Miles Taylor served as chief of staff at the Department of Homeland Security during the Trump administration. He made headlines Monday when he became the highest-ranking former administration official to break with the president and throw his support behind Joe…
The Democratic-run House on Sunday demanded that leaders of the U.S. Postal Service testify at an emergency oversight hearing Aug. 24 on mail delays as concerns grow that the Trump White House is trying to undermine the agency during the…
By Aamer Madhani, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Telephone service between the United Arab Emirates and Israel began working Sunday as the two countries opened diplomatic ties, part of a deal brokered by the U.S. that required Israel to halt its contentious plan to annex West Bank land…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The Trump administration announced this week that it had finalized a rollback of an Obama-era climate rule on methane emissions — a move that was condemned by environmental groups. Tim Puko, who reports on energy policy for the Wall Street…
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By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The Trump administration is proposing to define what land and water can be declared as “habitat” for imperiled plants and animals…
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
Protesters have sued the Trump administration to rein in what they describe as an out-of-control response by federal agents to demonstrations in Portland.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Thousands of protesters gathered outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, into the early hours Saturday, shooting fireworks at the building as plumes of tear gas dispensed by U.S. agents, lingered above.
By Andrew Selsky, Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland, Oregon, fired tear gas against protesters again overnight as the city’s mayor demanded that the agents be removed and as the state’s attorney general vowed to seek a restraining order against…
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon’s top leaders are going before Congress for the first time in months.
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