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  • EPA official: government must plan for climate change

    EPA official: government must plan for climate change

    Friday, January 19 2018 12:44 AM EST2018-01-19 05:44:49 GMT
    Saturday, January 20 2018 2:40 AM EST2018-01-20 07:40:06 GMT

    A top manager who supervises the EPA's program for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites by climate change.

    A top manager who supervises the EPA's program for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites by climate change.

  • Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

    Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

    Friday, January 19 2018 2:15 PM EST2018-01-19 19:15:17 GMT
    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:59 AM EST2018-01-20 05:59:28 GMT

    The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries.

    The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries.

  • Government Shutdown: What's closed, who is affected?

    Government Shutdown: What's closed, who is affected?

    Friday, January 19 2018 1:15 PM EST2018-01-19 18:15:47 GMT
    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:40 AM EST2018-01-20 05:40:08 GMT

    There's plenty that won't get done if hundreds of thousands of federal employees are barred from working until Washington reaches a budget agreement.

    There's plenty that won't get done if hundreds of thousands of federal employees are barred from working until Washington reaches a budget agreement.

  • Government shutdown looms and there's little preparation

    Government shutdown looms and there's little preparation

    Friday, January 19 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-01-20 00:52:05 GMT
    Solid Grindz Hawaiian restaurant co-owner Tap Gaoteote with KOLD News 13's Bud Foster. (Source: Tucson News Now)Solid Grindz Hawaiian restaurant co-owner Tap Gaoteote with KOLD News 13's Bud Foster. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    There is a great deal of uncertainty as to what will happen if no agreement is reached and the federal government shuts down Friday night.

    There is a great deal of uncertainty as to what will happen if no agreement is reached and the federal government shuts down Friday night.

  • How Arizona could be affected by government shutdown

    How Arizona could be affected by government shutdown

    Friday, January 19 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-01-19 21:46:27 GMT
    A government shutdown means national parks such as the Grand Canyon will be forced to close their gates. (Source: National Park Service)A government shutdown means national parks such as the Grand Canyon will be forced to close their gates. (Source: National Park Service)

    A shutdown could be bad for tourism in Arizona because national parks like Saguaro and the Grand Canyon will close.

    A shutdown could be bad for tourism in Arizona because national parks like Saguaro and the Grand Canyon will close.

  • The work that won't get done during a government shutdown

    The work that won't get done during a government shutdown

    Friday, January 19 2018 12:34 AM EST2018-01-19 05:34:50 GMT
    Friday, January 19 2018 7:37 AM EST2018-01-19 12:37:12 GMT
    There's plenty that won't get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working during a shutdown until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding.
    There's plenty that won't get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working during a shutdown until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding.
  • Suits seek to bar 2 Democrats seeking ex-Rep. Franks' seat

    Suits seek to bar 2 Democrats seeking ex-Rep. Franks' seat

    Two of three Democrats running in the special primary election to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks are facing lawsuits challenging their right to appear on the ballot.
    Two of three Democrats running in the special primary election to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks are facing lawsuits challenging their right to appear on the ballot.
  • House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

    House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:44 AM EST2018-01-18 05:44:47 GMT
    Friday, January 19 2018 1:16 AM EST2018-01-19 06:16:54 GMT

    Another White House official said Wednesday that the chief of staff's suggestion that Trump's positions had evolved was inartful and maintained Trump is still committed to his immigration priorities.

    Another White House official said Wednesday that the chief of staff's suggestion that Trump's positions had evolved was inartful and maintained Trump is still committed to his immigration priorities.

  • 'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

    'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:23 AM EST2018-01-17 06:23:26 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:14 PM EST2018-01-19 03:14:59 GMT

    Republican leaders are racing against a Friday deadline for pushing a short-term spending bill through Congress.

    Republican leaders are racing against a Friday deadline for pushing a short-term spending bill through Congress.

  • Organizations push to protect DACA recipients as budget deadline looms

    Organizations push to protect DACA recipients as budget deadline looms

    Thursday, January 18 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-01-18 19:58:55 GMT

    DACA recipients and organizations who support the thousands of young immigrants are watching closely as the deadline nears for a budget deal.

    DACA recipients and organizations who support the thousands of young immigrants are watching closely as the deadline nears for a budget deal.

  • Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

    Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

    Thursday, January 18 2018 1:24 AM EST2018-01-18 06:24:44 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:07 PM EST2018-01-18 17:07:09 GMT

    The fight over the fate of the "dreamers" is increasingly becoming a test of Democrats' progressive mettle, surpassing health care or taxes as the top year-two priority for the liberal base.

    The fight over the fate of the "dreamers" is increasingly becoming a test of Democrats' progressive mettle, surpassing health care or taxes as the top year-two priority for the liberal base.

