Government And Politics

EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

Apr 24, 2018

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that seeks to restrict the types of scientific studies that regulators can use to determine the impact of pesticide and pollution exposure on human health

Senate votes to confirm Trump nominee for US appeals court

Apr 24, 2018

The Senate has voted to confirm one of President Donald Trump's nominees to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans

House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

Apr 24, 2018

House Democrats have held the first of what they hope to be several interviews with witnesses who have not been called in Republican-led Russia investigations

Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

Apr 24, 2018

One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many by announcing the U.S. would withdraw from Syria soon, but after talks with France's president he appears to have changed his mind.

White House condemns violence, repression in Nicaragua

Apr 24, 2018

The White House is offering support for the people of Nicaragua amid several days of violent demonstrations

Auditor's handling of whistleblower's claims is criticized

Apr 24, 2018

Democratic Ohio attorney general candidate Steven Dettelbach says his GOP opponent, Auditor Dave Yost, should have referred to authorities a whistleblower's allegations of intentional attendance inflation at the state's then-largest online charter school

Melania Trump, Brigitte Macron visit National Gallery of Art

Apr 24, 2018

The first ladies of the U.S. and France bid a brief adieu to the White House for a visit with the works of Paul Cezanne at the National Gallery of Art

The Latest: Prosecutor: Cosby witness testimony 'fictional'

Apr 24, 2018

A prosecutor is attacking Bill Cosby's star defense witness

Senate leaders hope to end take-it-or-leave-it budget votes

Apr 24, 2018

The Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill

Ex-Yahoo paying $35M to settle SEC charges over 2014 hack

Apr 24, 2018

The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online giant deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history.

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