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thomas-perez-042018.jpg Democrats have filed a lawsuit against members of President Donald Trump's campaign, the Russian government, and WikiLeaks over an alleged conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democratic National Committee filed the multi-million dollar lawsuit in Manhattan federal court on Friday.

charles-schumer-042018.jpg Calling it "the right thing to do," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has announced plans to introduce legislation decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level. A statement released by Schumer on Friday said the legislation would remove marijuana from the list of scheduled substances...

Amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Russia, President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton and Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov held a meeting on Thursday. A statement from the White House said Bolton reiterated that it is in the interest of both the U.S. and Russia to...

senator-tammy-duckworth-042018.jpg Senator Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., made history in the U.S. Senate on Thursday by bringing her newborn baby to the floor during a vote. It was just 10 days since Duckworth gave birth to Maile Pearl Bowlsbey and a day after Senate approved a resolution allowing members to bring their children under the age of one onto the floor during votes.

best-car-rental-041918.jpg The car rental market in the U.S. is consolidating as large car rental companies are buying smaller, local companies to expand their portfolio of premium and value brands. The key players in the U.S. market include Enterprise Holdings, Hertz Global Holding and Avis Budget Group. Let's take a look at some of the best and worst car rental companies in the U.S.

donaldtrump-042018.jpg Following the release of memos from former FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump expressed a sense of vindication in a post on Twitter late Thursday. "James Comey Memos just out and show clearly that there was NO COLLUSION and NO OBSTRUCTION," Trump tweeted. "Also, he leaked classified...

tammy-duckworth-041918.jpg Senator Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., gave birth to a baby daughter earlier this month, raising concerns that Senate rules could prevent her from doing her job while also caring for the newborn child. The Senate subsequently voted Wednesday to approve a resolution allowing Senators to bring their children...

tedd-cruz-beto-041918.jpg Republican Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke, R-Tex., are essentially tied in a Quinnipiac University poll of the closely watched Senate race in Texas. Forty-seven percent of Texas voters said they would support Cruz if the election were held today, while 44 percent...

Each year, more than eight million children die from preventable diseases in countries with the worst health care systems . Kofi Annan, former head of the UN, said that, "Almost all these deaths will happen in developing countries. A large number of them could be prevented." You do not want to find...

Iraqi security forces and Syrian Democratic Forces continue to contain Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters in areas of the middle Euphrates River valley, a top US defense officer in charge of the U.S. military campaign against the dreaded terorist group said Wednesday. Army Col. Ryan Dillon briefed...

trump3-041918.jpg President Donald Trump has expressed optimism about a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but indicated Wednesday he is willing to walk out of the meeting if the discussions are not "fruitful." Trump discussed the planned meeting with Kim during a press conference with Japanese Prime...

canada-marijuana-041918.jpg As Canada prepares to legalize marijuana nationwide later this year, a national survey by Statistics Canada has thrown up some interesting facts - including that legal marijuana is not a temptation for most Canadians. Regardless of cannabis use, 79 percent of Canadians surveyed said they would not be more likely to try or increase their cannabis consumption just because it is legalized.

sindrithorstefansson-iceland-041918.jpg The suspected mastermind behind the theft of $2 million worth of bitcoin mining equipment has escaped an Icelandic prison, and reportedly fled to Sweden on a plane that was also carrying Iceland's Prime Minister. Sindri Thor Stefansson escaped from a minimum-security prison Tuesday, Icelandic media reported. He boarded the flight from the international airport in Keflavik using a ticket under s

jim-bridenstine-0411818.jpg President Donald Trump's nominee to head the National Aeronautics and Space Administration narrowly cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate on Wednesday. The Senate voted 50 to 48 in favor of a motion cutting off debate on Congressman James Bridenstine's, R-Okla., nomination as NASA Administrator.

donald-j-trump3-041818.jpg President Donald Trump appears to have contradicted himself regarding his reasoning for firing former FBI Director James Comey. In a post on Twitter on Wednesday, Trump claimed firing Comey was unrelated to the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

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