Sarah Rankin, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:29pm
A federal judge ruled Thursday that arsenic is flowing from a coal ash storage site in Chesapeake, polluting ground and surface water in violation of federal law but not at a level that threatens health or the environment.
Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:29pm
After seven years of fervent promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare," President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders buckled at a moment of truth Thursday, putting off a planned showdown vote in a stinging setback for the young administration.
Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:20pm
A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" — suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol-related diseases.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:15pm
After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays for the business-friendly agenda of President Donald Trump.
Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:04pm
With control of the White House and Senate and a commanding majority in the House, Republicans were supposed to brush off any challenge from the hardline Freedom Caucus and work their will with impunity.
Catherine Lucey, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:00pm
With time running out to get votes for the Republican plan to repeal and replace "Obamacare," President Donald Trump has shown he's willing to make a deal. But could he wind up with a plan that doesn't line up with some other campaign promises?
A South Texas school board has approved an estimated $1.2 billion in tax breaks to entice Exxon Mobil Corp. and its Saudi partner to build a $9.3 billion petrochemical plant within its district along the Texas Gulf Coast.
Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 2:56pm
The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, senior U.S. officials said, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate change.
Marcy Gordon, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 2:40pm
President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, attorney Jay Clayton, sought to assure lawmakers that he'll show no favoritism and act only in the public interest, as his Wall Street connections were scrutinized at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday.
Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 2:19pm
The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump's lease for a luxury hotel in Washington ruled Thursday that his inauguration as president doesn't violate terms of the agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 2:12pm
German candymaker Haribo, which is known for its brightly colored gummy bears and bow tie-wearing gold bear mascot, plans to build its first North American factory in southeastern Wisconsin not far from Chicago, Gov. Scott Walker announced Thursday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the United States and Britain on Thursday to drop what he said were "exaggerated" new aviation restrictions imposed on flights from some airports, including Istanbul.
Elliot Spagat, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 2:04pm
Once a week, union leaders representing U.S. Border Patrol agents host a radio show from a sleepy office park near San Diego, where studio walls are covered with an 8-by-12-foot American flag and portraits of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.