President Trump’s tax plan would wallop New Yorkers and the middle class while benefiting the wealthiest, Sen. Charles Schumer said on Sunday. “The reviews are in, from economists to experts .
Sebastian Gorka, controversial security adviser to President Trump, will be leaving the White House for a secretive new job with the feds, a report says. The top counterterrorism aide is taking on a role within the Trump administration that will center around the “war of ideas” involving radical Islamic extremists and how to combat terrorism,...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. — A suburban Philadelphia pastor accused of sexually assaulting and impregnating a teenager has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to three to six years in prison after a judge rejected an earlier plea agreement as too lenient.
BRADENTON, Fla. — Florida authorities have charged a woman with prostitution after she agreed to perform a sex act on an undercover detective for $25 and chicken McNuggets. The Miami Herald reports 22-year-old Alex Direeno was being held Sunday without bond at the Manatee County Jail on charges of prostitution, possession of drug paraphernalia and...
WASHINGTON — Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States.
In December 2014, Hillary Clinton made up her mind to run for president. But even as her team geared up in early 2015 for the formal announcement in April, the campaign was beset by problems: press leaks, the burgeoning e-mail-server scandal, competing speechwriters, divided staffers, leaderless advisers and a meddling Bill Clinton.
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks said Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse.
It was President Trump’s revenge on the nerds. The president spoke directly to his fans at a rally 2¹/₂ hours from Washington, DC, on Saturday — at the same time as the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner he spurned.
President Trump’s approval numbers are inching back up. The president’s overall approval rating stood at 43.1 percent in the Real Clear Politics rolling average Saturday, with disapproval at 51.8 percent.
A Delta pilot hit a female passenger as she was in the midst of a nasty brawl — and was grounded for a week, according to a report on Saturday.
The former Virginia governor whose conviction for taking $177,000 from a wealthy businessman was overturned by the Supreme Court said he didn’t see a problem when his wife gave him a pricey Rolex watch.
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans, Democrats reach agreement on $1T measure to fund government until Oct. 1.
President Trump called any link between his White House and Russia “a total phony story” and denied any involvement in the hacking of the Democratic Party’s computers during the election.
It is hot to trot! Teen girls in Finland are going buck wild for the sport of “hobbyhorsing” — yes, those stuffed horse’s heads on sticks you played with as a kid.
At least eight people were killed and dozens injured by a wild storm that battered Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas overnight, according to reports. The tempest sent three tornadoes tearing through three towns east of Dallas on Saturday evening, and at least 55 are in the hospital, CNN reports.
President Trump accused the Democrats of selfishly standing in the way of America’s best interests in a new tweet — the morning after passing his 100-day milestone in office. “The Democrats, without a leader, have become the party of obstruction.They are only interested in themselves and not in what’s best for U.S.,” Trump wrote. The...
He was by all accounts brilliant — and then last week, a daring stunt ended his life. A Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate died Wednesday when he fell to his death on campus, as he tried to climb the Great Dome — a time-honored tradition of one-upsmanship at the prestigious Cambridge university, authorities said.
Beauty parlors may soon be the front lines in the fight against domestic violence. State legislators have introduced a bill that would mandate that hair stylists, nail technicians and skin-care specialists receive training to help them identify the signs of domestic abuse and sexual assault.
President Trump recognized Monday as “Loyalty Day” — and his Twitter foes pounced. The president emphasized the country’s “loyalty to individual liberties, to limited government, and the inherent dignity of every human being” in a proclamation Friday.
His tweets are almost sweet. Compared to the 34,000 missives he launched before he got into the White House, President Trump’s post-inauguration tweets are kinder, gentler and more presidential. Trump joined Twitter in March 2009, and has famously brandished his feed as a weapon.
Every detail was designed to mark Hillary Clinton’s moment in history — from the glass ceiling at Manhattan’s Javits Center, where her supporters were gathered, to her and hubby Bill’s suite at The Peninsula hotel, selected so she could personally see Trump Tower, home to the foe she was set to crush.
The owner of the giant rabbit who died in the care of United Airlines last Tuesday says the scandal-scarred airline cremated her bunny’s remains so she would never know the truth about how it died.
BLACKSBURG, Va. — The tipping point for Chris Hurst came last fall while reporting on a shooting at a rail car factory. When the camera turned off, he wept. Just more than a year earlier, the 29-year-old’s reporter girlfriend was gunned down while conducting an interview on live TV.
President Trump said he will not be “happy” if North Korea conducts another nuclear test and would not rule out taking military action against the rogue regime. “I would not be happy,” the president said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” in an interview that aired Sunday.
President Trump promised on Sunday that a new healthcare system is “on the way” while trashing ObamaCare as “dead.” “You can’t compare anything to ObamaCare because ObamaCare is dead.
Tokyo’s subway system briefly shut down Saturday as a safety precaution after North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile in defiance of a US push for tougher global sanctions. The test failed, but tensions mounted as the United States and South Korea embarked on military drills.
President Trump spoke by phone Saturday with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte — praising the strongman for “fighting very hard to rid his country of drugs” and inviting him to Washington.
Donald Trump moves merch. The Trump campaign reports that 527,845 Make America Great Again caps have been sold through his official site and at events since Aug. 6, 2015. That figure doesn’t include the untold number of knockoffs sold in places like Times Square.
The Trump administration should pony up for the First Family’s security costs, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says — or else the NYPD should stop protecting wife Melania and son Barron.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s website is getting a climate-change makeover. The heavy edits came hours before tens of thousands of climate-change activists marched to the White House during a Saturday protest.