Bipartisan group of lawmakers from House and Senate seek to re-assert Congressional war powers.
Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, is Trump's top choice to replace Kelly, and the two have held discussions for months about the job, a White House official said.
CIA director Gina Haspel meets with a small group of US senators, including the chairmen and ranking senators on the key national security committees, to brief them on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Nancy Pelosi, the first woman speaker from 2007 to 2011, has steered the House Democrats for the last 16 years. Now, she is again on the path to the top job of speaker. But it won't be easy.
House Speaker Paul Ryan announced he will retire next year and said he did not want his children growing up with a "weekend dad."
Trump said he signed the measure that had passed the Senate just hours earlier "as a matter of national security," because it dramatically expands military funding and provides for "the largest pay increase" for US troops in over a decade.
The House Intelligence Committee concedes there was Russian interference, but rejected US intelligence agencies' conclusion that it had aimed to help Donald Trump win the election.
US television personality Jimmy Kimmel urges President Trump to pressure Congress to "do everything possible to keep assault rifles out of the hands of people who are going to shoot our kids."
The actress first detailed her account of an alleged extramarital affair with Trump in 2011, when the celebrity website The Dirty published it but then removed the material under threat of a lawsuit
Officials say 70 more were injured after a train carrying 147 passengers collided with a freight train in the eastern US state.
A looming US government shutdown moved to the Senate on Friday, where Democrats disappointed at the collapse of immigration talks have vowed to block a stop-gap funding bill.
Public criticism from senators Jeff Flake and Bob Corker put additional strain on what is already a fragile relationship between President Trump and fellow Republicans.
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