The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit ...
The State Department has ordered non-essential diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Chad to leave the African nation due to potential insurgent attacks on the capital.
A doctor for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike, says his health is deteriorating rapidly and the 44-year-old could be on the verge o...
A group of ultra-conservative House Republicans, including Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., are discussing launching an “America First Caucus” that would protect “Anglo-Saxon political t...
Voters who served in the military have long leaned Republican, but there are signs that Democrat Joe Biden may have cut into that advantage
President Joe Biden has signed an emergency determination that officials say will speed refugee admissions to the U.S., but he did not lift his predecessor’s historically low cap of 15,000 refu...
President Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga are showcasing the alliance between their two countries as well as their shared resolve in dealing with China
Iran says it has begun enriching uranium to its highest-ever purity, edging close to weapons-grade levels
Daunte Wright’s family joined community leaders in demanding more severe charges against the white former police officer who fatally shot the young Black man in a Minneapolis suburb, where hund...
It's time for a culture change in the U.S. Capitol Police force
A House panel has advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves, approving legislation Wednesday night that would create a commission to study the issue.
The White House is announcing the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and announcing a new round of sanctions against Russia. The moves are in response to interference in last year’s presidential...
Congressional Democrats will introduce legislation Thursday to expand the Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices, alongside progressive activists pushing to transform the high court, NBC News rep...
Arizona lawmakers have approved changes to sex education laws that make them some of the strictest in the nation when it comes to teaching about LGBTQ issues.
President Joe Biden says he will withdraw the remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan and end America's longest war
Former Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst was arrested Tuesday in Dallas on a charge of domestic violence, police say.
The Senate has opened debate on legislation confronting the rise of potential hate crimes against Asian Americans
As Congress pushes for a return to normalcy months after the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, an internal report about the deadly siege is painting a dire picture of the Capitol Police’s ability to ...
The White House says President Joe Biden will accompany his wife, Jill Biden, early Wednesday morning to an appointment where she will undergo a “common medical procedure.”
President Joe Biden will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on April 28.
President Joe Biden’s vaccination campaign hit a snag when federal regulators recommended a “pause” in administering Johnson & Johnson shots.
U.S. officials say President Joe Biden will withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that were coordinated from that country
President Joe Biden has begun publicly courting Republicans to back his sweeping infrastructure plan, but his reach across the aisle is intended just as much to keep Democrats in line as it is a ...
More than three months after the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, Congress is still trying to figure out how to move forward and prevent future attacks
President Joe Biden says he will nominate a former senior Pentagon official to be the first woman to lead the Army
The U.S. government’s budget deficit surged to an all-time high of $1.7 trillion for the first six months of this budget year
The Biden White House is amplifying the push for its $2.3 trillion infrastructure package with state-by-state breakdowns showing the dire shape of roads, bridges, the power grid and housing affor...
Some longtime Republican voters are validating Joe Biden's early approach to the presidency
A number of top executives and corporate leaders gathered online this weekend to discuss what to do in response to changes to some state voting laws, according to multiple news reports
About 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication — rather than surgery — and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic
Two big South Korean electric vehicle battery makers said they've settled a long-running trade dispute that will allow one company to move ahead with plans to manufacture batteries in Georgia
Ramsey Clark, the attorney general in the Johnson administration who became an outspoken activist for unpopular causes and a harsh critic of U.S. policy, has died.
Georgia’s Republican governor has stepped up his attack on Major League Baseball’s decision to pull this summer’s All-Star Game from the state in response to a sweeping new voting law
Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Houston) said Saturday that he has undergone eye surgery and will be virtually sightless for a month.
New details from the deadly riot of Jan. 6 are in a previously undisclosed document prepared by the Pentagon for internal use.
Migrant families will be held at hotels in the Phoenix area in response to a growing number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, another step in the Biden’s administration rush to set up ...
The Senate filibuster is coming under fresh scrutiny
Former President Donald Trump insists he’s enjoying his life off Twitter
The House Ethics Committee has announced an investigation into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz
Democrats in Congress are trying to pass the first major gun control legislation in more than two decades with the support of President Joe Biden
President Joe Biden is ordering a half-dozen executive actions aimed at addressing what he calls an “epidemic and an international embarrassment” of gun violence in America
U.S. intelligence officials are painting a dark picture of the world’s future, saying the coronavirus pandemic has deepened economic inequality, strained government resources and fanned nationa...
An organizer of a neo-Nazi campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists in Washington, Arizona and Florida has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy and interference with a federally p...
Federal investigators are looking into Rep. Matt Gaetz's travel to the Bahamas with women and specifically whether those women were paid to travel for sex, which could violate federal law, a law ...
A bipartisan group of state representatives rolled out a bill on health care and after the news conference, Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont) spoke to NBC 5 in a one-on-one interview.
President Joe Biden will unveil a series of executive actions aimed at addressing gun violence on Thursday, delivering his first major action on gun control since taking office.
The Biden administration is drilling down on the argument that higher corporate tax rates would ultimately help an ailing economy
Texas lawmakers on Wednesday are remembering the victims of the 2019 mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso.
Jill Biden is bringing a new focus to the cause of supporting America's military families
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, who is currently under federal investigation for possible sex crimes, asked for a pardon from then-President Donald Trump before he left the White House, according to a N...