President Trump cited the shutdown as a reason to cancel House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's previously unannounced trip to Afghanistan, a day after Pelosi suggested that he delay the State of the Union address because security personnel are working without pay.
President Trump was counting on a mining boom when he cut Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante by almost half. But even the government officials charged with assessing those coal deposits say they are unlikely to attract investors’ interest.
Story by Juliet Eilperin | Photos by Bonnie Jo Mount
Pamela Smart starred in the first gavel-to-gavel broadcast of a murder trial in U.S. history. It was a seamy tale of blood and lust, and it ended with her receiving a life sentence. Today, people still write her letters and prominent feminists have come to her aid. What is her enduring appeal?
The Trump administration separated thousands more migrant children from their parents at the U.S. border than has previously been made public, according to an investigative report, but the federal tracking system has been so poor that the precise number is hazy.