Nation/World

President blames ‘both sides’ for Charlottesville

Trump effectively reopened the debate.

  • Aug 15th, 2017

South Carolina sues company that makes OxyContin

The latest to sue Purdue Pharma.

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Supposedly symbolic, state travel bans have real bite

Washington has banned state employee travel to North Carolina and Mississippi.

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Insurers face long odds to win reprieve of health care tax

The health insurance tax is scheduled to go back into effect in December.

  • Aug 13th, 2017

Judge throws out part of DJ’s lawsuit against Taylor Swift

Jurors are scheduled to return Monday when they’ll consider Swift’s counterclaims.

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Marijuana fight puts Congress on collision course with Sessions

The Republican-controlled Congress is already on record supporting medical marijuana.

  • Aug 7th, 2017

North Korea says U.S. will ‘pay dearly’ for new UN sanctions

The United Nations Security Council on Saturday voted on a new round of sanctions.

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Senate chairman demanding answers, ramps up Trump Russia probe

Grassley said he’s investigating for a simple reason: Congress has a responsibility to provide oversight.

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Study: Moderate to heavy drinkers more likely to live to 85 without developing dementia

The paper was published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

  • Aug 6th, 2017

White House can’t count on Senate GOP, so it’s wooing Democrats

A strong push to get at least three vulnerable Senate Democrats to back the administration’s tax reform agenda.

  • Aug 6th, 2017

Trump now has the votes to feed U.S. fracking frenzy with new gas pipelines

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Before leaving town, the U.S. Senate handed President Donald…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

California AG accuses Trump of ‘sabotage’ and ‘extortion’ on Obamacare subsidies

U.S. appeals court rules to allow states to join the legal battle to defend cost-sharing subsidies.

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

NASA job opening to defend Earth from aliens comes with a 6-figure salary

A job opening for a planetary protection officer.

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Trump plan would dramatically cut legal immigration

Getting the plan through Congress will be difficult.

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Trump quietly signs Russia sanctions bill

Trump signed the bill without cameras or an immediate press release.

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Conservatives’ ‘power of no’ stifles Republican agenda

Freedom Caucus supporters outside of Washington appreciate the group’s efforts.

  • Aug 1st, 2017
Senate approves Christopher Wray as new FBI director
Senate approves Christopher Wray as new FBI director

Opioids commission recommends that Trump declare a national emergency

The commission is led by Chris Christie.

  • Jul 31st, 2017

Republicans give Trump what he wants — new Clinton investigations

Ukraine was quick to deny any efforts to interfere in the election.

  • Jul 31st, 2017

Republicans stumbled on health care, but tax reform won’t be any easier

Conservatives have been on a crusade to cut taxes for years.

  • Jul 31st, 2017