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Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition -hospital

Scalise's office said he was in shock when he was airlifted from Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in a leafy suburb of Washington D.C. Once at the hospital, he u...


1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

The victor beat odds of one in 292.2 million, lottery officials said. Forty-two workers claimed a $1 million Powerball prize Friday at Rhode Island lottery he...


Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois - had long planned Wednesday's assault and possibly studied the movements of lawmakers in the months he spent living in his...


GOP Claims Victory in South Carolina Special Election

The Fifth District in SC resides in the north-central part of the state above Columbia and east of Greenville. Mulvaney later resigned from Congress when he was...


Tampa leaders won't remove Confederate memorial

This story has been corrected to show supporters of removing the statue said they were deeply disappointed in the idea of a mural. The time capsule is about t...


Gas Prices Continue to Drop Across Florida

If the price dips below that, it would the lowest average since December. Some of the highest gas prices in North Dakota were found in the Stanley, N.D., area-$...


Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante

A friend of the president suggested a day earlier that Trump was considering such an ouster. "I still stand by that it was being considered as an option", sa...


Chicago girls shot on school playground latest in spate of gun incidents

Johnson said, disgust evident in his voice. According to reports, the children, ages 7 and 13, ran inside the school after hearing gunshots. "This makes me ...


Dept. of Homeland Security Secretary Ends DAPA Program

President Trump won't cut off work permits for Dreamers , immigrants brought to the U.S.as children who have registered with the government, the administrati...


Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

His testimony provided a gripping account of his interactions with President Trump and underscored the discord that had soured their relationship. "I hardly k...


Oregon Adds A New Gender Option To Its Driver's Licenses: X

Activists hope an "X" gender designation is on the way in other states, and eventually, for US passports. The new Department of Motor Vehicles policy, enacted...


Faced with declining numbers, Southern Baptists focus on evangelism

On Tuesday, they initially declined to consider the proposal submitted by a prominent black pastor, the Atlantic reported , but changed course after a sign...


New York City deli clerk gets jaw broken in avocado attack

Police say the men threw avocados and bananas at the 21-year-old man after a dispute over a food order. Hany Girgis , owner of the Stadium Gourmet Deli, said, ...


Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Sessions also was expected to get questions about his involvement in the firing of Comey and the news that he offered his resignation to President Trump at on...


Trump to outline infrastructure plan that includes rural funding

But during his half-hour address, Trump didn't give many new details about the proposal, which would rely mostly on cash from public-private partnerships and ...


Gender-Based Citizenship Rules Unconstitutional, Supreme Court Says

Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito agreed with their colleagues on at least one point: The court should not extend the shorter residency requirement to a...


House Intel Committee requests Comey tapes from the White House

Trump added that he would "100 percent" testify under oath and answer questions from special counsel Robert Mueller. He said he would be happy to speak ...


Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses

The emoluments clause, which was originally adopted to prevent US ambassadors from being corrupted by foreign governments, bars holders of federal office from a...


Texas toddlers die after being left in car 15 hours

Amanda Hawkins , 19, brought her two children to Peterson Regional Medical Center Wednesday, according to the Kerr County Sheriff's Office news release ....


Ex-Penn St officials sorry didn't do more in Sandusky case

All three men were officially charged in 2011 over failing to report a 2001 sexual misconduct charge regarding Sandusky to the police. Spanier, who will appea...