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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. The EPA's Office of Inspector General says in a report that the agency must take...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprise move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has withdrawn one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees just minutes before he was set for a confirmation vote. McConnell announced Thursday on the Senate floor that he was pulling the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump "disagrees" with Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to allow the U.S. to question 12 Russians accused of interfering in the 2016 election in exchange for permitting Russia to interview Americans the Kremlin accuses of unspecified...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. The EPA's Office of Inspector General says in a report that the agency must take...
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Thursday she has not seen evidence that the Russians meddled in the 2016 election to help elect Donald Trump, countering the U.S. intelligence agencies' assessment. Those agencies concluded in early 2017 that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is listening to teens talk about their best practices for being civil online. The first lady's spokeswoman tweeted Thursday that Mrs. Trump is meeting with students at Microsoft's office in the nation's capital. Microsoft created a teen council in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pressing U.S. companies and trade associations to bolster their job training opportunities as employers search for qualified skilled workers to fill vacancies. Trump is set to hold a White House event with corporate leaders, workers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and saying he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases. Trump tells CNBC: "I don't like all of this work that we're putting into the economy and then...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November midterm elections. The former first lady says she's excited to join When We All Vote to help "inspire and empower" eligible voters to "make their voices...