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Can the courts fix climate change?Several groups and individuals around the United States have gone to court to try to do what the Trump administration has so far declined to do: confront the causes and effects of global warming.In California, two … more
WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday distanced herself from her comment earlier this year about the nation's historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice, saying that in the past "there were … more
Christopher Ingraham(c) 2017, The Washington PostOn Saturday an "improvised explosive device" was detonated in a Minneapolis-area mosque in what Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton denounced as a "dastardly, cowardly" hate crime.It's just the latest case … more
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump rebuked his own party's Senate leader on Wednesday for the collapse of the Republican push to repeal and replace the Obama health care law, using Twitter to demand of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, … more
CARACAS, Venezuela — The Trump administration's decision on Wednesday to slap sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's all-powerful constitutional assembly brings to 30 the number of government loyalists targeted for human rights abuses and … more
WASHINGTON — FBI agents have searched one of the homes of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, whose past foreign political work has been swept into the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 … more
CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. — They have come from all over the United States, piling out of taxis, pushing strollers and pulling luggage, to the end of a country road in the north woods.Where the pavement stops, they pick up small children and lead older … more
When President Donald Trump ordered federal agencies to form teams to dismantle government regulations, the Transportation Department turned to people with deep industry ties.One appointee had previously lobbied the department on behalf of American … more
CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight against President Donald Trump's immigration policies to court, with Chicago becoming one of the first cities Monday to sue the government over what many U.S. cities argue are illegal bids to … more
BOSTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't face voters for more than a year, but the broad outlines of the effort to unseat the Massachusetts Democrat, and her re-election pitch to voters, are taking shape.Two Republicans have announced their … more
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