Mark Esper details ‘vigorous’ Defense Department reorientation to confront China’s rise

As an active-duty Pacific Command war planner in the mid-1990s, then-Army Lt. Col. Mark Esper watched…

‘I’d hope to run again’: Ted Cruz leaves door open to 2024 presidential bid

Sen. Ted Cruz isn’t ruling out launching a presidential campaign in 2024. During an interview with…

RNC: Convention delegates to don masks in Charlotte

More than 300 Republicans will wear masks when they meet in Charlotte, North Carolina, later this…

Wolf Blitzer Presses Mark Meadows on Trump Beirut Comments: Why Did He Just ‘Speculate Publicly’ on Explosion?

Wolf Blitzer spoke with White House chief of staff Mark Meadows for a lengthy interview Wednesday…

Pence declares ‘life is winning’ after becoming first veep to visit pro-life pregnancy clinic

He was the first sitting vice president to speak at the March for Life, and Mike…

FBI: Multiple groups involved in Ohio $60M corruption scheme

CLEVELAND (AP) – A lengthy FBI agent affidavit detailing an alleged $60 million corruption scheme led…

Officials: Popular Tennessee GOP event had virus exposure

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – On the eve of Tennessee’s primary election, public health officials announced Wednesday…

US officials dispute Trump’s claim that Beirut was attacked

WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday that most people think the deadly explosion…

Trump campaign asks for extra debate to take place before early voting begins

The Trump campaign on Wednesday asked the Presidential Commission on Debates to schedule a fourth debate,…

Bush latest Ferguson protester with political success

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – Cori Bush earned a reputation as a fierce activist on the streets…

Killer dies in prison after testing positive for COVID

DOVER, Del. (AP) – A convicted killer serving two life sentences for a 1982 double murder…

Kentucky reports daily drop in coronavirus cases

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky reported 546 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, down from the previous day…

Pence lambastes Biden for flipping on the Hyde Amendment and the Little Sisters of the Poor

Vice President Mike Pence at a Wednesday event in Florida used President Trump’s record on religious…

US ‘pushing the envelope’ with Health and Human Services chief’s rare visit to Taiwan

President Trump is sending Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to Taiwan for a coronavirus-themed…

‘No one is tracking you’: Virginia government promotes app to trace coronavirus infections

Lawmakers in Virginia are touting the rollout of a coronavirus tracing app they believe will help…

‘Is That Even Legal?’: GOP Senators Wary of Prospect Floated by Trump of Convention Speech on White House Lawn

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The idea of President Donald Trump potentially giving his RNC convention speech on…

Pro-Trump Meme Creator Banned by Twitter Challenges ‘Legal Standing’ Behind Action

Diptendu Dutta/Getty Images A pro-Trump meme creator suspended by Twitter said Wednesday that he has fulfilled…

Controversial YouTuber Jake Paul Raided By FBI, Several Firearms Seized From His Calabasas Home

JC Olivera/Getty Images Popular YouTuber Jake Paul was served a search warrant by the FBI on…

House arrest of Colombia’s Uribe exposes post-peace tensions

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – Hero or villain? In Colombia, former President Álvaro Uribe is both. Read…

Indiana to crack down on motorist passing idle school buses

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indiana police agencies are planning additional patrols to crack down on motorists who…