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...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:59 AM 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...
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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...
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GOP Health Bill All But Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow
Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years...
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...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 01:51 PM PDT
Sanders: Diplomacy, Human Rights Must Drive US World Affairs
Once and possibly future presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump accentuates the worst aspects of generations of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that diplomacy and human...