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Politics Jun 20Trump meets with lawmakers after Senate blocks China ZTE deal
President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.
Politics Jun 15Trump says he won’t sign ‘moderate’ immigration bill in GOP setback
President Donald Trump ignited eleventh-hour confusion Friday over Republican efforts to push immigration through the House next week, saying he won't sign a "moderate" package.
Politics Jun 15Family separations cause a rift between GOP leaders, White House
Congressional Republicans have distanced themselves from the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border.
Politics Jun 05Watchdog clears Interior chief Zinke of wrongdoing in speech to NHL team
Ryan Zinke's speech has drawn scrutiny because of the political contributions by the team's owner and because Interior spent more than $12,000 on a charter flight from Nevada to Zinke's home state of Montana for a speech the next day.
Nation Apr 25WATCH LIVE: EPA chief Scott Pruitt testifies before House panel amid ethics allegations
Scott Pruitt will testify beginning at 10 a.m. ET. Pruitt is likely to face sharp questions about his spending decisions, and his answers could prove crucial in determining whether he stays atop EPA.
Nation Apr 18Parents of Parkland victims call for national school safety standards
At a Capitol forum led by Florida's two U.S. senators, one father said airports and other public buildings must meet national standards -- why not schools?…
Nation Apr 16Interior Department officials approved Zinke’s $12,000 charter flight without full information, report says
Two other charter flights taken by Zinke, in Alaska and the U.S. Virgin Islands, "appeared to have been reasonable as related to official DOI business," an internal watchdog said Monday.
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.