  • WH claiming sweeping 'executive privilege' in Russia probes

    WH claiming sweeping 'executive privilege' in Russia probes

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:03 AM EST2018-01-17 06:03:38 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 1:35 AM EST2018-01-18 06:35:37 GMT

    The development brought to the forefront questions about White House efforts to control what the former adviser tells Congress about his time in Trump's inner circle - and whether Republicans on Capitol Hill would force the issue.

    The development brought to the forefront questions about White House efforts to control what the former adviser tells Congress about his time in Trump's inner circle - and whether Republicans on Capitol Hill would force the issue.

  • Sen. McCain asks Trump to stop attacking the media

    Sen. McCain asks Trump to stop attacking the media

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 3:28 PM EST2018-01-17 20:28:30 GMT
    Arizona Senator John McCain (Source: Gage Skidmore / flickr)Arizona Senator John McCain (Source: Gage Skidmore / flickr)

    Arizona Senator John McCain wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post asking President Donald Trump to stop attacking the media.

    Arizona Senator John McCain wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post asking President Donald Trump to stop attacking the media.

  • Sen. Flake compares Trump's attacks on media to rhetoric of Stalin

    Sen. Flake compares Trump's attacks on media to rhetoric of Stalin

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 2:21 PM EST2018-01-17 19:21:11 GMT
    Arizona Senator Jeff Flake (Source: Gage Skidmore / WikipediaArizona Senator Jeff Flake (Source: Gage Skidmore / Wikipedia

    Arizona's Jeff Flake stepped into the national spotlight again Wednesday, Jan. 17, when he blasted President Donald Trump's attacks on the media.

    Arizona's Jeff Flake stepped into the national spotlight again Wednesday, Jan. 17, when he blasted President Donald Trump's attacks on the media.

  • House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

    House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:33 AM EST2018-01-16 05:33:23 GMT
    Wednesday, January 17 2018 12:54 AM EST2018-01-17 05:54:47 GMT

    The testimony comes just one week after a very public excommunication from Trump's closest confines following the publication of Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury."

    The testimony comes just one week after a very public excommunication from Trump's closest confines following the publication of Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury."

  • Dems accuse GOP official of 'amnesia' on Trump vulgarity

    Dems accuse GOP official of 'amnesia' on Trump vulgarity

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:43 AM EST2018-01-16 05:43:27 GMT
    Wednesday, January 17 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-01-17 05:25:06 GMT

    Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. 

    Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. 

  • Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

    Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 4:34 PM EST2018-01-16 21:34:56 GMT
    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:01 PM EST2018-01-16 22:01:31 GMT

    President Trump rejected a bipartisan bill to resolve DACA last Thursday.

    President Trump rejected a bipartisan bill to resolve DACA last Thursday.

  • Some fans of Trump and pot feel allegiances go up in smoke

    Some fans of Trump and pot feel allegiances go up in smoke

    Thursday, January 11 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-01-11 05:41:41 GMT
    Tuesday, January 16 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-01-16 19:56:17 GMT
    Fans of President Donald Trump who use marijuana say Attorney General Jeff Sessions' move to tighten federal oversight of the drug is the first time they've felt let down by the man they helped elect.
    Fans of President Donald Trump who use marijuana say Attorney General Jeff Sessions' move to tighten federal oversight of the drug is the first time they've felt let down by the man they helped elect.
  • Coal baron's 'action plan' became Trump policy initiatives

    Coal baron's 'action plan' became Trump policy initiatives

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-01-10 22:30:16 GMT
    Monday, January 15 2018 10:23 PM EST2018-01-16 03:23:46 GMT
    The head of one of America's largest coal companies sent a four-page "action plan" to the White House calling for roll backs of key environmental and mine safety regulations.
    The head of one of America's largest coal companies sent a four-page "action plan" to the White House calling for roll backs of key environmental and mine safety regulations.
  • Senator questions protecting Florida from drilling

    Senator questions protecting Florida from drilling

    Friday, January 12 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-01-12 05:51:01 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 4:22 PM EST2018-01-13 21:22:02 GMT
    The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democratic senator charged Thursday.
    The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democratic senator charged Thursday.
  • 'Reprehensible and racist:' Trump's remarks outrage Africans

    'Reprehensible and racist:' Trump's remarks outrage Africans

    Friday, January 12 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-01-12 07:11:02 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-01-13 12:44:11 GMT
    Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention; while governments hesitated at criticism, the continent's young population wasn't so shy.
    Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention; while governments hesitated at criticism, the continent's young population wasn't so shy.
  • Missouri governor seeks path forward after affair admission

    Missouri governor seeks path forward after affair admission

    Friday, January 12 2018 1:23 AM EST2018-01-12 06:23:56 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 5:44 AM EST2018-01-13 10:44:13 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appears to be digging in for a fight to preserve his political life after admitting to an affair but denying anything more.
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appears to be digging in for a fight to preserve his political life after admitting to an affair but denying anything more.
  • Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130,000 payment to porn star

    Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130,000 payment to porn star

    Friday, January 12 2018 4:51 PM EST2018-01-12 21:51:28 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 5:23 AM EST2018-01-13 10:23:46 GMT

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting President Donald Trump's personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to a porn star to prevent her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Trump.

