Michael Biesecker and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 3:14pm
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, yet another Trump administration official with his job on the line over ethical concerns, took heat from lawmakers Thursday over his profligate spending and lobbyist ties and tried to divert responsibility to underlings.
Zeke Miller and Hope Yen, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 3:14pm
President Donald Trump's White House doctor reluctantly withdrew his nomination to be Veterans Affairs secretary Thursday in the face of accusations of misconduct, the latest embarrassing episode highlighting Trump's struggles to fill key jobs and the perils of his occasional spur-of-the-moment-decision-making.
A sea of teachers clad in red shirts and holding "Money for Schools" signs reached the Arizona Capitol to press lawmakers for action Thursday, a key event in an unprecedented walkout that closed most of the state's public schools and built on an educator uprising that bubbled up in other parts of the U.S.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 3:04pm
The Senate Ethics Committee has admonished Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey for repeatedly accepting gifts of significant value, failing to report them and for advancing the personal and business interests of a donor.
A Native American advocacy group is making a long shot request for an independent expert with the United Nations Human Rights Council to order the United States to respond to ongoing human right violations it says are happening at Bears Ears National Monument.
Don Thompson and Brian Melley, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 2:53pm
The California grandfather suspected of killing a dozen people and raping more than 50 women lived a quiet life as a warehouse worker and a suburban homeowner obsessed with lawn care, neighbors and acquaintances said.
The Trump administration will end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants living in the United States, giving them until June 24, 2019, to leave or find another way to stay in the country, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday.
In a story April 20 about black voters, The Associated Press reported erroneously that White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders noted that black unemployment had reached a record high under President Donald Trump's leadership. Sanders said that black employment, not unemployment, had reached a record high.