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Trump, GOP congressional leaders to meet at Camp David

Posted 12/28/2017 in National

Eager for more legislative achievements before Washington's focus shifts to the midterm elections, President Donald Trump plans to open the new year by meeting with Republican congressional leaders to map out the 2018 legislative agenda, the White House said.



Heightened security in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve

Posted 12/28/2017 in National

An unprecedented number of law enforcement officers and National Guard members will be on duty when tens of thousands of people gather to ring in 2018 on the Las Vegas Boulevard, just three months after one of the world's most famous roadways became associated with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.



Mississippi lawmakers could debate creation of a lottery

Posted 12/27/2017 in National

Mississippi residents for years have been crossing into Louisiana, Arkansas and Tennessee to buy lottery tickets.



Tax overhaul leads to end-of-year rush to pay property bills

Posted 12/23/2017 in National

In a season of sales, homeowners in affluent towns across the country are rushing to take advantage of a deal that they hope will save them big.



Trump signs, lauds tax overhaul, off to Florida for holidays

Posted 12/23/2017 in National

President Donald Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law Friday, using his last moments in the White House before flying to Florida for the holidays to celebrate a much-needed political win.



Jobless rates fell in 24 US states, record lows in 5

Posted 12/23/2017 in National

Unemployment rates dropped to record lows in Alabama, California, Hawaii, Mississippi and Texas in November.



Alabama to officially end its scandal-tinged US Senate race

Posted 12/23/2017 in National

Alabama election officials say they will certify Democratic candidate Doug Jones' upset victory over Republican rival Roy Moore next week.



The GOP fights for its own voters to stop the next Roy Moore

Posted 12/23/2017 in National

Republicans who hope their Senate disaster in Alabama will scare voters away from other outsider, longshot conservatives should spend some time with Michele Evans.



Triumphant Trump celebrates tax win -- but some fear backlash

Posted 12/21/2017 in National

A triumphant President Donald Trump and jubilant fellow Republicans celebrated the passage of their $1.5 trillion tax overhaul Wednesday as a "historic victory for the American people." The American people, however, will need some convincing.



Will tax plan turn cash-hoarding companies into spenders?

Posted 12/21/2017 in National

Big U.S. companies have been piling up cash for years, but have spent little of it on buying equipment and raising wages and other things to grow the economy.



Lawmakers hoping to approve a must-pass spending bill

Posted 12/21/2017 in National

Lawmakers hope to approve a must-pass spending bill on Thursday as the clock ticks toward potential government shutdown this weekend.



GOP set to roll $1.5T final tax bill through House, Senate

Posted 12/19/2017 in National

Their long-sought political goal within grasp, Republicans in Congress are set to catapult sweeping $1.5 trillion tax legislation through the House, rolling over a dozen GOP defectors from high-tax states.



Smiley claims PBS made mistake in ouster, but PBS fires back

Posted 12/19/2017 in National

Tavis Smiley has defended himself from allegations he had sexual relationships with subordinates and created an abusive workplace environment, denying any wrongdoing and saying PBS made a mistake by suspending him from his talk show.



Twitter suspends white nationalists as it enforces new rules

Posted 12/19/2017 in National

Twitter suspended the accounts of well-known white nationalists Monday, moving swiftly to enforce its new rules aimed at reducing what it deems abusive content.



Just ahead of holidays, flu cases are spreading

Posted 12/18/2017 in National

Health officials say the flu is spreading across the nation, with a dozen states now reporting widespread flu cases just ahead of the holiday season.



Calendar quirk, Amazon, put pressure on retailers to deliver

Posted 12/18/2017 in National

A calendar quirk this year and Amazon's seven-days-a-week delivery capability are building pressure on retailers to deliver.



Trump to unveil 'America First' national security strategy

Posted 12/18/2017 in National

Prioritizing national sovereignty over alliances, President Donald Trump is poised to outline a new national security strategy that envisions nations in a perpetual state of competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and de-emphasizes multinational agreements that have dominated the United States' foreign policy since the Cold War.



Flames threaten coastal communities as firefighters mourn

Posted 12/18/2017 in National

Thousands of firefighters tried Sunday to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history while a funeral procession rolled past burn-scarred hillsides in honor of one of their colleagues who was killed battling the flames.



Moore: 'Battle is not over' in Senate race

Posted 12/16/2017 in National

Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede.



Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control

Posted 12/16/2017 in National

A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control.



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