New Grand Staircase plans greenlight mining on lands Trump stripped from Utah monument

Hundreds of thousands of acres inside what used to be Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument will be opened to mineral extraction under a plan the Bureau of Land Management released Friday, renewing charges that Read More


China retaliates with tariffs on $75 billion of US goods

The US-China trade war ratcheted up yet again on Friday, with Beijing unveiling a new round of retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of US goods.

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Billionaire industrialist and conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79

"David was proud of the extraordinary work you all have done to make Koch Industries the successful company that it is today."

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Seth Moulton to drop out of 2020 race

The three-term congressman is set to end his presidential bid after failing to gain traction in the polls or with donors.

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Amazon fires turn political as Brazil's president calls out France's Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took to Twitter to urge countries from around the world to respond to the massive fires in the Amazon, but his remarks were met with hostility by Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, who essentially warned Macron to …

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US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam

Seventeen people arrested after unearthing of 'one of the largest cases of its kind in US history'.

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2 Nigerian men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say

US prosecutors charged 80 people -- mostly Nigerians -- in the widespread conspiracy that defrauded $6 million from businesses and vulnerable elderly women. Seventeen people have been arrested so far mostly in Los Angeles.

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Ex-wife of esteemed Atlanta doctor kills her children, turns gun on herself

A distinguished member of Atlanta's medical consulting industry fatally shot her adult son and daughter on Aug. 21 at a town home in Cobb County before turning the gun on

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The bizarre-even-by-Trump-standards past 72 hours, explained

From an ill-fated attempt to purchase Greenland to God comparisons, the past three days have been a lot.

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AG William Barr must do more to fix dismal prison conditions

On Aug. 19, Attorney General William Barr demoted Hugh Hurwitz from his position as the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons to his prior role as assistant director of the BOP’s Reentry Services Division. This move comes in the aftermath of the suicide of…

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