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Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 02:22 AM EST

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show. EPA said in a statement that it is directing...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:46 PM EST

No. of No-Show Airport Security Screeners Soars in Shutdown

No. of No-Show Airport Security Screeners Soars in Shutdown

The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the partial government shutdown goes into its fourth week. No-shows among screeners jumped Sunday and again...

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House Rebukes GOP's Steve King Over Racist Remarks

House Rebukes GOP's Steve King Over Racist Remarks

A Democratic measure rebuking Republican Rep. Steve King for his comments about white supremacy won easy approval Tuesday in the House. In a twist, the nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:53 PM EST

Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules Blocked Nationwide

Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules Blocked Nationwide

A federal judge on Monday put a nationwide hold on Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone in...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:36 PM EST

More Federal Workers Speaking Out Over Shutdown

More Federal Workers Speaking Out Over Shutdown

More faces of the partial government shutdown are going public every day the slowdown continues.

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 04:53 PM EST

AP Fact Check: Trump Pokes Pelosi for Trip She Didn't Take

AP Fact Check: Trump Pokes Pelosi for Trip She Didn't Take

President Donald Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of partying on a beach in Puerto Rico — with lobbyists, no less — while he sat in the White House over the weekend ready to work out a deal to end the...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 02:28 PM EST

Trump Calls Putin Meeting 'No Big Deal'

Trump Calls Putin Meeting 'No Big Deal'

President Trump on Monday responded to the New York Times bombshell report that in 2017 the FBI opened an investigation into whether he had worked on behalf of Russia. "I never worked for Russia, you...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 02:34 PM EST

Trump Denies Ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

Trump Denies Ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

President Donald Trump on Monday denied he ever worked for Russia against U.S. interests, addressing an extraordinary question that has haunted his presidency and shows no sign of going away. Speaking from the...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 10:32 AM EST

Trump Denies Bombshell Russia Reports From NYT, Post

Trump Denies Bombshell Russia Reports From NYT, Post

President Donald Trump responded to accusations of Russian collusion in two separate bombshell reports from the New York Times and the Washington Post. Trump denied that he fired former FBI Director James Comey...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:35 PM EST

Trump's AG Nominee: Mueller Should Be Allowed to Finish Work

Trump's AG Nominee: Mueller Should Be Allowed to Finish Work

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general will tell senators "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation, and said he believes...

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