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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un began their historic meeting early Friday with a handshake at the heavily fortified border between the two countries. Moon was the first to arrive at the border in the Joint Security Area of Panmunjom inside the Demilitarized Zone. Kim...

scott-pruitt-042618.jpg Embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt faced harsh criticism from Democratic lawmakers on Thursday as he testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Pruitt was invited to testify to the committee about the EPA's budget, although the questions largely centered...

mike-pompeo-042418.jpg While President Donald Trump suffered a setback earlier in the day with Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, M.D., withdrawing his nomination to be Veterans Affairs Secretary, the president will have his choice as the new Secretary of State. The Senate voted 57 to 42 on Thursday to confirm CIA Director Mike...

robert-mueller-042618.jpg Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance legislation designed to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired without cause. The committee voted 14 to 7 in favor of the bill, which includes a provision that would allow a special counsel to challenge his or her firing in court.

The US Government has responded to the Taliban's announcement of their spring offensive by calling on the leaders of the terrorist outfit to return to Afghanistan from "their foreign safe havens and work constructively" for the war-ravaged country's future. The Taliban announced a new offensive ignoring...

macron-trump-nucleardeal-042618.jpg French President Emmanuel Macron said his efforts to convince his American counterpart Donald Trump of the importance to stay in a nuclear deal that U.S.-led major powers signed with Iran in 2015 has apparently failed. "My view -- I don't know what your President will decide -- is that he will get...

ronny-l-jackson-042418.jpg Facing allegations of misconduct, Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, M.D., announced Thursday he is withdrawing his nomination to be Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The withdrawal comes as Jackson, who has served as a White House physician since 2006, has been accused of creating a toxic...

george-h-w-bush-042618.jpg Former President George H.W. Bush has been moved out of the intensive care unit at Houston Methodist Hospital, spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement on Wednesday. McGrath said Bush has been moved to a regular patient room and is expected to continue his recovery there for several more days.

ben-carson-042518.jpg In a move that has already drawn considerable criticism, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has proposed raising the amount of rent paid by Americans on housing assistance. The proposal unveiled by Carson on Wednesday would increase the percentage of income that Americans on housing...

governor-lincoln-chafee-042518.jpg Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee indicated Wednesday he is "very likely" to challenge Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., in the state's upcoming Democratic primary. In an interview with WPRI-TV in Providence, Chafee pointed to a recent poll showing Whitehouse with low job approval ratings. The...

emmanuel-macron-042518.jpg French President Emmanuel Macron's close personal relationship with U.S. President Donald Trump was on full display at the White House earlier this week, although Macron's speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday showed the two leaders are not on the same page on every issue.

donald-trump3-042518.jpg Ahead of President Donald Trump's highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the results of a Politico/Morning Consult poll showed voters are mixed in their level of confidence in the president's ability to handle threats posed by the reclusive communist nation.

debbielesko-042518.jpg Republican candidate Debbie Lesko won a special election in Arizona's 8th congressional district on Tuesday, with the GOP avoiding another special election upset. Results from the Arizona Secretary of State show Lesko defeated Democratic physician and cancer research advocate Hiral Tipirneni by 52.6 percent to 47.4 percent.

blakefarenthold-042518.jpg Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Tuesday he has scheduled a special election to replace former Republican Congressman Blake Farenthold, R-Tex. Abbott said the special election in Texas' 27th congressional district will be held on Saturday, June 30th.

patrick-morrissey-042418.jpg Many voters remain undecided, but the results of a poll commissioned by the GOPAC Election Fund show West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey with a narrow lead in the state's Republican Senate primary.

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