Alexis Myers, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 6:21pm
A bill that would require school buses to have seat belts is being considered by lawmakers in Washington, one of more than a dozen states where school seat belt measures is on the legislative agenda this year.
Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 6:01pm
Businesses looking to invalidate California's fee for carbon pollution took their arguments to a state appeals court Tuesday in a case that could determine the future of one of California's signature efforts to combat climate change.
Mark Stevenson and Maria Verza, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 5:11pm
Mexico could leave the North American Free Trade Agreement if talks on re-negotiating it are unsatisfactory, officials said Tuesday ahead of scheduled meetings in Washington with the Trump administration.
Scott Smith, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 5:11pm
Much of California has gone from withered to water-logged this winter but the state's top water regulator is not ready to lift emergency conservation measures enacted during the height of the state's drought.
Don Thompson, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 5:00pm
The operators of Backpage.com pushed for pimping charges to be tossed out for the second time Tuesday, two weeks after the website that prosecutors dubbed an online brothel stopped advertising adult services in the face of a congressional investigation.
Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 5:00pm
President Donald Trump's selection to become health secretary told a Senate committee Tuesday that the new administration believes people with existing illnesses should not be denied health insurance, but committed to no details on that or any aspects of how Republicans will reshape President Barack Obama's health care law.
Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 4:44pm
The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the auto industry into disarray, analysts say, forcing some uncomfortable choices: Raise car prices or swallow the cost. Stop selling Mexican-made cars in the U.S. but risk losing customers. Move production to the U.S. but make less money.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer took the first question at his briefing Tuesday from a reporter who works for LifeZette, a website founded by Donald Trump supporter Laura Ingraham that published some untrue stories during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Matthew Daly and Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 3:43pm
President Donald Trump moved swiftly Tuesday to advance the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, signing executive actions to aggressively overhaul America's energy policy and deal a sharp blow to Barack Obama's legacy on climate change.
Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 3:35pm
Donald Trump holds the most powerful office in the world. But he's dogged by insecurity over his loss of the popular vote in the election and a persistent frustration that the legitimacy of his presidency is being challenged by Democrats and the media, aides and associates say.
Steve Leblanc, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 3:00pm
Gun rights activists aided by the National Rifle Association are suing Massachusetts over its firearms laws, saying the state's assault weapons ban is preventing law-abiding residents from buying and possessing some of the most popular rifles in the country, as well as most standard-capacity magazines.