WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three hours west of Chicago, a federal prison stands ready to take in thousands of inmates and hire hundreds of guards, but its expansion is on hold, awaiting approval from a U.S. Congress that is again paralyzed by budget disputes.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department intends to dismiss criminal charges against 129 defendants in connection with the protests that took place during President Donald Trump's Jan. 20, 2017 inauguration, according to a court filing on Thursd
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday dropped a lawsuit against four payday lenders yet another clue the agency may be reversing course under President Trump's interim director Mick Mulvaney.
IBM, Wal-Mart, Facebook and Johnson & Johnson are among dozens of big U.S. companies imploring Congress to find a legislative fix to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program before it's too late.
The FBI is looking into whether a Russian banker with ties to the Kremlin illegally funneled money to the National Rifle Association to help Donald Trump secure the presidency, according to a new report from McClatchy.
The UN Security Council meeting was supposed to be about confidence-building in an age of widening nuclear proliferation. However, the session featured once again a big power showdown between Russia and the United States.