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The CFPB, a federal consumer finance watchdog agency, was created as part of the Dodd-Frank legislation in response to the financial crisis.
The president has enlisted parts of the U.S. government and key allies in the pursuit of unproven or disproven conspiracy theories, some incubated in the dark corners of the internet.
The U.S. energy secretary is expected to resign by the end of the year.
Critics had accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of suspending parliament to escape scrutiny in the run-up to the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline.
Democrats could have used the short-term funding extension to pass restrictions on Trump priorities. But they decided now was not the time.
In the wake of high-profile sexual abuse cases in U.S. Olympic sports, the U.S. Center for SafeSport is now receiving an average of 239 reports a month.
"That's for the dead babies," said 43-year-old Rebecca Dalelio as she threw the liquid from the public gallery onto the state Senate floor.
Lawyers for 9/11 survivors and victims' relatives believe the name belongs to a Saudi government official alleged to have assisted two hijackers in the attack.
“I’m getting very angry about the silliness of these questions," the House speaker fired back in a video that's now going viral.
The government shutdown earlier this year probably would have been worse otherwise.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused of trying to squash attempts to block a no-deal Brexit. Here's what it all means.
The threat to what some call “the lungs of the planet” has ignited a bitter dispute about who is to blame.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez will take up the post after weeks of turmoil.
The Senate voted 67-28 on Thursday to send the legislation to Trump. The House had already passed the bill.
The 2020 presidential hopeful has faced growing scrutiny over his record as mayor of South Bend, Indiana.
The government was asked to curtail the practice happening at the U.S.-Mexico border last year.
Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez tweeted Sunday that she hopes Gov. Ricardo Roselló will appoint a secretary of state before resigning Aug. 2.
Federalism is sacrosanct for conservatives, that is, unless a state wants to set stricter pollution rules or protect minorities' civil rights.
The administration is pressing ahead with its bid for a citizenship question on the census, despite a Supreme Court defeat.
An Oregon Senate committee is considering punishing the senator after he threatened state police and a colleague with violence over a climate change bill.