On the defensive, the EPA chief cited “half truths” and “twisted” allegations as an effort to undermine the Trump administration’s anti-regulatory agenda.'Your agenda costs lives' »
Esther Roberts stands in her friend’s field in Somers, Wis., which sits directly across the road from the massive Foxconn development site in Pleasant Prarie, WIs. At the moment when Esther Roberts decided to run for elected office, she was standing far from her home in Somers, Wisc., amid a sea of pink hats at the March for Women in Washington, D.C., in January 2017. Roberts is typical of the thousands of women who have entered the political arena in the past 18 months in the wake of Donald Trump’s election.
Eric Greitens ran for Missouri governor with no backing from the state Republican Party and won. Now his legal troubles threaten to bring down the whole Republican slate, but the party has no leverage to make him quit.
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt was challenged in Congress for creating an environment of fear of reprisal at the agency, and failing to ban a deadly chemical in common paint removers that’s still claiming lives.
President Trump called into “Fox & Friends” on Thursday for a wide-ranging interview during which an animated — and, at times, angry — commander in chief weighed in on several scandals swirling around his administration.
Trump’s critics would argue that this moment must be met with extraordinary measures. The danger is that with each extraordinary measure they risk defining down the presidency.
As a prominent face in the world of adult entertainment, sex worker Ginger Banks has endured her share of insults and discrimination: “When I read comments on articles about sexual assault happening to sex workers, it breaks my heart. Following a recent string of deaths by suicide and drug overdose among female adult-film actresses, including the popular performer August Ames, Banks has spoken out about the damaging and discriminatory treatment sex workers in the industry regularly face. The issue, Banks believes, stems from the stigma society places on sex work and the porn industry.
In ruling on the administration’s travel ban, a key issue for the Supreme Court is whether the statements and tweets by Donald Trump as a candidate are relevant to his actions as president.
A Republican senator and a Democratic senator are working on a bipartisan bill that would let states set their own marijuana policy. And a bill to reclassify industrial hemp is in the works too.
The man arrested in the van attack on a Toronto sidewalk reportedly posted messages on Facebook about hating women because they rejected him — the hallmark of those who call themselves “incel,” for “involuntarily celibate.” But does that make the attack terrorism?
French President Emmanuel Macron said during a joint meeting of Congress that he’s certain the United States will ultimately reverse U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to remove America from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
The Waffle House in Tennessee where four people were killed and four others wounded in a shooting will donate 100 percent of its proceeds over the next month to the families of the victims, its management announced on Wednesday.
France's Emmanuel Macron left Washington looking like a superstar — whether or not he changed President Donald Trump's mind on staying in Syria, how to contain Iran or anything at all.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the administration’s travel ban, dozens of interested parties – including states, business groups, foreign-policy experts and religious groups — have weighed in with friend-of-the-court briefs. Here’s some of what they are saying.
One of the prosecutors who brought the case against Scooter Libby says President Trump's pardon of the ex-top aide to former Vice President Dick Cheney sends a not-so-subtle message to potential witnesses in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
The mentally unstable gunman suspected of opening fire at a Waffle House restaurant in the middle of the night was arrested not far from his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day following the attack that killed four people, authorities said.
25-year-old Alek Minassian, who apparently had a grudge against women, was charged with murder Tuesday after allegedly plowing a rented van onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people.
Israelis cheered when President Trump said the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Now prominent Israelis are comparing the American president to the ancient Persian emperor Cyrus the Great, a hero to Jews who authorized building the Second Temple — raising the possibility of building the Third Temple in Jerusalem.
AP reports: A large explosion echoed across the city, shattering windows miles away from the attack site and damaging several nearby vehicles. Five small children and 21 women are among the dead. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility. Afghanistan will hold parliamentary elections in October.
President Trump pushed back against criticisms that North Korea has had to meet few preconditions before a planned summit between the president and Kim Jong Un. Trump said he may or may not be successful but that he’s taking an important step that previous presidents should have taken long ago.
An incident on the New York subway system Friday night, where a Hispanic man was reportedly berated for “taking jobs” from Americans, is being investigated by police as a possible hate crime.
A number of analysts have been wondering aloud whether the loyalty of Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer, will pass the acid test of a federal indictment.
Several former U.S. presidents were among the 1,500 mourners expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.
In a series of early-morning tweets, President Trump attacks an article in the New York Times suggesting that his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, whose offices were raided last week by the FBI, might cooperate with investigators.
According to memos by former FBI Director James Comey, Donald Trump disputed allegations about cavorting with prostitutes in Moscow by insisting that he didn’t spend the night in Moscow during his 2013 trip. But the record clearly shows he did.
Thousands of students walked out of classes across the United States on Friday, marking the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School with a show of unity aimed at pressuring politicians to enact tighter gun restrictions.