Hope Yen, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 2:42pm
Campaigning to keep his job, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Tuesday he had no intention of quitting despite blistering findings of travel abuses connected to his 11-day trip to Europe. He issued an extraordinary warning to VA staff rebelling against him: Get back in line or get out.
President Donald Trump is recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers, including individuals who responded after a married couple shot and killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, more than two years ago.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 2:34pm
The House Ethics Committee confirmed Tuesday that it is investigating Republican Rep. John Duncan Jr., of Tennessee over unspecified allegations, after media reports last year that he had paid his son for campaign work.
Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 2:32pm
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like the rapid-fire bump stocks involved in last year's Las Vegas massacre.
Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 2:14pm
A Republican Idaho state senator yelled "abortion is murder" at a group of students who were pushing for birth control legislation at the Statehouse and now faces an ethics complaint after a post from an unverified Twitter account told them to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic lawmaker.
Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 2:03pm
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.