After shutdown vote, Minnesota senators take heat from advocates for ‘dreamers’

Liberal immigration supporters are furious at Democratic U.S. senators, including Minnesota’s two, for favoring a short-term federal budget deal that does not maintain a program they favor. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith on Monday joined 79 other senators of both parties to end a federal government shutdown that began Saturday. On an 81-18 vote,…

In Japan, a Liberal Maverick Is Seeking to Lead a Conservative Party

Taro Kano, a U.S.-educated political blue blood who has made a name as a liberal nonconformist, is positioning himself to one day replace Prime...

Washington Post: Military to take lessons from Hawaii's false missile alert

After a false missile threat alert from Hawaii's government, top US senior military officers began discussing how to better handle such a threat...

Trump wants lower drug prices. Menendez's Republican challenger fought to keep them high.

The former executive chairman of Celgene Corp. is running for the U.S. Senate from New Jersey. WASHINGTON -- The Republican business executive ...

St. Catherine Arson Spree Shows Difficulty In Predicting Terror Attacks

Tnuza Hassan allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter, and that she might even wear a suicide belt.

Ducks edge Wild after 11-round shootout

Zach Parise and Nino Niederreiter scored in the shootout, but Ducks goalie John Gibson make seven straight stops to deal the Wild a 3-2 loss