While leaving most of the detail work to Capitol Hill, top administration aides are debating how far and fast Republicans can afford to move when it comes to undoing the Affordable Care Act. But President Trump himself remains the biggest wild card, repeatedly suggesting that his new plan is nearly complete.
The controversial drilling method could add thousands of jobs and tens of millions of dollars to communities along the Marcellus Shale. But the idea has pitted lawmakers and longtime landowners against a growing anti-fracking movement led by newer residents and downstate progressives.
In the region’s immigrant-rich suburbs, President Trump's promised clampdown on illegal immigrants has meant fewer people are venturing out to businesses, and in some cases, adults are skipping English classes or keeping children out of school.
“I was so frightened,” said the Australian author, Mem Fox, who traveled to the U.S. to speak at a conference about tolerance. She said she was held for just under two hours and aggressively questioned about her visa status.
A year after the high-profile killing of a Japanese woman attending Carnival, a growing protest movement — and a popular song — are at the forefront of a push for changes in the way women are treated during the country’s best-known cultural event and year-round.