Trump is sworn in as president, a divisive, singular figure promising to lift up ‘the forgotten’

Donald Trump becomes 45th president of the United States

  • Jan 20th, 2017



Rampaging American River casts drought out of mind

Last week’s California storm, roaring out of a six-year drought, provided an explosive reminder.

  • Jan 18th, 2017


Timeless ritual to meet partisan rancor at Trump’s inauguration

The inauguration is “one of those great turning points” in the nation’s political consciousness.

  • Jan 18th, 2017


Earth sets heat record in 2016 — for the third year in a row

Earth’s average surface temperature has risen about 2 degrees since the late 19th century.

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Repealing Obamacare without replacement would leave 18 million uninsured, report says

Those numbers would only increase in subsequent years.

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Nearly 100 false killer whales died in South Florida. Now scientists want to know why

It’s the largest stranding on record in the state.

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Trump alleges leaks by US spy agencies, something ‘Nazi Germany would have done’

The claim was one of several bizarre moments at a wide-ranging news conference.

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Roof gets death penalty for Charleston church massacre

Roof told jurors they had been misled by prosecutors about his alleged deep hatred of African-Americans.

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Trump’s trouble: Obama won’t go away

Obama is planning a more politically active post-presidency than perhaps any other previous U.S. leader in modern times.

  • Jan 9th, 2017

Trump insists hacking had ‘absolutely no effect’ on election as US intelligence report is released

Intelligence officials briefed congressional leaders Friday morning on the completed classified report.

  • Jan 6th, 2017

5 dead, 8 injured at Fort Lauderdale airport

Suspect had gun in checked bag.

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Republican House members ditch plan to overhaul ethics office

Lawmakers met in a basement caucus room and scrapped their plans.

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Clintons will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration

Hillary Clinton’s attendance, in particular, will be an important symbol about the peaceful transfer of power in America.

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Navy dolphins’ mission: Help locate rare vaquita porpoises

For an international group of scientists determined to save the species from near-certain extinction, it represents a final hope.

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Online shopping makes it easier for consumers, but returns are still a hassle

E-commerce shoppers say returns are almost never straightforward.

  • Dec 28th, 2016

Report: 8 years of Obama vacations cost $85 million

Obama has taken less vacation time than his Republican predecessor.

  • Dec 28th, 2016

With Trump on horizon, Obama rushes to block oil drilling in parts of Atlantic, Arctic

Obama invoked a seldom-used provision in a 1953 law.

  • Dec 20th, 2016

Judge rejects request by 2 Washington state electors in anti-Trump effort

The ruling was another blow to the movement of “Hamilton Electors.”

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Cantwell troubled by Trump questionnaire; DOE won’t name names

DOE will not provide any individual names to the transition team.

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Final Wisconsin recount tally strengthens Trump’s victory

The results effectively ended the recount efforts of Green Party presidential hopeful Jill Stein.

  • Dec 12th, 2016