Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communica...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:34 PM PDT
Abu Ghraib Ex-Inmates' Lawsuit Moves Ahead in Federal Court
After nine years of fits and starts, dismissals and reinstatements, a federal lawsuit filed by one-time inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against civilian interrogators who worked there is...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 01:36 PM PDT
Investigators Reviewing HHS Chief's Private Charter Flights
Federal investigators are examining Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's recent use of costly charter flights on the taxpayers' dime for official business.
The HHS inspector general's office said...
Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 01:14 PM PDT
Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?
A wall along the Mexico border isn’t President Donald Trump’s only proposal to curtail immigration into the United States.
Trump also wants to limit legal immigration into the U.S. by, among other revisions...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 09:09 PM PDT
Obama-Era Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault Gets Scrapped
The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when...
President Donald Trump implored his supporters Friday to get behind an establishment-backed incumbent in a Republican runoff race in Alabama, arguing that Sen. Luther Strange will "drain the swamp" and...
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 04:10 PM PDT
Trump Trying to Turn Around GOP Holdouts on Health Bill
Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party's last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 07:06 PM PDT
A Test for Trump's Political Muscle in Alabama Senate Runoff
It's Trump versus Trumpland.
President Donald Trump's political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He's campaigning for the establishment-back...
Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored...