During the confirmation hearing for Attorney General Nominee William Barr, the nominee asserted under oath that any person, including a president, who convinced a witness to change their testimony would be considered having committed obstruction.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer has asked for civility within the House of Representatives after Republican congressman Jason Smith shouted "go back to Puerto Rico", to California Democrat Tony Cárdenas.
President Donald Trump has called for the development of a space-based missile defense program as part of the United States's first comprehensive missile review in nearly a decade, the 2019 Missile Defense Review.
Divers found Deep Blue, a great white shark that is believed to be the biggest on record, around nine miles from the coast off the Hawaiian island of Oahu as she fed on a dead sperm whale. Deep Blue is thought to be nearly 20 ft long, weigh around..
Residents in parts of California have been told to brace themselves for a potentially life-threatening blizzard. The National Weather Service said the severe winter storm which has been hammering the West coast is expected to continue through to the..
President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly paid a tech company over $12,000 to raise his profile during the 2016 election. The company created a fan Twitter profile called "Women For Cohen."
Beto O'Rourke took the national stage by storm in 2018, when he ran against Republican Ted Cruz in a race for the US Senate. O'Rourke only narrowly lost to Senator Cruz, in what should have been a walk in the park for the Republican in the safe red..
After the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly blast in Syria that has killed four U.S. servicemen, Senator Lindsay Graham, a typically staunch ally of the president, attributed the incident to Donald Trump's actions, saying that he hopes..
Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence is under fire after starting back as an art teacher at Immanuel Christian School in Norther Virginia. The school has been criticized for homophobic practices.
On Jan. 16, 1919, Congress ratified the 18th Amendment which banned the manufacture, sale or transportation of 'intoxicating liquors' in the United States. But the policy of prohibition would last from 1920-1933. Why did it fail?
Abdul Salam Maftoon—a 29-year-old wedding singer from a village in the remote and impoverished province of Badakhshan in the northeast of Afghanistan—has shot to worldwide attention after a judge on the Afghan Star music contest pointed out the..
Sake Dean Mahomed is celebrated by Google for being the first Indian to publish a book in English on this day in 1974 as well as introducing the word 'shampoo' to the English language and opening the first Indian restaurant in Britain.
In a film career that spanned just four years and five completed films, Bruce Lee symbolized a new kind of movie stardom before his untimely death at just 32 years old. Here are seven incredible facts about the martial arts superstar.
Jayme Closs, 13, was found alive after being missing for almost exactly three months. Shortly after being found, police arrested and charged a Wisconsin man, 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson, with both the murder of her parents and her kidnapping.
"I think we're going to serve McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King with some pizza. I would think that's their favorite food." President Trump said about the Clemson football team's visit to the White House.
63-year-old pastor Anthony Finch Longino was shot by two suspects as he opened the doors of New Bethany Church in Jackson, Mississipi. The suspects stole the victim's car and fled the scene. The case is now under investigation and a 14-year-old has..
From Lady Gaga's tearful heartwarming acceptance speech dedicating her best actress award to people suffering from alcoholism to Christian Bale winning two awards for an actor for his role in Vice, here are the highlights of the Critics' Choice Awards..