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Apology Overdue? McCain Flap Overshadows Trump's GOP Lunch

Apology Overdue? McCain Flap Overshadows Trump's GOP Lunch

Last fall, when President Donald Trump headed to Capitol Hill for the Senate Republican lunch, he was feuding with the powerful chair of the foreign relations panel and tweeted that the man couldn't

Homeland Security Unveils New Cyber Security Strategy Amid Threats

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday unveiled a new national strategy for addressing the growing number of cyber security risks as it works to assess them and reduce vulnerabilities.

A Quarter of Americans Spend All Day Inside, Survey Finds

Zorro shares a report from The Washington Times: A quarter of Americans spend almost an entire 24 hours without going outside and downplay the negative health effects of only breathing indoor air,
Democrats Seek to Counter Trump's 2020 Message

Democrats Seek to Counter Trump's 2020 Message

Grappling with the realities of President Donald Trump's reign, Democrats are trying to offer a counterweight to the president's message — without making it all about Trump.An annual conference
US Judge Refuses to Dismiss ex-Trump Aide Manafort's Criminal Case

US Judge Refuses to Dismiss ex-Trump Aide Manafort's Criminal Case

A federal judge refused on Tuesday to dismiss criminal charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, after Manafort claimed
US Lawmakers Push Back on Trump Talk of Helping China's ZTE

US Lawmakers Push Back on Trump Talk of Helping China's ZTE

U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday rejected any plan by President Donald Trump to ease restrictions on China's ZTE Corp, calling the telecommunications firm a security threat and vowing not to abandon
US Agency Seeks New Authority to Disable Threatening Drones

US Agency Seeks New Authority to Disable Threatening Drones

The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday told Congress that the agency needed new legal authority to track threatening drones and disable or destroy them if necessary.Secretary
Americans think they have invented the Yorkshire pudding as a ‘fluffy pancake’

Americans think they have invented the Yorkshire pudding as a ‘fluffy pancake’

Would a Yorkshire pud by any other name smell as sweet?
Storms Slam US Northeast

Storms Slam US Northeast

Powerful storms packing high winds, torrential rain and hail slammed heavily populated parts of the U.S. Northeast on Tuesday, snarling transport and causing widespread power outages in an area home
White House Leakers May Have That Sinking Feeling

White House Leakers May Have That Sinking Feeling

Tense White House staffers are bracing for firings following President Donald Trump's vow to root out leakers of information."Leakers are traitors and cowards and we will find out who they are!" Trump
Pennsylvania Primaries Could Herald Shift of Power in US House

Pennsylvania Primaries Could Herald Shift of Power in US House

Voters cast ballots on Tuesday in crucial party primaries in Pennsylvania, a state that has become central to Democrat’ hopes of retaking control of the U.S. House of Representatives.The state offers
US Homeland Security Boss Defends Separating Immigrant Families

US Homeland Security Boss Defends Separating Immigrant Families

The head of the Department of Homeland Security defended the Trump administration's practice of separating children from parents when the family is being prosecuted for entering the U.S. illegally,
US Judges Weigh Fate of Program Protecting Young Immigrants

US Judges Weigh Fate of Program Protecting Young Immigrants

A panel of three appeals court judges in California on Tuesday asked the federal government to defend its decision to end a program protecting from deportation some immigrants who came to the United
NY Times: US Investigating Cambridge Analytica

NY Times: US Investigating Cambridge Analytica

The U.S. Justice Department and the FBI are investigating Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct political data firm embroiled in a scandal over its handling of Facebook Inc user information, the New York
Florida Felon Takes Lead in Fight to Restore Voting Rights

Florida Felon Takes Lead in Fight to Restore Voting Rights

In 2004, Desmond Meade, while serving a 15-year prison sentence for a drug offense in Florida, got a break. An appeals court returned his conviction to the original trial bench, allowing him to plead
New Crack Opens in Hawaii as Kilauea Volcano Continues to Erupt

New Crack Opens in Hawaii as Kilauea Volcano Continues to Erupt

A new fissure has opened on Hawaii's Big Island as its Kilauea volcano continues to erupt. U.S. Geological Survey officials warn the volcano has entered “a phase of more continuous explosive
Ghanaian-American Who Rescued Families in Deadly Fire Leaves Heroic Legacy

Ghanaian-American Who Rescued Families in Deadly Fire Leaves Heroic Legacy

A deadly apartment fire in New York City claimed 13 lives at the end of last year. But the death toll could have been higher were it not for the heroic actions of a 26-year-old Ghanaian immigrant who
US on a Collision Course with EU Allies Over Iran Sanctions

US on a Collision Course with EU Allies Over Iran Sanctions

President Donald Trump’s decision to quit the Iran nuclear deal puts the United States on a collision course with some of its closest allies in Europe. Trump has directed maximum sanctions be applied
N. Korea Escalates Threat to Pull Out of Summit with US

N. Korea Escalates Threat to Pull Out of Summit with US

North Korea’s sudden threat to pull out of the upcoming summit with the U.S. raises new doubts of whether a denuclearization deal is possible.North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to meet with U.S

Hacker Breaches Securus, the Company That Helps Cops Track Phones Across the US

Securus, the company which tracks nearly any phone across the US for cops with minimal oversight, has been hacked, Motherboard reported Wednesday. From the report: The hacker has provided some of the