GAO: Climate change already costing US billions in losses
A federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, fires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades.
Ex-energy regulators denounce Trump bid to boost coal
Eight former members of a federal energy panel _ including five former chairs _ oppose a Trump administration plan to bolster nuclear and coal-fired power plants.
Trump shoots down retirement limit to pay for GOP tax cuts
Trump urges House Republicans to move swiftly on passing budget bill, clearing the way for tax fight.
China's Communist Party inserts Xi into party constitution
China's ruling Communist Party has amended its constitution to add President Xi Jinping's name and ideology in an extension of his formidable political sway.
Judge skeptical of need to reinstate Trump health care cuts
An attorney for California was grilled by a federal judge skeptical of a push by 18 states to immediately reinstate "Obamacare" subsidies cut off by the Trump administration.