Nation/World

Ethics agency to review waivers for Trump appointees

White House officials must comply with the notice, which covers appointees in the administrations of Trump and Barack Obama.

  • Apr 29th, 2017

 

Trump will face seawall of opposition in California over his drilling order

California has been fortifying fordecades with regulation and legislation to prevent additional drilling along its treasured coast.

  • Apr 28th, 2017

 

Ted Cruz: Use El Chapo’s money to fund border wall

The Texas Republican introduced a bill Tuesday.

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Le Pen, Macron in French presidency runoff as major parties lose

For the first time in modern French political history, both establishment parties were eliminated in the first round.

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Trump tax-plan rollout unlikely to provide many details

Trump outlined his principles and proposed rates during the campaign.

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Status of forests is ‘dire’ across world

Tropical regions are seeing the fastest loss of forests.

  • Apr 23rd, 2017

9th Circuit appeals court declines wider review of Trump’s travel ban

The 9th Circuit will hear the Trump administration’s appeal during a May 15 hearing in Seattle.

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

More than 100 Afghan soldiers reported killed at northern base

The attack was one of the worst against Afghan forces in years.

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

Supreme Court appears ready to break down a church-state barrier in certain circumstances

The justices did not sound sharply split along the usual conservative and liberal lines.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

After GOP forces runoff for Georgia House seat, Trump says Dems ‘failing’

Trump took a victory lap on Twitter. And early Wednesday morning, he even took some of the credit.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Bill O’Reilly is officially out at Fox News

He was the network’s most popular anchor.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

On 4/20, it’s a mixed bag for backers of pot legalization

Roughly 600,000 Americans face pot charges every year.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

DHS’s Kelly takes hard line on pot in major speech, closing ranks with Sessions

Legalization advocates say Kelly’s claim that marijuana is a “gateway drug” has been thoroughly debunked.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Trump gets tough on skilled foreign workers

Companies relying on low-skill seasonable employees want attention paid to their case to keep a flow of workers coming.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Archosaur fossils are forcing scientists to rethink evolution of dinosaurs

The findings are described in the journal Nature,

  • Apr 18th, 2017

A confident Gorsuch plunges into the debate on his first day as Supreme Court justice

The new justice showed he had clear views on how the cases should be resolved.

  • Apr 17th, 2017

U.S. attacks on Syria, Islamic State unlikely to keep N. Korea in check

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration has all but abandoned its early…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

What wine did Jesus drink at the Last Supper?

Middle East wines from that era were commonly flavored with pomegranates, mandrakes, saffron and cinnamon.

  • Apr 15th, 2017