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Donaldtrump2-022217.jpg Claiming the country's finances are a mess, President Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to clean up the federal budget. Trump told reporters at a meeting with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, and other officials that his budget would reflect the priorities of the American people.

KirstenGillibrand-022217.jpg Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has predicted Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed but suggested it may require Republicans changing Senate rules. "Ultimately, yeah, I believe he will be," Gillibrand said when asked if Gorsuch will be confirmed in an interview with New...

capitol-022217.jpg As Republicans prepare to reveal their plan to replace Obamacare, the results of a new Politico/Morning Consult poll show a drop in support for repealing the healthcare reform law. The poll found that 51 percent of registered voters support completely or partially repealing Obamacare, but that is down from 59 percent in early January.

military-022217.jpg A majority of Americans are worried the U.S. will become involved in a major war in the next four years, according to the results of a NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll. Thirty-six percent of Americans said they are very worried the U.S. will become engaged in a major war in the next four years, while another...

Researchers have discovered a combination of drugs that that can regenerate hair cells in the inner ear, offering a potential new way to treat hearing loss. Within the inner ear, thousands of hair cells detect sound waves and translate them into nerve signals that allow humans to hear speech, music,...

Eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain, new research suggests. A well-established connection between body weight and chronic pain might be explained by inflammation in the body, and the study points to anti-inflammatory foods including...

Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030 - and will exceed 90 years in South Korea, according to new research. The study, led by scientists from Imperial College London in collaboration with the World Health Organization, analysed long-term data on mortality and longevity...

Donaldtrump-02227.jpg US President Donald Trump has renounced escalating acts of anti-Semitism in the country, and stressed the need to fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms. After touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. Tuesday, the president...

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis yesterday completed his first trip to the Middle East, where he gained valuable insight as he prepares to make key policy decisions, the Pentagon said. He will be submitting the results of a review of the department's strategy to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and...

Guantanamobay-022217.jpg The White House has indicated that the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison is unlikely. At a routine press briefing Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked if the Trump administration will send American terror suspects picked up overseas to Guantanamo Bay for interrogation or prosecution. "I...

wallstreet-121514_21Feb17.jpg After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Tuesday. With the upward move on the day, the major averages have reached new record intraday highs. Currently, the major averages are hovering in positive territory. The Dow is up 87.46 points or...

wallstreet1-121214_21Feb17.jpg Following the long holiday weekend stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Tuesday. With the upward move, the major averages have climbed to new record highs. In recent trading, the major averages had pulled back off their best levels, but they remain in positive territory. The Dow is...

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Mexico City Wednesday for a two-day tour, the Department of State said Tuesday. He will be joined in Mexico by U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly. During their visit, the two Secretaries will meet with President of Mexico Enrique Pena...

Monday, 11 Jewish community centers in the United States received bomb threats over telephone, all of which were turned out to be hoax, a Jewish organization in the country said. David Posner, director of strategic performance at JCC Association of North America, said in a statement that all JCCs...

Trump-WH-022117.jpg The White House has hailed President Donald Trump's first month as one of "Achieving Results for the American People." A statement released by the Press Secretary on Monday, when the Trump administration completed a month in office, detailed a long list of Trump's executive actions, initiatives and...

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