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‘Keep your mouth shut’: Dems erupt over Barr’s Mueller report rollout

Democrats are in an uproar after the White House and Department of Justice officials appear to be coordinating ahead of the release of the special counsel’s report. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images congress Lawmakers are accusing the attorney [...]

Hardliners urge Trump to keep immigration agency head amid shakeup

A 52-year-old lawyer and former foreign service officer, Francis Cissna became director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in October 2017. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Groups that [...]

Scotland Dispatch: ‘Dog Suicide Bridge’: Why Do So Many Pets Keep Leaping Into a Scottish Gorge?

DUMBARTON, Scotland — “I was sure she was dead,” Lottie Mackinnon said quietly. Ms. Mackinnon was sitting huddled in the corner of a cafe with her two children, sipping hot chocolate as she described the day three years ago when [...]

Embattled Arizona lawmaker seeks to keep documents secret

PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona House Ethics Committee is considering a request by embattled Rep. David Stringer to submit documents in secret. The committee is investigating complaints about the Prescott Republican’s comments on race and [...]

Police often use broad exemption to keep videos from public

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Police departments routinely withhold video of officer-involved shootings and other incidents from the public by using a broad exemption to state-open records laws, an investigation by The Associated Press has found. The [...]

POLITICO Playbook: BREAKDOWN: Talks to keep government open stall, with deadline just days away

Presented by */ ]]> “I’m hoping we can get off the dime later today or in the morning because time’s ticking away,” Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby said. | Andrew Burton/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE [...]

The plan to keep Trump’s taxes hidden

The battle between Treasury, led by Steven Mnuchin (left), and the Democrats could plunge the country into yet another norm-breaking moment for the Trump presidency — with the fight stretching on for months and well into the 2020 campaign. [...]

News Analysis: Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Nearly two years into his presidency and more than six months after his historic summit meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea, President Trump finds himself essentially back where he was at the beginning in achieving the ambitious [...]

Climate Negotiators Reach an Overtime Deal to Keep Paris Pact Alive

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. KATOWICE, Poland — Diplomats from nearly 200 countries reached a deal on Saturday to keep the Paris climate agreement alive by adopting a detailed [...]

White House considers plan to keep asylum seekers in Mexico

Central American migrants get a ride on a truck from Mexicali to Tijuana, Mexico, on Tuesday. | AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The White House is weighing a plan to require Central American migrants [...]