Congress Gives US Energy Diplomacy A Turbocharge
The House just passed the BUILD Act, creating a new federal agency to support investment in emerging markets. This bipartisan move is an important new tool for achieving U.S. foreign policy and development goals -- and is a good deal for taxpayers.
Bill Shine, Trump’s Top Communicator, Was Questioned by Federal Prosecutors
The president’s new aide brought baggage as well as long experience at Fox News to the White House. He has denied any wrongdoing.
Trump vs. the Fed; GE earnings; Skechers slump
1. Trump vs. The Fed: Investors are still considering the implications of President Donald Trump's unusual criticism of the Federal Reserve.
Japan swimming gets sinking feeling over morning finals
The Japanese Swimming Federation (JSF) has expressed disappointment that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule is likely to cater for U.S. audiences, depriving local television viewers a chance to watch finals in a prime-time slot.
Trump Criticizes Fed Rate Rises in Break With Policy Custom
President Donald Trump delivered a rare presidential critique of the Federal Reserve, saying he hoped the central bank would stop raising interest rates.
U.S. officials watching international outbreak; no illnesses here
Federal officials in the United States are investigating the supply chain of frozen vegetables linked to a deadly, international Listeria outbreak. Nine people in Europe and one in Australia who were infected with the outbreak strain have died. Food safety officials in Europe reported earlier this week that the implicated frozen vegetables had been distributed...
Does Federalism Make Sense For The Philippines?
A federal form of government, if enacted, will likely prove a bane rather than a boon for the country.
Contrasting Virginia campaigns could affect control of House
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some GOP congressmen in Virginia want nothing to do with their own party’s provocative candidate for Senate, Corey Stewart, an outspoken acolyte of President Donald Trump and defender of Confederate monuments. Stewart says he’s fine with the cold shoulders if it helps Republicans win. By contrast, Democrats appear to be one [...]
Losing Streak Emerges As NYC, Hired Guns Lose Climate Change Case Against Big Oil
Federal judges continue to reject the efforts of private lawyers who hold a financial stake in lawsuits brought by government officials against the oil industry over the alleged effects of climate change.
White House moves to roll back key parts of Endangered Species ActOlder articles »
The revisions have wide-reaching implications, including for how the federal government would protect species from climate change.