WASHINGTON -- South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is about to leave behind her comfort zone -- being a popular governor in a state she knows well -- and enter a world of international politics that is complicated, can be ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The U.S. must confront Russian aggression just as it took on fascism and Communism in earlier decades, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said in a farewell address.
Power called steps taken ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana, nominated to serve as secretary of the Department of Interior, became Donald Trump's latest Cabinet pick on Tuesday to separate himself from the president-elect on a key ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It is hardly unusual for a Republican president to select an Environmental Protection Agency chief who has close ties to the industries he or she will regulate.
Yet by selecting Scott Pruitt as EPA ...Read more
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Jessica Benson is hot, beautiful, bisexual and dead. Her life and death intersects the drama of a professional football team and the detectives who are on the case. The author has been a student of crime activity and weaves an exciting story of mystery and intrigue, ...
WASHINGTON -- With barely 72 hours left in office, President Barack Obama Tuesday did an abrupt U-turn on his yearslong assault on government leaks and showed leniency toward two military figures who had helped make public...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The troubled Aliso Canyon underground storage field can reopen at a third of its original size, state regulators concluded Tuesday, even though the cause of a massive leak that forced thousands to flee their...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Once the parade winds down and the spectators leave the National Mall on Friday, incoming President Donald J. Trump is set to use his first hours in office to reverse some of his predecessor's highest-profile...Read more
With the clock running out on his administration, President Barack Obama pledged another $500 million to an international fund for combating climate change, increasing the country's financial commitment before his ...Read more
MIAMI -- By the time rescuers returned to a mass stranding of false killer whales on the remote coast of Southwest Florida early Sunday, most had died overnight, their corpses now drawing aggressive, and hungry, bull and ...Read more
Marine killed in live-fire training exercise in Southern California
LOS ANGELES -- A U.S. Marine was killed and another was injured last week during a live-fire training exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Even before he enters the White House on Friday, President-elect Donald Trump has signaled that his foreign policy could include a diminished Europe and an unfettered Russia, creating deep unease in many of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are expected Wednesday to grill President-elect Donald Trump's choice to oversee the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, focusing on what they say is a "pattern" of questionable ...Read more
LONDON -- British Prime Minister Theresa May called key European Union leaders one by one as she began the process of selling her plan for a new Brexit trade deal to the other 27 countries in the bloc.
Speaking by phone ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, hearing arguments Tuesday in a California deportation case, signaled it may make it harder for the government to forcibly remove legal immigrants with certain kinds of crimes on their ...Read more
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