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Politics May 09White House postpones climate change meeting
It's the second time a meeting of top aides on climate has been delayed. Ivanka Trump will meet separately with EPA chief Scott Pruitt and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska…
Politics Mar 23GSA: Trump DC hotel not in violation of government lease
In a letter to the Trump Organization, General Services Administration Contracting Officer Kevin M. Terry says it has determined that the president's business is in "full compliance."…
Politics Feb 17Senate confirms Pruitt as head of EPA
Scott Pruitt was approved Friday by a vote of 52-46, over the strong objections of environmental groups.
Nation Feb 02GOP senators move Trump EPA pick ahead as Dems boycott vote
Republicans voted to send to the full Senate the nomination of President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
Politics Dec 07Trump picks Oklahoma attorney general to lead EPA
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. Environmental groups quickly denounced the choice.
Politics Nov 22In shift, Trump says humans may be causing global warming
President-elect Donald Trump appears to be softening his tone on whether climate change is real and on his stated plans to scrap the recent multinational agreement to limit carbon emissions.
Politics Oct 22Emails show Clinton campaign weighing Keystone XL decision
Hacked emails show Hillary Clinton's campaign wrestled with how to announce her opposition to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
Politics Oct 18Six people back People magazine account of Trump sexual assault
People Magazine reported Tuesday that a half-dozen people have come forward to corroborate its writer's account of being sexually assaulted by Donald Trump and its aftermath.
Politics Oct 01Trump suggests campaign could be good for his hotels
Donald Trump suggests in a videotaped deposition released Friday that his presidential campaign could boost business at his hotels and increase the value of his personal brand.
Nation Aug 18Harley-Davidson to pay $15 million over clean air violations
Harley-Davidson has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a complaint filed by federal environmental officials over racing tuners that caused its motorcycles to emit higher than allowed levels of air pollution.