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Cuomo charged with misdemeanor sex crime

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) was charged on Thursday with a misdemeanor sex crime in Albany, according to a court sp

Ambulance, EMT first responders face ‘crippling workforce shortage’

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically worsened a nationwide staffing shortage for emergency medical technicians and paramedi

Democrats back Hollywood crews threatening historic strike

More than 100 Democratic lawmakers on Thursday voiced support for film and TV production workers who are threatening to strik

GOP picks fight over states’ rights in coronavirus relief

Republicans are aiming to stir up a legal battle over Biden's pandemic relief bill, targeting a provision in the American Res

Federal prosecutors bring charges against 55 following Capitol riot

The top federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., said Thursday that his office has brought 55 cases against members of the mob

Facebook ordered to pay nearly $5M fine for copying Italian app

An appeals court in Milan on Tuesday ordered the tech giant Facebook to pay 3.8 million euros ($4.7 million) for copying an a

Supreme Court sidesteps new cases on gun rights, police protections

The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped two hot-button issues by declining to take up cases involving Second Amendment rights

Texas Democrats sue to expand mail-in voting amid pandemic

The Texas Democratic Party on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to expand vote-by-mail access amid the coronav

One year in, Democrats frustrated by fight for Trump tax returns

One year after House Democrats requested President Trump's tax returns from the IRS, the chances of the public seeing the doc

Court ruling reignites ObamaCare fight for 2020

ObamaCare was thrust back into the 2020 spotlight on Wednesday after a federal appeals court ruling added new uncertainty ove

Progressive group releases Supreme Court shortlist for 2020 Democrats

A progressive activist group on Tuesday released a shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees in an effort to push Democra

Feinstein hits back at GOP, claims she didn’t leak Ford letter

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is hitting back at GOP senators, insisting she and her staff did not leak a letter detailing

Clinton tears into Kavanaugh on Twitter over abortion

Hillary Clinton tore into Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, on Wednesday for a comment he ma

GOP turns its fire on Google

President Trump's fight against Google is making its way down Pennsylvania Avenue to Congress.Republican lawmakers are rampin

Lawmakers come down hard on Google for skipping Senate hearing

Lawmakers on Wednesday grilled top executives from Facebook and Twitter about their efforts to prevent foreign governments fr

Manafort verdict strengthens Mueller’s hand for round two

It could be déjà vu when Paul Manafort suits up for his second court battle next month.Legal experts say that federal prose

Dems to challenge Kavanaugh for White House records

President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is walking into the middle of a political firestorm over his work for President Geo

NRA will spend $1M to support Kavanaugh for Supreme Court: report

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has launched a seven-figure ad campaign that targets potential swing votes in the confir

Dozens of former Kennedy law clerks urge Senate to confirm Kavanaugh

Dozens of former law clerks for recently retired Justice Anthony Kennedy are urging senators to confirm Supreme Court nominee

Senate GOP poised to break record on Trump’s court picks

Senate Republicans are poised to break a record as soon as this week on the number of appeals court judges confirmed during a

Judge on Trump shortlist boasts stint on Michigan’s high court

If Judge Joan Larsen ascends to the Supreme Court, she’ll bring something unique among the names on President Trump's short

Rand Paul files civil suit against neighbor who attacked him

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has filed a civil lawsuit against the neighbor who assaulted him last year.The lawmaker filed a co

GOP senator: Work during August recess to help confirm judges

GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley (Iowa) said on Friday that the Senate should work into the August recess to help confirm judicial nom

White House plans to release new tax cut proposal this summer

The White House is aiming to roll out a proposal in the coming months to make permanent the tax cuts for individuals passed

Education Department probing whether Yale discriminates against men

The Education Department is investigating whether Yale University discriminates against men by offering specific programs and