Following up on the Ferguson debacle, Justice Department officials Thursday announced a new program to “build trust” between law enforcement and local communities.
In a wide-ranging speech that alternately took shots at the foreign policy – or lack thereof – of President Barack Obama and highlighted his own ideas, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio laid out a case for a strong foreign policy and said “our nation is never isolated from the world.”
Boise resident Ken Miracle was presented with a $5,000 grant award Wednesday night for his work toward greater sage grouse conservation in southern Idaho.
A divided House of Representatives gave tentative approval Wednesday to President Barack Obama’s plan to train and equip vetted Syrian rebels to combat the Islamic State, as members of both parties expressed concerns about the plans and insisted he come back in December to ask again.
Lawmakers this week are showing they can sometimes march together, at least when it comes to helping veterans.
Applying 20th century laws to 21st century technology is not the answer to protect the free Internet despite the overwhelming amount of public support for that approach, anti-regulation advocates told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in a hearing on net neutrality.
The Federal Reserve Wednesday announced it would trim its bond buying by another $10 billion, leaving it on course to end next month the controversial program designed to support the sluggish U. S. economic recovery.
That’s what a Democratic-affiliated group is asking -- in a complaint it filed with the Internal Revenue Service, asking it to investigate whether former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown violated federal law by claiming deductions on his 2010 and 2011 tax returns for "grooming" expenses.
Citing a “troubling return” to the kinds of risky behavior that led to the 2008 financial meltdown, Attorney General Eric Holder called on Congress Wednesday to sweeten “paltry” financial incentives for corporate insiders who blow the whistle on white-collar crime.
President Barack Obama heads to the United Nations next week -- but he’s not scheduled to meet there with Russian President Vladimir Putin or Iran’s Hassan Rouhani -- despite potential common ground for a conversation.
Debo Adegbile, President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, withdrew his name from consideration Monday, unable to overcome a bipartisan Senate filibuster.
A group of Barack Obama’s longtime friends and supporters announced Monday that it had narrowed down the list of possible locations for a multimillion-dollar presidential library.