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  • Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax

    Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:48:03 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-09-25 02:37:45 GMT
    Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million...
    Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans.
  • Republicans see political necessity in health care effort

    Republicans see political necessity in health care effort

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:05 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:05:46 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-09-24 19:09:28 GMT

    In the two months since Senate Republicans lost their initial attempt to scuttle President Barack Obama's statute, there's fresh evidence GOP voters are adamant that the party achieve its long-promised goal of dismantling that law. 

    In the two months since Senate Republicans lost their initial attempt to scuttle President Barack Obama's statute, there's fresh evidence GOP voters are adamant that the party achieve its long-promised goal of dismantling that law. 

  • Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

    Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

    Friday, September 22 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:16:26 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-09-24 15:48:42 GMT
    The federal government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached.
    The federal government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached.
  • Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

    Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:55:51 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-09-24 15:48:37 GMT

    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.

    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.

  • Trump weighs new travel restrictions as ban nears expiration

    Trump weighs new travel restrictions as ban nears expiration

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:45 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:45:44 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 2:06 AM EDT2017-09-23 06:06:29 GMT
    President Donald Trump is weighing the next steps of his controversial travel ban.
    President Donald Trump is weighing the next steps of his controversial travel ban.
  • Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault gets scrapped

    Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault gets scrapped

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-09-22 15:16:21 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:50 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:50:00 GMT

    The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for universities.

    The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for universities.

  • GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow

    GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:15 AM EDT2017-09-22 11:15:37 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:49:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn "Obamacare.".
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn "Obamacare.".
  • Governors, John Kerry promote 15-state Climate Alliance

    Governors, John Kerry promote 15-state Climate Alliance

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:02:47 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:20:43 GMT
    Governors and former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry are championing a 15-state coalition that's tackling environmental issues.
    Governors and former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry are championing a 15-state coalition that's tackling environmental issues.
  • Rep. Grijalva: We planned to get arrested

    Rep. Grijalva: We planned to get arrested

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-09-22 15:17:16 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The southern Arizona congressman sat down for an interview with Tucson News Now, two days after his arrest, booking, and release from jail on a charge of civil disobedience on Tuesday, Sept. 19. 

    The southern Arizona congressman sat down for an interview with Tucson News Now, two days after his arrest, booking, and release from jail on a charge of civil disobedience on Tuesday, Sept. 19. 

  • House Republicans plan retreat next week to discuss tax plan

    House Republicans plan retreat next week to discuss tax plan

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:05 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:05:03 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-09-22 06:55:51 GMT
    House Republicans plan a retreat away from the Capitol next week to discuss a tax overhaul that congressional leaders have been working on for month.
    House Republicans plan a retreat away from the Capitol next week to discuss a tax overhaul that congressional leaders have been working on for month.
  • Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

    Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:56:27 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:57:30 GMT
    Study: Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law.
    Study: Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law.
  • Former Obama officials launch legal group to challenge DeVos

    Former Obama officials launch legal group to challenge DeVos

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:25:08 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:27:22 GMT
    Former Obama appointees launch legal group to challenge DeVos on student loans, discrimination.
    Former Obama appointees launch legal group to challenge DeVos on student loans, discrimination.
  • Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

    Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:05:20 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:58:09 GMT
    New GOP health care bill would redistributes hundreds of billions in federal financing; creates winners and losers.
    New GOP health care bill would redistributes hundreds of billions in federal financing; creates winners and losers.
  • Nominee for EPA chemical safety post has deep industry ties

    Nominee for EPA chemical safety post has deep industry ties

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:06:50 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:31 GMT
    President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at EPA has for years accepted payments for criticizing peer-reviewed studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to...
    President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at EPA has for years accepted payments for criticizing peer-reviewed studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to an AP review.
  • Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:55:29 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:48:38 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the administration's response to a meeting...
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the administration's response to a meeting at Trump Tower last year.
  • Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

    Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:54 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:54:56 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:38:28 GMT
    The United States and Iran will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency, a day after the American leader delivered a blistering attack on the Islamic Republic and the landmark 2015 nuclear...
    The United States and Iran will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency, a day after the American leader delivered a blistering attack on the Islamic Republic and the landmark 2015 nuclear deal.
  • Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

    Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:24:59 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:38:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol H...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol H...

    In a sign he remained short of votes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused on Tuesday to commit to bringing the legislation up for a vote.

