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American freed from Venezuela reunites with family after two years in prison: 'It's about time'
Sat, 26 May 2018 20:03:16 -0400
An American held in Venezuela has been released and is on his way home, with a pit stop at the White House. President Trump hailed the release on Twitter Saturday morning, saying Utah resident Josh Holt would be at the White House at 7 p.m. with his family. Venezuela contended Holt was a spy.
White House sending team to Singapore, just in case summit takes place
Sat, 26 May 2018 14:26:22 -0400
The White House will be sending a team to Singapore in the event President Trump does meet North Korean leader Kim Jon Un. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.
Meghan McCain tweets photo of 'amazing hike with dad' after senator's brain-cancer diagnosis
Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:49:13 -0400
Senator John McCain revealed he has a primary brain tumor, with doctors describing the tumor as a glioblastoma.
Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy lands in U.S. for help despite Trump travel ban
Sat, 26 May 2018 20:06:26 -0400
An 11-year-old Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy whose family initially was denied an exemption from President Trump's travel ban has landed in the United States. Shaema Alomari had become a cause célèbre among opponents of the ban against travelers from five predominantly Muslim countries.
Trump blames dems. for separating migrant children from parents
Sat, 26 May 2018 13:02:51 -0400
In a tweet, President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for separating migrant children from their parents at the border, though it is a Trump administration policy.
FBI: Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of routers worldwide
Sat, 26 May 2018 12:32:15 -0400
The FBI issued a formal warning that Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network traffic. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.
Quiz: How well do you know your inauguration history?
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:19:03 -0500
Test your knowledge of past inaugurations.
Meet the new U.S. senators
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:28:26 -0500
The 2017 freshman class includes the first Latina senator along with the first African American and Indian American to represent California in the Senate.
USA TODAY's blog on all things political
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 12:15:47 -0500
USA TODAY follows the latest updates from Washington, D.C., and across the nation.
Capital Download: Latest interviews
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:27:52 -0500
USA TODAY's weekly video newsmaker series with Susan Page.
USA TODAY and Gannett coverage of the 2016 elections
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 11:10:17 -0400
National coverage of the road to Election Day.
Congress and guns: Key moments in 26 years of death and debate
Fri, 1 Jul 2016 18:04:19 -0400
Congress is gridlocked over guns, but that has not always been the case.
Hillary Clinton says she is afraid of losing her country
Sat, 26 May 2018 09:28:37 -0400
"What is happening today goes to the heart of who we are as a nation," Clinton said. "I say this not as a Democrat who lost an election, but an American afraid of losing a country."
Trump Jr. upset with Instagram warning when searching his name
Fri, 25 May 2018 19:58:32 -0400
Donald Trump Jr. is unhappy with Instagram because he says the platform is including a warning message whenever his name is searched that posts including his name often "encourage" harmful behavior.
Navy graduates deride 'physical coward' Trump ahead of Academy commencement address
Fri, 25 May 2018 22:09:43 -0400
Two Naval Academy graduates said Trump, "time and again makes small choices guided by self-interest, ego, impulse and immediate self-gratification."
ZTE deal would lift sanctions for fine, management shuffle, administration tells lawmakers
Sat, 26 May 2018 12:23:26 -0400
Trump has struck a deal with Chinese telecom ZTE to lift U.S. trade restrictions that threatened to put the company out of business.
Trump signs executive orders aimed at loosening clout of federal labor unions
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:25:06 -0400
In three executive orders signed before the Memorial Day holiday, Trump seeks to give agencies the upper hand in labor-management disputes.
Student sues school over suspension for 'Trump Border Wall Construction Co.' T-shirt
Sat, 26 May 2018 09:29:19 -0400
An Oregon high school student says his First Amendment rights were violated when he was suspended for wearing a "Donald J. Trump Border Wall Construction Co." T-shirt to school.
Report: Conway's husband suggested criticisms of Trump to writers
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:24:25 -0400
Two writers told Politico that Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway’s husband, George Conway randomly emailed them suggestions on how to boost their anti-Trump rhetoric. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.
McConnell: Senate will stop any immigration bill Trump opposes and won't shut down government
Sat, 26 May 2018 07:53:25 -0400
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised President Trump's handling of North Korea, and said he has developed a good working relationship with Democrats even while passing important Republican priorities.
