Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and promote Administrator Scott Pruitt's stewardship of the agency.
State Sen. Michelle Fischbach had been holding off from being officially sworn into the position amid a legal challenge from DFLers who maintained the state Constitution prohibited her from serving in both roles.
President Donald Trump on Friday signed a trio of executive orders to overhaul the federal bureaucracy.
A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain.
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Former President George H.W. Bush is getting out and meeting veterans in the Maine community where he spends the summers.
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A documentary about Ilhan Omar and a potential TV series set in Minnesota will be part of Robert De Niro's festival.
Should a driver be involved in a crash that kills or injures another person and was using a cellphone at the time be charged with criminal vehicular operation?
Illegal border crossings, as President Donald Trump measures them, have gone up since he took office, even as he speaks to audiences about a drop of more than 40 percent.
The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local):
Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, was set free by the anti-American Maduro government on Saturday in what his family called "this miracle."
Until recently, Lilly Mucarsel has spoken Spanish just about everywhere since arriving in the United States from Ecuador three decades ago: at the library, the movies, the grocery store. She raised three daughters who also speak Spanish and are passing on the tradition to her American-born grandchildren.
A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
A White House team is heading to Singapore this weekend as previously planned to prepare for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader, a further sign that the meeting Trump called off might get back on track.
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President Donald Trump's unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year's midterms.
Wisconsin's second-most populous county is expanding a program that tries to get people with addictions into treatment after they land in jail or the emergency room.
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