Nation/World

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

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

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

Congress has one month to fix flood insurance

Hurricane Harvey makes it harder

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Lawmakers pressure Trump to let Central Americans stay in the US

They’re requesting Temporary Protected Status for immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador.

  • Aug 30th, 2017

US has more troops in Afghanistan than previously disclosed, Pentagon reveals

The Pentagon revealed that roughly 11,000 U.S. troops are currently deployed in Afghanistan.

  • Aug 30th, 2017

A flood disaster in the making

Houston has less slope than a shower floor.

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Antifa violence in Berkeley becomes problem for left-wing activist community

100 or so militants billed themselves as a security force for progressive counter-protesters.

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Minimum-wage raise given to St. Louis workers is taken away

A state law was adopted prohibiting cities from setting higher minimum wages than the state.

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Trump’s planned building boom bumps up against worker shortage

Economists say there aren’t millions of unemployed people looking for construction jobs.

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Death toll from Harvey rises as 30,000 flee to Texas shelters

As many as 13 million people, from Houston to New Orleans, were under flood watches and warnings.

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Harvey causes airlines to delay or cancel almost 11,000 flights

The storm delayed 6,309 flights across the country and forced the cancellation of 4,528 flights.

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Hurricane devastates Rockport, Texas

“Our town ain’t never going to be the same,” police officer Eli Ramos said as he started a patrol.

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Hurricane Harvey arrives, Texas’ Gulf communities hold breath

Winds more than 100 mph and torrential rains

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Trump pardons former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Arpaio, 85, was convicted in July of criminal contempt

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Navy relieves commander of 7th Fleet in wake of collision near Singapore

The punishment comes two days after the Navy announced a suspension of operations around the globe.

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Trump fills Phoenix with racially charged language, accusing media and fellow Republicans of failings

As protesters massed on the streets of Phoenix, he unleashed a vitriolic, 76-minute speech.

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Trump team goes to bat for NRA-backed bill by stifling Park Service concerns

According to the NRA, the legislation is aimed at improving hunting access on public lands.

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

After Navy’s second deadly collision, a call for a congressional probe

Rep. Scott Peters suggested the investigation could be done by the House Armed Services Committee.

  • Aug 22nd, 2017