Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts.
Clinton To Offer Debt Forgiveness To Young EntrepreneursHillary Clinton will propose allowing entrepreneurs to defer making student loan payments, as part of a technology agenda she plans to introduce on Tuesday.
Supreme Court Ruling Imperils Abortion Laws In Many StatesBy striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.
Political Carnage As U.K. Grapples With "Bre-Grets"Last week, the word was Brexit, but on Monday morning it seemed for many to be turning to "Bre-gret." The reality of Britain being charged by its residents with extricating itself from the 28-nation European Union has sunk in.
Clinton, Warren Meet For First 2016 Campaign EventWith the primary season over and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders fading from the spotlight, Elizabeth Warren is stepping up to reclaim her role as leader of the Democratic Party's progressive.
After Dalai Lama Met Lady Gaga, China Warns Of His MotivesChina warned people to be aware of what it said are nefarious motives of the Dalai Lama after he met with Lady Gaga on a trip to the U.S. and spoke about love and compassion.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion RegulationsIn the biggest abortion case in nearly 25 years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion regulations which had been widely replicated. The eight justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics.
Trump Finds Few Willing To Work For HimFrom Texas to New Hampshire, well-respected members of the Republican Party's professional class say they cannot look past their deep personal and professional reservations about the presumptive presidential nominee.
Bernie Sanders Says He Will Vote For Hillary ClintonDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday that he will vote for his rival Hillary Clinton come November.
Democrats Continue To Stage Sit-In Over Gun ControlRepublicans attempted to end a virtually unprecedented sit-in on the House floor by Democrats demanding votes on gun control measures. But nearly two dozen Democratic members remained on the floor early Thursday.
Democrats Stage Sit-In On House Floor Over Gun Control Just days after four gun control measures failed to pass in the U.S. Senate, House Democrats are staging their own historic protest on the floor of the lower chamber over firearm safety legislation.
Senate Blocks Access To Online Data Without WarrantThe Senate blocked an expansion of the government's power to investigate suspected terrorists, a win for civil libertarians and privacy advocates emboldened after a NSA contractor's revelations forced changes to American surveillance.