February 7, 2019

Trump pronounces controversial decide David Malpass for World Bank president

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he would nominate David Malpass, the Treasury under secretary for international affairs, as the next president of the World Bank, a pick that has already generated significant backlash from supporters of the institution.
February 7, 2019

2018 makes the final 5 years the warmest in historical past, scientists say, as Democrats put local weather change on the agenda

The past five years are the warmest in recorded history, scientists from NASA and NOAA announced Wednesday, part of a continued trend of higher temperatures around the world.
February 7, 2019

Former Rep. John Dingell receiving hospice care, affected by most cancers

Former Rep. John Dingell Jr., the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, is receiving hospice care and has cancer, a source close to the family confirmed Wednesday, after his wife and successor, Rep. Debbie Dingell, announced he was entering “a new phase” of his life.
February 7, 2019

Virginia management in turmoil as Fairfax, Herring launch new statements

The top three elected officials in the state of Virginia, all Democrats, are mired in controversy Wednesday, as a chaotic situation has cast serious uncertainty over who will lead the state in the coming weeks.
February 7, 2019

In State of the Union deal with, Trump bookends bipartisanship round a core of uncooked division: Analysis

The last president to give a State of the Union address with job approval ratings as low after two years in office as President Donald Trump was former President Ronald Reagan -- who was likewise hobbled by big losses in the first midterm election of his administration.
February 6, 2019

Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen’s testimony to Congress postponed once more

The House Intelligence Committee announced Wednesday that Michael Cohen’s highly anticipated closed door testimony has been postponed until later this month, the second such instance of his testimony to a congressional panel being delayed.
February 6, 2019

Trump’s namesake sleeps by means of president’s large speech

President Donald Trump had invited Joshua Trump as his State of the Union guest because the White House said the sixth-grader from Wilmington, Delaware, had been bullied because of his last name.
February 6, 2019

The Note: Elizabeth Warren battles her personal phrases

The TAKE with Rick Klein For a candidate who's not even technically a candidate yet, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has done a whole lot of battling with herself.
February 6, 2019

House Intelligence Committee anticipated to ship Russia probe transcripts to Mueller

The House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday is expected to clear the way for special counsel Robert Mueller's team to use Russia investigation interview transcripts in possible perjury prosecutions.
February 6, 2019

Five key takeaways from President Donald Trump’s State of the Union handle

President Donald Trump called for unity again and again in his State of the Union address, delivering a speech that was a sharp contrast to the last month of digging in his heels during a 35-day government shutdown and almost two years of political battles during his administration.