Politics May 23

Congress on the cusp of approving long-overdue disaster aid

Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at the southern border.

Politics Nov 27

President Donald Trump speaks to the news media while walking to board Marine One to depart for travel to Mar-a-Lago from the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo by Leah Millis/Reuters
Trump rejects key conclusion of U.S. government climate report

The president has rejected a central conclusion of a report on the economic costs of climate change released by his own administration, but economists said the warning of hundreds of billions of dollars a year in global warming costs is…

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