Senate Republicans demanded wholesale change at the Justice Department Thursday as they questioned whether President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, would provide it.
Obama will order federal agencies to provide six weeks of paid parental leave to employees and is calling on state and local governments to do the same.
As world leaders linked arms and marched in defiance of terror attacks in Paris, there was one glaring absence: a high-level representative from the United States.
Extra officers have been stationed at various locations throughout the city, including the French Consulate, since the attack Wednesday on the Paris offices of the satirical newspaper, the Charlie Hebdo weekly.
“You beat cancer by how you live. So live. Live. Fight like hell.” That fight ended Sunday when Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality, died at age 49.
Pope Francis praised the “small steps” of diplomacy and peacemaking that brought about the rapprochement between the U.S. and Cuba, expressing joy over the outcome that he helped bring about.
MLB says it’s too early to tell how revamped relations between the U.S. and Cuba will affect the league.
The Duchess of Cambridge shook hands with New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray before both entered the Northside Center for Child Development in Harlem.
A grand jury has decided Wednesday not to indict the police officer who placed a Staten Island man in an apparent chokehold just before he died.
Attorney Benjamin Crump said at a news conference Tuesday that attorneys objected to St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s decision to call a grand jury and not appoint a special prosecutor.
U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan to make a nomination until after a trip to Asia next week.
The president spoke on the election, which delivered a harsh verdict for the Democrats, from the East Room.
Republican Tom Foley on Wednesday conceded defeat to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in Connecticut governor’s race, a bruising and expensive rematch of the 2010 contest.
Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.
The president’s wife is scheduled to appear Thursday at an afternoon campaign rally in New Haven for Malloy. President Barack Obama is slated to headline another rally Sunday afternoon in Bridgeport.