After failing to pass a much-promised repeal of Obamacare, Pres. Trump is eager to push through a tax cut package next week. House Speaker Paul Ryan, however, told members Saturday the priority was avoiding a government shutdown by Friday’s deadline.
Protest signs and photos of Science March in New York, one of many Earth Day rallies around the world defending science in the era of President Trump.
The two men suspected of plotting an "imminent" attack ahead of France's presidential election were charged Sunday with terror offences, prosecutors said. Elite police and intelligence agents arrested the two Frenchmen -- 23-year-old Clement Baur and Mahiedine Merabet, 29 -- on Tuesday in the Mediterranean port city. Paris prosecutors said the men are accused of participating in a terrorist conspiracy as well as weapons charges.
PARIS (AP) — Amid heightened security, French voters began casting ballots for their next president Sunday in a first-round poll that's seen as a litmus test for the spread of populism around the world and a vote on the future of Europe.
Thousands of people joined a global March for Science on Saturday with Washington the epicenter of a movement to fight back against what many see as an "assault on facts" by populist politicians. Hundreds streamed onto the Washington Mall for a festive day of music, speeches and teach-ins by scientists disturbed by the rise of so-called "alternative facts" around crucial issues like climate change following the election of Donald Trump. At a time when the Earth has marked three consecutive years of record-breaking heat, and ice is melting at an unprecedented rate at the poles, risking massive sea level rise in the decades ahead, some marchers say it is more important than ever for scientists to communicate and work toward solutions to curb fossil fuel emissions.
They really are friends fur-ever! These adorable animals have struck up the most unlikely friendships in the animal kingdom. From a pig and a cat to a baby goat and a dog, these are companions you never thought you’d see.
Witnesses say the flight attendant ripped the baby stroller out of a mother’s hands — striking the woman and nearly striking the child — leading to the conflict.
The ex-teacher was charged with knowingly transporting a minor in interstate commerce with the intention to engage in sexual activity.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Police in the Maldives said Sunday that they're investigating the stabbing death of a prominent blogger and human rights advocate.
Andrew Benjamin is a legend among the 500 volunteer tax preparers at Prepare and Prosper in St. Paul Minnesota. For 35 years, he has volunteered for two shifts every single day for a total of 50,000 returns.