Federal study: Climate change sucks moisture from the West, adding to droughts, fires

Report contradicts President Donald Trump’s position that man-made climate change is a “hoax.”

  • Nov 4th, 2017

GOP tax bill would kill deductibility of student loan interest

More than 12 million Americans deducted student loan interest on their tax returns in 2015.

  • Nov 4th, 2017

In new book, Donna Brazile assails Clinton campaign for taking ‘control’ of DNC

Former interim Democratic National Committee chairwoman makes a bold allegation

  • Nov 4th, 2017

New York attacker struck in the name of Islamic State, official says

The 29-year-old came to the U.S. from Uzbekistan legally in March 2010.

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Losses from California wildfires top $3 billion

14,000 homes destroyed or damaged

  • Nov 1st, 2017

6 killed after gunman driving Home Depot truck rips through Manhattan bike lane

A horde of police vehicles and first responders descended on the scene.

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Bipartisan group introduces last-ditch bump stock bill

Two other bills introduced in the House in October sought to ban the devices. Those bills have not gained traction.

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Charges suggest Mueller making inroads on proving Trump-Russia collusion

The development ramps up pressure on at least two other figures in Trump’s campaign.

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Facebook’s testimony: Russia posts reached 126 million users

Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Jury selection begins in Bundy trial

Criminal trial of Cliven Bundy, his two sons and a supporter

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Tax bill loses home-builder support before it’s released

The group will oppose the bill because it won’t include a tax credit for mortgage interest and state property taxes.

  • Oct 28th, 2017

Wildfires devastate California marijuana farmers

And they don’t have banks or insurance.

  • Oct 28th, 2017

JFK documents: Khrushchev says cops killed Kennedy; CIA plots; RFK-Monroe affair

Not all of the remaining Kennedy documents were released to the public.

  • Oct 28th, 2017

Tillerson demands Assad leave power under Syria peace process

The U.S. is prepared to ask other countries to help with Syria’s reconstruction.

  • Oct 28th, 2017

What President Trump’s public health emergency declaration means for the opioid crisis

The opioid epidemic killed 64,000 Americans in 2016.

  • Oct 28th, 2017

Trump’s inaction on climate change carries a big price tag, federal report finds

The report released Tuesday from the Government Accountability Office presents a bleak picture.

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Trump’s over-the-top presidency has changed the rules for prospective candidates

Clearly, the old rules of political campaigning no longer apply.

  • Oct 24th, 2017

Federal flood insurance pushed to brink by storms

Insured damage has racked up estimated costs of $16 billion.

  • Oct 23rd, 2017