President Trump said Wednesday he will push ahead with upgrading sections of the border wall in California, apparently reversing his early vow not to do any more wall construction in the state until Congress approved his full border barrier.
Geologists warned Wednesday that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could erupt explosively and send boulders, rocks and ash into the air around its summit in the coming weeks.
The romaine lettuce multi-state E. coli outbreak has now sickened 28 more people in four more states, the Centers for Disease Control said Wednesday.
A former Central Intelligence Agency officer has been charged with gathering classified information he allegedly intended to pass to the Chinese government, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
Republicans are now hopeful Tuesday night’s results put them in a good position to pick up Senate seats in the states Trump won easily in 2016, despite a tough national environment and scandals swirling the White House.
The United States had a record 6.6 million job openings at the end of March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday.
Supply is tight, prices are soaring and mortgage rates are rising. That shouldn't exactly add up to a happy housing market, and yet, it does. Consumer confidence in housing jumped to its highest level on record in April, according to a monthly sentiment index from Fannie Mae.
The first glimpse of what health-insurance companies plan to charge for Obamacare plans next year suggests there’s no relief ahead for consumers saddled with high premiums.
April 2018 saw the most gun-related checks run through the Federal Bureau of Investigation's background check system.
A rare magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck in the Gulf of Mexico about 160 miles southeast of New Orleans.
A federal judge has rejected special counsel Robert Mueller’s request to delay the first court hearing in a criminal case charging three Russian companies and 13 Russian citizens with using social media and other means to foment strife among Americans in advance of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
The South Carolina Senate approved a measure this week that would ban about 97 percent of abortions in the state.
The U.S. Navy has reactivated a fleet responsible for overseeing the East Coast and North Atlantic - an escalation of the Pentagon's focus on a resurgent Russia and its expanding military presence.
State lawmakers in Oklahoma and Kansas have approved legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is moving immediately to fill vacant senior positions at the State Department, a task so large it has the feel of a 'presidential transition' as opposed to a hand-off from one member of President Trump’s Cabinet to another, according to Republican foreign policy experts.