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Another sexual assault charge against Lt. Gov. Fairfax

A second woman accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault Friday, saying the Democrat raped her 19 years ago while they were...

EPA Chief Pruitt faces hearings on ethical lapses

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about...

More sky high travel costs for EPA secretary Pruitt

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent more than $120,000 in public funds last summer for a trip to Italy that included a meeting...

Another Trump lie: Lobbyists populate his appointments

President Donald Trump and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate the very industries from which...

Aid finally on its way to Puerto Rico

The Trump administration is sending a flotilla of ships and thousands more military personnel to Puerto Rico to address the growing humanitarian crisis caused...

Blackwater conviction overturned

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man...

EPA blocked from overstepping

A federal appeals court in Washington has ruled that the head of the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped his authority in trying to delay implementation...

Trump’s planned rollbacks not easy

Once sworn into office, Donald Trump will be in a strong position to dismantle some of President Barack Obama's efforts to reduce planet-warming carbon...

Trump U. staff molested children, pushed drugs

Donald Trump says he hand-picked only the best to teach success at Trump University. But dozens of those hired by the company had checkered...

More hacked Clinton emails emerge

Hillary Clinton told bankers behind closed doors that she favored "open trade and open borders" and said Wall Street executives were best-positioned to help...