Government And Politics

Federal appeals court considers kids' climate change lawsuit

Dec 12, 2017

A federal appeals court is weighing in on an unusual lawsuit by a group of young people who say the Trump administration is violating their constitutional rights by failing to address climate change

The Latest: 3rd judge blocks military transgender ban

Dec 12, 2017

A third federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people joining the military

#MeToo spotlight increasingly pointed at past Trump conduct

Dec 12, 2017

Donald Trump sailed past a raft of allegations of sexual misconduct in last year's presidential election, but the national spotlight has now turned back to him

Charges: Turkish businessman exported US goods to Iran

Dec 12, 2017

Federal prosecutors allege a Turkish businessman helped illegally route Wisconsin-made outboard engines and boat generators to the Iranian navy

The Latest: Suspect's family heartbroken, saddened by attack

Dec 12, 2017

The family of a man accused of setting off a pipe bomb in a crowded New York City subway corridor says it's heartbroken and deeply saddened by the suffering the attack has caused

Ex-Congressman Hoekstra sworn in as Netherlands ambassador

Dec 12, 2017

Former Republican Congressman Pete Hoekstra is the new U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands

18-year-old gets plea deal in 2015 rape, killing of girl

Dec 12, 2017

An 18-year-old is pleading guilty to rape and murder in the 2015 death of a 12-year-old Utah girl he's accused of luring from her home with a story about a lost cat

Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deported

Dec 12, 2017

Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed

'One of my nightmares': Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subway

Dec 12, 2017

Authorities say a would-be suicide bomber inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour, injuring himself and three others

Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens touts his physical feats

Dec 12, 2017

Republican Eric Greitens is earning a reputation for public displays of physical prowess and promoting them on Facebook.