As Election Nears, Trump Makes a Final Push Against Climate Science

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has recently removed the chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the nation’s premier scientific agency, installed new political staff who have questioned accepted facts about climate change and imposed stricter controls on

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Trump’s German ambassador tried to secretly negotiate Venezuelan president’s exit

A Trump administration official secretly met with a representative of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro last month to negotiate the embattled leader’s peaceful exit amid an economic crisis in the oil-rich nation.  Richard Grenell, the former acting U.S. director of National Intelligence and

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Feds say US colleges ‘massively’ underreport foreign funding

A scathing report from the Trump administration on Tuesday concluded that top U.S. universities have “massively underreported” funding they accept from China, Russia and other nations described as “foreign adversaries.” The Education Department released the report amid its effort to

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Trump changes course, approves California relief for 6 fires

President Donald Trump’s administration abruptly reversed course and approved California’s application for disaster relief funds to clean up damage from six recent deadly and destructive blazes that have scorched the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday. “Just got off the

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