Most LGBT-rights activists never believed Donald Trump's campaign promises to be their friend. But with his move Wednesday to ban transgender people from military service, on top of other actions and appointments, they now see him as openly hostile.
US Senate Republicans suffered a second stinging setback in as many days Wednesday in their efforts to uproot Obamacare, when a plan to repeal the health care law -- with no replacement at the ready -- failed to advance in the chamber.
President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."
The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to impose tough new sanctions on Iran, North Korea and Russia, a move that will antagonize the Kremlin as well as European nations fearing economic ramifications.
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, said on Monday he "did not collude" with Russia and had roughly four meetings with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign and presidential transition.
Eight people were found dead on Sunday inside a sweltering tractor trailer parked at a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, and authorities said they were the victims of “ruthless” human traffickers.
President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.
Jeff Sessions discussed Donald Trump's White House bid with the Russian ambassador, according to US intelligence intercepts cited in the Washington Post on Friday, contrary to the attorney general’s public assertions.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.
O.J. Simpson was granted parole from prison on Thursday after serving nine years for a botched armed robbery and will be released in October.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that he would remain in his post as long as was "appropriate", a day after President Donald Trump criticized him for recusing himself from investigations into Russian meddling in the US election.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to include grandparents and other relatives of Americans in his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.
Arizona Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee with a well-known maverick streak that often vexed his GOP colleagues, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, his office said in a statement Wednesday.
President Donald Trump's eldest son and a former campaign manager will testify before Congress next week as part of US investigations into the Trump team's alleged contacts with Russia, a Senate panel announced Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate's healthcare overhaul appeared to be in serious trouble on Monday after two more Republicans said they opposed a revised version of the bill.
Three Senate Democrats are calling on the White House to review and possibly revoke Jared Kushner's security clearance.
A prominent Russian-American lobbyist and former Soviet military officer said he was at a meeting between a Russian lawyer and President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law and campaign chairman last year.
Pop diva Beyonce unveiled her newborn twins to the world early Friday, posting a glamorous photo on Instagram and announcing their names.
The sixth mass extinction of life on Earth is unfolding more quickly than feared, and amounts to a "biological annihilation" of the planet's wildlife, scientists have warned.
Police in the US state of Virginia arrested at least 23 people on Saturday as counter-protesters confronted members of the white supremacist group Ku Klux Klan, who were protesting the removal of a Confederate statue.