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Trump Signs Order to Speed Infrastructure Construction

Trump Signs Order to Speed Infrastructure Construction

By Joan Lowy and Michael Biesecker |
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he has signed a new executive order intended to make more efficient the federal permitting process for construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment.

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Trump Signs Order to Speed Infrastructure Construction

Trump Signs Order to Speed Infrastructure Construction

By Joan Lowy and Michael Biesecker | Aug 16
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he has signed a new executive order intended to make more efficient the federal permitting process for construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment.

A Stronger Medicaid Emerges from GOP Health Overhaul Debate

A Stronger Medicaid Emerges from GOP Health Overhaul Debate

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 16
Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to pass health overhaul legislation.

Insider Q&A: Scary Forecasts at the Box Office

Insider Q&A: Scary Forecasts at the Box Office

By Marley Jay | Aug 16
It's been a rough summer at the box office, and movie theater chains are feeling the pain. It got worse last week when AMC Entertainment said U.S. box office grosses are sinking.

AP Fact Check: What Trump Said About Virginia Protesters

AP Fact Check: What Trump Said About Virginia Protesters

By Darlene Superville and Sarah Rankin | Aug 16
President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his response to Saturday's racially-charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of the event.

Critics Throw Shade at Cuomo's Plan to Light NYC Bridges

Critics Throw Shade at Cuomo's Plan to Light NYC Bridges

By David Klepper | Aug 15
Critics are throwing shade at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pricey plan to install high-tech, color-changing lights on New York City's bridges, questioning whether the investment is the best use of public money.

Trump's Sanctuary City Threat Triggers Confusion, Changes

Trump's Sanctuary City Threat Triggers Confusion, Changes

By Sophia Tareen | Aug 15
From defiant lawsuits to reversing policies, U.S. cities and counties are zeroing in on their immigration rules to avoid losing millions in public safety dollars that the White House has threatened to withhold.

Amid Criticism, UK Government Tries to Show Unity on Brexit

Amid Criticism, UK Government Tries to Show Unity on Brexit

By Jill Lawless | Aug 15
The British government tried to fight back Sunday against criticisms that it is divided and unprepared for Brexit, saying it will set out detailed plans for the U.K.'s exit from the European Union

U.S. Pot States Try to Curb Smuggling, Fend Off Administration

U.S. Pot States Try to Curb Smuggling, Fend Off Administration

By Andrew Selsky | Aug 15
Pot-legal states are trying to clamp down on "diversion" even as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions presses for enforcement of federal laws against marijuana.

Parents Test School Liability in Bullying and Child Suicide

Parents Test School Liability in Bullying and Child Suicide

By Dan Sewell | Aug 15
The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie want school officials held responsible, testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying.

Man Accused of Driving into Protest Crowd Denied Bond

Man Accused of Driving into Protest Crowd Denied Bond

By Brian Witte and Sarah Rankin | Aug 14
A man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was denied bond Monday after the public defender's office said it couldn't represent him.

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