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The EPA decided not to ban a pesticide that its own scientists have linked to brain damage in kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a bid by environmental groups to ban a common pesticide used on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops.<p>EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Wednesday denied a petition to ban the agricultural pesticide chlorpyrifos, reversing …

Pesticides

It’s Time to Start Using a Better Deodorant

The adopted underarm scent of teenagers is a sort of a cartoonish freshness. Old men all smell like bay rum, whether by choice or because they’ve …

Rum

Trump paused a call with Putin to make an aide explain a nuclear arms treaty

Thursday afternoon, Reuters reported that Donald Trump interrupted a phone call with Vladimir Putin to ask a basic question about US-Russia relations. Specifically, he asked what New START, a nuclear arms agreement inked by the Obama administration, was. Once he heard the basics, he immediately …

Trump reportedly threatens to send U.S. military to Mexico in call with Mexican president

President Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send U.S. troops to stop "bad hombres down there" unless the Mexican military did more to control them itself, according to an excerpt of a transcript of the conversation obtained by the Associated Press.<p><b>Update: Mexican</b> …

You can expect the cost of ice cream and yogurt to near-double if Trump has his way

Ice cream, you scream, we'll all scream when dairy prices start skyrocketing in President Donald Trump's America.<p>The dairy industry depends on …

Judge halts deportations as refugee ban causes worldwide furor

By Jerry Markon<p>, Reporter<p>Emma Brown<p>, Reporter<p>Katherine Shaver<p>, Reporter<p>A federal judge in New York blocked deportations nationwide late Saturday of those detained on entry to the United States after an executive order from President Trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly Muslim …

Immigration

If Trump Can’t Act Like a President, He Could at Least Dress Like One

From his comically large red tie to his JNCO-rivaling baggy pants to his unbearably bad haircut, the president's wardrobe could use a few easy fixes from GQ’s style editors.<p>The number of objectionable qualities possessed by President Donald J. Trump is rising by the day. But what excuse does he …

Mexican designers envision a Trump border wall that could take 16 years to build

Eight prototypes for the Trump administration's wall now stand near the US-Mexico border in San Diego, California.<p>They were chosen as finalists from hundreds of submissions from architects, developers, and construction companies this spring.<p>Not all border wall bids were serious, though. Mexican …

Donald Trump’s Environmental Scorecard

<i>Donald Trump has previously claimed that climate change is a Chinese-perpetrated hoax, promised to defund UN climate initiatives, and called the</i> …

Trump administration orders EPA to axe climate change page from site

After barring the Environmental Protection Agency and its staff from discussing or disseminating any climate-related news to outsiders, President Donald Trump’s administration has reportedly instructed the EPA to take down the climate change page from its website, Reuters reports.<p>Citing undisclosed …

Beijing hits back after US says it will 'defend' interests in South China Sea

Beijing has gone on the offensive over challenges made by Donald Trump’s administration to its claims in the South China Sea, asserting its “indisputable sovereignty” in the region and warning the US to “act cautiously”.<p>The remarks came after White House spokesman Sean Spicer signaled a break from …

Trump dogged by insecurity over popular vote, media coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump holds the most powerful office in the world. But he's dogged by insecurity over his loss of the popular vote in the …

Donald Trump

Rick Perry's 'Learning Curve' Might Be the Most Frightening of All

He's still getting up-to-speed on the nuclear weapons element of his new job.<p><i>Editor's Note: This post has been updated.</i><p>We've had some fun around here with former Texas Governor and Star Who Was Danced With Rick Perry ever since Donald Trump tapped him to be Secretary of Energy. We were mostly …

Trump admits to Russian hacking even as he attacks U.S. intelligence community

By Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p>Ashley Parker<p>, Reporter<p>NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time here Wednesday that Russia was responsible for hacking the Democratic Party during last year’s election, but he denied that the leaks were intended to boost him and argued that …

Donald Trump

Trump D.C. Hotel Contractors Say They're Owed Millions

In late October, just weeks ahead of the election, President-elect Donald Trump made a quick detour to Washington for the official opening of his new five-star hotel, just a few blocks from the White House.<p>During a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Trump told the crowd that the two-year, roughly $200 …

Associated Press News

China takes off gloves over Taiwan, warns U.S. it would retaliate

China has abandoned its conciliatory tone toward Donald Trump, warning it is prepared to retaliate if the president-elect supports Taiwan independence as a bargaining chip to extract trade concessions.<p>China considers Taiwan part of its indivisible territory. If Mr. Trump will not respect that, …

Iranian vessel points weapon at U.S. helicopter: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard vessel pointed its weapon at a U.S. military helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, two U.S. defense officials told Reuters on Monday, an action they described as “unsafe and unprofessional.”<p>A U.S. Navy MH-60 helicopter …

Analysis: For some in middle class, Trump plan would mean tax increase

President-elect Donald Trump's proposals would modestly cut income taxes for most middle-class Americans. But for nearly 8 million families -- including a majority of single-parent households -- the opposite would occur: They'd pay more.<p>Most married couples with three or more children would also …