Gov. Ricardo Rosselló criticized the Trump administration for rejecting food stamp funding for the island and reportedly plotting to cut its emergency aid, as tensions escalate over the ongoing struggle to recover from Hurricane Maria more than a year ago.
Former Veterans Affairs secretary David Shulkin violated ethics rules and the security detail assigned to protect him and his deputy compromised safety procedures during Shulkin’s tumultuous time at the agency, a new report from the Veterans Affairs inspector general says.
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Mobile barber Lenny White uses props, music, scent, and an electric dog to reach dementia patients.
A tugboat tows the Ocean Cleanup’s buoyant trash-collecting device toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco in September. (AP)
A tugboat tows the Ocean Cleanup’s buoyant trash-collecting device toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco in September. (AP)
The Ocean Cleanup’s goals are laudable, but the nonprofit faces challenges, experts say. For one, the company’s first garbage collector, a 2,000-foot buoy-and-skirt invention nicknamed Wilson, broke in two.
The education secretary's remarks came during her first public appearance since being sidelined in a cycling crash.

Improving the nation's infrastructure has evaded Washington for years.

The three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit found the lower used the incorrect standard of review, vacating the 2017 preliminary injunction that had blocked Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood, and remanding the case back to the district court for further review.

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Asian Americans must refuse being typecast into stereotypical roles of the villain, the wedge or the sidekick.

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IRS employees are among the 800,000 federal employees not being paid. Now, an increasing number of them are being told they must work without pay.

As President Trump bragged that he was keeping caravans out, this family joined thousands of others in the backlogged immigration system.

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The huge antiabortion event used to be more politically diverse.

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The agency plans to furlough more people and suspend lower-priority tasks to protect what Commissioner Scott Gottlieb calls a “core” mission.

The firm — Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom — conceded it should have registered as a foreign agent in 2012 for work on behalf of Ukraine.

Classes are being held in office buildings, portable classrooms and an old hardware store.

The vision the president presented went far beyond the missile defense strategy the Pentagon released.

But the U.S. Labor Department says that hundreds of thousands who are working without pay do not qualify for the benefits.

A professor explains.

Allegations of anti-Semitism and controversies over tactics threaten to erode the left’s “sympathy gap.”

Heavy snow may fall from Chicago to Boston, with potentially feet of snow in the interior Northeast.

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Thursday marks the fourth day of a teacher strike that is impacting about 600,000 students.

Airbnb refunded him after initially rejecting his claim that the host failed to disclose the use of two indoor cameras.

Appointed a year ago in the wake of a sexual-abuse scandal, John Engler made comments that offended the victims of disgraced former university sports medicine and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

Outside experts warn that the U.S. air safety system is under significant stress, and that risks of errors are increasing as the shutdown persists.

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