A coalition of left-leaning states and environmental groups are vowing to fight the Trump administration's move to kill an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 05:25 PM CDT
'Lots More to Do': Sen. Feinstein Will Run for Re-Election
At 84, Sen. Dianne Feinstein is at an age when many Americans are deep into their retirement years. But the oldest member of the Senate announced Monday that she will seek another term with a ready retort for...
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 09:40 AM CDT
Diverse US Divided on Symbols of Patriotism, Protests: Poll
When Afghanistan War veteran Joseph Smith saw NFL players take a knee or raise a fist during the playing of the national anthem last month, he wasn't offended — he was proud. Where some saw it as disrespectful...
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 02:08 PM CDT
NRA Opposes Full Ban on 'Bump Stocks' Used by Vegas Gunman
The National Rifle Association is opposing a ban on "bump stocks" like the device used by the Las Vegas gunman to turn semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire guns, stressing its support for more limited...
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 02:15 PM CDT
White House Plans Order to Expand Health Care Options
The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that...
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 04:39 AM CDT
Feds, States Join Forces to Boost Election Cybersecurity
In the wake of revelations that alleged Russian hackers targeted state election systems, federal and state officials have joined forces to root out weaknesses in state systems before future elections, NBC...
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 02:14 PM CDT
Trump: Hard-Line Immigration Policies Are Price of DACA
President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants,...
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 at 05:10 PM CDT
Many in Country Music Mum Over Gun Issues After Vegas Deaths
When singer Meghan Linsey first started her country duo Steel Magnolia, a partnership with the National Rifle Association was suggested as a way to grow their audience.
The proposal, which she refused, was a...
Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 08:03 AM CDT
GOP Senator Warns Trump Threats Risk 'Path to World War III'
An enraged President Donald Trump and a prominent Republican senator who fears the country could be edging toward "chaos" engaged in an intense and vitriolic back-and-forth bashing on social media Sunday, a...
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 at 04:11 PM CDT
After Being Shot, Scalise Still Opposes More Gun Control
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who is still recovering from his wounds after a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress in June, said on “Meet the Press” Sunday that he still stands behind the...