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting President Donald Trump's personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to a porn star to prevent her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Trump.

  • GOP moderates furious, leaders muted on Trump furor

    GOP moderates furious, leaders muted on Trump furor

    Friday, January 12 2018 3:51 PM EST2018-01-12 20:51:51 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 1:24 AM EST2018-01-13 06:24:17 GMT
    GOP leaders are mostly staying quiet but more moderate Republicans are reacting sharply against President Donald Trump's incendiary comments about countries in Africa.
    GOP leaders are mostly staying quiet but more moderate Republicans are reacting sharply against President Donald Trump's incendiary comments about countries in Africa.
  • Trump partly denies, also defends vulgar immigrant comments

    Trump partly denies, also defends vulgar immigrant comments

    Friday, January 12 2018 2:21 AM EST2018-01-12 07:21:12 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 1:23 AM EST2018-01-13 06:23:39 GMT

    Trump's contemptuous description of an entire continent startled lawmakers in the meeting and immediately revived charges that the president is racist. 

    Trump's contemptuous description of an entire continent startled lawmakers in the meeting and immediately revived charges that the president is racist. 

  • White House doctor: Trump in 'excellent health'

    White House doctor: Trump in 'excellent health'

    Friday, January 12 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-01-12 07:11:17 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-01-13 06:05:14 GMT

    What has been a fairly routine exam for previous officeholders has taken on outsized importance in the age of Trump, given the tone of some of his tweets, comments attributed to some of his close advisers and Trump's recent slurring of words on national TV.

    What has been a fairly routine exam for previous officeholders has taken on outsized importance in the age of Trump, given the tone of some of his tweets, comments attributed to some of his close advisers and Trump's recent slurring of words on national TV.

  • Trump hands nuke deal 'last chance,' waives Iran sanctions

    Trump hands nuke deal 'last chance,' waives Iran sanctions

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:01 AM EST2018-01-12 16:01:32 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-01-13 06:05:06 GMT

    U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will extend waivers on Iran sanctions, keeping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal alive for at least another several months despite his past vows to scuttle the deal.

    U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will extend waivers on Iran sanctions, keeping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal alive for at least another several months despite his past vows to scuttle the deal.

  • Trump's own words revive debate over whether he's racist

    Trump's own words revive debate over whether he's racist

    Friday, January 12 2018 4:11 PM EST2018-01-12 21:11:43 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 1:04 AM EST2018-01-13 06:04:54 GMT
    Trump's words rip open the debate over whether he's racist.
    Trump's words rip open the debate over whether he's racist.
  • Trump: No trip to London since embassy site is a 'bad deal'

    Trump: No trip to London since embassy site is a 'bad deal'

    Friday, January 12 2018 2:10 AM EST2018-01-12 07:10:59 GMT
    Friday, January 12 2018 9:53 PM EST2018-01-13 02:53:12 GMT

    Some British lawmakers questioned whether Trump would be welcome after he re-tweeted videos from a far-right British group and criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan following a terror attack last year.

    Some British lawmakers questioned whether Trump would be welcome after he re-tweeted videos from a far-right British group and criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan following a terror attack last year.

  • Lawmakers to Justice Department: Keep online gambling legal

    Lawmakers to Justice Department: Keep online gambling legal

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-01-12 16:31:19 GMT
    Friday, January 12 2018 8:41 PM EST2018-01-13 01:41:58 GMT
    Federal lawmakers from both parties in New Jersey are asking the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal.
    Federal lawmakers from both parties in New Jersey are asking the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal.
  • Prosecutors propose May 14 trial date for Manafort, Gates

    Prosecutors propose May 14 trial date for Manafort, Gates

    Friday, January 12 2018 5:01 PM EST2018-01-12 22:01:52 GMT
    Friday, January 12 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-01-12 22:12:46 GMT
    Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller's team say they intend to seek a May 14 trial date for President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his business associate, Rick Gates.
    Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller's team say they intend to seek a May 14 trial date for President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his business associate, Rick Gates.
  • Supreme Court to hear appeal over Texas redistricting

    Supreme Court to hear appeal over Texas redistricting

    Friday, January 12 2018 3:01 PM EST2018-01-12 20:01:19 GMT
    Friday, January 12 2018 4:53 PM EST2018-01-12 21:53:58 GMT
    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.
    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.

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