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Former President Barack Obama, who is expected to give brief opening remarks, has been emphasizing the need to turn protests into policy.

The State Department's inspector general is probing two highly contentious allegations that touch on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's actions.

While Trump has the legal authority to invoke the Insurrection Act, many, like Esper, caution against the use of troops to quiet domestic unrest.

Trump's latest check up comes after he abruptly announced he was taking a daily dose of hydroxychloroquine amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

North Carolina could not guarantee the Republicans full use of convention facilities in Charlotte because of the spread of coronavirus.

Wednesday got started with law enforcement officers cutting off the main protest area, near Lafayette Park and the White House.

Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond’s prominent Monument Avenue.

The poll of 1,166 registered voters shows the nation's most reliably Republican large state could be in danger of falling to the Democrats in November.


The bill provides about $75B for hospitals, $25B for testing and $60B for emergency loans/grants. The Senate approved the bill Tues.; Trump says he will sign it.

Two top Democrats launched a probe into Inspector General Steve Linick's firing and said it was done to shield Pompeo from an internal investigation.

In perilous times: Americans are now inclined to support impeaching President Trump and removing him from office, a USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll finds.

It didn't take long for the Joe Biden campaign to respond with a tweet showing the scene in which rebel Luke Skywalker destroys the Death Star.

State Rep. Candice Keller blamed mass shootings on 'drag queen advocates,' 'homosexual marriage,' open borders and even former president Barack Obama.

Daniel Cameron defeated Stumbo to become Kentucky's first African American attorney general and the second African American to hold statewide elected office.

Andrew Yang's policies like universal basic income would do more to address income inequality than any idea he's seen, Dave Chappelle said in Iowa.

Yang has honed in on a message of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, touted a universal basic income and boasted about his ability to reach disaffected voters.