A legislative drafting error will cost the Idaho Transportation Department $27.5 million in funding for road projects, and Gov. Butch Otter's budget proposal doesn't seek to mend the error, a … Click to Continue »
Colorado lawmakers started their new legislative session Wednesday amid tension over unresolved sexual misconduct allegations against some of their colleagues, including one case in which a female lawmaker maintains she … Click to Continue »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers have started their new legislative session amid tension over unresolved sexual misconduct allegations against some of their colleagues, including a female lawmaker who maintains she felt threatened after rejecting the sexual advances of a fellow Democratic lawmaker.
As lawmakers convened Wednesday, many Democrats, especially women, ...
In a story Dec. 18 about U.S. crackdown on homeopathic medicines, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Food and Drug Administration ordered the maker of Zicam to stop marketing … Click to Continue »
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky House changed course Wednesday in the investigation of its ex-speaker, voting to disband a special committee that was formed to dig into a sexual harassment settlement that he secretly signed.
The committee later voted itself out of existence. The sudden reversal means the investigation ...
In interview with The Washington Post, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says Russian meddling in Trump’s election is cause for concern in Europe.
President Trump on Jan. 10 said that “we’ll see what happens” after a reporter asked if he would agree to be interviewed by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.
President Trump said on Jan. 10 that any deal that Congress reaches about immigration issues has “got to include the wall” that he’s pledged to build on the southern border.
President Trump said on Jan. 10 that the Paris climate accord “was very unfair” to the U.S. He also said the U.S. “could conceivably go back in” the deal.
Even Trump’s own liaison with Congress in a television interview undercut the businessman-president’s affection for earmarks that once greased the legislative skids in Congress.
‘We’ll see what happens,’ Trump said when asked directly about meeting with the special counsel.
An investigation by the Commerce Department watchdog found that the former chief of staff at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office abused his position, charging taxpayers for at least 130 cab rides totaling more than $4,000.
In oral arguments, only the court’s three most liberal justices seemed convinced that Ohio’s procedure violates a federal law.
The former wife of an Idaho Republican state lawmaker who shot and killed himself this week says he was under investigation for molesting two girls, including a young female relative … Click to Continue »
NEW YORK (AP) - A Bangladeshi immigrant has been indicted in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway system.
Akayed Ullah was charged with providing material support to a terrorist organization and other counts in the Wednesday grand jury document.
Ullah was the only person seriously hurt in ...
As tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continue to escalate, President Trump’s tough rhetoric and warnings have only increased.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein shrugged off being labeled "sneaky" by President Trump in a Wednesday tweet, saying she's not the first one to suffer his name-calling.
"Well, I guess I'm one in a long list of nicknames," said Mrs. Feinstein, California Democrat. "It doesn't particularly bother me."
Mr. Trump has handed ...
Two Miami lawmakers were forced to admit and apologize for their bipartisan extramarital affair after an anonymous website claimed to have evidence of the swing-state senators getting busy behind closed doors.
Fiscal conservative Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will vote for funding for the border wall, but he does not believe the price has to be as high as $40 billion, he told CNN on Wednesday.
President Trump on Wednesday cast doubt on the possibility that he will be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team, saying it won’t be necessary since there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russians.
Key House Republicans announced a new DACA-fix bill Wednesday that offers some of the strictest enforcement provisions on the table, saying any new legal status for Dreamers must be coupled with a crackdown on sanctuary cities and new workforce checks to stop businesses from hiring illegal immigrants.
Led by Judiciary ...
President Donald Trump declared — "no, no, no" — that he would not sign any deal to protect illegal immigrants from deportation without funding for a wall on the southern U.S. border, saying that "we need the wall for security."
Cubans are proud of their cigars and rum. So it made sense that Cuban leader Raul Castro provided more than $2,000 worth of his nation's most famous consumer products and … Click to Continue »
The IRS is going to need some $500 million over the next two years to implement the recently-passed $1.5 trillion tax-cut bill, according to an agency report released Wednesday.
That's on top of funding cuts that have already left the agency unable to keep up with many of its service ...
The Latest on investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 3:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says it "seems unlikely" that he'll give an interview in special … Click to Continue »
President Trump has dismantled his controversial commission tasked with investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election.
North Dakota's Public Service Commission has ordered four public utilities to calculate savings from reductions in federal corporate income tax rates. The three-member, all-Republican panel took the action Wednesday, with … Click to Continue »
A Virginia man who was sentenced to six months in jail for hanging a black-faced dummy by a noose in his front yard asked the state Supreme Court Wednesday to … Click to Continue »
The Washington Attorney General's office says that state lawmakers are subject to the same rules of disclosure that cover other elected officials and employees at state agencies. The contention was … Click to Continue »
The Kentucky Senate overwhelmingly backed a proposal Wednesday to award constitutional protections to crime victims, giving them a greater voice at their alleged assailants' criminal proceedings. Senators voted 34-1 to … Click to Continue »
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Senate has endorsed a proposal to award constitutional protections for crime victims, giving them a greater voice during their assailants' criminal proceedings.
Senators voted 34-1 Wednesday to pass the proposed constitutional amendment, wrapping up fast-track action. The vote came on the same day a ...