Trump admin orders EPA contract freeze and media blackout
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants, part of a broader communications clampdown within the executive branch.
No charges for 2 LAPD officers in killing of black man
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Two Los Angeles police officers acted in self-defense and will not face criminal charges after fatally shooting a mentally ill black man during a struggle over an officer's gun in 2014, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Rebuking Obama, Trump boosts Keystone XL, Dakota pipelines
President Donald Trump moved swiftly Tuesday to advance the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, signing executive actions to aggressively overhaul America's energy policy and deal ...
Germany, Iran, Scandinavia, Australia get foreign Oscar nods
A father-daughter comedy from Germany, a psychological thriller from Iran, a Danish film about German prisoners of war, a dark Swedish comedy about a grumpy man, and an Australian film about tribal love on a remote South Pacific island are this year's Oscar nominees for best foreign film.
Highlights: The Trump presidency on January 24(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump met with auto executives on Tuesday and gave the energy industry a boost with action on pipelines. Highlights of the day follow: PIPELINES Trump signs orders smoothing the path for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, aiming to expand energy infrastructure and roll back key Obama administration environmental actions. ...
Trump to move on border security, immigration enforcement
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with steps to tighten border security ? including his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border ? and other domestic immigration enforcement measures, according to two administration officials.
Endangered Hawaiian monk seal population rises to 1,400
HONOLULU (AP) ? The population of Hawaiian monk seals ? one of the world's most critically endangered marine mammals ? has been increasing 3 percent a year for the past three years, federal wildlife officials said Tuesday.
Trump narrows down Supreme Court nominee list to 3
President Donald Trump has narrowed his choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy to three judges and said he expects to make his decision in the coming days. A person familiar with the selection process ...
The Latest: Trump to take action on immigration Wednesday
The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with plans for building a wall along the ...
Anquan Boldin, others say communication is key in activism
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) ? Anquan Boldin would absolutely welcome and appreciate the chance to sit down with new President Donald Trump and exchange thoughts and ideas and discuss concerns for minorities.