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The Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to raise the threshold for a chemical found in rocket fuel to triple the previous limit allowed in drinking water supplies. This is the first new drinking water rule introduced by the agency since...

The Trump administration announced Friday morning sweeping changes to the rules protecting transgender people from discrimination in health care. Combined with an announcement earlier this week ending gender identity protections in homeless shelters,...

For the 5,713th time since taking office, Donald Trump failed to deliver on his promise of even a single day devoted to infrastructure policy, let alone an entire week. The always coming, never arrived “Infrastructure Week” has become a running j...

President Donald Trump granted Attorney General William Barr broad new powers to investigate the origins and conduct of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election interference and the Trump campaign. “Today, at the reque...

A fake video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, slowed down to make her appear drunk, has been viewed nearly 2.5 million times on Facebook. It has been shared nearly 50,000 times, with thousands of comments. But as far as Facebook is concerned, the video...

On Friday night, the 2019 WNBA season tips off with a contest between the Atlanta Dream and Dallas Wings. It’s a pivotal season for the league’s future. Last fall, the WNBA Player’s Association opted out of its current collective ba...

Nevada may soon restore voting rights to tens of thousands of people who have been released from prison after serving out a felony conviction. The bill, which passed both chambers of the state legislature and is awaiting a signature from newly electe...