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Trump Authorizes Shift to Wider US Military Use of Land Mines

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday canceled an Obama-era prohibition on the use of anti-personnel landmines outside of the Korean peninsula. With potential future conflict with China and Russia in mind, the new policy specified no geographic limits ...
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Groups Threaten to Sue UC Over SAT, ACT Use

A coalition of California students and community groups is threatening to sue the University of California system unless it drops the SAT and ACT exams from its admissions requirements, arguing that the tests favor wealthy, white students at the expense of poo...
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Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he fired national security adviser John Bolton, citing strong disagreements on a number of policy issues. Trump tweeted that he told Bolton Monday night his s...
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Powell Says Fed Will Aid Economy, but Trump Escalates Attack

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Friday that the Fed stands ready to cut interest rates further if the economy needs it but wasn't clear about when or by how much. Powell had barely finished speaking to central bankers in Jackson...