The president is insisting on delivering his State of the Union address despite critical shortages in security staffing due to the government shutdown.
The University of Notre Dame has announced that it will cover all murals depicting Christopher Columbus on its campus.
Tuesday, a Chicago judge acquitted three police officers accused of covering up the murder of then 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.
The administration’s attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has been blocked by a New York City federal judge.
The Tornillo tent camp which up until recently held thousands of immigrant children has been shut down.
Senate progressives have introduced legislation designed to drastically reduce the cost of prescription drugs in the United States.
Senate Democrats blocked the first bill of the session which includes the controversial criminalization of the Boycott, Divest, Sanction movement.
First Nations protesters fighting the construction of the $4.7 billion Coastal GasLink pipeline were arrested during raids Monday.
Immigrant rights activists in Texas have shut down the entrance of the Tornillo tent camp that is currently detaining several thousand immigrant youth.
Outgoing Republican Congressmember Bob Goodlatte blocked a bill designed to improve federal response to missing and murdered indigenous women.