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Missouri bill would limit transgender school bathroom accessMissouri lawmakers are considering a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender children in public schools
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Rep. Scott Taylor is introduced at the start of a town hall meeting held at Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach, Va., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. (Kristen Zeis/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
GOP members of Congress meet with protests at town hallsAn audience of about 100 people peppered GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee with questions ranging from health care reform concerns to critiques of President Donald Trump's appointees
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 17, 2016 file photo, a new sticker is placed on the door at the ceremonial opening of a gender neutral bathroom at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle. Hundreds of parents across the country have called on President Donald Trump to embrace Obama-era protections for transgender students that call for letting them use school bathrooms in accordance with their gender identity. In a letter, sent to the president by the Human Rights Campaign late Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, more than 780 parents stressed that "all students deserve equal access to a safe, welcoming school and a high quality education no matter who they are." (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Trump administration working on trans bathroom guidelinesThe Trump administration is working on a new set of directives on the use of school bathrooms by transgender students
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 10, 2016, file photo, Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma Attorney General, gestures as he speaks during an interview in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma Capitol is at rear. The Oklahoma attorney general's office says it has complied with a judge's order to surrender documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency leader Pruitt's communications with energy companies. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
EPA head's emails with energy companies to be releasedThe Oklahoma attorney general's office says it has complied with a judge's order to surrender documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency leader Scott Pruitt's communications with energy companies
The Associated Press1 hour ago
White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Obama official blasts Trump transgender plansThe former head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division is blasting the Trump administration's plans to alter Obama-era guidance that linked access to school bathrooms to students' gender identity
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2016 file photo, James Otis, the man who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, speaks outside Los Angeles Superior Court. An attorney for Otis says he pleaded no contest to felony vandalism Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. He was sentenced to three years of probation, 20 days of community labor and to pay $4,400 for the damage. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
Man who smashed Trump star to pay damages, serve probationA man who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been sentenced to three years of probation for vandalism
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Utah moves to toss school ban on 'advocacy of homosexuality'Utah lawmakers took the first step Tuesday to get rid of a state law that bans the "advocacy of homosexuality" in schools
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump speaks in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The president denounced threats against Jewish community centers as "horrible," his first forceful statement against anti-Semitism. Earlier botched attempts to address the issue and an angry encounter with a Jewish reporter last week have fueled concerns that Trump emboldens bigots. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump denounces anti-Semitism in newly forceful condemnationPresident Donald Trump has condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as "painful reminders" of lingering prejudice and evil
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Latest: Pruitt's emails with energy firms turned overA spokesman for the Oklahoma attorney's office says the agency has gone above and beyond a judge's order to turn over documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency leader Scott Pruitt's communications with energy companies
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, where he announced that McMaster will be the new national security adviser. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump pick as security adviser is nod toward pragmatismPresident Donald Trump's choice of an outspoken but non-political Army general as his national security adviser is a nod to pragmatism
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this photo taken Feb 9, 2017, Mike Schwarz, sole proprietor of Mike Schwarz Photography, poses for a photo in Tampa, Fla. Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage “Obamacare” offers provides him protection from life’s unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health careFormer President Barack Obama's health care law rewrote the rules for people buying their own health insurance, creating winners and losers
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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