Michael W. Chapman May 26, 2017 | 17:32 PM EDT
( -- Although a Gallup poll shows that Americans are split over whether new laws are needed to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, the same survey shows that strong majorities of male adults, weekly church goers, conservatives, and Republicans believe no new laws are needed. 
Michael W. Chapman May 26, 2017 | 11:22 AM EDT
( -- Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department (DOJ) and the National Security Agency (NSA) for information about Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice's communications concerning alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 election, the hacking of DNC computers, and the "unmasking" of any Trump campaign or transition team personnel "who were identified pursuant to intelligence collection activities."
Terence P. Jeffrey May 26, 2017 | 10:54 AM EDT
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney in the Senate Budget Committee on May 25, 2017.
Susan Jones May 26, 2017 | 08:14 AM EDT
In a speech to Harvard graduates on Thursday, Facebook Founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said it's not enough for young people to find their own purpose in life -- they should "create a world where everyone has a sense of purpose."
Susan Jones May 26, 2017 | 07:13 AM EDT
On Thursday, Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly said the so-called laptop ban “possibly” could be expanded to other overseas airports.
Susan Jones May 26, 2017 | 05:25 AM EDT
Republican Greg Gianforte easily won Montana’s special election to fill the House seat of former U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, one day after Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault for throwing a reporter to the ground in a furious scuffle.
Susan Jones May 25, 2017 | 09:49 AM EDT
It’s election day in Montana, and if the Republican candidate wins the race to succeed former Rep. Ryan Zinke (now the Interior Secretary) in Congress, he’ll be going to Washington with a legal hangover.
Susan Jones May 24, 2017 | 07:30 AM EDT
Various government officials have publicly testified that it’s not a question of if, but when North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un will be able to reach the United States with a nuclear-armed missile. But the "when" is not for public consumption.
Susan Jones May 23, 2017 | 11:07 AM EDT
The election is over, but Russian interference in American politics continues, former CIA Director John Brennan told the House intelligence committee on Tuesday.
Susan Jones May 23, 2017 | 10:24 AM EDT
"I don’t feel it’s appropriate to characterize conversations with the president,” Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coates told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday.
Susan Jones May 23, 2017 | 05:49 AM EDT
“Medicaid has always benefitted the poor. That's a good thing. But I remind my colleagues that it has increasingly become a middle-class program,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told his colleagues on Monday.
Terence P. Jeffrey May 22, 2017 | 15:29 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)( - Only 1 percent of Americans say that America’s moral values are excellent and 77 percent say they are getting worse,
Melanie Arter May 22, 2017 | 11:51 AM EDT
In her May 13th commencement speech, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) took digs at President Donald Trump and his policies, telling graduates of Howard University that they are living in a “very different time” than when they arrived at college four years ago - “a time when we worry that a late-night tweet could start a war.”
Susan Jones May 22, 2017 | 06:18 AM EDT
Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday,” asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday if Trump was telling the Russians that he fired Comey to relieve himself of both legal and political pressure:
Susan Jones May 22, 2017 | 05:21 AM EDT
“I don’t remember exactly what the president said” in his Oval Office meeting with the Russians, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday.
Michael W. Chapman May 19, 2017 | 17:38 PM EDT
( -- In its latest annual Values and Beliefs poll, Gallup found that strong majorites of Americans are very liberal on certain moral issues, such as birth control, divorce, sex outside of marriage, homosexual relations, and having children out of wedlock, but Americans are not liberal on issues such as abortion, pornography, cloning animals or humans, and adultery.
Michael W. Chapman May 19, 2017 | 14:45 PM EDT
( -- A new Gallup poll shows that only 24% of Americans believe the Bible is the "literal word" of God, which is a decline from the 1970s, but the survey also shows that the number of Americans who think the Bible is the "inspired word" of God, 47%, has stayed pretty steady over the last 40 years.  
Susan Jones May 19, 2017 | 11:02 AM EDT
Unemployment rates dropped in April in 10 states, increased in one state, and were stable in 39 other states and the District of Columbia, the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday.
Terence P. Jeffrey May 18, 2017 | 17:24 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)( - Approximately 1 out of every 4 people (24.17 percent) who had a job in the Western United States in 2016 was foreign born,
Susan Jones May 18, 2017 | 12:17 PM EDT
“Drama is not helpful in getting things done, but we’re still getting things done,” including tax reform, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told a news conference on Thursday.