Union Pacific estimates that the changes in tax law will provide a roughly $6 billion boost to the railroad's 2017 earnings. Union Pacific disclosed the estimated impact of the tax … Click to Continue »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch has been recommended for expulsion following a newly public allegation of sexual assault.
The Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press report the university's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office found Lynch responsible for sexual misconduct in an alleged assault ...
The Trump White House declared Tuesday that a lengthy bipartisan immigration meeting with lawmakers had yielded a framework for future negotiation.
Federal judges now agree that North Carolina's congressional district map drawn by Republicans is illegally gerrymandered, excessively partisan, and must quickly be redone. The three judges ruled late Tuesday that … Click to Continue »
The president's characterization of the dossier as politically motivated is just flat-out wrong, said Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson.
The former Breitbart boss missed his opportunity to partner with Roger Ailes and has alienated a would-be financial backer.
President Trump hosted Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the White House on Jan. 9 to discuss a replacement for DACA, a program shielding young undocumented immigrants from deportation that expires on March 5.
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Jan. 9 said he “was encouraged” by President Trump’s comments earlier in the day about an Obama-era program shielding young undocumented immigrants from deportation.
The University of Cincinnati has been sued in federal court over passing along the cost of hosting white nationalist Richard Spencer.
Cameron Padgett sued UC President Neville Pinto on Monday after being told he had to pay the school $10,833 in security costs if he wanted to move ahead with ...
The Club for Growth warned Tuesday that President Donald Trump's suggestion to bring back congressional earmarks "virtually guarantees that [Republicans] will lose the House" in this year's elections.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Kentucky's former GOP House speaker (all times local):
Kentucky's former GOP House speaker who resigned his leadership position after acknowledging he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement says he intends to run for re-election to his House ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A former Republican lawmaker tasked with addressing workplace culture in the Iowa Senate following sexual misconduct allegations in the chamber has formally submitted recommendations for improvements.
Mary Kramer tells The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday she submitted a draft with recommendations to Senate ...
The tax cut just signed into law by President Trump will be a boon to the nation’s utilities, but will their customers share in the good fortune? Utilities from California … Click to Continue »
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho lawmakers are undergoing anti-harassment training following the wave of sexual misconduct allegations across state legislatures, businesses and entertainment industry.
Senate President Pro Tem Brent Hill said Tuesday he would consider the training valuable even if prevents just one person from experiencing unwanted and unwelcomed attention ...
Eight candidates who want to be mayor of San Francisco qualified Tuesday for a June 5 election expected to pit the city's progressive values against its economic development ambitions following … Click to Continue »
Tennessee's U.S. senators say the Senate has confirmed a new federal judge for the Middle District of Tennessee. William "Chip" Campbell was confirmed Tuesday by a 97-0 vote to serve … Click to Continue »
A Trump charm and, yes, intelligence lit up television screens all over America on Tuesday afternoon.
The extraordinary bipartisan meeting showcased at same time intelligence and charm residing in the assembled Democratic and GOP lawmakers.
I can't remember the last time we saw any president do this, if ever. But ...
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump. Breitbart announced Tuesday that Bannon would … Click to Continue »
People who want to send a copy of jailhouse classics like "The Shawshank Redemption" to a loved in a New York prison may soon be out of luck. A new … Click to Continue »
A pro-mining group is suing to overturn an order by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton that dealt a blow to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely. Dayton last March … Click to Continue »
Discovery Communications, the company that operates the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC and other popular cable channels, announced Tuesday that it will relocate its global headquarters from Maryland to New … Click to Continue »
The Maine Public Utilities Commission has delayed action on a power contract for the Aqua Ventus offshore wind pilot project near Monhegan Island. Regulators on Tuesday cited changing energy markets … Click to Continue »
A self-proclaimed supporter of Democratic Madison Mayor Paul Soglin's run for governor says he bought a couple internet domain names with the intention of donating them. But now he's asking … Click to Continue »
Lawyers for Maine's top election official on Tuesday sought to ensure his court-ordered access to records from President Donald Trump's disbanded voter fraud commission, on which he served. The legal … Click to Continue »
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton has added his name to the list of candidates for Connecticut governor. The nine-term mayor previously ran for governor in 2014 and for lieutenant governor in … Click to Continue »
Critics are painting a negative picture of Mississippi but the state is enjoying low unemployment and is improving its public education system, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Tuesday night in … Click to Continue »
Alaska lawmakers will continue to receive an annual salary of $50,400 after a special commission deadlocked on whether to cut the pay by 10 percent starting next year. The vote … Click to Continue »
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski swore in new Cabinet ministers Tuesday, saying he will seek to bring reconciliation in Peru following his close brush with impeachment and controversial pardon of a … Click to Continue »
A Democratic lawmaker wants to make it easier for Californians with marijuana convictions to reduce or erase their records as the state moves into the next phase of legalized pot. … Click to Continue »
In the case of a man arrested numerous times on domestic violence charges, the New Mexico Supreme Court has determined that prosecutors should have been allowed to use previous statements … Click to Continue »
A California Republican ousted as the party's state Assembly leader after he worked with Democrats on climate change legislation said Tuesday he's starting a group to back conservatives who no … Click to Continue »