Government And Politics

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets 2nd turn as comic book hero

Dec 12, 2017

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets a comic book sequel, 'Female Force: Elizabeth Warren #2,' chronicling early days of 2012 Senate campaign

Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy Americans

Dec 12, 2017

Congressional Republicans are speeding toward passing a massive tax package that would ease the hit on residents of high-tax states and appease corporations that could have lost precious tax breaks

FBI to examine alleged sexual abuse of detained immigrant

Dec 12, 2017

The FBI says it will investigate the allegations of a woman held in a Central Texas immigrant detention center that a guard sexually assaulted her

University of Oklahoma regent ignites outrage, protest

Dec 12, 2017

Embattled University of Oklahoma Regent Kirk Humphreys said Tuesday that he has no plans to step down from his post despite calls for his resignation after comments he made comparing gay people to pedophiles

The Latest: Homeless camp fire sparked Los Angeles blaze

Dec 12, 2017

Authorities say a wildfire that destroyed six homes and damaged a dozen more last week in the exclusive Bel Air section of Los Angeles was sparked by an illegal cooking fire in a homeless encampment

LA police probe claim Roman Polanski molested girl in '75

Dec 12, 2017

Los Angeles police are investigating allegations Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested a 10-year-old girl in 1975

Kaepernick's visit to jail draws rebuke from guards' union

Dec 12, 2017

Visit by ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to New York's Rikers Island jail draws rebuke from correction officers; Department of Correction says purpose was to share message of 'hope and inspiration'

Senate OKs Trump judicial pick who was rated 'not qualified'

Dec 12, 2017

The Senate has narrowly confirmed one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees despite a rare "not qualified" rating from the American Bar Association

The Latest: Oklahoma regent says no plans to step down

Dec 12, 2017

About 100 protesters showed up at a University of Oklahoma Board of Regents meeting seeking the resignation of member Kirk Humphreys for comments he made comparing gay people to pedophiles

Protesters call national park plan for Utah monument a ploy

Dec 12, 2017

Environmental groups are blasting a legislative proposal by U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart that would create a small national park within the recently downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah.