Politics

Cartoonist fired for being critical of Trump: 'They've not silenced me'
June 16, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) — When Rob Rogers met with human resources representatives of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette this week, he didn’t expect to be…

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Trump says US policy separating migrant families is law. It's not.
June 16, 2018

John Moore/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump told reporters on Friday, when asked about separating migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border: “I…

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Rich Alaskan donor gave $250K to Trump after EPA reversed decision on Pebble Mine
June 16, 2018

Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News/MCT via Getty Images(BRISTOL BAY, Alaska) — A wealthy activist who has funded efforts to block a proposed…

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Special counsel remains interested in Cohen, grand jury witness says
June 16, 2018

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A former member of the Ukrainian parliament who appeared before special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury…

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EPA sends rollback of Obama water protection rule to White House
June 15, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have sent a proposal to revise an Obama administration rule…

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FBI has obtained encrypted messages from Michael Cohen’s phones: Prosecutors
June 15, 2018

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors in New York have introduced a new element in the case surrounding the…

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Parents face $132,000 claim after kid knocks over sculpture
June 15, 2018

ABC News(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) — Parents of a 5-year-old Kansas boy were hit with a $132,000 bill after their son knocked…

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Top ethics official pressures EPA watchdog to finish investigation on new Pruitt reports
June 15, 2018

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The top federal ethics official is pressuring the Environmental Protection Agency’s watchdog to look into new questions…

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Nearly 2K children now in US custody as DHS calls family separation claims 'exaggerated'
June 15, 2018

John Moore/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Nearly 2,000 children from Central America and elsewhere are now being held by U.S. authorities after being…

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette fires editorial cartoonist critical of President Trump
June 15, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) — An award-winning editorial cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette whose sketches have been critical of President Donald Trump, was fired…

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