An American college student who was released from a North Korean prison is finally home but in a coma and undergoing treatment at an Ohio hospital where he was taken shortly after arriving on U.S. soil.
The acting chief of the FBI told the US Congress Thursday that President Donald Trump’s shock firing of James Comey will not derail the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a US “priority,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said, as media reports indicated his office was preparing charges against the fugitive anti-hero.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson branded the Iran nuclear deal a failure Wednesday as President Donald Trump ordered a review of how Washington is countering the threat from Tehran.
Fox News on Wednesday severed its relationship with Bill O’Reilly, sacking its biggest star and America’s most-watched cable news anchor over a flood of sexual harassment allegations and crashing advertising sales.
In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, “I snapped, I just snapped.” But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a retiree, police were unable to explain what set him off.
Social media were buzzing Monday with the lighter side of President Donald Trump’s first Easter egg roll, where First Lady Melania Trump nudged him to national anthem form.
Donald Trump’s communications may have been swept up in intelligence gathering on suspected foreign agents, according to explosive allegations made by the Republican head of the House intelligence committee.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Friday won Senate confirmation to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a federal agency he repeatedly sued to rein in its reach during the Obama administration.
Organizers in cities across the United States have asked immigrants to skip school, work, and desist from shopping on Thursday to demonstrate the crucial role they play in the American economy and way of life.
A federal judge in Seattle has put a nationwide block on US President Donald Trump’s week-old executive order barring nationals from seven countries from entering the United States.
Anti-abortion activists in the United States are set to stage a major annual march on Washington Friday, six days after women’s marches across the United States and around the world drew millions.
President Donald Trump will sign executive orders starting Wednesday restricting refugees, visas and immigration, making good on his signature campaign pledges, US media reported.
The US Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly confirmed Nikki Haley, the governor of South Carolina, as US ambassador to the United Nations, delivering new President Donald Trump one of his most potent diplomatic tools.
Rex Tillerson’s bid to be secretary of state narrowly won approval Monday from the Republican-led Foreign Relations Committee, a move that all but assures Senate confirmation of President Donald Trump’s choice to be the nation’s top diplomat.
U.S. President Donald Trump tried to ease tensions with the CIA on Saturday, telling officers he had their back after he had leveled unprecedented criticism against spy agencies for their investigation into Russian hacking during the election.
Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn’t understand the challenges posed by Russia.
The Obama administration plans to announce a series of retaliatory measures against Russia over its alleged hacking during the US election in an effort to help President-elect Donald Trump, two U.S. officials said on Wednesday.
Actress Debbie Reynolds, star of the 1952 classic “Singin’ in the Rain’ and mother of Carrie Fisher, has died, according to her son.
Police hastily cleared the lobby of Trump Tower on Tuesday to investigate an unattended backpack, only to find that the bag contained children’s toys.
In another sign that he intends to shake up relations with China, President-elect Donald Trump named economist Peter Navarro to lead a newly created White House council on trade.
Congress’ top Republicans on Monday endorsed investigations into the CIA’s belief that Russia meddled in last month’s election to help Donald Trump win, suggesting potential battles ahead with the incoming president over Moscow and US intelligence.
Republican U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Monday formally announced Retired General John Kelly, a 45-year military veteran, as his choice to lead the Department Of Homeland Security.
President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key administration posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Donald Trump called a recount of votes being prepared in Wisconsin a scam, insisting Saturday that his presidential win should be respected, not “challenged and abused.”
President Barack Obama cautioned against dire predictions for Donald Trump’s presidency Monday, saying his Republican successor faces a reality check if he tries to enact his most controversial campaign promises.
US President Barack Obama expressed regret Monday that he hadn’t been able to shut down the military detention centre at Guantanamo Bay during his eight years in office.
Stephen Bannon, a leading force of the far-right, a flame-throwing media mogul and professional provocateur, a man who made a career out of shaking up the establishment from the outside, just landed squarely on the inside.
President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday chose Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, the favorite of the party’s establishment and a low-key Washington insider, to serve in the influential position of White House chief of staff.
Donald Trump will keep his vow to deport millions of undocumented migrants from the United States, he said in an interview to be broadcast Sunday, saying as many as three million could be removed after he takes office.
US President-elect Donald Trump said he will consider an “amended” version of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law — a shift in position after repeatedly vowing on the campaign trail that he would repeal the measure.
President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up his transition team as he plunges into the work of setting up his administration, elevating Vice President-elect Mike Pence to head the operations.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday rejected the idea that bogus stories shared on the social network paved a path to victory for President-elect Donald Trump.
Republican Donald Trump’s shock election victory in the early hours of Wednesday caught New York City, a Hillary Clinton bastion, by surprise, casting a rare pall on a metropolis that pulsates to a frenetic beat.
In a New York City ballroom in the small hours of Wednesday morning, US President-elect Donald Trump congratulated Democratic runner-up Hillary Clinton on a “very, very hard-fought” campaign and told a divided nation it was time to “come together”.
Governments from Asia to Europe reacted with stunned disbelief on Wednesday to the victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election, while populists hailed the result as a triumph of the people over a failed political establishment.
The U.S. dollar sank and stocks plummeted in market mayhem on Wednesday as investors faced the real possibility of a shock win by Republican Donald Trump that could upend the global political order.
Real estate tycoon, celebrity billionaire and a master peddler of his own brand, Donald J. Trump made his name on sealing the deal. But Trump, 70, has restyled himself as an everyman and political outsider in his bid for the presidency.
On the final day of a bitter US presidential campaign, the FBI is again in the spotlight after its statement Sunday that a review of emails linked to Hillary Clinton offered no new evidence for its inquiry into her use of a private server.
Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were convicted on Friday for their roles in the “Bridgegate” lane closure scandal, following a six-week trial that served to further tarnish the Republican’s damaged reputation.
Hurricane Matthew has strengthened as it moves towards the United States’ east coast. It is expected to hit Florida early on Friday and is set to be the strongest storm in the US for 12 years.