Partisanship threatens Trump’s election panel -Democratic member

A Democratic member of President Donald Trump's bipartisan commission to investigate possible voter fraud after the 2016 U.S. presidential election said on Tuesday its mission is being threatened by "extreme partisanship."

Partisanship threatens Trump’s election panel -Democratic member

A Democratic member of President Donald Trump’s bipartisan commission to investigate possible voter fraud after the 2016 U.S. presidential election said on Tuesday its mission is being threatened by “extreme partisanship.”

U.N. rights boss urges U.S. Congress to give ‘Dreamers’ legal status

The top U.N. human rights official voiced concern on Monday at the Trump administration's decision to end the DACA program for immigrants who arrived illegally as children and urged the U.S. Congress to give them lasting legal status in the country.

U.N. rights boss urges U.S. Congress to give ‘Dreamers’ legal status

The top U.N. human rights official voiced concern on Monday at the Trump administration’s decision to end the DACA program for immigrants who arrived illegally as children and urged the U.S. Congress to give them lasting legal status in the country.

Republican attempt to deflect Trump-Russia probes could backfire -sources

Republican lawmaker Devin Nunes' investigation into whether Obama administration officials used classified intelligence reports to discredit Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team could backfire on the congressman - and the president, sources familiar with the reports said.

Republican attempt to deflect Trump-Russia probes could backfire -sources

Republican lawmaker Devin Nunes’ investigation into whether Obama administration officials used classified intelligence reports to discredit Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign team could backfire on the congressman – and the president, sources familiar with the reports said.

BREAKING: Trump administration asks Supreme Court to lift restrictions on president’s refugee ban

The Justice Department on Monday filed an emergency application at the U.S. Supreme Court seeking to block an appeals court decision that curbed President Donald Trump's effort to temporarily bar most refugees from entering the United States.

BREAKING: Trump administration asks Supreme Court to lift restrictions on president’s refugee ban

The Justice Department on Monday filed an emergency application at the U.S. Supreme Court seeking to block an appeals court decision that curbed President Donald Trump’s effort to temporarily bar most refugees from entering the United States.

Pope says humanity will ‘go down’ if it does not address climate change

Pope Francis said the recent spate of hurricanes should prompt people to understand that humanity will "go down" if it does not address climate change and history will judge those who deny the science on its causes.

Pope says humanity will ‘go down’ if it does not address climate change

Pope Francis said the recent spate of hurricanes should prompt people to understand that humanity will “go down” if it does not address climate change and history will judge those who deny the science on its causes.

Pope hopes Trump re-thinks DACA decision on immigrant children

Pope Francis said he hoped U.S. President Donald Trump would re-think his decision to end a program protecting undocumented immigrant children, saying it was important for young people to have roots.

Pope hopes Trump re-thinks DACA decision on immigrant children

Pope Francis said he hoped U.S. President Donald Trump would re-think his decision to end a program protecting undocumented immigrant children, saying it was important for young people to have roots.

Steve Bannon warns Republicans could lose U.S. House in 2018 over immigration fight

Republican infighting over the fate of immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children could be so vitriolic that the party loses control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, Steve Bannon, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, said in an interview airing on Sunday.

Steve Bannon warns Republicans could lose U.S. House in 2018 over immigration fight

Republican infighting over the fate of immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children could be so vitriolic that the party loses control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, Steve Bannon, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, said in an interview airing on Sunday.

Irma knocks out power to about 2 million in Florida, utilities say

- Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday and threatened millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, the state's electric utilities said on Sunday, and full restoration of service will take weeks.

Irma knocks out power to about 2 million in Florida, utilities say

– Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday and threatened millions more as it crept up the state’s west coast, the state’s electric utilities said on Sunday, and full restoration of service will take weeks.

Brace for impact: Packing 130 mph winds, Irma poised to hit Florida

Millions of people huddled in shelters or in battened-down homes in Florida on Sunday morning as Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, prepared to make landfall with 130-mph (210 kph) winds and catastrophically high seas.

Brace for impact: Packing 130 mph winds, Irma poised to hit Florida

Millions of people huddled in shelters or in battened-down homes in Florida on Sunday morning as Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, prepared to make landfall with 130-mph (210 kph) winds and catastrophically high seas.

