The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change.
Some Capitol staffers and reporters have not yet received both rounds of their vaccine. One reporter asked Cruz to put a mask on while he gave a press conference last month. "Uh, yeah, when I'm talking in front of the TV cameras I'm not going to wear a mask," Cruz told the reporter. "And all of us have been immunized, so..."
Hard-right House Republicans on Friday were discussing forming an America First Caucus, which one document described as championing “Anglo-Saxon political traditions” and warning that mass immigration was putting the “unique identity” of the U.S. at risk.
The Treasury Department says Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian and Ukrainian political consultant, shared sensitive information from Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign with Russian intelligence services.
The State Department’s internal watchdog has concluded that former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife violated federal ethics rules by asking staffers to run personal errands and perform non-official work such as making restaurant reservations, shopping and caring for their dog.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday sued Roger Stone, onetime campaign adviser to former President Donald Trump, accusing him and his wife of owing nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and penalties, according to court documents.
Raul Castro says he is stepping down as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution.
Calling democracy the foundation for global prosperity, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga met with President Joe Biden at the White House on Friday in a bid to underscore the two countries' alliance as a counter to an autocratic and increasingly assertive China.
The Biden administration says the U.S. is setting up a $1.7 billion national network to identify and track worrisome coronavirus mutations whose spread could trigger another pandemic wave.
The White House says President Joe Biden is expected to increase the refugee cap for the remainder of this fiscal year by May 15.
Prince Philip was known for occasional off-the-cuff remarks that could be embarrassing. But his faux pas at a White House dinner with President Richard Nixon in 1969 was enough for Philip to actually lose sleep.
Iran says it has started enriching uranium up to 60% purity, its highest level ever, after the sabotage at its Natanz nuclear site this past weekend.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow will order 10 U.S. diplomats to leave Russia in a retaliatory response to the U.S. sanctions.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to Twitter late Thursday to call out the prosecutor in the Adam Toledo shooting-death case in Chicago.
Local activists continue efforts to try and stop a controversial voting bill that's making its way through the Texas Legislature.
Activists and faith leaders are calling for the halt of SB 7 and HB 6, which they say propose changes that are examples of voter suppression.
House Bill 1802 calls on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to conduct a clinical study on psilocybin’s impact on veterans with PTSD.
The Texas House on Thursday gave an initial OK to a bill that would allow handguns to be carried without a permit, marking a win for gun rights activists who have for years pushed the measure at the Legislature but a blow to El Paso Democrats who have been fighting for gun safety measures since the 2019 massacre in their hometown.
The U.S. House passed legislation Thursday aimed at helping to close the pay gap between men and women in the workplace and increasing employer accountability.
The White House is announcing the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and announcing a new round of sanctions against Russia.