6:30 each evening, Secret Service agents gather in the dim hallways of the West Wing to escort Donald Trump

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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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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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White House press secretary: ‘Our intention is never to lie’

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told a roomful of reporters that “our intention is never to lie to you,”

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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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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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Grand Old Party? Donald Trump remaking GOP in his image

For eight years, a leaderless Republican Party has rallied around its passionate opposition to President Barack Obama and an unceasing

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Donald Trump’s hands-on management style to be tested by presidency

President-elect Donald Trump looked at hundreds of marble samples before selecting one for the lobby of Trump Tower. He can

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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 belittles accusers as more turn up with sordid stories

Donald Trump acted out onstage an accuser’s allegations and suggested another wasn’t worthy of his attention the same day two

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Donald Trump aggressive, Hillary Clinton steady in tense debate

His candidacy spiraling out of control, Donald Trump faced Hillary Clinton on the debate stage Sunday night in the most

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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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Barack Obama signs short-term bill to fund government past election

President Barack Obama has signed a short-term funding bill to keep the government from shutting down at the end of

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Analysis: In debate, Hillary Clinton was prepared, Donald Trump was Trump

She was at her best. He was not at his worst. Weeks of Super Bowl-style hype aside, Monday night’s 90

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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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