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World Mar 16U.S. says Russian hack did not compromise power grid, plants
Even so, government and industry leaders said the attacks underscored the increased threat of electronic and computer-based attacks on a range of infrastructure.
Nation Mar 14FBI official: ‘We clearly should have done more’ in Florida shooting
WASHINGTON — The FBI could have and should have done more to investigate information it received prior to last month's massacre at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the agency's deputy director told a Senate panel on Wednesday.
Nation Feb 23Second judge says Trump can’t keep stalling clean-air rules
A second judge has told the Trump administration it can't keep stalling clean-air rules for oil and gas production on federal lands.
Politics Feb 22Trump endorses raising minimum age to 21 for more weapons
President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present.
Politics Feb 16Little action in Congress after shootings, despite lots of talk
In a rare comment that appeared unscripted, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would speak to Trump and fellow Cabinet members about gun violence.
Politics Feb 15Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings
Four months after the Las Vegas massacre, the only gun legislation that has moved in the House or Senate eases restrictions for gun owners.
Politics Jan 29WATCH: Kennedy to give Democratic response to State of the Union
Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a 37-year-old Massachusetts congressman and grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, says Democrats should focus on the economic worries of working-class voters who bolted the party in the 2016 elections.
Politics Jan 17WATCH: Sen. Flake calls Trump’s attacks on media ‘shameful,’ recall Stalin rhetoric
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Russian dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies.
Nation Jan 08Energy panel rejects Trump administration plan to boost coal, nuclear power plants
The decision by the Republican-controlled Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was unexpected and comes amid repeated promises by Trump to revive coal as the nation's top power source.
Nation Jan 04Trump administration proposes a vast expansion of offshore drilling
The Trump administration on Thursday moved to expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans with a plan that would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades.