Category: US News

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House passes bill seeking audit of Mueller investigation spending

Washington (CNN)The House passed legislation Friday that includes language that Republicans say could require the Government Accountability Office to audit Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Rep. Mark Meadows, chairman of the conservative Freedom Caucus,...

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US authorities to transfer 1,600 Ice detainees into federal prisons

Five federal prisons will temporarily take in detainees awaiting court hearings, with one California prison to house 1,000 people US authorities are transferring into federal prisons about 1,600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) detainees,...

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House Republicans fail to reach deal on immigration reform

Closed-door meeting ends with two sides no nearer agreement as moderates push for vote on protecting Dreamers Congressional Republicans left a Capitol Hill meeting on Thursday no closer to a deal on immigration reform....

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Primary night: 6 takeaways from Tuesday’s big races

Washington (CNN) In California, Democrats are hopeful they’ve avoided the potential nightmare of being locked out of winnable House races due to the state’s unique primary system that allows the top two candidates of...

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Kate Spade: Fashion designer found dead in New York home

Fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her New York apartment. Police are investigating her death as an apparent suicide. She was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment in Manhattan at...

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UN says US must stop separating migrant children from parents

The United Nations has urged Washington to immediately halt its controversial practice of separating asylum-seeking Central American children from their parents at the southern border. The UN human rights office said it was deeply...

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Mueller Accuses Paul Manafort of Attempted Witness Tampering

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors on Monday accused President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, of attempting to tamper with witnesses in his federal tax and money laundering case. In court documents, prosecutors working for...

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Trump cancels Philadelphia Eagles visit to the White House

(CNN)The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles’ White House visit has been canceled due to the controversy over standing for the National Anthem at NFL games, President Donald Trump announced Monday. “The Philadelphia Eagles are...

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Rewarding failure has become an American epidemic

  The proverb is simple: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” But a teenage girl and her mom in New Jersey figured out how to circumvent that difficult “trying” part —...