Trump rips report that he sought ally to run hush money probe

According to the NY Times, the acting AG refused the president’s request.

  • Feb 20, 2019

 

US mining sites dump 50M gallons of fouled wastewater daily

Arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow into lakes and streams without being treated.

  • Feb 20, 2019

 

Trump chooses Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

He currently serves as the Transportation Department’s chief operating officer.

  • Feb 20, 2019

 

Putin sternly warns US against putting missiles in Europe

The Russian president said he’ll retaliate with weapons that will take little time to hit their targets.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says

Whisleblowers say some officials sought to push a deal that could financially benefit Trump supporters.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Trump OKs plan to create Space Force under Air Force control

It would be under Air Force control in a fashion similar to how the Marines are under the Navy.

Poll: Rural/urban political divisions also split the suburbs

Liberal leanings are closely linked to whether someone has previously lived in a city.

  • Feb 20, 2019

FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

A yearlong investigation discovered frequent mistakes that could lead to wrong takeoff weights.

Feds share terrorist watchlist with 1,400 private groups

For years, it has insisted that that the list is generally not shared with the private sector.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

The Trump confidant posted a photo of the judge with what appeared to be crosshairs near her head.

  • Feb 19, 2019

North Carolina poll workers: County’s results counted early

Officials heard testimony about reported irregularities in a state congressional district election.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s global icon, dies in Paris

His luxury designs quickly trickled down to low-end retailers, giving him global influence.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Source: FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence

The goal was to ensure that information collected would survive firings or reassignments.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Tip to police: Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator

Chicago police have declined to comment on reports that the attack was a hoax.

  • Feb 19, 2019

I owe how much? Americans shocked by impact of new tax law

While most will see a decrease in income tax for 2018, many are startled to find the reverse is true.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Great Britain

However, Honda’s CEO said the decision was not related to Brexit.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Dog shoots man: German court rules owner not fit for license

The hunter was shot in the arm when his dog managed to release the trigger on a loaded rifle.

  • Feb 19, 2019

On world stage, acting Pentagon chief must answer for Trump

Former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan has slim foreign policy experience.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Sanders will seek Democratic presidential nomination in 2020

The Vermont senator calls President Trump “the most dangerous president in modern American history.”

  • Feb 19, 2019

16 states sue Trump over national-emergency declaration

They accuse the president of “an unconstitutional and unlawful scheme” to fund a border wall.

  • Feb 19, 2019