Government & Civics

President Trump fires FBI director James Comey

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In a surprising move, President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday after receiving recommendations from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Continue reading

Yates testifies she warned White House about Gen. Flynn

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Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper addressed a Senate hearing on Monday over the investigation into the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia and the warnings the White House received about Gen. Michael Flynn. Continue reading

How does mountaintop mining impact the Appalachian landscape?

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Underground coal mining has all but disappeared in West Virginia after 200 years of nonstop mining, replaced instead by surface mining that drastically changes the landscape. Continue reading

What have we learned from President Trump’s first 100 days?

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President Donald Trump marked his first 100 days in office this weekend. Find out what he has accomplished so far. Continue reading

Neil Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court following rules change

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The Senate confirmed U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch Friday in a 54-45 vote, following a contentious week of opposition from Democrats prompted Republicans to change Senate rules in order to push the vote through. Continue reading

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