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Nation May 30Former AG Holder says Snowden served U.S., but should be punished
As a National Security Agency contractor, Snowden leaked details in 2013 of the U.S. government's warrantless surveillance of its citizens before fleeing the country. He now lives in Russia and faces U.S. charges that could land him in prison for…
Politics May 26Clinton says IG report won’t affect her presidential campaign
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton contends a new government audit critical of her use of a private email server as secretary of state won't affect her Democratic presidential campaign.
Nation May 25State Department email audit faults Hillary Clinton
WASHINGTON — The 78-page report says the department and its secretaries were "slow to recognize and to manage effectively the legal requirements and cybersecurity risks associated with electronic data communications, particularly as those risks pertain to its most senior leadership."…
Nation May 06U.S. investment in renewable energy outpaces fossil fuels
2015 was the second straight year U.S. investment in renewable energy projects has outpaced that of fossil fuels. Robust growth is once again predicted for this year.
Politics Apr 06Government seeks to limit questions in Clinton email case
WASHINGTON — Lawyers for the State Department are asking a federal judge to limit the scope of testimony about Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account as secretary of state.
Nation Mar 3041 energy companies sign on to voluntarily reduce methane emissions
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a new partnership with 41 energy companies that have agreed to voluntarily reduce methane emissions from natural gas operations to help combat climate change.
Politics Mar 15GOP files more lawsuits seeking Hillary Clinton records
WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party filed a flurry of new lawsuits this week seeking reams of government documents related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
Politics Feb 23Congress backs court challenge to Obama’s climate change plan
WASHINGTON — More than 200 members of Congress are backing a court challenge to President Barack Obama's plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions.
Nation Jan 04Justice Department, EPA sue Volkswagen over emissions-cheating software in diesel cars
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions in fines for clean air violations.
Nation Nov 17Republicans in Congress press Obama administration over plan for Syrian refugees
House Republicans pressed Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday over the Obama administration's plan to allow thousands more Syrian war refugees into the country following last week's attacks in Paris.