It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday _ the day nuclear bombs zero in on America _ but some worry about the potential for deadlocked decision-making in an actual nuclear crisis
Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse tells Iowa conservatives that Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect the party in next year's elections
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before.
The Palestinians are threatening to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington
The Palestinians are threatening to cut off all communication with the Trump administration if it goes through with plans to shutter the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington
Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if it follows Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and President Donald Trump
The attorney for a former state senator charged with producing and transporting child pornography says his client will plead guilty to one count of child sex trafficking in exchange for U.S. prosecutors dropping three other charges against him