EPA clears path for Alaska’s Pebble Mine

It frees the Army Corps of Engineers to decide whether to permit the copper and gold mine near Bristol Bay.

  • Jul 30, 2019

Trump hails ‘righteous cause of American self-government’

His appearance at Jamestown anniversary ceremony was boycotted by black Virginia lawmakers.

  • Jul 30, 2019

Opponent of nation’s public lands is picked to oversee them

Wyoming native William Perry Pendley is named acting head of the Bureau of Land Management.

  • Jul 30, 2019

Debate gives some Democrats a last chance to shine

Candidates are sure to use the high-profile setting to blast Trump’s recent string of incendiary tweets.

  • Jul 30, 2019

Woman kept baby in cardboard box in the freezer for decades

Her son, 37, never looked inside. He was told it was a wedding cake top.

  • Jul 30, 2019

Homeland Security is issuing hacking alert for small planes

Plane owners are being advised to restrict unauthorized physical access to their aircraft.

Pakistani army plane crashes into homes, killing at least 17

Five soldiers, including two army pilots, and at least 12 civilians were killed

  • Jul 29, 2019

Big question in opioid suits: How to divide any settlement

Local governments say they have had to shoulder many of the costs of the epidemic.

  • Jul 29, 2019

Doubts emerge about Trump pick for intelligence chief

Rep. John Ratcliffe, of Texas, is known as a Trump loyalist

  • Jul 29, 2019

Officials say 57 dead in Brazil prison riot; 16 decapitated

Two prison staff members were held hostage, but eventually released.

  • Jul 29, 2019

U.S. moves to limit asylum for threatened family members

People can seek asylum in the U.S. if they can prove a well-founded fear of persecution.

  • Jul 29, 2019

3 shot, killed at California garlic festival, official says

12 others are injured after the shooting at the annual festival in Gilroy.

  • Jul 28, 2019

Coats out as national intel director, clashed with Trump

Trump says he will nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, to the post.

  • Jul 28, 2019

Trump attacks black lawmaker again, rebuffs racism accusations

He also rebuffed suggestions from Dems and others that his comments about Elijah Cummings were racist.

  • Jul 28, 2019

Taliban vows future Afghanistan won’t be terrorists’ hotbed

Despite nearly two decades of war, militant groups remain.

  • Jul 27, 2019

Trump proposal seeks to crack down on food stamp ‘loophole’

39 states use federal welfare grants to produce materials informing food stamp applicants about social services.

  • Jul 27, 2019

Off-duty Los Angeles police officer killed

Police believe the gunman is a member of the Avenues gang.

  • Jul 27, 2019

2 US teens jailed in Italy in policeman’s killing

Investigators contended Saturday that the pair had confessed to their roles in the grisly slaying.

  • Jul 27, 2019

Supreme Court: Trump can use Pentagon funds for border wall

The justices said that the plaintiffs don’t have a right to challenge the decision to use the money.

  • Jul 27, 2019

Smugglers offer cash to troops, others to drive migrants

18 people junior enlisted Marines were arrested this month for migrant smuggling.

  • Jul 26, 2019