Science Says: Trump team garbles climate science

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his cabinet often avoid talking about the science of climate change, but when pressed what they have said clashes with established mainstream science, data and peer-reviewed studies and reports.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press and MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

AP Interview: DeVos says she didn't decry racism enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday distanced herself from her comment earlier this year about the nation's historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice, saying that in the past "there were no choices" for African-Americans in higher education.

  • Written by MARIA DANILOVA, Associated Press and CAROLE FELDMAN, Associated Press

The Trump administration's mixed messages on North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials have delivered mixed messages of alarm and reassurance as tensions have escalated over North Korea's nuclear weapons program, leaving doubt about the direction of U.S. policy.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Russian surveillance plane creates buzz in Washington

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — A low-flying Russian airplane created a buzz in the nation's capital on Wednesday, but it turns out the surveillance flight over the Capitol, Pentagon and other sites was cleared by the U.S. government under a long-standing global treaty.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press