Raul Castro says he is stepping down as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution.
The White House says President Joe Biden is expected to increase the refugee cap for the remainder of this fiscal year by May 15.
Iran says it has started enriching uranium up to 60% purity, its highest level ever, after the sabotage at its Natanz nuclear site this past weekend.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow will order 10 U.S. diplomats to leave Russia in a retaliatory response to the U.S. sanctions.
The White House is announcing the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and announcing a new round of sanctions against Russia.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is making an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw all American troops from the country.
In a rare show of bipartisanship, the Senate voted 92 to 6 to move forward and debate the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which President Joe Biden has urged passage of amid a rise in anti-Asian violence in the U.S.
Texas lawmakers are now considering a bill that would make it a crime for parents to allow their kids to undergo a gender affirmation surgery. The bill says parents who consent to that treatment could be guilty of child abuse.
President Joe Biden has ordered a study of adding seats to the Supreme Court, creating a commission that will spend the next 180 days examining the incendiary political issues of expanding the court and instituting term limits for its justices.
President Joe Biden is releasing his wish list for the federal budget, which includes an 8.4% increase in discretionary spending with substantial gains for education, health care, housing and environmental protection.
President Biden will speak from the Rose Garden Thursday morning to announce new gun control measures that target ghost guns and pistol-stabilizing braces.
Rhetorical guns blazing, Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Tuesday labeled critics of Republican election integrity legislation "liars" and "race baiters".
The Biden administration formed a coalition of community, religious and celebrity partners to promote COVID-19 shots as it seeks to overcome vaccine hesitancy.
A new survey measuring the popularity of major pieces of sweeping legislation in Congress finds solid support from Americans for Democrats’ proposals to overhaul voting in the U.S.
The United States and Iran will talk with other world powers about returning to the Obama-era agreement that limited Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for the removal of crippling economic sanctions.
After more than two months of living in temporary housing, Vice President Kamala Harris will soon move into her official residence on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington.
Texas Republicans advanced a slate of proposed new voting restrictions Thursday that would reduce options to cast ballots, limit polling hours and hand more power to partisan poll watchers.
Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent conservative and a close ally of former President Donald Trump who has been under federal investigation for a former relationship, would lose his House seat if convicted of a felony.
Critics label the proposed restriction dangerously discriminatory and a deeply flawed solution for a "non-existent problem." Supporters of the bill contend the measure preserves fairness and physical safety,
Joe Biden revealed his $2.25 trillion infrastructure and jobs plan on Wednesday, which would be funded by corporate tax hikes.