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Democrats in Congress are working on legislation that would extend the statute of limitations so that a sitting president accused of a crime could be charged after leaving office, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) said on Tuesday. “I don’t think...

Faith groups and a bipartisan alliance of lawmakers are coming out hard against the Trump administration’s efforts to rollback rules overseeing toxic chemicals at power plants. During a hearing on Monday, representatives from a number of religi...

By Molly Taft If you’ve never heard of Ricardo Salles, it’s helpful to think of him as another version of Scott Pruitt. There’s a lot the Brazilian environmental minister has in common with the former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) admin...

California Republican Rep. Devin Nunes filed a lawsuit Monday seeking $250 million in damages against Twitter, as well as various Twitter accounts that have been trolling him using variations of his name — but his legal action appears to have b...

A week after federal prosecutors revealed just how brazenly rich families cheat to get their kids into elite colleges, the White House proposed changes to higher education laws that would further widen the college access gap between people born into...

Brazil’s far right President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday night brushed off suggestions that he might have ties to the men charged with murdering Marielle Franco, a prominent city councilwoman in Rio de Janeiro, who was gunned down last March. Fran...

Somewhere, in an alternative universe where the winner of the 2016 presidential election lives in the White House, partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional. Justice Merrick Garland provided the key fifth vote in Gill v. Whitford to strike down th...