Longtime Trump Friend Under The Microscope For Mideast Ties, Inauguration Role

President Trump's inaugural committee chair is facing scrutiny from a variety of sources. Tom Barrack is a wealthy real estate investor who helped the administration build bridges to Arab leaders.

'Expect Change': Robert Lighthizer Is Trump's Hardball-Playing China Trade Negotiator

The U.S. Trade Representative has spent his career warning about the problems and perils of global trade. Now, as the chief U.S. negotiator with China, he's in a position to do something about it.

House Democrats Plan Resolution Challenging Trump's Emergency Declaration

The Democratic majority is likely to approved the resolution and then the law says the Republican-controlled Senate would have to consider the measure too.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Cancels Appearance At Civil Rights Forum

He was to begin a "reconciliation tour" Thursday at historically black Virginia Union University. A student leader told him his presence would detract from the event and asked him to reschedule.

After Delay, Michael Cohen To Testify On Capitol Hill Next Week

President Trump's former lawyer is scheduled to appear Feb. 27 before the House oversight committee. Members of Congress are expected to ask him about hush money payments ahead of Election Day 2016.

Trade Talks With China Continue, As Trump Shies From A Hard Deadline For A Deal

March 1 "is not a magical date," President Trump said this week, about his self-imposed deadline when tariffs would spike. Whether a deal will resolve key structural issues isn't clear.

3 Conservative Politicians Abandon Party For Britain's Fledgling 'Independent Group'

"The hard-line, the anti-EU awkward squad that have destroyed every leader for the last 40 years are now running the Conservative party from top to toe," lawmaker Anna Soubry said Wednesday.

The Power Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Anger

Martin Luther King Jr. dealt with anger in both his personal life and life's work. He often tried to turn his anger into constructive action, but he did occasionally struggle with that balance.

Supreme Court Limits Civil Asset Forfeiture, Rules Excessive Fines Apply To States

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the opinion and announced it on just her second day back at court after surgery for lung cancer late last year.

GOP Candidate's Son Says He Warned Of Potential Illegal Activity In N.C. Election

In a hearing on Wednesday, John Harris said he had spoken to his father, Mark Harris, about his concerns with the collection of absentee ballots. Mark Harris is expected to take the stand Thursday.