The partial government shutdown has gone on weeks, and President Trump is offering a way out. But Democrats say the president's offer is a nonstarter and any deal needs to open the government first.
Low pay combined with a high cost of living make it even more of a challenge for those who suddenly find themselves without a paycheck.
ISIS may not be defeated, but the U.S. is right to withdraw from Syria, argue Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Richard Sokolsky of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
The upcoming head count of every person living in the U.S. will reset how power and money are shared through 2030. But the citizenship question and other controversies may derail preparations.
The Trump administration is asking the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review the first major court ruling over plans to add a question about U.S. citizenship status to the 2020 census.
Despite the shutdown, the National Weather Service is putting out forecasts and helping local officials prepare for dangerous weather, even as employees worry about making ends meet at home.
Trump first met with Kim in June 2018 in Singapore, and the two appeared to form an unlikely bond after Trump had previously criticized Kim on Twitter, slamming him as "Little Rocket Man."
Many newly elected Democrats vowed to work with Republicans and avoid partisan posturing. But they are sticking behind House Speaker Pelosi's position not to give in on the demand for wall money.
In the fallout of Rep. Steve King's remarks to The New York Times, journalists have been struggling over whether or not to use the word "racist" to characterize his quote.
The report, citing two law enforcement sources, says Michael Cohen told the special counsel that Trump "personally instructed him to lie" to lawmakers about negotiations for a Trump Tower in Moscow.
The Trump administration is trying to minimize the impact of the government shutdown by bringing furloughed workers back to work without pay. Critics say this may run afoul of the law.
Before family separation became an official and controversial policy of the Trump administration, federal immigration agents separated "thousands" of migrant children from their parents.