    In a sign he remained short of votes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused on Tuesday to commit to bringing the legislation up for a vote.

  • Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

    Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:15:10 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 05:17:57 GMT

    Trump's threat to obliterate North Korea showed his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup, but his disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution.

    Trump's threat to obliterate North Korea showed his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup, but his disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution.

  • 'Historic exodus' from Myanmar: US gives $32M for Rohingya

    'Historic exodus' from Myanmar: US gives $32M for Rohingya

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:07 AM EDT2017-09-20 12:07:10 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:16:22 GMT
    The United States says it will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who have flooded out of Myanmar.
    The United States says it will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who have flooded out of Myanmar.
  • Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

    Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:45 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:45:01 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:35:37 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as they investigate the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as they investigate the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
  • EPA nominee once helped chemical industry, lobbyists

    EPA nominee once helped chemical industry, lobbyists

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:55:04 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:30:23 GMT
    AP review finds trail of payments from chemical industry, lobbyists to research group run by EPA nominee.
    AP review finds trail of payments from chemical industry, lobbyists to research group run by EPA nominee.
  • One last last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes

    One last last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:32 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:32:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:19 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:19:31 GMT

    A victory would let Senate Republican leaders claim redemption on their "repeal and replace" effort.

    A victory would let Senate Republican leaders claim redemption on their "repeal and replace" effort.

  • BREAKING

    Rep. Grijalva released, now facing disorderly conduct charge

    Rep. Grijalva released, now facing disorderly conduct charge

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:29 AM EDT2017-09-20 05:29:27 GMT
    Rep. Raul Grijalva.Rep. Raul Grijalva.

    Rep. Raul Grijalva was arrested Tuesday during a protest outside of Trump Tower in New York.

    Rep. Raul Grijalva was arrested Tuesday during a protest outside of Trump Tower in New York.

  • Trump's lawyer to publicly testify in Senate next month

    Trump's lawyer to publicly testify in Senate next month

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:12:23 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:23:59 GMT
    Donald Trump's personal lawyer says a proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more.".
    Donald Trump's personal lawyer says a proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more.".
  • Military considering plan to shoot down North Korean missiles

    Military considering plan to shoot down North Korean missiles

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:51:15 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:55:21 GMT
    U.S. officials are considering plans to shoot down North Korean missiles, even if those missiles are not a direct threat to the U.S. or its allies. (Source: CNN)U.S. officials are considering plans to shoot down North Korean missiles, even if those missiles are not a direct threat to the U.S. or its allies. (Source: CNN)

    With two North Korean missiles recently launched over northern Japan, one senior defense official says that consideration remains very real.

    With two North Korean missiles recently launched over northern Japan, one senior defense official says that consideration remains very real.

  • Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

    Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:01:42 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:56:43 GMT

    Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law.

    Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law.

  • Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

    Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:11 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:11:29 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:55:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., walks from his Senate office as Congress returns from the August recess in Washington.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., walks from his Senate office as Congress returns from the August recess in Washington.

    The 1,215-page defense measure defies a number of White House objections, but President Donald Trump hasn't threatened to veto the measure.

    The 1,215-page measure defies a number of White House objections, but President Donald Trump hasn't threatened to veto the measure.

  • Trump Jr. asks Secret Service to scale back protection

    Trump Jr. asks Secret Service to scale back protection

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:50 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:50:47 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:50 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:50:47 GMT

    As the son of the president, Donald Trump Jr. is authorized but not legally required to have high-level security.

    As the son of the president, Donald Trump Jr. is authorized but not legally required to have high-level security.

  • Analysts see Trump threats to insurers boosting premiums

    Analysts see Trump threats to insurers boosting premiums

    Thursday, September 14 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-09-14 22:08:26 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:52:42 GMT

    Budget analysts expect average premiums for individual health insurance to grow 15 percent next year, largely because it's unclear if President Donald Trump will block subsidies to insurers.

    Budget analysts expect average premiums for individual health insurance to grow 15 percent next year, largely because it's unclear if President Donald Trump will block subsidies to insurers.

  • Interior secretary recommends shrinking 6 national monuments

    Interior secretary recommends shrinking 6 national monuments

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:01:28 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:01 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:01:59 GMT

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, along with management changes to several other sites.

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, along with management changes to several other sites.

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