Federal

Everything’s For Sale: Mexican Media Is Hooked on Political Money

Mexico’s a dangerous place for journalists, who are often targeted by drug cartels. There’s another, more insidious threat to press freedom -- one …

Mexico

GOP's tax reform is a 'middle-class con job'

Some Democrats are rightly calling the tax reform being proposed by Republicans as a “middle-class con job,” and they are hoping they can work with …

Social Justice

Ontario marijuana legislation includes steep fines for illegal dispensaries

Businesses that illegally sell recreational marijuana after the government of Ontario sets up its own shops could be fined up to $1 million under …

Cannabis

ACLU sues Trump administration, seeks release of undocumented girl with cerebral palsy

The American Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday it was suing the Trump administration, seeking the immediate release of an undocumented …

Immigration

7 things to know about Trump's first Obamacare open enrollment

Obamacare’s fifth open enrollment starts Wednesday, with a different president running it for the first time.<p>Obamacare has been the subject of …

Health Care

Exxon settles pollution case with feds by upgrading 8 plants

DALLAS (AP) — Exxon Mobil is settling air pollution cases with the Trump administration by promising to spend about $300 million on pollution-control technology at several plants along the Gulf Coast.<p>Federal officials said Tuesday that the settlement will prevent thousands of tons of future …

News (U.S.)

With first charges, Mueller sends warning to Trump, aides

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has sent a warning to individuals in President Donald Trump’s orbit: If they lie about contacts …

Corruption

Texas-size $61 billion Harvey plan includes 'Ike Dike,' new reservoirs, buyouts

A nearly $61 billion state plan to rebuild Houston and the Texas coast after Hurricane Harvey includes funding for three "coastal spines" to control …

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The Drilldown: Car purchases for emissions testing criticized

<b>The Lead:</b><p>The Prime Minister’s Office and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna defended the government’s purchase of luxury vehicles for emissions …

Emissions Testing

2 states warn Trump against big changes in sage grouse plan

FORT COLLINS, Colo. >> Two Western governors today warned the Trump administration against making big changes in a plan to protect a ground-dwelling …

Conservation

America needs a strategy before Russia meddles in 2018 elections

Congress has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter to testify on Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. As the …

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Tech firms find new evidence of Russian meddling in U.S. election

WASHINGTON -- Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services …

Internet Research Agency

Halifax Airport aims to increase cargo footprint

It’s time to haul more freight.<p>The Halifax International Airport Authority wants to increase its cargo footprint with the construction of a …

Canadian News

ABC News

Breaking News<p>NYC TERROR ATTACK<p>Play<p>ABCNews.com<p>Several dead, others injured after being hit by vehicle in New York City<p>Brendan McDermid/Reuters<p>8 dead …

Health Care

CMS announces new ‘Meaningful Measures’ initiative

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Monday announced a new initiative intended to streamline quality measures, reduce regulatory burden …

Health Care

Trump’s promised ban on transgender soldiers blocked by federal judge

<b>NEW YORK —</b> A U.S. judge blocked the implementation of President Donald Trump’s planned ban on transgender Americans serving in the armed forces.<p>The …

Conservative View

In warehouse of horrors, body broker stacked human heads

DETROIT - When U.S. authorities arrested Arthur Rathburn last year, they hailed their investigation as a milestone in efforts to police a growing …

Corruption

Federal court bars Donald Trump from reversing transgender troops policy

A federal court in Washington has barred Donald Trump from changing the US government's policy on military service by transgender people.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Manafort and Gates face decades in prison, millions in fines

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and Manafort's business associate Rick Gates face decades in federal …

Corruption