Government And Politics

Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

Oct 18, 2017

Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it

Liberian rebel commander guilty of immigration fraud

Oct 18, 2017

A Liberian accused of war crimes has been convicted of lying about his past as a rebel commander so he could enter the U.S.

Russian TV star Sobchak declares her presidential bid

Oct 18, 2017

Famous Russian TV host Ksenia Sobchak has declared herself a candidate for Russia's presidential race

Tillerson seeks stronger ties with India, chides China

Oct 18, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is calling for the U.S. and India to expand strategic ties

Report: excessive force used against Mexican teachers

Oct 18, 2017

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says its investigation has concluded that police used excessive force in a June 19, 2016 clash between protesters and police in the southern state of Oaxaca

First lady encourages donations for hurricane relief

Oct 18, 2017

Melania Trump is urging the public to continue to donate to help the victims of recent hurricanes

Texts: Sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop cheerleader protest

Oct 18, 2017

A powerful state lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game

Blazes light up California pot farms ahead of legalization

Oct 18, 2017

Some Northern California marijuana farmers whose operations were destroyed by wildfires don't have crop insurance because the drug is still illegal under U.S. law

Prophets of Rage hope to be 'soundtrack for the resistance'

Oct 18, 2017

That Prophets of Rage mix social consciousness with a fusion of rap, metal and punk shouldn't come as a surprise if you look at their DNA

Kentucky seeks big pension changes to stem tide of red ink

Oct 18, 2017

Kentucky's Republican leaders say they will close the state's troubled pension system for most new employees, offering them a 401(k)-style plan as they seek to stop the bleeding on one of the country's worst funded public retirement plans