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US Economy Breaks Record, But It Doesn't Appear To Be Benefiting Trump Economy
US Economy Breaks Record, But It Doesn't Appear To Be Benefiting Trump
2019-07-02 19:31:12
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy broke a record for its longest expansion ever on Monday, but a poll released the same day suggests the solid economy is doing little to bolster support for President Donald Trump. On Monday, the United... Read More

House Democrats Oppose Trump Plan to Expand Uranium Mining Energy
House Democrats Oppose Trump Plan to Expand Uranium Mining
2019-07-02 19:23:22
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON - House Democrats are trying to block a Trump administration effort to expand uranium mining in the United States. The House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources is considering a new bill that would severely restrict uranium mining. Democrats... Read More

Study: Cockroaches Evolving to Point Where They’ll Be Nearly Impossible to Kill In The News
Study: Cockroaches Evolving to Point Where They’ll Be Nearly Impossible to Kill

Cockroaches are being born impervious to bug sprays and it’s happening fast. A Purdue University study found that the commonly found German species of roaches are being born with an immunity to toxins with which they haven’t yet been in... Read More

A Bomb Blast, A Phone Call and a Navy Family Forever Changed Featured
A Bomb Blast, A Phone Call and a Navy Family Forever Changed

SAN DIEGO — Standing in a hotel parking lot at Legoland, Lindsey Stacy felt her cellphone vibrate. She looked at the screen, recognized the area code and smiled. Kenton. Her husband, a 34-year-old master technician with the Navy’s bomb squad,... Read More

How the Citizenship Question Could Reshape State Politics Census
How the Citizenship Question Could Reshape State Politics

WASHINGTON — Dennis Baxley’s state Senate district in Florida is full of senior citizens with the time, talent and motivation to make a difference in politics. “My constituents came here from small towns all over the country, and many of... Read More

Flyovers, Military Bands … And Tanks? Here’s What We Know About the July 4 Celebrations In The News
Flyovers, Military Bands … And Tanks? Here’s What We Know About the July 4 Celebrations

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s presence will be felt at this year’s July Fourth celebrations in Washington, but some of the details on exactly what will happen and how he will participate remain murky. Trump plans to make a speech... Read More

Trump’s Impromptu Approach to North Korea Divides His Administration North Korea
Trump’s Impromptu Approach to North Korea Divides His Administration

WASHINGTON — The impromptu nature of President Donald Trump’s forays into foreign policy led to another display of showmanship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but it also exposed divisions within the administration and uncertainty about its goals. In... Read More

Hong Kong Protests Escalate As Violent Demonstrators Overrun Legislature Building In The News
Hong Kong Protests Escalate As Violent Demonstrators Overrun Legislature Building

HONG KONG — Protesters on Monday stormed Hong Kong’s legislative building, smashing the building’s glass walls, dismantling fences and gates, and vandalizing the inner chamber. The demonstrators tore down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painted pro-democracy slogans on the walls... Read More

Iran Risks Rift With Europe by Breaching Nuclear Deal Limit Iran
Iran Risks Rift With Europe by Breaching Nuclear Deal Limit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran says it has exceeded limits set on its enriched-uranium stockpile, a move that risks the collapse of the 2015 nuclear accord and raises concerns that a standoff with the U.S. could lead to military... Read More

House Brief That Trump Has ‘Disdain’ Kicks Off What Could Be Messy 2 Weeks Congress
House Brief That Trump Has ‘Disdain’ Kicks Off What Could Be Messy 2 Weeks

WASHINGTON — The House told a federal appeals court Monday that President Donald Trump has “disdain” for congressional oversight ahead of action next week on the House’s efforts to subpoena his financial records from accounting firm Mazars USA. The brief... Read More

Homeland Security Chair Rebukes Border Patrol Over Secret Facebook Group Homeland Security
Homeland Security Chair Rebukes Border Patrol Over Secret Facebook Group
2019-07-01 21:03:35
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee rebuked the Border Patrol Monday after a published report revealed the existence of a secret Facebook group in which border agents have posted lewd and derogatory content involving migrants and Democratic... Read More

New Mexico Governor Swears in State First-Ever Ethics Commission In The News
New Mexico Governor Swears in State First-Ever Ethics Commission
2019-07-01 20:59:21
by Dan McCue

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham swore in the state's first-ever Ethics Commission, a move that was a long time coming and which citizens hope will bring a welcome end to a series of high profile corruption scandals. “I am... Read More

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