Will humans really be back on the moon…

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Jr. poses for a photograph beside the U.S. flag deployed on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969. | Neil A. Armstrong/NASA/AP Photo When Vice President Mike Pence…

Fed keeps rates steady as Powell brushes off…

Federal Reserve officials including Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell have acknowledged worries surrounding the scope and magnitude of the president’s trade battles. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images The Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates…

Mexico becomes first country to pass USMCA

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador was forced to call an extraordinary session to consider the deal after it broke off for recess at the end of April. | Pedro Mera/Getty Images Mexico’s Senate on…

Why the acting Defense secretary may have to…

Incoming acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper has recused himself from all matters involving Raytheon while at the Pentagon. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Incoming acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper's past as a lobbyist for one of…

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No budget deal reached as spending cuts, debt…

“The president has every intention of keeping the government open," said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget…

Kelly Craft absent from post for over 300…

Sen. Bob Menendez said records show U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft's trips listed as official travel, although some of them occurred while she was back in Kentucky. | WIn McNamee/Getty Images Congress The U.N.…

Biden faces backlash for citing his work with…

Joe Biden drew criticism from both sides of the aisle after citing his work with two segregationist senators to get things done. | Scott Olson/Getty Images 2020 Elections Cory Booker scolded the former vice president:…

Craft absent from post for over 300 days,…

Sen. Bob Menendez said records show Kelly Craft's trips listed as official travel, although some of them occurred while she was back in Kentucky. | WIn McNamee/Getty Images Congress The U.N. ambassador nominee committed to…