Interior Secretary recommends shrinking four national monuments in western U.S. states
Interior Secretary recommends shrinking four national monuments in western U.S. states
Jose Jefferies - Sep 19, 2017
Zinke recommended paring down Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante, both in Utah. Nevadaís Gold Butte and Oregonís Cascade-Siskiyou are also on the chopping block.
Ed Mason - Sep 16, 2017
The Treasury inspector general is looking into Secretary Steve Mnuchin's request to use a military jet on his European honeymoon.
Harry Marcolis - Sep 13, 2017
The bill, which is in large part a response to the president's blaming of "both sides" for the Charlottesville violence, will be presented to Trump for his signature or veto.
Jeremy Morrow - Sep 13, 2017
Maryland Circuit Judge Paul Harris Jr. ordered his state bar to open an investigation Monday of the three lawyers who helped former Secretary of State Hilly Clinton delete her private emails.
Ed Mason - Sep 11, 2017
Louise Melling, deputy legal counsel for the Americans Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), expressed dismay at the filing.
Ian Marsh - Sep 11, 2017
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed President Trump another judicial defeat Thursday when it denied the administration's request to restrict travel to the United States by more foreigners from six mostly Muslim nations.
Cliff Mooneyham - Sep 11, 2017
The president's son also said he had meant to consult with his attorneys before using any information obtained from Ms. Veselnitskaya.
Stacey Carter - Sep 06, 2017
Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio said he shared Nelson's concerns, including that Bridenstine's "political baggage" would slow down confirmation hearings.
Jackie Flores - Sep 06, 2017
It also made higher education more affordable and, most importantly, protected them from deportation.
Harry Marcolis - Sep 01, 2017
The Pentagon said Wednesday that about 2,600 more troops are serving in Afghanistan than had previously been disclosed to the public, bringing the total number deployed in the region to about 11,000 troops.
Cliff Mooneyham - Sep 01, 2017
The decision announced Tuesday evening sparked outrage from those who say women earn on average only 79 cents to a man's dollar. The wage gap is even greater for black and Hispanic women.
Ian Marsh - Sep 01, 2017
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced Tuesday that transgender troops can continue to serve in the military pending the results of a study.
Jose Jefferies - Aug 30, 2017
The United Kingdom will have to pay a settlement before it leaves the European Union, said Germany's prime minister, Angela Merkel, on Saturday.
Harry Marcolis - Aug 30, 2017
Along with Trump, Arpaio also promoted the debunked conspiracy theory that former President Obama was born in Kenya.
Dan Taylor - Aug 29, 2017
The doctor was one of several from the University of Miami Health System who reviewed the diplomats' cases. The physicians subjected them to a battery of tests and comprehensive hearing evaluations.
Dan Taylor - Aug 29, 2017
In a ruling Wednesday, a U.S. federal judge has struck down Texas's strict voter-ID legislation, saying the revised version does little to correct intentionally discriminatory provisions that make it more difficult for the poor and minorities to vote.
Lila Alexander - Aug 29, 2017
Texas' attempt to modify its voter-ID law didn't pass muster with U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos, who issued a permanent injunction Wednesday against the law.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 29, 2017
Kammen explained that he was displeased with Trump's behavior in general. Trump's Charlottesville response was a recent example of a deeper character problem, he said.
Ian Marsh - Aug 27, 2017
At President Trump's rally Tuesday night in Phoenix, a familiar black man could be seen near the podium waving a 'Blacks for Trump' sign.
Ed Mason - Aug 27, 2017
Every county in the United States will now have at least one Obamacare-approved insurer providing coverage to its residents starting next year, according to healthcare-management company CareSource.
Kara Menard - Aug 27, 2017
President Trump chided Republicans Thursday on Twitter for allowing another time crunch on the debt ceiling to occur under their watch.
Jose Jefferies - Aug 24, 2017
In place of live gatherings, the group said that it will make September 9 an online "Day of ACTion." It did not specify what this would involve.
Alex Bourque - Aug 23, 2017
The 15 members of the federal advisory panel on climate change learned by email Friday that the Trump administration is disbanding the committee.
Harry Marcolis - Aug 23, 2017
Following a collision off Singapore Sunday of the warship USS John McCain with a Liberian-flagged oil tanker, the Navy's top admiral has ordered an "operational pause" to review safety procedures.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 22, 2017
Bannon's dismissal is the latest in a series of White House departures and staff shakeups since July.
Leon Clarke - Aug 22, 2017
Boston police will separate the demonstrators and counter-protesters by a police barrier and will prohibit attendees from carrying backpacks, signs with sticks, or anything else that could serve as a weapon.
Joseph Scalise - Aug 22, 2017
The story quotes sources who said that Sater is fearful of Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Trump's Russia connections.
Joyce Clark - Aug 19, 2017
South Carolina sued Amazon in administrative court this summer to make it hand over sales-tax revenue it accrued from third-party merchant sales.
Leon Clarke - Aug 17, 2017
The web host provider of a website that organizes protests against President Trump has cried over a Justice Department request to hand over personal identifying information of all of the site's visitors.
