The U.S. Senate passed a resolution to overturn President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, with 12 Republicans joining all Democrats to deliver a bipartisan rebuke to the president.

Trump brushed off the impending rejection of his national border wall emergency, downplaying the defection of significant numbers of Republicans and saying: “I don’t know what the vote will be; I will probably have to veto it.”

As Brexit negotiations continue in the United Kingdom, Trump weighed in during an Oval Office meeting today with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, claiming British Prime Minister Theresa May did not listen to his negotiating advice.

A Texas landowner suing over Trump’s national emergency declaration is worried his ancestors’ bodies will be dug up if border wall construction passes by his land.

In a lengthy decision of great significance, a New York appeals court has affirmed a decision that Trump must face a defamation lawsuit brought by season-five Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos.

One of the most prominent prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller is leaving the team soon, a likely indication that the investigation is close to wrapping up.

Two college students have filed a lawsuit against the University of Southern California, Yale University and other colleges where prosecutors have accused rich and famous parents of paying bribes to ensure their children’s admission.

Sephora has officially ended its partnership with Olivia Jade Giannulli, the 19-year-old YouTuber and daughter of Lori Loughlin, who’s at the center of the nationwide college admissions cheating scam.

Roger Stone will face trial on Nov. 5 in a Washington, DC, federal courthouse on charges that he lied about trying to secretly contact WikiLeaks in 2016, Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled.

Actress Rosario Dawson not only confirmed she’s dating New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, but says she’s in love with the 2020 Democratic contender. (In 2016, she was a supporter of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for president).

“He’s a wonderful human being,” Dawson said of Booker. “It’s good to spend some time together when we can. We’re very busy.”

The former Fox News editor who killed a story about the alleged affair between Stormy Daniels and Trump published the spiked post in its entirety as part of an effort to prove his editorial decision was not political.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio today joined a group of climate scientists and local officials to announce what he called “the filling one of the biggest gaps in our coastal defenses,” adding: “We’re going to protect Lower Manhattan, which includes the Financial District, home to a half-million jobs, 90,000 residents, and the nexus of almost all our subway lines.”

The number of civilians who have been stopped, questioned, and frisked by the NYPD has dropped dramatically during the de Blasio administration, going from a high of nearly 700,000 in 2011 when Mayor Bloomberg was in charge, to a low of 12,000 in 2017, a new report shows.

According to data from the state’s Department of Labor, in 2018, full-service restaurants recorded a -1.6 percent job loss, which is the industry’s first recorded annual job loss in nearly two decades.

A study from the personal finance site WalletHub found that New York has one of the highest tax rates in the country, coming in at number 48, out of 51 states and Washington, D.C. and behind Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Illinois.

A group that helped Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeat veteran Rep. Joe Crowley is threatening to back other insurgents against Democrats in the Assembly next year – specifically the DACC co-chairs, Joe Lentol and Peter Abbate of Brooklyn and Jeff Dinowitz of the Bronx — if they don’t adopt a more pro-tenant, pro-labor agenda.

State Assembly and Senate budget resolutions proposed a cost-of-living adjustment for human-services workers that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal defers.

After years of pressure from advocates, Cuomo signed legislation, as part of his 2017-18 budget, that required police departments across New York to record the custodial questioning of suspects in major felony cases, such as homicide or rape. But advocates say the law falls short of what it was meant to do.

Jussie Smollett, the “Empire” actor accused by Chicago police of staging a fake hate crime for personal profit, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on a 16-count indictment of lying to police. He has denied the charges.

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced five more schools defied a Department of Education mandate by allowing unvaccinated students to attend school, as the Brooklyn’s measles toll climbs to 158.

Gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled.