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Congress passes short-term bill to avert government shutdown

Congress on Friday passed stopgap legislation to avert a government shutdown at midnight and give lawmakers another week to reach a deal on federal spending through the end of the fiscal year, with contentious issues remaining to be resolved. The Senate passed the measure by voice vote without...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 1:10pm

Exclusive: Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. "There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea....

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:29am

Exclusive: Trump says he thought being president would be easier than his old life

He misses driving, feels as if he is in a cocoon, and is surprised how hard his new job is. President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office with a wistful look at his life before the White House. "I loved my previous life. I had so many things going," Trump...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:18am

Trump's ex-adviser Flynn under investigations for foreign payments

The Pentagon's inspector general has launched an investigation into whether Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, took money from foreign entities without needed approval, according to a letter released by House Democrats on Thursday. The inspector...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:42am

FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday proposed overturning the landmark 2015 Obama-era net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain internet services over others. A plan to reverse the rules approved by the FCC under...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:35pm

Caitlyn Jenner is bored, would like to dabble in politics now

It seems like Caitlyn Jenner has been offering slightly insane soundbites forever. Or at least, while promoting her memoir, “The Secrets of My Life.” But it’s literally only been a week since Jenner revealed that making sweet love to Kris Jenner was adequate. Truly, it’s...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:42pm

The Foreman Forecast: Help Wanted

Barack Obama emerged from his post-presidential hibernation this week to urge young people to get involved in politics. “The single most important thing I can do,” he said at a student forum in Chicago, “is to help…the next generation of leadership to take up the baton....

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:12pm

Trump's campaign promises don't quite measure up as he nears first 100 days in office

Saturday marks President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, but despite the 45th president’s repeated promises on the campaign trail, he displayed an unfamiliarity with the “contract” he made with voters, and downplayed the importance of the 100-day benchmark in a...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:22pm

Trump calls for briefing of full Senate, new U.N. sanctions on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea as concerns mount that it may test a sixth nuclear bomb as early as Tuesday. "The status quo in North Korea is also unacceptable," Trump told a meeting with the 15...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:11pm

Donald Trump made Melania promise to 'get her body back' before agreeing to have Barron: Report

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, when she visits from her golden tower in New York City, aren’t the typical lovey-dovey White House couple. Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, inspired #relationshipgoals for many, but the hashtag for No. 45’s...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:09pm

Obama's back Monday in first public appearance since leaving presidency [VIDEO]

In his first public appearance since leaving office in January, former President Barack Obama stepped back into the spotlight Monday for a conversation with University of Chicago students. His first public comments were to focus on “community organizing and civic engagement” with young...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:43pm

Trump skipping White House Correspondents Dinner for 'big' rally in Pennsylvania to mark first 100 days

As Donald Trump rounds out his first 100 days in office this week, he has promised to mark the occasion with a “BIG” rally in Pennsylvania. The celebration, slated for Saturday in Harrisburg, will be held at the same time as the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, which the...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 8:05pm

Trump, Republicans face tricky task of averting US government shutdown

President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress face their first major budget test next week, with the threat of a U.S. government shutdown potentially hinging on his proposed Mexican border wall as well as Obamacare funding. With Republicans controlling the White House and...

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 2:45pm

Bill O'Reilly will receive up to $25M from Fox News payout

Bill O'Reilly will receive a maximum of one year's salary following his ouster from Fox News, a source familiar with the situation said on Thursday. Fox News parent Twenty-First Century Fox Inc <FOXA.O> announced on Wednesday it had parted ways with the star cable news host, ending...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 4:33pm

Politics and activism will join forces at 'March for Science' on Earth Day

Saturday’s worldwide March for Science rallies will coincide with Earth Day, and that's no coincidence. Organizers formed the March for Science political movement to counter President Donald Trump's efforts to undo many environmental and climate regulations. The scientific community...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:04am

The Foreman Forecast: Trump's 20/20 vision

All right, Democrats, calm down. Have a seat. Smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em. I’ll grant that these might be giddy times on your side of the aisle, but Donald Trump is not on the run yet.  As much as you may be elated by news of your candidate in Georgia almost walking...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:39pm

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been readmitted to a Houston hospital for treatment of a mild case of pneumonia, his second bout of that respiratory illness in three months, but "is going to be fine," his spokesman said on Tuesday. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said the 92-year...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:04am

Melania Trump had to remind the president what to do during the national anthem

Melania Trump has been raising eyebrows since before President Trump took office just a few short months ago. Even before the Donald Trump took the oath of office, the country’s eyes have been on this now-first lady. Some of this attention can’t be helped: She’s only the second...

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 4:08pm

LGBT advocates seek to label opponents as U.S. hate groups

A liberal coalition on Thursday started a campaign to label socially conservative organizations that oppose transgender rights as hate groups, ratcheting up the antagonism between opposing sides on one of America's most contentious debates. The Eliminate Hate Campaign seeks to draw attention...

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 2:21pm

Trump signs order to allow defunding of Planned Parenthood

President Donald Trump quietly signed an order Thursday that allows states to withhold federal funds from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. The bill, signed without the usual pomp and circumstance of media cameras, reverses an Obama-era rule barring states from pulling money from...

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:30pm