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Politics Dec 30Transgender people cleared to join military, for now
The Justice Department has made clear its proposed ban on transgender military recruits is on hold, meaning their enlistment can start Monday.
Politics Dec 30Trump administration aims to trim rules on offshore drilling
The Trump administration on Friday proposed to rewrite or kill rules on offshore oil and gas drilling that were imposed after the deadly 2010 rig explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Politics Dec 29Trump says he thinks Robert Mueller ‘will be fair’
President Donald Trump told The New York Times in an interview posted last night that Mueller’s probe — as well as two congressional investigations into the matter — have “angered” his base and “made the base stronger.”…
Politics Dec 28Judge rejects Roy Moore’s attempt to delay Alabama vote certification
Montgomery Circuit Judge Johnny Hardwick on Thursday denied Moore's attempt to delay the certification of votes while Moore's claims of voting irregularities are investigated. Democrat Doug Jones is expected to be certified as the winner Thursday afternoon.
Politics Dec 27Control of Virginia’s House of Delegates remains unclear after contested race
Which party will control Virginia's House of Delegates next year remains far from certain after a Democratic candidate petitioned a court to declare her the winner of a race that is officially tied.
Nation Dec 27In the heart of Trump Country, his base’s faith is unshaken
Despite the president's dismal approval ratings and lethargic legislative achievements, he remains profoundly popular in a Kentucky region badly battered by the collapse of the coal industry.
Nation Dec 27Singer Joy Villa files sex assault complaint against former Trump aide Corey Lewandowski
Villa said she filed the complaint for hitting her twice on her buttocks during a Washington D.C. gathering in November.
Politics Dec 24Sen. Flake dangles possibility of running against Trump
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona says President Donald Trump is certain to face an independent challenge in the next presidential election.
Politics Dec 24Trump sends Christmas greetings to U.S. troops abroad
President Donald Trump is sending Christmas greetings to U.S. troops stationed around the world.
Politics Dec 23D.C. appeals court denies stay of transgender military ban
The White House has lost another attempt to put a hold on a requirement that it allow transgender people to enlist in the military starting on Jan. 1.