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Trump to Roll Back Restrictions on Coal-Burning Plants
The Trump administration plans a rollback of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan with rules that could extend the life of coal-burning plants and lead to emissions of more heat-trapping gases.
Trump Slams Social-Media Companies Over 'Censorship'
President Trump threatened action against social-media companies, saying they were suspending accounts in a manner that was “totally discriminating” against conservatives.
Trump Says He Allowed White House Counsel to 'Fully Cooperate' With Russia Probe
President Trump said he gave White House counsel Don McGahn permission to cooperate extensively with the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election.
Tuition Insurance Catches On as Costs Rise, Students Struggle to Adjust
The policies protect families in case their son or daughter has to drop out of school past the point at which they can get tuition reimbursement.
A Surprising Bulwark for the U.S. Economy: Personal Savings
American households are saving more than previously estimated, a sign that consumers are better positioned to weather the next economic downturn.
Martin Shkreli's Former Lawyer Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison
Evan Greebel, a former corporate lawyer found guilty last year for helping “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli defraud a publicly traded pharmaceutical company, was sentenced to 18 months in prison.
VA Initiative to Support Private Caregivers Falls Short, Report Finds
A multimillion-dollar Department of Veterans Affairs initiative to help people who care for disabled veterans suffers from poor support for the ailing, delays in funding for caregivers, and other problems, according to the department’s internal watchdog.
Judge Backs Plan to Reunify Migrant Families
A federal judge in San Diego tentatively endorsed a government proposal to reunify hundreds of children with their deported parents in their home countries.
Regulators Threaten Funding of Indian Health Hospital in South Dakota
Federal hospital regulators released a report on a troubled Indian Health Service hospital on the Rosebud Indian reservation and are threatening to shut the facility down.
U.S. Opposition to Pipeline Hangs Over Putin-Merkel Talks
As President Vladimir Putin met with Chancellor Angela Merkel near Berlin to try to safeguard a controversial Russian-German gas pipeline, the U.S. wasn’t present but it could have a big say in the outcome.
U.S., China Draw Up Plan to Settle Trade Dispute by November
Chinese and U.S. negotiators are drawing up a road map for talks to end their trade impasse ahead of meetings between President Trump and Xi Jinping in November.
Jury in Manafort's Trial to Resume Work Monday
The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort deliberated for a second day but didn’t reach a verdict, pushing the discussions into next week.
Laser Beam Attacks Bedevil U.S. Military Pilots in Mideast
Hostile forces in the Middle East are targeting American pilots with laser pointers at a growing rate, imperiling aircrews and reflecting a problem more widespread and longstanding than the Pentagon has previously acknowledged.
Kofi Annan, Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dies at 80
Kofi Annan, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning diplomat who rose through the ranks of the United Nations to become its first black African secretary-general and reshape the organization as a proponent of human rights, has died at the age of 80.
Trump Blames D.C. Officials for Military Parade Cancellation
President Trump said he decided to cancel plans for a military parade this November in Washington, D.C., blaming local officials for an event that privately had little enthusiasm within the military.
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