Republicans divided over border wall as Trump era begins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Congressional Republicans leave their annual policy retreat divided over paying for President Donald Trump's border wall, one of several thorny issues looming to trip them up as the GOP adjusts to full control of Washington.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER , AP Congressional Correspondent

Report: Trump called park official to dispute crowd photos

WASHINGTON (AP) — On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump called the acting director of the National Park Service to dispute widely circulated photos of Trump's inauguration.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

Scientists move Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The keepers of the Doomsday Clock have moved the symbolic countdown to potential global catastrophe 30 seconds closer to midnight based on President Donald Trump's comments on nuclear weapons and climate change.


Official: Trump wants to slash EPA workforce, budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency says he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press