President Donald Trump has been accused of being too generous in doling out access to the nation's secrets but it was Obama officials that changed the national security guidelines just before they left office to allow additional mitigating factors when deciding which employees should be granted clearances.
Some Tennessee Senate leaders say they support President Donald Trump's push to ban bump stocks and bar those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons, and they want similar proposals discussed at the state level.
A political watchdog organization says U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appears to have violated a conflict of interest law by meeting with executives of a Montana firearms company in which he holds stock.
A panel of three Republican-appointed federal judges is in place to consider a request by eight sitting GOP congressmen in Pennsylvania to halt the use of a new congressional district map in this year's elections.
A survey of groundwater wells by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality along the north coast has found nearly 40 contaminants in residential and irrigation wells in Clatsop and Tillamook counties.
The owner of an Albuquerque jewelry store has pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing him of evading over $5.4 million of taxes by filing false returns, concealing business revenue and hiding money.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas said on July 13, 2017 that he will now vote "yes" after his amendment creating a fund to help insurers cover people with higher medical costs was added to the Senate health care bill.
Cruz supports revised GOP health care bill with his amendment attached
Rep. Mike Thompson: "To sweep this under the rug is a shame"
Trump tells French president's wife: 'You're in such a good shape'
Trump's FBI pick wants to lead independent bureau that will "make every American proud"