Trump Briefs Senators on Stimulus Plan, But Details Slim

U.S. President Donald Trump briefed Senate Republicans Tuesday on his proposed economic stimulus package in response to the coronavirus outbreak. It included a payroll tax cut, an idea that...

US Calls Out Iran, China and Venezuela on Human Rights Abuses

STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is accusing authoritarian governments around the world of suppressing people with severe human rights "violations and abuses" to control any activities that might...

Bernie Sanders vows to say in 2020 race

A defiant Sen. Bernie Sanders vowed to stay in the presidential race on Wednesday after a series of major defeats, pointing to his appeal with younger voters and previewing the lines...

Lawmakers Race to Respond to Outbreak; Trump to Go to Hill

WASHINGTON - Speaker Nancy Pelosi told House Democrats on Tuesday that Congress should stay at work this week as “captains of the ship” despite the risk of coronavirus infection...

Attacks in Venezuela Spike Against Government’s Political Opponents

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is deploring the violent, escalating attacks against political opponents of the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Michelle Bachelet presented an oral...

Trump scare shows no American is immune from coronavirus risk

The White House insists President Donald Trump doesn't need a coronavirus test, despite several members of his political circle self-quarantining after they came into contact with a man later diagnosed...

Trump Approves $8 Billion to Fight COVID-19

President Donald Trump signed legislation at the Friday releasing $8.3 billion in emergency spending to combat the outbreak of the coronavirus, a day after confirmation that it has spread...

Trump Says He Will Block Federal Funds to ‘Sanctuary’ Jurisdictions

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would withhold money from so-called sanctuary jurisdictions after a U.S. court ruled that his administration could block federal law enforcement...

Elizabeth Warren ends her presidential campaign

Elizabeth Warren dropped out of the presidential race following another round of disappointing finishes in primary contests across the country on Super Tuesday. The Massachusetts senator, who centered her bid on a promise...

Bloomberg Quits Race, Backs Biden

SAN FRANCISCO - Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has dropped out of the race to become the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, after a weak showing in the 14...