Over 200 drinking water systems affected by Harvey still shut or impaired: U.S. regulators

More than 200 drinking water systems out of 2,238 affected by Tropical Storm Harvey are still shut or have notices for customers to boil water, state and federal regulators said on Saturday.

Over 200 drinking water systems affected by Harvey still shut or impaired: U.S. regulators

More than 200 drinking water systems out of 2,238 affected by Tropical Storm Harvey are still shut or have notices for customers to boil water, state and federal regulators said on Saturday.

Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for U.S. nuclear industry since Fukushima

Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for U.S. nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011.

Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for U.S. nuclear industry since Fukushima

Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for U.S. nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011.

California university system sues Trump over roll back of ‘dreamers’ program

A former top security official who helped put in place a program protecting people brought to the United States illegally as children, is suing the Trump White House as head of the University of California system over plans to roll back the policy.

California university system sues Trump over roll back of ‘dreamers’ program

A former top security official who helped put in place a program protecting people brought to the United States illegally as children, is suing the Trump White House as head of the University of California system over plans to roll back the policy.

Trump says churches should get FEMA funds for hurricane relief

President Donald Trump said on Friday that churches in Texas should be able to receive money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Trump says churches should get FEMA funds for hurricane relief

President Donald Trump said on Friday that churches in Texas should be able to receive money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Senate panel rejects Trump’s ‘doctrine of retreat’ on foreign policy

A powerful Senate committee blasted the Trump administration on Friday in a report accompanying its spending plan for the State Department, saying its approach to foreign policy weakens U.S. standing in the world.

Senate panel rejects Trump’s ‘doctrine of retreat’ on foreign policy

A powerful Senate committee blasted the Trump administration on Friday in a report accompanying its spending plan for the State Department, saying its approach to foreign policy weakens U.S. standing in the world.

Republicans see tax reform complicated by Trump deal with Democrats

U.S. Republican party lawmakers warned on Friday that President Donald Trump’s legislative deal with Democrats to help hurricane victims and keep the government running for another three months could complicate his next big priority - tax reform.

Republicans see tax reform complicated by Trump deal with Democrats

U.S. Republican party lawmakers warned on Friday that President Donald Trump’s legislative deal with Democrats to help hurricane victims and keep the government running for another three months could complicate his next big priority – tax reform.

Why America’s top banker is starting to look like Corporate America’s shadow president

The frequency of his trips, and the wide range of policies he has been discussing, have started chatter among power brokers in Washington and on Wall Street about how much energy Dimon is devoting to issues beyond JPMorgan. At times, they said, Dimon carries himself more like someone running the country than someone running a bank.

Why America’s top banker is starting to look like Corporate America’s shadow president

The frequency of his trips, and the wide range of policies he has been discussing, have started chatter among power brokers in Washington and on Wall Street about how much energy Dimon is devoting to issues beyond JPMorgan.

At times, they said, Dimon carries himself more like someone running the country than someone running a bank.

U.S. consumer agency defends student loan reforms from Republican attacks

The U.S. consumer financial watchdog on Thursday attempted to repel a Trump-administration attack on former President Barack Obama's sweeping student loan reforms and defended itself against Republican attempts to weaken its powers.

U.S. consumer agency defends student loan reforms from Republican attacks

The U.S. consumer financial watchdog on Thursday attempted to repel a Trump-administration attack on former President Barack Obama’s sweeping student loan reforms and defended itself against Republican attempts to weaken its powers.

Defying Trump, Senate panel approves funding for U.N. climate body

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill on Thursday evening that includes $10 million to help fund the United Nations' climate change body that oversees the Paris Climate Agreement, despite President Donald Trump's decision to stop funding it.

Defying Trump, Senate panel approves funding for U.N. climate body

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill on Thursday evening that includes $10 million to help fund the United Nations’ climate change body that oversees the Paris Climate Agreement, despite President Donald Trump’s decision to stop funding it.

Irma powers toward Florida, leaving behind path of death, destruction

Irma powers toward Florida, leaving behind path of death, destruction

By Delana Isles PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, drove toward Florida on Friday after lashing the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain, killing 19 people and leaving a swathe of catastrophic destruction. Irma was about 450 miles (724 km) southeast of […]

FBI director sees no evidence of interference in Russia probe

FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Thursday he has not "detected any whiff of interference" into the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

FBI director sees no evidence of interference in Russia probe

FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Thursday he has not “detected any whiff of interference” into the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.