‘Silence Breakers’ named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

The announcement was made on NBC’s “Today” show, where host Matt Lauer was fired last week.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Report: West Coast homeless crisis pushes US count higher

Officials and those living on the streets point to a main culprit: the region’s booming economy.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

Embassy workers developed changes to white matter tracts that let parts of the brain communicate.

  • Dec 6, 2017

The red Russian uniforms will be gone, but not the athletes

The IOC has barred the Russian team from competing because of widespread doping in 2014.

  • Dec 6, 2017

Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations

The Detroit liberal is the highest-ranking member of Congress brought down by sexual misconduct allegations.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Southern California fires forces thousands to flee homes

More than 27,000 people were evacuated. One fire was 80 square miles in size.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Trump plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

He may sign another six-month waiver maintaining the embassy’s current location in Tel Aviv.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Obama, the chicken nugget guy, among most retweeted in 2017

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  • Dec 5, 2017

Zinke: Claim that Trump ‘stole’ public land a shameful lie

Zinke says the land targeted by Trump remains protected because it is still under federal control.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Cop who saved Pulse victim to be let go at end of month

He doesn’t understand why he can’t work another six months and be vested in the pension system.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Lawyer: No subpoena for records relating to Trump finances

The statement was in response to a report that Mueller had subpoenaed records from Deutsche Bank.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Mueller investigation cost $6.7M within first 5 months

Independent counsels have in the past spent tens of millions of dollars on lengthy probes.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Divisions over spending raise risks of a shutdown

A group of hard-line conservatives threatened to derail the GOP’s high-profile tax bill.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Trump Deutsche Bank records said to be subpoenaed by Mueller

The investigation appears to be entering a new phase.

  • Dec 5, 2017

Tribes: Trump’s monument order disrespects native people

“It’s just another slap in the face,” said one leader. Meanwhile, environmental groups and tribes sued.

  • Dec 5, 2017

‘The President Stole Your Land’: Patagonia, REI blast Trump

The outdoor recreation industry is allied with Indian tribes and conservationists.

  • Dec 5, 2017

I-66 express lanes debut with $34.50 toll, among highest in US

State officials say they don’t expect that to be the norm.

  • Dec 4, 2017

Toll hike hearing pits fiscal hawks against safety advocates

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is seeking to increase rates by 50 percent.

  • Dec 4, 2017

John B. Anderson’s quixotic run for president helped Reagan win

The former Illinois congressman died at his home in Washington, D.C. He was 95.

  • Dec 4, 2017

Prosecutors: Manafort wrote op-ed with colleague in Russia

Allegedly the essay was intended to influence public opinion about his work in Ukraine.

  • Dec 4, 2017