Nation/World

With deadline near, Republicans’ last push to roll back Obamacare gains strength

Supporters of the Graham-Cassidy measure aim to bring it to the Senate floor next week.

  • Sep 18th, 2017

 

Navy ousts admiral, captain from jobs

More fallout from ship collisions in Asia

  • Sep 18th, 2017

 

Navy’s most advanced submarines will soon be using Xbox controllers

To operate the periscopes aboard Virginia-class submarines.

  • Sep 18th, 2017

 

Trump may strip protections from 10 national monuments

But the impact on the West overall would be dramatic.

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Facebook is said to tell Mueller more on Russia ad spending

Facebook said it is cooperating with investigators and declined to comment further.

  • Sep 17th, 2017

Hard-hit Virgin Islands residents feel like ‘bastard step-children’ of U.S. after Irma

Residents of these hard-hit and isolated islands worry they’ll continue to be invisible to a reeling mainland.

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Fla. nursing home where 6 died in heat had poor record with state regulators

The facility’s “overall rating was listed as “below average.”

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Western states try to tame homegrown marijuana

Regulators in Oregon, Washington and Colorado are trying to tame what has proven to be an unruly crop of home growers.

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Why didn’t Hurricane Irma kill more Americans? Thank the meteorologists

In 1935, at least 408 people died when another cyclone slammed into the Florida Keys.

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Florida presses for federal dollars after Irma, but budget hawks resist

Conservative Republicans bristle at any new spending that doesn’t include corresponding cuts elsewhere.

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Trump officials temper expectations for 15 percent corporate tax rate

The president is eager for a bipartisan tax deal.

  • Sep 12th, 2017

As Mexico digs out from earthquake, Hurricane Katia hits east coast

One in three homes were destroyed in hardest-hit areas.

  • Sep 9th, 2017

Hurricane Irma closes in on Florida after pounding Cuba

Nearly 7 million people — more than a quarter of the population of Florida — have been advised to evacuate over several states.

  • Sep 9th, 2017

Florida Keys evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma

‘Everyone’s freaking out’

  • Sep 6th, 2017

House approves $7.85 billion for Hurricane Harvey aid

Senate passage expected by week’s end

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Hurricane Irma reaches Category 5 strength as it rolls toward Florida

Fierce hurricane winds extend 45 miles from its center.

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Key Trump aide’s departure is said to rattle president’s allies

Keith Schiller has worked for Trump for nearly two decades.

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Trump asks Congress to resolve fate of Dreamers, moves to phase out protections

Several thousand people a week will begin losing their legal right to work in the U.S. as of March 6.

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Obamacare repeal odds slip as Senate gets new expiration date

The end of September or it’s back to the drawing board

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

Flood insurance is a mess, and Harvey won’t make Congress any more likely to fix it

Each year on average, the flood insurance program pays out $3 billion more than it collects in premiums.

  • Sep 2nd, 2017