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Republicans aggressively push approval of Trump Cabinet nominees

Senate Republicans moved aggressively Wednesday to push through several of Trump’s Cabinet nominees, the latest round in an escalating showdown with Democrats trying to thwart President Trump’s administration.Republicans lashed out angrily at Democrats trying to stall the president’s nominees
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Tale of an Iraqi woman dying because of Trump travel ban unravels

Man who claimed mom died in Iraq after Trump's ban lied, Imam confirms https://t.co/wNQchf7lpc pic.twitter.com/wQsUUFJIqb— FOX 2 Detroit (@FOX2News) February 1, 2017The gut-wrenching story of the Iraqi family spread quickly across the Internet on Tuesday, depicting what seemed to be among the most
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Antwan Wilson takes over as chancellor of D.C. public schools

It was the middle of the academic year, but Wednesday marked the first day of school in the District of Columbia for Antwan Wilson.The new D.C. schools chancellor spent the morning high-fiving students as they entered school. He watched elementary students solve problems with fractions, and then he
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San Francisco sues Trump over order on sanctuary cities

San Francisco sued President Trump on Tuesday over his executive order to defund jurisdictions that are so-called “sanctuary cities,” the latest salvo in what promises to be a long battle between liberal cities and states and Trump’s administration.The lawsuit is the first over Trump’s direc
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An orangutan will have a chance to find her mate — through Tinder

The first indication Samboja was being nudged to find a partner came last year, when her home zoo — the Apenheul Primate Park in the Netherlands — took to Facebook to casually point out that the female orangutan was approaching the age where she could start having kids.A year later, the Dutch
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Democrats boycott confirmation hearings for Price and Mnuchin, blocking votes

Democrats intensified their opposition to President Trump on Tuesday by further delaying the confirmation of several of his Cabinet nominees amid strong Republican objections. Hours after Trump fired acting attorney general Sally Yates for refusing to defend his executive order banning certain trave
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In opposing Trump’s education pick, Kaine cites Virginia’s ugly history on school segregation

 When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down school segregation in 1954, Virginia was slow to fall in line. The state became known for “massive resistance,” a series of policies intended to block the racial integration of public schools. Prince Edward County even shuttered its public schools and al
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Who is affected by Trump’s travel ban

President Trump signed an executive order on Friday temporarily barring entry to refugees and immigrants. In U.S. airports, customs officials detained and denied entry to individuals affected by the travel ban. Here is a look at what we know and what remains unclear. Who is affected? The order spark
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Senator who lost her legs in Iraq challenges Mattis to explain why he stood by as Trump signed travel ban

A U.S. senator who served in the Army and lost her legs in Iraq challenged Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday to explain why he stood next to President Trump last week at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes, as Trump signed a controversial temporary travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority
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Trump calls for lower drug prices, fewer regulations in meeting with pharmaceutical executives

This story has been updated.President Trump met with leaders of some of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies Tuesday and emphasized the need to lower “astronomical” drug prices, decrease regulations and bring more drug manufacturing into the United States.Trump offered no specific poli
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