One day after a heated confrontation involving gun rights activists and a Democratic lawmaker, the House changed the rules to allow members to install ‘panic buttons’ to contact emergency services.
The U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control desolate stretches where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences, and it plans to expand the strategy to the Canadian border.
Miss Louisiana, Brittany Guidry, arises a huge applause with her response to a question regarding the Bergdahl-Taliban swap
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is back in Texas where his political star is still rising — even if his helping lead the government shutdown fight may have hurt him nationally.
Thanks to Texas’ new senator, Dale Huls is out of a job — at least for now. Yet Huls has never been prouder that he voted for him.
Thousands of federal workers in Texas are set to begin furloughs after Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown.
Monday for a House floor vote this weekend, and a top backer predicted approval there for the plan to allow concealed weapons permit holders to carry their handguns into college classrooms.
Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.