Trump lawyer blurs lines between charity and profit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jay Sekulow, one of President Donald Trump’s lead attorneys during the impeachment trial, is being paid for his legal work through a rented $80-a-month mailbox a block away from the ...

Newly released texts tie Nunes aide closer to Ukraine plot

WASHINGTON (AP) — New documents released by House Democrats suggest that Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, was more deeply involved than was previously known in...

Giuliani pals leveraged GOP access to seek Ukraine gas deal

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two men with close ties to Rudy Giuliani leveraged their political connections to pursue a deal to export natural gas from the U.S. to Ukraine intended to benefit Republican donor...

Giuliani pals leveraged GOP access to seek Ukraine gas deal

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — In a back corner of the swank H Bar in Houston, near a huge photo of Brigitte Bardot with a dangling cigarette and a deck of cards, two Russian-speaking men offered a Ukrainian ga...

Ukrainian gas chief meets with prosecutors probing Giuliani

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors have interviewed the head of Ukraine’s state-owned gas company as part of an investigation into the business dealings of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer ...

Ukrainian leader felt Trump pressure before taking office

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — More than two months before the phone call that launched the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Ukraine's newly elected leader was already worried about pressure fro...

Energy executive pushed by Perry padded his military record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Department records show an oil-and-gas industry executive that Energy Secretary Rick Perry recommended as an adviser to the Ukrainian government exaggerated his military cred...

to revoke state mileage standards draws criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — California officials and environmental groups are criticizing the Trump administration's expected decision to revoke the state's authority to set auto mileage standards. ...

EPA set to end California's ability to regulate fuel economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government can regulate greenhouse gas emissions an...

Senior EPA official steps down amid House ethics probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Environment Protection Agency official who helped lead the Trump administration's rollback of Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions is resigning amid a congressional probe...

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR

WASHINGTON (AP) — A public relations firm with deep Hollywood ties was enlisted by the Botswanan government to fight bad publicity generated by the southern African nation's decision to lift its ban o...

US takes step toward listing giraffes as threatened species

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has taken a first step toward extending protections for giraffes under the Endangered Species Act. The move comes after legal pressure from environmental gro...

Ex-EPA chief Pruitt registers as energy lobbyist in Indiana

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt has registered as an energy lobbyist in Indiana as fossil fuels interests there are fighting the proposed closure of several coal-fired power plants. ...

Congressmen oppose Interior's planned public records changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group congressional leaders says the Interior Department's plan to clamp down on public records requests would undermine government transparency and potentially violate ...

Video: EPA gave false statement after AP reporter manhandled

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released security camera footage undermines Trump administration claims that a reporter for The Associated Press tried to force her way into the Environmental Protection Agency...