Government And Politics

Rio state legislature votes to release imprisoned members

Nov 17, 2017

Rio de Janeiro's state legislature has voted to release three lawmakers who had been jailed in a corruption investigation

The Latest: Trump calls Democrats 'obstructionists' on taxes

Nov 17, 2017

President Donald Trump says the Democrats could exert greater sway over the shape of tax overhaul legislation if they weren't focused wholly on defeating it

The Latest: Mayor says people still missing after blaze

Nov 17, 2017

A Pennsylvania mayor says there are still some people missing after a massive fire at a senior living center injured nearly 30 people

Trump welcomes college sports champions to the White House

Nov 17, 2017

President Donald Trump is congratulating college sports champions at the White House

Democrats press Homeland Security pick on immigration issues

Nov 17, 2017

Senate Democrats are pressing Trump's choice to lead the Homeland Security Department to endorse bipartisan legislation to shield from deportation thousands of young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as young children

Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe

Nov 17, 2017

Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma says he plans to take his fight against Venezuela's socialist government to Europe after escaping from house arrest and fleeing to Colombia

House GOP chair criticizes Trump policy on elephant imports

Nov 17, 2017

The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Trump administration's decision to allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport is the "wrong move at the wrong time."

The Latest: Officials says 5-hour lag in leak notification

Nov 17, 2017

A South Dakota official says there was a roughly five-hour lag between TransCanada Corp.'s detection of a leak from its Keystone pipeline and its notification of state environmental officials.

Pfizer tells Nebraska not to use its drugs in execution

Nov 17, 2017

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer is demanding that Nebraska return any drugs manufactured by the company or its affiliate that the state plans to use in an execution

Wife of Alabama Senate candidate Moore says he won't quit

Nov 17, 2017

The wife of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is going on the offense against women accusing him of sexual misconduct and assault

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