WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration moved Monday to curb settlements with conservationists and industry, instead vowing to fight cases designed to force the Environmental Protection Agency to take action.
EPA ...Read more
JOHANNESBURG -- A push by security forces in Somalia to stop al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab has cost the extremist group some territory and leaders.
But the group has proved resilient. So although as of Monday al-Shabab had ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump falsely said that President Barack Obama and other previous presidents failed to call the families of soldiers killed in action, drawing angry rebukes from Obama aides.
Trump made the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump touched on a slew of subjects Monday at his hastily arranged news conference in the Rose Garden. Here are seven:
-- His former top strategist Steve Bannon's "war on Republicans":
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump on Monday threw a life raft to the most unpopular Republican in Congress, publicly expressing his support for Mitch McConnell and pledging to ask his anti-establishment friends to leave the ...Read more
NEW YORK -- An ambitious plan by Jared Kushner's family to recast its indebted Fifth Avenue office building as a luxury architectural trophy is collapsing, setting off a chain of events that may imperil the Kushners' ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Florida has a U.S. senator who once flew aboard the Space Shuttle.
A congressional candidate from Miami can go one better: Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera says she's been aboard a spaceship too. But this one was ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Either Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera has been watching too much Syfy Channel or she's really just that special. We'll probably never know for sure.
No matter, the 59-year-old Republican, who once recalled in an...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is holding Cuba responsible for the bizarre sonic attacks on U.S. diplomats in Havana that have affected as many as 25 people.
The comments, which came during an impromptu Rose Garden ...Read more
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. -- Mario Maldonado didn't wear a mask. The 22-year-old field laborer thought it would slow him down. Besides, he doesn't like to cover his face when he tends to the vineyards on most nights.
But this ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said Monday he can understand why his former top adviser Steve Bannon called for "a season of war" on the GOP establishment.
"I'm not going to blame myself. I'll be honest, they are ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Duncan Hunter's campaign has spent nearly half a million dollars on legal fees this year amid the ongoing FBI investigation into alleged misuse of his campaign funds.
Hunter's most recent report to the ...Read more
In a highly anticipated first, scientists said they've detected the collision of two neutron stars and confirmed that these cataclysmic events are indeed a source of gold, platinum and other heavy elements in the universe....Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California elections officials will have to provide more voting materials in the languages of a community's voters -- including sample ballots -- under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday.
BEIRUT -- Gunfire and explosions rang out Monday as Iraqi forces moved to take control of a Kurdish-held military base and oil fields outside the disputed city of Kirkuk, raising the specter of a showdown between two U.S.-...Read more
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Robert Plant refuses to cash the Led Zeppelin reunion check, and God bless him for it. The 69-year-old rock titan continues to age with leonine grace. After ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump will meet with the controversial president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, during an upcoming tour of Asia, the White House announced Monday.
Duterte has been accused of egregious...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Tech-savvy senators are trying out a new platform to connect with voters: podcasts. Democrats Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota are embracing the opportunity to record and share.
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The death toll in a weekend truck bombing in Mogadishu has risen to 276, the Somali government said Monday, with 300 others injured and dozens of people missing.
"These numbers are expected to rise ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders face many decisions regarding details of a tax overhaul but perhaps none more immediately consequential than whether to roll the dice and try to eliminate the state and local tax, or ...Read more
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