• Massachusetts Nov 10, 2020

    Mass. May Become Recruiting Field for Team Biden

    When President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team announced his COVID-19 advisory board on Monday, House Speaker Robert DeLeo quickly did the math, pointing out on Twitter that more than half of the members “were educated and/or employed in Massachusetts.” And while Boston Mayor Martin Walsh noted Sunday that Biden “can’t take everyone from Massachusetts to Washington with him,” speculation has...

  • Donald Trump Jan 5, 2019

    Rhodes Scholar and ‘Dreamer' Fears He Can't Return to US

    He became the first “Dreamer” to win the prestigious Rhodes scholarship, but for recent Harvard University graduate Jin Park, the joy of that achievement has given way to uncertainty. The 22-year-old, who lives in New York City, risks not being allowed back in the country if he enrolls at the University of Oxford in England in the fall.

  • CEO Jun 27, 2018

    US Approves First Prescription Drug Made From Marijuana

    U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use. The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication, called Epidiolex, to treat two rare forms of epilepsy in patients 2 years and older....

  • Donald Trump May 29, 2018

    Keystone XL Developer Showers Nebraska With Campaign Cash

    The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is showering Nebraska public officials with campaign cash as it fights for regulatory approval in a state that is one of the last lines of resistance for the $8 billion project. A political action committee for TransCanada Inc. has donated more than $65,000 to campaigns within the last year, mostly to Republican state...

  • Congress May 26, 2018

    Trump Administration Has Cut Deal With China's ZTE: Source

    The Trump administration has told Congress that it’s reached a deal that would allow Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to stay in business, a source familiar with the talks who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a confidential matter said Friday. A resolution of the ZTE case could clear the way for the United States to make progress in...

  • Donald Trump May 24, 2018

    Disputed Keystone Pipeline Project Focus of Montana Court Hearing

    Attorneys for the Trump administration were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline against environmental groups that want to derail the project. The 1,179-mile (1,800-kilometer) line proposed by TransCanada Corporation was rejected in 2015 by former President Barack Obama because of its potential to exacerbate climate change. President Donald Trump revived the...

  • Donald Trump Jan 11, 2018

    Judge Blocks Trump Decision to End Young Immigrant Program

    A federal judge on Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. U.S. District Judge William Alsup granted a request by California and other plaintiffs to prevent President Donald Trump from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program while their lawsuits play out in court. Alsup said lawyers in favor...

  • Donald Trump Nov 21, 2017

    US Terror List More Symbolism Than Substance: Analysis

    As North Korea marches toward nuclear mastery, President Donald Trump slaps the country back on an American blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism. But is it anything more than bluster? After all, former President George W. Bush removed North Korea from that same list nearly a decade ago, also in an attempt to halt its march toward nuclear mastery. Aside...

  • Donald Trump Nov 21, 2017

    US Announces New North Korea Sanctions After Terror Designation

    The Trump administration imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated a North Korean corporation involved in exporting workers overseas. The action came a day after the United...

  • Donald Trump Mar 2, 2017

    White House Staff Told to Preserve Russia-Related Materials

    White House lawyers have instructed the president’s aides to preserve materials that could be connected to Russian interference in the 2016 election and other related investigations, three administration officials said Wednesday....
    The instructions, which were sent to White House staff on Tuesday, come after Senate Democrats last week asked the White House and law enforcement agencies to keep all materials involving...

  • United States Feb 23, 2017

    US, Mexico Officials Meet Amid Immigration and Human Rights Tension

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly met with Mexico’s Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray in a joint news conference to discuss the United States’ immigration and deportation policy, border laws and trade between the two countries. Videgaray expressed concern over the United States’ treatment of Mexican nationals, while Tillerson acknowledged disagreement over new policies...

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