Trump choosing white men as judges, highest rate in decades

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America's federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that reflects the nation's diversity.

  • Written by BY CATHERINE LUCEY and MEGHAN HOYER , Associated Press

Report shows emissions rise as climate talks enter 2nd week

BONN, Germany (AP) — As a new report showed the world backsliding on curbing carbon emissions, observers at global climate talks said Monday it might fall to ministers to break a deadlock over issues such as compensation for countries hardest-hit by global warming.


  • Written by By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

Talks begin to rewrite rules protecting students from fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Department officials opened formal negotiations on Monday to rewrite federal rules meant to protect students from fraud by colleges and universities.


  • Written by By MARIA DANILOVA , Associated Press

UN agency report shows Iran meeting nuke deal commitments


VIENNA (AP) — The United Nations agency monitoring Iran's compliance with a landmark nuclear treaty issued a report Monday certifying that the country is keeping its end of the deal that U.S. President Donald Trump claims Tehran has violated repeatedly.

  • Written by By GEORGE JAHN , Associated Press