Nation/World

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

U.S. citizens warned about traveling to Mexico’s Cancun and Los Cabos

Turf battles between criminal groups have resulted in shootings in which innocent bystanders have been killed.

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

With Bannon out, Trump digs in on Afghanistan

Before he entered politics, Trump was dependably critical of the handling and cost of the war.

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio ‘very unlikely’ to appear with Trump at Arizona campaign rally

Trump’s first trip to the West as president.

  • Aug 21st, 2017

Poll: Majority disapprove of Trump in Rust Belt states that helped elect him

Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania

  • Aug 21st, 2017

The scent of plastic trash makes fish think it’s food

Findings of new study

  • Aug 21st, 2017

University of Texas removes Confederate statues

A UT spokesman said the removal work was done after dark and without advance warning for public safety reasons.

  • Aug 21st, 2017

States in eclipse’s path brace for huge traffic tie-ups

Local sheriffs and highway patrols across the country are bracing for what they say could be the largest traffic snarl in U.S. history.

  • Aug 20th, 2017

Trumps to skip Kennedy Center honors

White House cites ‘political distraction.’

  • Aug 20th, 2017

Far-right rally and counterprotests draw thousands to Boston Common

Boston police said they were taking extra precautions and implementing a tight security plan.

  • Aug 19th, 2017

Steve Bannon out as Trump’s chief strategist

He had apparently also lost the support of the president for his combativeness.

  • Aug 18th, 2017

White House fears Bannon may go on the attack

Bannon’s targets would likely include a trio of top aides he clashed with at the White House

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Former presidents Bush rebuke Trump’s neo-Nazi stance

Also on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., forcefully distanced himself and the party from Trump’s stance.

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Southern states resist calls to remove Confederate memorials

Nationally, more than 1,500 publicly supported spaces are dedicated to the Confederacy.

  • Aug 16th, 2017

This odd-looking creature may be the ‘missing link’ in dinosaur evolution

Chilesaurus lived around 150 million years ago in what is now southern Chile.

  • Aug 16th, 2017

CEOs abandon Trump over Charlottesville

They sat on president’s American Manufacturing Council.

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Georgia judge suspended after posts about Confederate monuments

The proud Marine Corps veteran then appeared to express support for the Confederacy.

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Lawmakers raise alarm over 2020 census preparations, leadership

The Census Bureau says the 2020 survey is on track.

  • Aug 15th, 2017