Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or...
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Amid Outcry, Nunes Won't Step Down From House Russia Probe
House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes rebuffed calls to step aside from the Russia investigation Tuesday as demands grew for him to recuse himself as head of that probe.
"Why would I?" Nunes said. The...
Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 05:24 PM EDT
Trump's Early Moves on Education Draw Concern, Praise
The nomination of Betsy DeVos, a school choice advocate, as Education secretary, was a signal from President Donald Trump that he was going to shake up public education.
On Monday, Trump moved to roll back...
Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 02:31 PM EDT
Sessions Threatens Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities in WH Briefing
Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning to sanctuary cities in a Monday White House briefing, threatening to pull federal funding for states and cities that do not follow federal code on illegal...
Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:38 AM EDT
US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria Dam
U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday they will pause military operations near a major dam held by ISIS in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability....
Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:15 AM EDT
On Muslims' Agenda: Fight US Proposals to Ban Sharia Law
Muslims complain they're frivolous bills meant to spread fears and sow suspicion of their religion in a nation divided.
But supporters of state proposals to prevent Islamic code from being used in American...
Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:07 PM EDT
Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds
The day before Rep. Devin Nunes claimed Trump Tower may have been caught up in United States surveillance efforts during the transition period, the House Intelligence Committee chairman was on White House...
Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:40 AM EDT
Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers
The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy.
Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on...
Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:09 AM EDT
Agency Follows a Uniquely American Way of Funding Arts
When the National Endowment for the Arts was established in 1965, organizers had different models to choose from.
They could have looked to the French Ministry of Culture, a cabinet-level institution committed...
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Bitter GOP Finger-Pointing Clouds Path for Trump Agenda
Congressional Republicans on Monday pointed fingers and assigned blame after their epic failure on health care and a weekend digesting the outcome.
The divisions, coming on top of House Republicans' inability...