Betsy DeVos releases new rules on sexual harassment and assault that expand rights of the accused

The proposed rules will give accused students full due process rights and raise the bar for what constitutes as sexual harassment.

Trump EPA official Trey Glenn indicted on state ethics charges

Trey Glenn, who was indicted Tuesday on multiple ethics charges, oversees the EPA in eight southeastern states.

This man wouldn’t stop holding up Trump signs at Disney — and now he’s banned for life

Dion Cini had been a Disney season pass holder for 26 years.

Trump administration weakens birth control and abortion coverage under Affordable Care Act

The rules will allow almost any employer to deny birth control coverage and make it more burdensome for ACA plans to cover abortions.

Judge blocks Trump administration’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline

The court found that the Trump administration had "simply discarded" facts about climate change to justify approving the pipeline.

A local North Carolina race could reinstate an ICE program that targets Latinos

The 287(g) program ended in Alamance County after the Obama administration in 2012 sued the county for its discriminatory practices "motivated by the sheriff’s prejudices against Latinos."

Ben and Jerry’s new “Pecan Resist” flavor takes direct aim at Trump administration

An anti-Trump ice cream is fudgy and filled with nuts.

Kirstjen Nielsen says Trump admin will consider “every possible action” to keep out migrant caravan

"My general message to this caravan is do not come," Nielsen said Sunday. "You will not be allowed in."

Trump administration gives states power to weaken Affordable Care Act

The new guidance, which could affect coverage for those with pre-existing conditions, comes as health care has become a major issue in the November midterms.

Outdoor enthusiasts file climate change lawsuit against Trump administration

The plaintiffs claim the government's failure to stop climate change infringes on their constitutional right to be left alone.

Supreme Court temporarily stops youth climate change lawsuit against Trump administration

Chief Justice Roberts issued a temporary stay on the case, which holds the federal government accountable for its role in exacerbating climate change.

Report: Trump administration to roll back transgender rights by narrowing definition of gender

A former Obama administration official said the Trump administration's planned move "quite simply negates the humanity of people."

Trump administration to strengthen religious liberty rules on birth control, LGBTQ discrimination

The planned rules make it easier for employers to deny birth control coverage or discriminate against employees based on their religious beliefs.

Trump administration sued for disregarding environment to build border wall, for third time

The groups claim the Texas border wall will post "significant negative threats" to the local environment.

The media strikes back as Trump is sued over stifling of free speech

The lawsuit alleges that Trump's attacks on the press violate First Amendment rights both for journalists and those who consume news.

After dire report, Trump administration makes moves that could negatively affect the climate

The Trump administration is downplaying a startling new climate report — and continuing to take steps that could worsen climate change.

Trump administration proposes new restrictions, fees for protesters in Washington

The proposed rule would impose fees on protesters and limit where they can gather in front of the White House, among other changes.

Trump administration violated Constitution in tying funding to immigration, federal judge states

The judge highlighted the Trump administration's "lack of evidence" to back up their claim that sanctuary policies make communities less safe.

Trump administration sues California over net neutrality law

The net neutrality law goes even further than the federal guidelines the FCC repealed in December 2017.

Trump administration appeals to abortion rights opponents by canceling fetal tissue contract

The administration canceled a FDA contract in response to outrage from anti-abortion-rights activists and Republican lawmakers.

This Week in Food and Travel: Did the Trump administration secretly create an anti-marijuana group?

CBD-infused soda, the tiny house travel trend, legalizing street food vending in California and more.

Maryland is now suing the Trump administration for attempting to “sabotage” the Affordable Care Act

The Maryland lawsuit comes on top of an existing legal battle between red and blue states over the ACA's future.

“Get over it”: Sessions issues guidance to fight injunctions against Trump administration policy

Sessions is fighting back against "activist judges" that have blocked the Trump administration's policies.
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‘Mic Dispatch’: An HIV-positive veteran on “deploy or get out”; fighting for justice for Tyrone West

This episode dives into how "deploy or get out" affects military members living with HIV and how one woman is still calling for justice five years after her brother died while in police custody.

Mike Pence, Kellyanne Conway deny they’ve discussed invoking the 25th Amendment against Trump

Questions about removing the president from office have intensified in the wake of the anonymous 'New York Times' piece.

The next Affordable Care Act showdown between Democrat and GOP-led states has begun

The ACA lawsuit could affect the November midterms, Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation — and millions of Americans' health care.

UK charges two Russian nationals over Skripal nerve agent attack

The former Russian double agent and his daughter were poisoned in March.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Michael Cohen

Scott Pruitt’s $43,000 phone call, a new Russian hacking threat and President Donald Trump's plan for fentanyl dealers.

How the Trump administration is taking more steps to weaken environmental regulations

The Trump administration is continuing its assault on the environment through recent actions on fuel efficiency, coal and the Endangered Species Act.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Omarosa

Ben Carson wants to repeal a rule aimed at reducing housing discrimination, the Trump administration plans to sell protected land, and women are gearing up for a fight for their reproductive rights.