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Key US allies 'perplexed' as Trump treats friends like enemies
Sat, 26 May 2018 05:13:23 GMT
President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un left South Korea's President "perplexed" and sparked angry protests in Seoul. One sign read: "We condemn Trump."
Analysis: Trump's sustained attacks on American rights
Sat, 26 May 2018 18:15:04 GMT
Two years ago Sunday, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump derided US District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, hearing a lawsuit against Trump University, for his "Mexican" heritage and complained of being "railroaded" by the legal system.
Elizabeth Warren is quietly working to defang Trump's 'Pocahontas' slur as 2020 looms
Sat, 26 May 2018 21:56:18 GMT
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has quietly waged a months-long, behind-the-scenes effort to put "Pocahontas" in the past.
Trump says US prisoner Josh Holt has been released in Venezuela
Sun, 27 May 2018 00:16:30 GMT
President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that American prisoner Josh Holt has been released from prison in Venezuela.
The curious case of the White House official Trump says 'doesn't exist'
Sat, 26 May 2018 20:43:03 GMT
US lost track of 1,500 immigrant children, but says it's not 'legally responsible'
Sat, 26 May 2018 18:57:49 GMT
The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them.
Duckworth expresses support for protesters after new NFL National Anthem policy
Sat, 26 May 2018 18:30:40 GMT
Sen. Tammy Duckworth called on her service as a veteran to express her support for National Anthem protesters in the wake of the NFL's new policy mandating players on the field stand for the song.
Trump criticizes separating families at the border, despite his administration's support for policy that could lead to separation
Sat, 26 May 2018 17:02:20 GMT
President Donald Trump criticized the separation of children and parents at the US border on Saturday, despite the fact that his own administration has supported a policy that could lead to an uptick in separating families.
Pentagon to cover travel expenses for families of military members who die in noncombat incidents overseas
Sat, 26 May 2018 16:30:12 GMT
Families of military service members who die overseas in non-combat incidents will now be able to have their travel expenses covered to Dover Air Force Base so they can receive their loved ones when they return.
Republicans explain in their own words why they are leaving Congress
Sat, 26 May 2018 18:14:20 GMT
A lot of Republicans are running away from Congress.
North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting
Sat, 26 May 2018 19:04:37 GMT
The leaders of North and South Korea met Saturday for a second time, South Korea's presidency announced.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher loses endorsement for saying it's OK to not sell homes to gay people
Sat, 26 May 2018 17:38:28 GMT
Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California is facing criticism and has lost an endorsement from a Realtors group for saying that people should be able to refuse to sell their homes to gay people.
Russian oligarch met with Michael Cohen at Trump Tower during transition
Sat, 26 May 2018 05:01:53 GMT
A Russian oligarch who was questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller and recently sanctioned by the US visited President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen in Trump Tower during the presidential transition in January 2017, according to video reviewed by CNN.
Border Patrol union chief slams National Guard deployment as 'colossal waste'
Fri, 25 May 2018 21:48:39 GMT
The leader of the union that represents Border Patrol agents slammed the deployment of National Guard troops to the border by the Trump administration, calling it "a colossal waste of resources."
Trump admin has briefed Congress on tentative deal with China's ZTE
Fri, 25 May 2018 23:52:31 GMT
The Commerce Department informed lawmakers on Friday of the outlines of a tentative deal that could save sanctioned telecommunications company ZTE, a key priority for Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Trump says he's 'not familiar' with Weinstein case
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:47:47 GMT
President Donald Trump said he is "not familiar" with the Harvey Weinstein case when asked for his reaction to the former Hollywood producer being charged with rape and sex abuse Friday.
Sally Yates: Trump's DOJ pressure is 'a step beyond dangerous'
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:22:18 GMT
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates is alarmed by President Donald Trump's call for the Department of Justice to investigate whether it or the FBI spied on his presidential campaign for political reasons.
Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day
Sat, 26 May 2018 14:52:14 GMT
White House sinkhole 'does not pose a risk,' National Park Service says
Sat, 26 May 2018 00:28:52 GMT
Let this sink in: The President is safe from the White House sinkhole.
