By Michael Birnbaum and Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post on Feb. 19, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
Legal analysts have said a new executive order that maintains bans would not likely allay the concerns of federal judges who put the original order on hold.
By Emily Langer, The Washington Post on Feb. 19, 2017, at 2:10 p.m.
Norma McCorvey, who was 22, unwed, mired in addiction and poverty, and desperate for a way out of an unwanted pregnancy when she became Jane Roe, the pseudonymous plaintiff in the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to an abortion, died Feb. 18 at an assisted-living facility in Katy, Texas. She was 69.
By David Nakamura, The Washington Post on Feb. 19, 2017, at 1:48 p.m.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has signed sweeping new guidelines that empower federal authorities to more aggressively detain and deport illegal immigrants inside the United States and at the border.
By Reuters on Feb. 19, 2017, at 1:28 p.m.
A Florida middle school student may face criminal charges after confessing to throwing a wooden block at a vehicle in President Donald Trump’s motorcade as it drove through West Palm Beach.
By Reuters on Feb. 19, 2017, at 9:45 a.m.
“I hate the press. I hate you especially,” McCain told interviewer Chuck Todd of NBC. “But the fact is we need you. We need a free press.”
By Jeff Mason, Reuters on Feb. 18, 2017, at 8:41 a.m.
President Donald Trump promised to boost U.S. manufacturing and punish companies for moving jobs overseas during a visit on Friday to a South Carolina Boeing Co plant to celebrate the unveiling of its latest Dreamliner jet.
By Reuters on Feb. 18, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
Police in Pennsylvania have issued an arrest warrant for New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis on assault and other charges stemming from a confrontation with a group of men in Pittsburgh last weekend, authorities said on Friday.
By Bob Levey, The Washington Post on Feb. 18, 2017, at 8:17 a.m.
Former U.S. Rep. Robert H. Michel of Illinois, a conservative Republican and genial politician who served as House minority leader for 14 years — a tenure marked, toward the end, by partisan rancor and intraparty warfare stoked by his firebrand successor, Newt Gingrich — died Feb. 17 at a hospital in Arlington, Virginia. He was 93.
By Seth Kelley, Reuters on Feb. 18, 2017, at 8:15 a.m.
William James Myers, better known by his name in the WWE ring, George “The Animal” Steele, has died, WWE announced Friday morning. He was 79.
By The Sports Xchange on Feb. 18, 2017, at 8:15 a.m.
Former NFL cornerback Leonard Myers died Friday after battling cancer. He was 38.
By David Nakamura, The Washington Post on Feb. 18, 2017, at 7:56 a.m.
Trump has been vague about his goals and how to achieve them and his aides have struggled to interpret his orders.
By Letitia Stein, Reuters on Feb. 17, 2017, at 7:46 p.m.
By Reuters on Feb. 17, 2017, at 6:12 p.m.
By Targeted News Service on Feb. 17, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.
Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.
By Brady Dennis, The Washington Post on Feb. 17, 2017, at 1:50 p.m.
Scott Pruitt has spent years suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its efforts to regulate various forms of pollution.
By Margaret Talev, Bloomberg on Feb. 17, 2017, at 1:41 p.m.
A Homeland Security Department official said the memo was an early idea that was never seriously considered.
By Richard Cowan and David Morgan, Reuters on Feb. 17, 2017, at 6:08 a.m.
President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress said Thursday that they will soon unveil plans to repeal and replace Obamacare, providing a timeframe for a legislative goal they have struggled with for weeks.
By Reuters on Feb. 17, 2017, at 6:08 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser, retired Vice Adm. Robert Harward, has turned down the offer, a senior White House official said Thursday.
By Steve Gorman, Reuters on Feb. 17, 2017, at 6:05 a.m.
The California man accused of buying assault rifles used by the married couple who massacred 14 people at a San Bernardino office party in December 2015 pleaded guilty on Thursday of conspiring with one of the killers in previous plots.
By Ashley Parker and John Wagner, The Washington Post on Feb. 17, 2017, at 6:05 a.m.
“To be honest, I inherited a mess,” Trump said, in a news conference that lasted more than an hour and was at times rambling, combative and pointed. “It’s a mess. At home and abroad, a mess. Jobs are pouring out of the country.”