Wilson Soto - Aug 15, 2017
While Kushner has down-played the significance of his contacts with foreign nationals, he revised his security clearance form to include more than 100 such contacts during the campaign and transition period.
Lucas Rowe - Aug 09, 2017
He said that Trump should give Congress more time and space to work his agenda through the chamber.
David Sims - Aug 09, 2017
And by an overwhelming margin of 89-8 percent, American voters think it should be unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee based on his or her sexual orientation.
Miriam Griffin - Aug 09, 2017
Tillis' bill, which he co-sponsored with Sen. Chris Coons (D-Delaware), would allow the president to fire a special counsel but would allow the counsel to challenge the termination in court.
Jose Jefferies - Aug 09, 2017
Many of the leaks coming out of the White House are not illegal because they do not involve classified information or directly affect national security, but merely raise matters embarrassing to the administration.
Mae Owen - Aug 07, 2017
The New York Times reported that Cotton and Sasse both visited Iowa this year, and that Kasich is planning a visit to New Hampshire.
James Carlin - Aug 04, 2017
During the speech, Trump criticized former President Barack Obama, his former political opponent, Hillary Clinton, and the news media.
Tracy Williams - Aug 04, 2017
Wray served as assistant attorney general under George W. Bush from 2003-2005, when he worked under Comey, who was then the deputy attorney general.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 04, 2017
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that Trump was merely joking when he made the controversial remarks.
Jose Jefferies - Aug 03, 2017
Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director just 10 days after he was welcomed to the administration's team.
Joyce Clark - Aug 03, 2017
Scaramucci's marriage also imploded the same week. His wife, Deirdre, filed for divorce, complaining about his "naked political ambition."
Joseph Scalise - Aug 03, 2017
Missiles typically have internal targeting systems that use radar or heat-seeking sensors to lock in on their targets.
Josh Curlee - Sep 19, 2017
Senate Republicans have a new Obamacare-repeal bill under review and almost enough votes to pass it, according to bill co-sponsor Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana). But the clock is ticking: If the bill doesn't come to a vote by September 30, Democrats will be able to quash it with a filibuster.
Chad Young - Sep 16, 2017
Senator John McCain has cosponsored a bill that would bar the Defense Department from denying transgender service members the ability to continue in the military or to reenlist.
Jose Jefferies - Sep 14, 2017
Sanders' plan would replace nearly all private health plans with a Medicare-like government program that would guarantee health coverage to all Americans.
Lucas Rowe - Sep 08, 2017
President Trump took Congressional Republicans by surprise Wednesday with the announcement that he had made a deal with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)
Ian Marsh - Sep 05, 2017
Although the administration has not formally studied the effectiveness of the outreach, officials claim it is not cost efficient, saying most of the people likely to sign up already know about the law.
Billy Kirk - Sep 05, 2017
Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was more widespread than previously reported, according to an investigation by The New York Times.
Ed Mason - Sep 04, 2017
A federal judge in San Antonio,Texas, has temporarily blocked the implementation of a new Texas law aimed at banning so-called sanctuary cities.
Ed Mason - Sep 01, 2017
Trump stressed the importance of corporate tax cuts, which he said would make U.S. companies more competitive on the world market.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 31, 2017
Obama assigned Iraq and Syria force-management levels of 5,200 each. Recent reports conclude that there are really 7,000 U.S. troops in Iraq.
Tobi Gerdes - Aug 30, 2017
Michael Cohen suggested Monday that Saber's proposal was just "salesmanship" and said he ultimately decided it was not workable, never agreeing to travel to Russia.
Delila James - Aug 30, 2017
The Republican National Committee (RNC) unanimously approved a resolution condemning white supremacy on Friday while at its summer meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.
Lila Alexander - Aug 30, 2017
Zinke would not say which of the 27 would be subject to boundary reductions, only that he was recommending redrawing the borders of a "handful" of sites.
Harry Marcolis - Aug 30, 2017
As President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, tours the middle east hoping for a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the Palestinians have grown more and more pessimistic about reaching an accord.
Jackie Flores - Aug 29, 2017
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to answer questions about Dearborn's email or if the Trump campaign followed through with the meeting.
Ed Mason - Aug 29, 2017
National TV networks carried live President Trump's campaign-style rally in Phoenix, Arizona, Tuesday night. Cameras showed both the crowds out on the streets critical of Trump and inside the venue where the president was speaking.
Jose Jefferies - Aug 24, 2017
A petition calling on President Trump to officially designate the Antifa movement now has enough signatures to get a formal presidential review.
Adam Widmer - Aug 22, 2017
President Trump appeared to bow to pressure Friday when administration officials confirmed the ouster of controversial White House chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon.
Rick Docksai - Aug 19, 2017
Matthew Heimbach, Traditionalist Worker Party chairman, said that the rally does not have a set date yet but that they wish to have it "sooner rather than later."
Carmelo Sheppard - Aug 19, 2017
On the other hand, Vice President Mike Pence told reporters while traveling in Chile that he supports Trump's comments wholeheartedly.