White House lawyer attends start of Justice Dept. briefings with lawmakers on confidential source
Fri, 25 May 2018 00:55:40 GMT
White House lawyer Emmet Flood attended the start of two classified Justice Department briefings with lawmakers on a confidential intelligence source, adding to Democratic concerns that White House staff were taking part in the briefings on classified information that was related to the Russia investigation.
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'Trump's son should be concerned': FBI obtained wiretaps of Putin ally who met with Trump Jr.
Fri, 25 May 2018 19:12:15 -0400
'Trump's son should be concerned': FBI obtained wiretaps of Putin ally who met with Trump Jr.The FBI has obtained wiretapped conversations involving Alexander Torshin ahead of his meeting with the president's son.
U.S. Naval Academy graduation; Trump delivers remarks
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:52:08 -0400
U.S. Naval Academy graduation; Trump delivers remarksDonald Trump delivered remarks during the United States Naval Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony, Friday, May 25, 2018, in Annapolis, Maryland.
Trump has given us the ultimate Chinese import: American princelings
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:28:05 -0400
Trump has given us the ultimate Chinese import: American princelingsIn China, princelings are privileged relatives of high-level government officials. Princelings benefit from nepotism and cronyism, using their family ties to conduct business and accumulate wealth. Now President Trump has given us the ultimate Chinese import: American princelings.
Dershowitz: My friends, family are horrified by my Trump defense
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:05:22 -0400
Dershowitz: My friends, family are horrified by my Trump defense“The left adored me for my statements about Bill Clinton,” Dershowitz says in a new episode of the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery.” “And they despise me for making exactly the same statements about a political figure they despise.”
'That’s ridiculous': Key Obama adviser dismisses Trump's 'Spygate' claim
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:18:08 -0400
'That’s ridiculous': Key Obama adviser dismisses Trump's 'Spygate' claimAvril Haines, who served as President Obama's deputy national security adviser, told the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery" that it's "ridiculous" for President Trump to claim that "Spygate" is one of the biggest political scandals in U.S. history.
ICE expands controversial partnerships with local law enforcement
Fri, 25 May 2018 05:00:57 -0400
ICE expands controversial partnerships with local law enforcementICE’s 287(g) program, which is being expanded, deputizes local police and sheriffs to enforce immigration law in some localities. Critics say it leads to racial profiling and unjust detentions.
Virginia congressional primary will be a test for an establishment Democrat, as party seeks to flip the House
Thu, 24 May 2018 17:10:10 -0400
Virginia congressional primary will be a test for an establishment Democrat, as party seeks to flip the HouseBefore Virginia Democrats can pop the victory champagne, they first need to decide what kind of candidate, and race, they want to run.
Unfiltered: ‘She was completely demonically possessed.’
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:39:26 -0400
Unfiltered: ‘She was completely demonically possessed.’Dr. Richard Gallagher is a board-certified psychiatrist in New York, a professor at the New York Medical College in psychiatry, and is on Columbia University’s faculty. In this week’s episode of Yahoo News’ Unfiltered, we take a look at one psychiatrist’s mission to provide his patients with the help they need, even if it’s an exorcism. The woman and her husband were devout Catholics, and they believed they were being attacked by evil spirits.
Catholic voters, evangelicals or bishops: Who's leading the anti-abortion movement today?
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:17:53 -0400
Catholic voters, evangelicals or bishops: Who's leading the anti-abortion movement today?The Roman Catholic Church has always adamantly opposed abortion, but American lay Catholics’ views on the issue aren’t much different from the public at large. Evangelicals, on the other hand, overwhelmingly oppose abortion but lack Catholicism’s formal hierarchy. This creates an interesting dynamic.
Spy, Spying, #SPYGATE: Trump spies opportunity to 'brand' FBI informant
Thu, 24 May 2018 10:27:33 -0400
Spy, Spying, #SPYGATE: Trump spies opportunity to 'brand' FBI informantPresident Trump reportedly told a friend this week that he wanted to “brand” the FBI informant who met with members of his 2016 campaign a “spy” because he believed the term would stick. On Thursday morning, Trump used the term three times in a single tweet.
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