President Donald Trump will seek to open the Arctic waters for offshore oil and gas drilling, reversing President Barack Obama's policy that prevented exploration in a region that environmental groups warn is too sensitive to risk an ecological catastrophe.
The move is Trump's latest attempt to jettison Obama-era environmental policies and [...]
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that while North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be a ruthless, murderous dictator, he is not mentally insane.
"All indications are that he is not crazy," Tillerson told Fox News. "He may be ruthless. He may be a murderer. He may be someone [...]
from firstname.lastname@example.org (Josh Gerstein)
Contrary to widespread reports, federal prosecutors issued grand jury subpoenas in connection with an investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server, an FBI official indicated in a court filing this week.
After FBI Director James Comey announced last July that there were no plans to prosecute Hillary Clinton or her top aides [...]
President Donald Trump's senior advisers were unable to agree on whether the United States should remain in the Paris climate change pact during a meeting Thursday afternoon at the White House, two administration officials told POLITICO.
But those who attended the meeting said there is a growing consensus among the advisers [...]
Fox News may have moved past its second high-profile controversy in one year with the removal of Bill O'Reilly but another one may be looming.
New York Magazine reported on Thursday that the channel's co-president, Bill Shine, wanted a "statement of support" from James and Lachlan Murdoch, the sons of [...]
from MARGOT SANGER-KATZ
President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday instructing the Interior Department to review the national monuments created by his three most recent predecessors. Trump appears to be signaling his willingness to revoke national monument status from some of these sites, particularly Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. Former [...]
from NEIL IRWIN
from Harry Enten
The American Health Care Act isn't dead yet. An amendment offered by New Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthur pushed the bill to the right, and as a result the Freedom Caucus — which opposed the AHCA originally — has now endorsed the bill. The endorsement suggests that most of [...]
by Derek Kravitz and Al Shaw, ProPublica, and Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz, WNYC,
This story was co-published with WNYC.[...]
from MARGOT SANGER-KATZ