Billy Kirk - Aug 19, 2017
The Taney statue was targeted for removal because of his authorship of the Supreme Court's notorious Dred Scott decision, which ruled that blacks were not citizens and that Congress did not have the authority to regulate slavery.
Vicky Webb - Aug 19, 2017
After Trump's remarks, Republicans were once again forced to distance themselves.
David Sims - Aug 18, 2017
The Los Angeles tech company, DreamHost, which hosts the site, is resisting the federal demand, saying it violates the U.S. Constitution.
Kara Menard - Aug 18, 2017
President Trump signed two executive orders Monday to open an inquiry into China's trade policies and issues of intellectual property theft in China.
Tyler Henderson - Aug 17, 2017
A 23-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning for allegedly trying to blow up a bank in downtown Oklahoma City, according to an announcement by Mark A. Yancey, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma.
Kara Menard - Aug 17, 2017
But a prominent group of white supremacists thinks he handled it just the way they would have wanted him to.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 17, 2017
The Senate Leadership Fund, a GOP group with close ties to Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell has indicated that it will endorse Kid Rock as a candidate for U.S. Senate in 2018.
Ed Mason - Aug 16, 2017
President Trump finally came out and personally condemned the white supremacists who caused Saturday's mayhem and deaths in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Ian Marsh - Aug 15, 2017
Ahead of a planned "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe told residents to avoid the gathering, which could bring large numbers of white nationalists and counter-protesters to the city.
Tyler Henderson - Aug 11, 2017
The president also pointedly refused to express confidence in McConnell when asked by reporters outside his golf club if he should step down from his role as Senate Majority Leader.
Miriam Griffin - Aug 07, 2017
The ouster will have no impact on the Secret Service's security plan for Trump Tower and the agency still hopes to find a suitable space, said Catherine Milhoan, a Secret Service spokeswoman.
Linda Mack - Aug 07, 2017
The Democratic Party's "big tent" should be big enough to include Democrats who oppose abortion rights, argued California Gov. Jerry Brown on "Meet the Press" on Sunday.
James Carlin - Aug 07, 2017
At stake is the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance grant program, which provides law-enforcement grants to hundreds of cities every year.
Jason Spencer - Aug 04, 2017
For example, the number of Republicans who say he is level-headed has dropped by 14 percentage points and the percentage who say he is a good leader has plummeted 22 points.
Alex Bourque - Aug 04, 2017
Coast Guard Commandant Paul Zukunft has promised not to "break faith" with transgender personnel after President Trump tweeted his announcement last week that he intends to ban all transgender individuals from military service "in any capacity."
Leon Clarke - Aug 04, 2017
The DEA has faced accusations of police brutality of its own. In 2003, nationwide outrage ensued after a DEA agent shot a 14-year-old girl in Texas to death in a drug investigation and did not face any charges.
Kara Menard - Aug 03, 2017
The first three miles of President Trump's border wall will cut straight through the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, a major Texas conservation site, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently told Texas environmental nonprofits.
Jose Jefferies - Aug 03, 2017
President Trump announced in a pair of tweets Friday that he has replaced Reince Priebus with retired Gen. John Kelly as the new White House chief of staff.
Jason Spencer - Aug 01, 2017
Paul Pate - Jul 31, 2017
Wilson Soto - Jul 31, 2017
The vice-president added that he and Trump appreciate Session' work. He gave the attorney general credit for action on gang violence, illegal immigration, and taking on "sanctuary cities" that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement.
Miriam Griffin - Jul 30, 2017
President Trump tweeted Wednesday that he will reinstitute the ban on transgendered persons from the military, but civil-rights and LGBT-advocacy groups argue that this ban would not even be legal.
Mark Schwartz - Jul 30, 2017
The communications director suggested that the two could still resolve their differences. But it is up to them to sort their problems out, he said.
Mark Schwartz - Jul 26, 2017
Uber isn't the only ride-share company seeking to develop self-driving cars: Lyft announced on Thursday that it has formed a "self-driving car division" and will soon open a facility for it in Palo Alto, Calif.
Paul Pate - Jul 26, 2017
The Constitution does not explicitly prohibit the president from a self-pardon.
Paul Pate - Jul 26, 2017
The police chief issued a statement in which she said that she is "willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes" take over.
Miriam Griffin - Jul 26, 2017
Sessions did not disclose any meetings with Kislyak during the vetting process for his nomination to be Trump's attorney general.
Jose Jefferies - Jul 25, 2017
Sitting down for an interview with The New York Times, President Trump expressed anger and frustration at Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from heading the Russia investigation, saying the move was "very unfair to the president."
Clint Huston - Jul 25, 2017
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was promoted to the position of press secretary, said in a statement during a White House briefing that the president was grateful for Spicer's service.
Harry Marcolis - Jul 21, 2017
The Judiciary Committee also has made far-reaching document requests, suggesting the breadth of its investigation.
Mae Owen - Jul 21, 2017
The repeal bill will eliminate Obamacare's core components, including its individual mandate and employer mandate.