The White House National Security Council staff is being downsized sharply in a bid to improve efficiency within the policy coordinating body by consolidating positions and cutting staff.
The Taliban said Sunday they have agreed to a temporary cease-fire nationwide. It provides a window during which a peace agreement with the United States could be signed.
Democratic candidates Amy McGrath and Mike Broihier each said they filed paperwork Friday to run for the seat currently held by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican.
Disc jockey Don Imus, whose career was made and then undone by his acid tongue during a decades-long rise to radio stardom and an abrupt public plunge after a nationally broadcast racial slur, has died. ...
Democratic presidential hopeful Joseph R. Biden's pledge to kill blue-collar jobs with a green economy rekindled unwanted comparisons to 2016 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's coal miner flub.
China's military this week conducted a flight test of a new submarine-launched missile capable of hitting the entire United States with a nuclear warhead, according to Pentagon officials.
House Democrats on Monday raised the prospect of more articles of impeachment against President Trump, as Capitol Hill leaders hardened the impasse over a Senate trial on the two articles passed last week.
While its Middle East "caliphate" has been shattered, the Islamic State has regrouped and quickly gained a significant foothold in Africa's unstable, impoverished Sahel region -- and analysts say the U.S. is taking a serious ...