States create anti-propaganda programs

As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, individual states are ramping up education efforts to counter the threat posed by foreign disinformation campaigns to US elections.

Local lawmakers respond to President's State of the Union

President Donald Trump urged Americans to 'choose greatness' in his 2019 State of the Union Address Tuesday night. The President delivered an 82-minute speech in which he called for unity, denounced what he called "partisan investigations," and held firm in his demand for a wall on the southern border.

Duck boat operator, captains subject of federal criminal investigation

A federal criminal investigation into a deadly duck boat sinking on a Missouri lake was initiated after the US Coast Guard determined the 17 deaths resulted from "misconduct, negligence or inattention to the duties" by the captain of the duck boat, according to a court document filed Wednesday.

Pompeo courts moderate Dems ahead of tough vote

President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, facing an uphill climb to win Senate confirmation, is moving behind the scenes to win over moderate Democratic senators who could provide a lifeline to his nomination once it reaches the Senate floor.

White House wanted to publicly shame Tillerson, source says

Reports that the White House has a tentative plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that emerged Thursday were an effort to express President Donald Trump's deep displeasure and publicly shame his secretary of state, a source with direct knowledge of the White House's thinking said Thursday.