Government And Politics

The Latest: Tongue-in-cheek 'snow-making ban' rescinded

Mar 21, 2018

A New Jersey law enforcement agency has rescinded its tongue-in-cheek prohibition against schoolchildren doing numerous activities that kids believe will make it snow

Slovak president agrees to appoint new government

Mar 21, 2018

Slovakia's president has agreed to appoint a new government amid a political crisis triggered by the killing of a journalist and his fiancee

Germany's Merkel hopes to avert 'illegal' US tariffs

Mar 21, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is backing talks aimed at averting U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs that she believes are illegal, but says Europe will retaliate in an "unambiguous" way if it has to

Mississippi agriculture official expected to go to US Senate

Mar 21, 2018

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to appoint state Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to succeed a longtime U.S. senator who is resigning because of poor health

Speaker Ryan invites French president to address Congress

Mar 21, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan is inviting French President Emmanuel Macron to address a joint meeting of Congress next month

Pressure builds on Peru president to quit over secret videos

Mar 21, 2018

Pressure is building on Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to resign after several allies were caught in secretly-shot videos allegedly trying to gain the support of a lawmaker so he would block the leader's impeachment

US stocks inch up as investors wait for Fed news on rates

Mar 21, 2018

US stock indexes are slightly higher as investors expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later in the day

Opening arguments in AT&T antitrust trial postponed

Mar 21, 2018

A media behemoth in the balance: AT&T antitrust trial kicks off

Spending talks nearly done, $1.3T bill soon to be unveiled

Mar 21, 2018

Talks over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill are almost complete as the White House and Capitol Hill Democrats ironed out deals on a first round of funding for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall

The Latest: Neighbor says bombing suspect seemed 'smart'

Mar 21, 2018

A neighbor who watched the Austin bombing suspect grow up says he "always seemed like he was smart" and "polite"

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