Government And Politics

GOP's not all that sad; party grapples with Alabama fallout

Dec 13, 2017

Republicans grapple with political fallout after Alabama stunner; fear grows about 2018 midterms

EPA chief jets to Morocco to help promote fossil fuel use

Dec 13, 2017

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt flew to Morocco to help encourage the North African kingdom to import liquefied natural gas from the United States

GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year

Dec 13, 2017

GOP leaders forged agreement tax overhaul, paving the way to slash taxes for businesses and give most people tax cuts starting next year

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Dec 13, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Tillerson's offer of talks hinges on NKorea, Trump's support

Dec 13, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's surprising diplomatic offer of unconditional talks with North Korea hinges on two big X factors: Does the North even want talks, and is President Donald Trump fully behind his top diplomat

Ecuador VP sentenced to 6 years in Odebrecht corruption case

Dec 13, 2017

Ecuador's vice president has been sentenced to six years in jail after a court convicted him of accepting bribes from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht

The Latest: Breaks for college students back in tax bill

Dec 13, 2017

Congressional aides say negotiators have removed several controversial provisions from sweeping tax legislation, including one that would have eliminated the deduction for interest on student loans

Bombing underscores New York subway system's vulnerability

Dec 13, 2017

Pipe bomb that exploded under streets of New York serves as reminder of vulnerability of city's sprawling subway system

Bermuda Senate votes to end same-sex marriage in territory

Dec 13, 2017

The Senate in Bermuda has voted to end same-sex marriage in the British island territory and allow only domestic partnerships

White House: Trump judicial pick withdraws nomination

Dec 13, 2017

One of President Donald Trump's nominees for federal judge has been withdrawn, the first failed judicial pick for the Republican president

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