Nation/World

SpaceX may have canceled Red Dragon project

Mission to Mars

  • Jul 23rd, 2017

 

Spicer resigns amid White House shake-up of press and legal teams

Spicer hasn’t given a press briefing since June 23.

  • Jul 21st, 2017

 

O.J. Simpson granted parole

He could be out of prison as early as October.

  • Jul 20th, 2017

 

Congress is irked with Trump over health care, but isn’t ready to abandon him yet

Trump is “frustrated” and “bewildered” with the legislative process.

  • Jul 18th, 2017

State lotteries fight ‘jackpot fatigue,’ casino competition

In 22 of the 44 states with lotteries, revenue declined between 2014 and 2015.

  • Jul 17th, 2017

McCain absence gives GOP more time to win — or lose — health care votes

And it could bring the focus back to the chamber’s various Russia investigations.

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Nevada addresses pot shortage

Growing pains for recreational marijuana

  • Jul 15th, 2017

Protester’s conviction for laughing in Sessions hearing overturned

Judge rules that laughter alone was insufficient for conviction.

  • Jul 15th, 2017

Defying Trump, House panel is expected to propose restoring funding for earthquake early warning system

A seismic early warning system for the West Coast has been under development for years.

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Top Trump official warns special immigration status may end soon for a million people

In February, Trump promised to treat the so-called Dreamers “with heart.”

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Children’s health at risk in Trump country

Today, just 5 percent of kids nationwide lack health coverage, down from nearly 14 percent two decades ago.

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Trump’s environmental rollbacks hitting major roadblocks

Signing executive orders and making speeches were the easy part.

  • Jul 11th, 2017

GOP said to drop tax cuts for big earners in revised health bill

The two tax increases in question generate nearly $231 billion in revenue over a decade.

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Outraged Republicans want answers from Trump Jr.

Trump Jr.’s emails sparked calls even from some conservatives for the president to step down as Democrats began to utter the word “treason.”

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Why more states are getting serious about sunscreen

The legislation has been driven by an advocacy campaign from a coalition of medical groups.

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Congress unnerved by energy grid hack

For Sen. Maria Cantwell, the hacks are just the latest signs of how vulnerable the electric grid is to foreign threats.

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Coffee drinkers live longer and have lower risk of disease, studies find

Coffee-drinking reduced the risk of various diseases among people from several ethnicities.

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Senate returns no closer to health care deal

More senators are expressing concerns over the current draft.

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Amount of opioids prescribed in U.S. has been falling since 2010

Nationally, however, overdose death rates continue to climb, the study noted.

  • Jul 10th, 2017