National Politics

U.S. Rep. Michael Cloud addresses turmoil in America

U.S. Rep. Cloud on turmoil in America

VICTORIA, Texas- District 27 U.S. Rep. Michael Cloud released a letter addressing the turmoil in our nation: Like so many Americans, I have been grieving over the turmoil we find ourselves in as a nation. The killing of George Floyd…

Warren ends 2020 presidential bid after Super Tuesday rout

WASHINGTON (AP) - Elizabeth Warren has ended her Democratic presidential bid after a disappointing finish in Super Tuesday states. That's according to a person familiar with her plans. The Massachusetts senator hasn't endorsed Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden. Warren's campaign…

ICE sued over treatment of 5-year-old with head injury

HOUSTON (AP) - The mother of a 5-year-old Guatemalan boy has sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over the medical care he has received in detention for a head injury suffered before the family was arrested. The lawsuit filed late…

Notable deaths of 2019

Click through to see which notable entertainers, athletes, politicians and celebrities we've lost this year.

25 Jewish members of Congress call for Stephen Miller's firing

Twenty-five Jewish Democratic members of Congress are calling on President Donald Trump to remove senior White House adviser Stephen Miller from the administration based on leaked emails that showed he promoted stories from white nationalist and fringe media organizations.

ICE involved in vetting sponsors of unaccompanied minors

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement is working with the Department of Health and Human Services to make sure sponsors of unaccompanied minors are properly vetted, according to ICE acting Press Secretary Bryan Cox, a move that could give ICE access to more information it could use in its immigration enforcement activities.

Whistleblower says US airports becoming unsafe as TSA relaxes security

A whistleblower with the Transportation Security Administration is sounding the alarm about loosened security at US airports, charging that top TSA officials have prioritized speed over security by reducing the sensitivity of metal detectors, disabling technology on some X-ray machines, issuing orders to keep the baggage conveyor belts moving in certain circumstances and ordering policy changes that result in fewer pat-downs.