First Line News Articles for Wednesday, February 20 2019
Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report citing whistleblowers within the administration.
Unions have called a statewide walkout Tuesday over complicated education legislation that they view as lacking their input and as retaliation for last year’s strike.
A powerful storm that began its journey Sunday in California will roar across the country over the next two to three days, spreading heavy snow, torrential rain and crippling ice to more than 200 million Americans.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday said she’s “just fine” after she underwent lung surgery in December.
“We were honestly just prepared for the worst,” said one man who was on the ride with his son.
The State Department responded to reports that five Americans in Haiti were arrested and held on conspiracy charges after more than a week of anti-government protests.
Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts, is expected to announce a plan Tuesday that would fund universal child care by tapping into revenue from her wealth tax proposal, reports said.
Former White House legislative director Marc Short will be returning to the Trump administration as Mike Pence chief of staff, the vice president’s office confirmed to The Hill on Tuesday.
The administration is responding in part to a reported hanging of a young gay man in Iran, Trump’s top geopolitical foe.
Roger Stone, a former political adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, was ordered on Tuesday to appear in court this week over Instagram posts that chastised and appeared to threaten the judge presiding over his criminal trial.