Republicans voted unanimously to keep veteran lawmaker off of House committees, after he questioned whether the term "white supremacist" was offensive.
- by Mike DeBonis
'Knew she was the girl he was going to take': Suspect targeted girl after seeing her board school bus
A US man accused of abducting Jayme Closs, killing her parents and holding her captive for months allegedly made up his mind to take her when he spotted her at a bus stop.
A raft of new polls show most Americans oppose a border wall and blame Trump and his Republican colleagues, rather than Democrats, for the government shutdown.
- by Matthew Knott
Donald Trump's relationship with Russia has been questioned with new claims about his closeness to Vladimir Putin.
This past week, we saw the first concrete evidence that Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia - and it seemed as if no one cared.
- by Noah Feldman
Prosecutors will seek a life sentence for a suburban Chicago man accused of beating a 4-year-old girl to death after she spilled juice on an Xbox video console.
Barack Obama hasn't been the US president for nearly two years, but his name is as visible as it has ever been
The more important question is not how or why the case was opened, but whether it was ever closed, writes one former FBI agent.
- by Asha Rangappa