Reaction is swift to the selection of Scott Pruitt, a denier of mainstream climate science, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.
The mother of the Charleston, S.C., church shooting defendant collapsed during statements Wednesday, his attorney said in court documents.
With the prospect that the federal government could close at midnight Friday, the measure was approved 326-96.
The former space explorer and U.S. senator made history in 1962 as the first American to orbit the Earth.
The largest-ever survey of transgender people in the U.S. finds pervasive discrimination and harassment.
Five years after her involvement with the former CIA director, Paula Broadwell is speaking out.