A bill that will avert a federal government shutdown is stuck in the Senate, after one key leader says it is full of pork-barrel projects and others say they want to use a budget tactic known as CHIMPS.
As the papal conclave starts in Vatican City, there has been some talk that two cardinals from the United States could be contenders. But what happens to their U.S. citizenship if they become pope?
On March 11, 1861, delegates from the newly formed Confederate States of America agreed on their own constitution. And much of it mirrored our Constitution as it existed at the time.
Planning a trip to see the White House? Official tours are done, as of Saturday, as Washington’s biggest time of the year for tourism starts.
Four new gun control laws were under consideration on Thursday in the Senate, but a key provision on background checks appears to be stalled.