Critics argue that civil asset forfeiture program's abuses outweigh its benefits.
The beginning of September inevitably brings a wave of Congressional retirements, especially in non-election years, as members return from their August recess to a thankless helping of gridlock, unrelenting criticism, and public approval ratings of 15.8 percent, according to the latest Real Clear Politics average of polls.
In a political year that has blown up conventional wisdom, the special election to fill the Alabama Senate seat vacated by Sen. Jeff Sessions’ confirmation to Attorney General, may further upend the status quo.
Even without the pressing needs of Hurricane Harvey, the budget, the debt ceiling, and tax reform, Congress already had its hands full this month with the nagging reality of Obamacare.
Twelve years after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, New Orleans has never fully recovered.
Jury selection gets under way next Tuesday in the bribery trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez. It sets in motion a swirl of speculation about a shift in the balance of Senate power.
Jason Kessler graduated from the University of Virginia, voted for Obama in 2008, and once attended an Occupy Wall Street rally in Charlottesville.
Recent actions by South Korea President Moon Jae-in and China's President Xi Jinping have raised questions about the sincerity of both countries in helping the U.S. reign in North Korea's nuclear program.
"A failure of imagination" is how some experts described the intelligence community's inability to foresee and interrupt the 9/11 plot.
A Maryland judge denied bond for a 17-year-old illegal immigrant accused of raping a 14-year-old in a high school bathroom, ruling that salacious text messages and an explicit video did not prove his innocence.
Emerging from a meeting with Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly Wednesday on the Trump Administration's plan to withhold federal grants to sanctuary jurisdictions, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti struck an optimistic tone: "What we're trying to find is common ground," he told reporters.