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WASHINGTON -- If the partial government shutdown goes on for weeks, it could delay your tax refund check. The IRS, a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, is one of several federal agencies shut down as President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats argue over funding a...
BEIJING -- China has successfully landed a lunar rover on the far side of the moon and sent a photo of the surface back to earth, Chinese state media reported Thursday. The rover, officially named Chang'e 4, landed in the South Pole-Aitkin Basin, the moon's largest and oldest...
(CNN) -- Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran and the oldest man in the United States, died Thursday afternoon at the age of 112. The death was confirmed by Shirley Overton, a family member. Overton would have been 113 on May 11, 2019. His family said he had...
AL-ASAD AIRBASE, Iraq -- President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit Wednesday to U.S. troops stationed in Iraq. It's President Trump's first visit to U.S. troops deployed in a war zone since his election two years ago. The White House said Trump...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A partial government shutdown remains in effect after funding expired for roughly a quarter of the federal government when the clock struck midnight on Saturday -- and it is uncertain when it will end. Negotiations between congressional Democrats and the...
WASHINGTON -- Washington is on the brink of a partial government shutdown, with funding set to expire for several key federal agencies at midnight on Friday. If a shutdown were to take place, it would be limited in scope. That's because lawmakers have already funded roughly 75-...
WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis resigned on Thursday, one day after President Trump announced plans to withdraw US troops from Syria. Mattis said he plans to leave the White House in February. In his resignation letter, Mattis wrote: "Because you have the right...
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Paul Ryan says President Trump will not sign a short-term spending bill that would avert a partial government shutdown. The Senate passed the bill Wednesday night and the measure was on the House calendar today. After meeting with Trump at the White...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- It's not exactly the "Space Force" President Trump was looking for, but it's a start. Vice-President Mike Pence was at Kennedy Space Center today where two rockets were set to be launched carrying national security satellites for the US Air Force. Pence...