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NATIONALS AVOID ALL THE DRAMA AS MAX SCHERZER SHUTS DOWN THE MARLINS

In a 6-1 win, Washington's ace was dominant again, Trea Turner had a three-run homer, and new addition Fernando Rodney got the last...

TRUMP ENDORSES SEN. THOM TILLIS, WHO FACES GOP PRIMARY IN NORTH CAROLINA

The Republican has been criticized by the right for at times parting ways with the president.

 
 
 

MANNY MACHADO RETURNS TO BALTIMORE TO CHEERS AND ‘WEIRD' VIBES AT CAMDEN YARDS

For Baltimore, its former star's first game back was a reminder of what it has lost.

DEMOCRATS HOPE STACEY ABRAMS HOLDS THE KEY. BUT CAN ANYONE ELSE USE IT?

Stacey Abrams and Rep. Douglas A. Collins battle at a House hearing on voting rights, highlighting her emergence as a sage - and target.

 
 
 

HOUSE REPUBLICANS TO CHALLENGE TRUMP APPOINTEE OVER HIS REPORT URGING CONWAY'S FIRING

Special Counsel Henry Kerner, who recommended that presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for violating a law that bans partisan...

‘LOOKING FOR FIREWORKS': HOW 2016 - AND TRUMP - USHERED IN THE ERA OF THE MEGADEBATE

Democrats on Wednesday and Thursday will be looking to find ways to capture attention and break away from the pack, much like Republicans...

 
 
 

WANT A TICKET TO THE USA-FRANCE WORLD CUP QUARTERFINAL? IT WON'T COME CHEAP

For obvious reasons, Friday's match is shaping up to be the hottest ticket of the tournament.

MCCONNELL MEETS WITH 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS IN WAKE OF CRITICISM OVER VICTIMS FUND

The Senate majority leader's meeting comes after he was sharply criticized by comedian Jon Stewart over his handling of the measure.

 
 
 

MEGAN RAPINOE ISN'T HERE TO MAKE YOU COMFORTABLE

U.S. women's soccer star is America, in all its unapologetic complications

LATEST SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATION AGAINST TRUMP DRAWS MUTED POLITICAL REACTION

Democrats appear resigned to the idea that the president will never face serious political damage from accusations of sexual misconduct,...

 
 
 

WITH JOSEPH MORA'S RETURN, A HEALTHIER D.C. UNITED BEGINS SECOND HALF OF MLS SEASON

The defender, who returned earlier this month from a broken jaw, is the biggest missing piece to return to a lineup that had been stretched...

BILLY MARTIN PUNCHING A REPORTER WASN'T THE BEST ARGUMENT FOR MICKEY CALLAWAY

Not after you get in trouble for confronting a reporter.

 
 
 

WHAT WE EXPECT THE CANDIDATES TO FIGHT ABOUT IN THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATES

Should Democrats embrace socialism or eschew it? Play nice with Republicans or blow up the rules? And how do you go after Trump?

RAPTORS' MASAI UJIRI RESPONDS TO CALIFORNIA ASSAULT INVESTIGATION: ‘I RESPECT AUTHORITY'

In his first public remarks about the alleged assault, Ujiri said he was "confident about who I am as a person, my character and as...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATS' EMOLUMENTS LAWSUIT AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP CAN PROCEED, FEDERAL JUDGE RULES

A judge said lawmakers could begin seeking financial information and other records from the Trump Organization this week

TOM PEREZ TRIES TO REMAKE THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY APPARATUS AND REIMAGINE THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES. HE'S FOUND ANGER AT EVERY TURN

Perez took over the Democratic National Committee after the controversies of 2016 and has upset candidates and power brokers as he...

 
 
 

USWNT GETS ITS FIRST TASTE OF VULNERABILITY AHEAD OF ITS BIGGEST WORLD CUP TEST YET

Against Spain, the U.S. defense was called "moldy," the coach was criticized for her substitution patterns and star forward Alex Morgan...

CAPITALS UNVEIL 2019-20 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE, WITH A CHALLENGING START

The Capitals will open the season on Oct. 2 in St. Louis against the defending Stanley Cup champions.

 
 
 

AFTER BACKLASH, HOUSE EFFORT TO BOOST LAWMAKERS' PAY IS BEING DELAYED

“We're not going to move ahead at this point in time,” House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer told reporters Tuesday.

FIRST LADY'S COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR TO SUCCEED SARAH SANDERS AS WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY

The promotion of Stephanie Grisham, announced in a tweet by Melania Trump, comes as Sanders prepares to step aside at the end of the...

 
 
 



House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

The emergency border aid package would care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Mueller to testify, Schiff and Nadler say

Mueller to testify, Schiff and Nadler say

Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify in public before the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees on July 17, both panels announced late Tuesday. Mueller was... Read more ...

Robert Mueller To Testify In Open Hearing Before House Committees

Robert Mueller To Testify In Open Hearing Before House Committees

Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler announced that, after being subpoenaed, the Russian investigation special counsel agreed to appear before the Justice and Intelligence... Read more ...

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The ban includes sales in brick-and-mortar stores and online sales shipped to a San Francisco address. Read more ...

Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner to leave

Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner to leave

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning, effective July 5. Read more ...

Melania Trump's director of communications named new White House press...

Melania Trump's director of communications named new White House press secretary

Melania Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham will get a major new role as both White House press secretary and communications director, the first lady tweeted Tuesday. Read more ...

Driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

Driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

By MICHAEL CASEY CONCORD, N.H. - A lawyer for a pickup truck driver blamed for causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists has entered a not guilty plea on his... Read more ...

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

The 73-year-old woman says she heard birds squawking outside her apartment - and when she looked outside, she saw a 4 to 5-foot-long serpent. Read more ...

Body camera video shows moment abandoned baby found crying in plastic bag

Body camera video shows moment abandoned baby found crying in plastic bag

Authorities in Georgia released body camera video of a newborn who was found wrapped in a plastic bag and abandoned in a wooded area earlier this month. Read more ...

Parents issue call for military personnel to attend funeral of 5-year-old...

Parents issue call for military personnel to attend funeral of 5-year-old ‘Army man'

River “Oakley” Nimmo dreamed of serving his country. Now his parents are asking anyone who served or is currently serving in the military to attend services for their son Tuesday. Read more ...