Trump administration once again lifts elephant trophy ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has quietly decided once again to allow Americans to import the body parts of African elephants shot for sport, despite presidential tweets decrying the practice as a "horror show."


  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Dems: Did EPA security staffer steer contract to associate?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are pressing Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on whether a key member of his taxpayer-funded security team improperly steered a government contract to a personal business associate.


  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Soros not funding students' gun control fight

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Student survivors of a mass shooting in Florida who've organized to increase gun control and make schools safer aren't being bankrolled by billionaire liberal philanthropist George Soros, despite the claims of several false stories.


Watchdog: Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog says White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated the federal law prohibiting government officials from using their positions to influence political campaigns.


  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press