A global conference to better protect marine life has raised more than $7 billion and won commitments to protect huge swathes of the Earth's oceans.
The European Union, which organized the Our Ocean conference...
Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 06:48 AM PDT
US Customs Vows to Block Imports Made by North Korea Workers
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it is ready to block U.S. imports of seafood — as well as any other goods — produced by North Korean laborers who work in China.
An Associated Press investigation tracked...
Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 04:26 AM PDT
Trump Jr. Defends Dad's Response to Racial Protests
Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday stood by his father's declarations that "both sides" were to blame after August's racially driven violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a white supremacist killed a counter-p...
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 06:24 PM PDT
Mueller’s Team Traveled to Interview Dossier Ex-Spy
Members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team traveled to interview the former British intelligence officer who authored a dossier alleging collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, a source close...
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 05:11 PM PDT
Tillerson Asked to WH Amid Presidential Fury: Sources
John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, abruptly scrapped plans to travel with President Donald Trump on Wednesday so he could try to contain his boss’s fury and manage the fallout from new revelations about...
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 02:44 PM PDT
New Wave of Protest Leaders Emerged After Ferguson
Young people thrust into activism by the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson are leading a new wave of civil disobedience in St. Louis, mentored by a civil rights movement veteran and driven by...
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 01:27 PM PDT
Report: Trump-Tied Lobbyists Cash in on Their Connections
The day after the presidential election, the Washington lobbying firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck touted its Republican team's "significant relationships ... with those who will steer the incoming Trump...
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:42 PM PDT
House Dem Calls for Review of Kushner and Ivanka Emails
A top House Democrat is calling on federal investigators to review whether President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law exposed classified information through their use of personal email.
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:33 PM PDT
Leading House Democrat Calls on Pelosi to Step Down
A high-ranking Democratic California official has proposed minority leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California step down to allow for another generation of Democrats to show leadership.
Rep. Linda Sanchez of...
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 08:28 PM PDT
California Becomes 'Sanctuary State' as Governor Signs Bill