The federal government should consider forgiving all “small” loans provided under the Paycheck Protection Program during the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
The Trump administration on Tuesday dropped its plan to require foreign college students to leave the United States unless they are enrolled in the fall term for at least one face-to-face class.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is asking governors to consider sending the National Guard to hospitals to help improve data collection about novel-coronavirus patients, supplies and capacity, according to a letter, internal emails and officials familiar with the plans.
Florida on Sunday reported a record 15,300 new coronavirus cases, the most by any state in a single day and a bleak sign of the United States’ failure to control the pandemic about six months after the first infection surfaced in the country.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of his former aide and longtime confidant Roger Stone, who was convicted at trial last year of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
The two energy companies behind the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline have abandoned their six-year bid to build it, saying Sunday that the project has become too costly and the regulatory environment too uncertain to justify further investment.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court late Thursday to overturn the Affordable Care Act, telling the court “the entire ACA must fall.”
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a Republican-drafted bill aimed at overhauling the nation’s policing practices amid a national outcry for a systematic transformation of law enforcement — spelling a potential death knell to efforts at revisions at the federal level in an el…
WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci and other Trump administration health officials warned that coronavirus activity could continue for some time. They urged continuing social distancing and other precautions in testimony before a congressional hearing Tuesday at a key juncture in the country’s r…
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump issued a proclamation Monday barring many categories of foreign workers and curbing immigration visas through the end of the year, moves the White House said will protect U.S. workers reeling from job losses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s Saturday night remark that he asked officials to “slow the [coronavirus] testing down” led to rebukes from experts and frustration from his own staffers, who say it undercuts their efforts to reassure Americans as the disease surges across the country.
The Trump campaign on Sunday sought to blame concerns about protesters for the lower-than-expected turnout at the president’s rally in Tulsa, even though the campaign itself had raised expectations about attendance by touting the number of people who had signed up for tickets online.
TULSA, Okla. — The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal of a lawsuit attempting to block President Donald Trump from holding an indoor campaign rally here Saturday that many fear could worsen the spread of the coronavirus. The decision paved the way for the event to go on as planned.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday removed a major obstacle to the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a long-delayed and multibillion-dollar project meant to carry natural gas through some of the most mountainous scenery in central Virginia.
President Donald Trump pushed back his first campaign rally in months by one day after critics condemned him for scheduling it on Juneteenth, the observance of the end of slavery in the United States, in a city that experienced one of the country’s worst episodes of racial violence in U.S. history.
Federal health officials on Friday urged organizers of large gatherings that involve shouting, chanting or singing to “strongly encourage” attendees use cloth face coverings to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus.
WASHINGTON — Legions of demonstrators streamed into downtown Washington on Saturday, bearing flags, angry hand-lettered signs and their children for one of the biggest local protests so far over police brutality and racial oppression in the United States.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order that could open the door for federal regulators to punish Facebook, Google and Twitter for the way they police online content.
WASHINGTON — Twenty-nine of the House’s most liberal Democratic members called Tuesday for the yearly national defense authorization bill to cut military spending — a declaration, they said, that is meant to focus federal resources on the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., have told the Trump administration to preserve all records related to the Friday night removal of the inspector general.
The parent company of the small Virginia firm that failed to fulfill a $55 million no-bid contract to provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency with 10 million protective masks owes more than $6.4 million to the West Virginia Economic Development Authority, according to bankruptcy cour…
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump cast doubt Friday on the future of his FBI director as federal law enforcement officials wrestle with fallout from the Justice Department’s move to throw out the guilty plea of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.