After a five-week summer break, Congress has returned to work and now faces multiple challenges including legislation for Hurricane Harvey rebuilding.
The Constitution requires congressional authorization for a large-scale attack on North Korea; Trump might be able to launch an unauthorized attack anyway.
James B. Comey's testimony about possible obstruction of justice by President Trump prompted calls from Democrats and Republicans for an expansion of ongoing probes examining the actions of other senior administration officials.
Rep. Clay Higgins on how to deal with radical Islamic terror suspects: "Kill them all. For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all."
Congressional investigators are demanding documents and contacting witnesses in a wide-ranging probe of the Defense Department's troubled anti-propaganda efforts against the Islamic State.
During his speech to Congress, President Trump turned to Democrats and said, "Why not join forces to finally get the job done and get it done right?"
The lame-duck Congress is embarking on its final work session of 2016 as lawmakers face a Dec. 9 deadline for spending legislation to keep the government running.
President Barack Obama on Thursday asked Congress for $11.6 billion in additional war-related funding, including money to fight Islamic State militants.
Congressional Republicans are up in arms about an airline travel agreement they say exposes the United States to dangerous security gaps at Cuban airports.