The Army Corps of Engineers was ordered to allow construction of the Dakota Access pipeline to proceed under a disputed Missouri River crossing, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said.
Universities across the nation say President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries is disrupting vital research projects and academic exchanges in such fields as medicine, public health and engineering, with untold numbers of scholars blocked from entering the U.S.
President Donald Trump's order temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries is playing well in Trump Country, those places that propelled him to the White House.
In an extraordinary public showdown, President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general of the United States after she publicly questioned the constitutionality of his refugee and immigration ban and refused to defend it in court.
A New Jersey woman whose son was asked to leave his Boy Scouts troop after leaders found out he's transgender said she has mixed emotions after the organization announced it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys-only programs.
A man who President Donald Trump has promoted as an authority on voter fraud was registered to vote in multiple states during the 2016 presidential election, the Associated Press has learned.
Many online shoppers in the United States have for years had to pay state sales taxes whenever they buy goods from Amazon.
President Donald Trump's immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers getting detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters marching against the sweeping measure that was blocked by several federal courts.
To build his highly touted deportation force, President Donald Trump is reviving a long-standing program that deputizes local officers to enforce federal immigration law.
It's been described as the greatest burden any commander in chief must bear.
A shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers left six people dead and eight others wounded in an attack that Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism. Police arrested two suspects.
President Donald Trump had an hourlong discussion Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin -- the first since Trump assumed office last week -- raising questions over the fate of U.S. sanctions against Moscow and whether the two will look to enhance military cooperation against the Islamic State group.
The politically ascendant anti-abortion movement gathered Friday for a triumphant rally on the National Mall, rejoicing at the end of an eight-year presidency that participants said was dismissive of their views.
President Donald Trump on Friday barred all refugees from entering the United States for four months -- and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely -- declaring the ban necessary to prevent "radical Islamic terrorists" from entering the nation.
The woman at the center of the trial of Emmett Till's alleged killers has acknowledged that she falsely testified he made physical and verbal threats, according to a new book.
The Joe Friday look is out. Tattoos, turbans and beards are in.
Wittingly or not, major global corporations are helping fund sites that traffic in fake news by advertising on them.
Lady Gaga is reportedly entertaining an unusual twist on her Super Bowl halftime show, which -- though it's not confirmed -- she could perform from the roof of the stadium.
Though "Obamacare" still divides Americans, a majority worry that many will lose coverage if the 2010 law is repealed in the nation's long-running political standoff over health care.
Not even the grandest of American sports spectacles is immune to the nation's deep political divisions.
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