Nation/World

Trump’s immigration crackdown likely to bring lawsuit flood

The ACLU and other groups are vowing to challenge the crackdown on undocumented immigrants too.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

 

Trump administration rescinds guidelines on protections for transgender students

Questions about transgender students are best “solved at the state and local level,” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

 

Sweeping new immigration guidelines emphasize more enforcement, deportations

The new guidelinesalso call for the hiring of thousands more enforcement agents.

  • Feb 21st, 2017

 

Pence has clout in Trump White House, but for how long?

President Trump doesn’t do much these days without Pence.

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Trump names new national security adviser to replace ousted Flynn

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is known as one of the military’s most prominent intellectuals.

  • Feb 20th, 2017

In Congress, Republicans are starting to fret

Rhe newfound partnership is showing signs of serious strain.

  • Feb 19th, 2017

Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe v. Wade abortion case, dies at 69

McCorvey died Saturday in Katy, Texas,

  • Feb 18th, 2017

Homeland Security expands immigrant population who can be deported

Hundreds of thousands more immigrants in the United States illegally will be subject to what’s known as expedited removal proceedings.

  • Feb 18th, 2017

Trump leaves the White House bubble and shifts to campaign mode, hoping for momentum

Analysis: Trump is trying to magnify his ability to burst out of the presidential bubble and speak uninterrupted to his sea of dedicated supporters.

  • Feb 17th, 2017

U.S. wine exports set record in 2016

About 90 percent of the 49.5 million cases of U.S. wine sold came from California.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Puzder withdraws as labor secretary nominee amid GOP opposition

The collapse of Puzder’s nomination comes during one of the toughest periods of Trump’s young presidency.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Coast Guard tracking Russian spy ship near U.S. Navy submarine base in Connecticut

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is tracking the ship’s course, but would not disclose the precise location.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Obamacare repeal would gut opioid treatment gains, study finds

The lost funding would have sweeping implications as deaths from opioid abuse continue to rise.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Trump knew 3 weeks ago that Flynn misled on contacts with Russia

Republican senators called for a full and open investigation.

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Pot industry is on edge as it braces for possible Justice Department crackdown

Jeff Sessions, is a longtime field lieutenant in the war on drugs with unabashed hostility toward pot.

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Trump administration suggests it won’t go to Supreme Court over travel ban — for now

Last week, three 9th Circuit judges upheld a Seattle federal judge’s decision.

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Flynn apologizes to Pence for confusion over talks with Russian ambassador

President Trump is considering whether to keep Flynn in his White House job.

  • Feb 13th, 2017

The waning days of the Standing Rock protests

They all came to help the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe fight the pipeline.

  • Feb 12th, 2017

As bee populations dwindle, robot bees may pick up some of their pollination slack

The decline of bees could disrupt agriculture and the economy.

  • Feb 11th, 2017

ICE raids chill immigrant groups in Los Angeles

As many as 150 people had been detained and were being transported to a federal facility.

  • Feb 11th, 2017