(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted Monday to end debate and set up an additional vote to conclude the government shutdown after Republicans provided assurances to Democrats that immigration reform and other items of contention would be addressed in the...

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(WASHINGTON) -- America's federal government shutdown is now in its third day at the start of a work week, with lots of uncertainty looming.At noon Monday, the Senate is set to vote on ending debate and proceeding on a proposal to fund th...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Most Americans know of her only by her pseudonym, Jane Roe, the namesake plaintiff in the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case.But the real woman behind the anonymous pseudonym eventually came out of the shadows and int...

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(PARK CITY, Utah) -- Sharing her own #MeToo experience, 84-year-old U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a crowd at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday that "it's about time" women speak up about sexual harassment."For so...

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(WASHINGTON) -- With the U.S. now on day three of a federal shutdown, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders disputed any notion that President Donald Trump is not being clear about what he wants in any deal to reopen the government.&l...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats have solidified their position in the November midterm elections in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, maintaining a 12-point lead among registered voters while improving to a wide 14-point advantage among li...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Federal lawmakers are now in a shutdown standoff: Democrats are refusing to support a bill funding the government unless they have a deal on immigration. Republicans are refusing to negotiate on immigration until Democrats support a b...

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(WASHINGTON) -- A Democratic congressman said President Donald Trump’s key campaign promise of building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would be a “monumental waste of taxpayers’ money,” but Democrats should go along with...

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(WASHINGTON) -- An explosive new ad by the Trump campaign implying that Democrats would be "complicit" in any murder committed by undocumented immigrants "doesn't work," a leading Democratic senator said."The American people are not going...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The White House's legislative affairs director said Republicans have been "showing flexibility" in their attempts to strike a deal with Democrats on immigration issues in order to reopen the government. “I think you've se...

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(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's son Eric doesn't believe the government shutdown is all that bad. In fact, he views it in a positive light because he believes it paints the "absolutely terrified" Democrats in a negative light....

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(NEW YORK) -- The government shutdown and the results of President Donald Trump's physical exam, released Friday by his physician Ronny Jackson, provided fodder for this week's "Saturday Night Live." The cold open features "SNL" cast memb...

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(WASHINGTON) -- A year in the presidential spotlight hasn’t been kind to President Donald Trump: His approval rating is the lowest in modern polling for a president at this point, with deep deficits on policy and personal matters alike. Strikin...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government officially shut down Saturday on the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration as president.Congress is to reconvene to try again to broker an agreement to fund the government. But as soon...

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