Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi vowed to pass legislation that would put so-called Dreamers — young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children — on a pathway to citizenship when her party retakes control of Congress’ lower chamber in January.
President Trump has a busy schedule with world leaders as he arrives in Argentina for the G-20 summit. But one planned meeting will not happen after all.
Nancy Pelosi secured the overwhelming support of her fellow House Democrats in her bid for speaker of the House, winning over key holdouts while looking ahead to a vote by the full House in January.
A Chinese researcher has created an international controversy over science and ethics, after claiming he helped make the world’s first genetically-edited babies. According to the Associated Press, the doctor, He Jiankui of Shenzhen, who trained in the United States, altered embryos for seven couples undergoing IVF, with one pregnancy resulting in the birth of twin girls.
The 92nd Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off at 9 a.m. Eastern this morning.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning consumers not to eat romaine lettuce as officials investigate a new outbreak of E. coli.
The first election workers are recounting ballots Sunday in Florida’s bitterly close races for the U.S. Senate and governor, ramping up their efforts after the secretary of state ordered a review of the two nationally watched contests.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs on her left side during a fall Wednesday evening in her office, the Supreme Court said Thursday.
President Trump tweeted Wednesday afternoon that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned. Matthew G. Whitaker, Sessions’ chief of staff, will become acting attorney general.
The suspect arrested in the investigation of bombs sent to prominent Democrats and critics of President Donald Trump has been identified as Cesar Altieri Sayoc, law enforcement sources confirm to CBS News.
One winning ticket was sold for the record Mega Millions jackpot of what turned out to be just under $1.6 billion. The winning ticket was purchased in South Carolina.
Dramatic drone video shows extensive damage to a school in Florida’s Panama City, giving a sense of Hurricane Michael’s ferocity.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh will get a final floor vote, after enough senators voted 51-49 to advance his nomination Friday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, taking to the Senate floor Monday afternoon, blasted Democrats for moving the “goal posts” on the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, and declared the Senate will be voting “this week” on his confirmation.
Attorney Michael Avenatti revealed the identity of the third woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, Julie Swetnick, whom he referred to as “courageous, brave and honest.”
Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago, becoming the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to prison.
Peter Strzok — the FBI special agent who was heavily criticized by President Trump, the president’s allies and a blistering Justice Department Inspector General report — has officially been fired from the FBI, according to his lawyer.
An airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and crashed late Friday, officials said.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk and a British diver who helped rescue a dozen boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand last week are engaged in a public spat over the specially designed mini-submarine that Musk offered to rescuers but was never used.
Recording artist Chris Brown was arrested Thursday after a concert in Florida on an outstanding warrant for felony battery. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that he was booked on the charge and then released on $2,000 bond.