President Donald Trump certainly lived up to his self-proclaimed status as the King of Debt during his term in office. The national debt spiked by $7 trillion during Trump's tenure -- and it's about to soar much higher under his successor.
President-elect Joe Biden intends to name Jaime Harrison, the former South Carolina Democratic Party chair and 2020 Senate candidate, to be the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, Democrats familiar with the decision tell CNN.
Florida Republican Sen. Rick Scott, the new chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, defended President Donald Trump on Wednesday when asked if his ally bore any responsibility for inciting a riot at the US Capitol, putting the onus of last week's death and destruction instead on the mob.
Members of Congress are starting to express fears about the vulnerable position last week's violent breach of the US Capitol put them in, as well as concerns they have about their security going forward and some controversial new security measures.
Over 40 million Americans in parts of at least a dozen states are under a combination of wind and winter weather alerts as a powerful storm pushes east Thursday into the Northern Plains through the Upper Midwest.
Federal law enforcement officials are warning that domestic extremists are likely more emboldened to carry out attacks on President-elect Joe Biden's upcoming inauguration and throughout 2021 after seeing the success of last week's siege on the US Capitol.
Many people suffered "projectile injuries," "eye trauma" and other serious wounds from weapons police used on crowds during protests over the summer sparked by the death of George Floyd, researchers say.
A powerful storm that left over 700,000 customers across the Pacific Northwest without power and propelled several cities in the region to their wettest start to any year on record is gaining steam as it pushes eastward. Parts of at least a dozen states and nearly 30 million Americans are under a combination of wind and winter weather alerts.