From his crackdown on illegal immigration to his reversal of Obama-era policies on policing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is methodically changing his agency to reflect his nationalist ideology and hard-line views — and drawing less scrutiny than the ongoing probes into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin.
The work of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III seems to be sending shock waves through Washington, exposing the lucrative work that lobbyists from both parties have performed on behalf of foreign interests.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau named an acting director. Then the White House appointed its own harsh critic of the consumer watchdog. Legal experts are divided over which body has the power to make the appointment.
Raytheon designed a laser, mounted on a militarized dune buggy, to knock out drones. (Raytheon)
Raytheon designed a laser, mounted on a militarized dune buggy, to knock out drones. (Raytheon)
Drones are starting to become a menace on the battlefield, where their benign commercial capabilities have been transformed into lethal weapons and intelligence tools. In response, the Pentagon is working on lasers and microwaves to blast them from the sky.
The attack that killed hundreds of people at a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula demonstrated the ability of the Islamic State’s regional affiliates to exact revenge for defeats in Iraq and Syria.
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Democrat Doug Jones hopes to win a once unthinkable victory as Republican Roy Moore faces allegations of sexual misconduct. But Jones needs a massive black turnout, and African American officials have doubts about his efforts to get voters to the polls.
The surge of the millennial vote, at a time when analysts say President Trump is pushing them away, helped Democrat Ralph Northam, who won 69 percent of those voters as he beat Republican Ed Gillespie in the governor’s race.
Infection was once considered a death sentence, but a policy change heralds a historic moment in the history of HIV. Medical authorities are now publicly agreeing that people with undetectable viral loads cannot transmit HIV.
The Education Department’s civil rights unit found insufficient evidence to sustain a female student’s complaint but determined the school failed to uphold the rights of the accused male student.
The Trump administration changed its mind about an earlier decision to order the Palestine Liberation Organization’s mission to close, instead saying it would merely impose limitations that could be lifted after 90 days.
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Members of the First Daughters' Club weighed in after conservative media outlets circulated and reported on videos that they claim show Barack Obama’s oldest daughter kissing a young man and blowing smoke rings.
The ubiquitous power ballad, better known as the “Titanic” theme song, has been the target of mockery for two decades. It’s also been an unbelievably massive success.
A woman walking her dogs was killed Wednesday after a neighbor mistook her for a deer and shot her, officials said.
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