• Haiti September 16, 2019 7:36 pm

    As Shock From Hurricane Dorian Wears Off, Mental Health Concerns Grow in Bahamas

    Stories of survival are trickling out across northern Bahamas as the initial shock wears off from Hurricane Dorian, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes in history.

  • Donald Trump July 19, 2019 4:06 pm

    Trump Administration Trying to Bring A$AP Rocky Home

    First lady Melania Trump confirmed her husband’s administration is working with the State Department to try to bring A$AP Rocky home. The president also told reporters that many members of the African American community have asked him to intervene.

  • Donald Trump June 16, 2019 6:15 am

    Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards ‘Nonsensical'

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Friday to cut the number of government advisory committees by a third across all federal agencies, a move that the White House said is long overdue and necessary to ensure good stewardship of taxpayers’ money. Experts on the advisory committees, which were formalized under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) in 1972,...

  • Congress April 25, 2019 5:12 pm

    Stephen Miller Won't Testify to Congress on Immigration Policies, White House Says

    The White House is denying a request by the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for testimony from senior adviser Stephen Miller about the administration’s controversial immigration actions, NBC News reported. “The precedent for members of the White House staff to decline invitations to testify before congressional committees has been consistently adhered to by administrations of both...

  • California March 29, 2019 2:57 pm

    Emails Show FDA Worry With Growers After Romaine Outbreaks

    After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce, a U.S. food safety official shared his concerns in an internal email, saying the produce industry’s water testing “failed in an epic and tragic way.” How the industry tests water to grow leafy greens is “unacceptable” and needs to change, James Gorny, a senior adviser for produce safety at the Food...

  • senior adviser October 14, 2018 12:21 am

    California Teacher Suspended After Saying Trump Aide Ate Glue as a Child

    A Southern California teacher has been suspended after claiming that President Trump’s senior policy adviser — one of her former students — ate glue as a third-grader.

  • Donald Trump August 11, 2018 10:09 pm

    In Wake of Critical Book, Trump Calls Omarosa ‘a Lowlife'

    President Donald Trump has one word to describe former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman: “Lowlife.” Manigault Newman claims in an upcoming book, “Unhinged,” that Trump used racial slurs on the set of his reality show “The Apprentice.” She also says she later concluded that he is a racist and a bigot. On Saturday, reporters asked...

  • White House August 7, 2018 7:17 am

    Trump Administration Wants to Limit Citizenship for Legal Immigrants

    The Trump administration is expected to issue a proposal in coming weeks that would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green cards if they have ever used a range of popular public welfare programs, NBC News reported. Obamacare could be among those programs, sources with knowledge of the plan said. The move would not need...

  • Donald Trump June 15, 2018 1:37 pm

    Natalie Portman Calls Former Harvard Pal Jared Kushner ‘a Supervillain'

    Natalie Portman says her Harvard classmate Jared Kushner has become a “supervillain.”
    The Oscar-winner actress said on CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Thursday that there’s not much funny to say about “someone you were friends with becoming a supervillain.”

  • Donald Trump May 24, 2018 9:48 am

    Trump's Campaign Backs John Cox in Governor's Race

    President Donald Trump’s campaign is announcing its support for California businessman John Cox’s campaign for governor, building upon Trump’s endorsement in the state’s crowded primary election. Trump is hoping to maximize Republican chances of securing a spot on the ballot this November.

  • head March 26, 2018 10:00 pm

    White House Probing Huge Loans to Kushner's Family Firm

    White House officials are looking into whether $500 million in loans that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner’s family real estate company may have spurred ethics or criminal law violations, according to the head of the federal government’s ethics agency....
    David J. Apol, acting director of the Office of Government Ethics, said in a letter sent late last week...

  • Donald Trump March 19, 2018 5:43 pm

    Melania Trump Cuts Ties With Aide Whose Company Made $26M on Inauguration

    First lady Melania Trump cut ties with a senior adviser whose company was paid nearly $26 million by President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, the first lady’s office confirmed to NBC News. Trump “severed the gratuitous services contract” with Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a spokeswoman said. The move comes after reports that the inaugural committee led by Donald Trump’s friend Tom Barrack...

  • Donald Trump March 19, 2018 1:37 pm

    Ivanka Trump Says She Believes Father's Sex Misconduct Denials

    Ivanka Trump said she believes her father President Donald Trump’s denials about accusations of sexual misconduct. The White House senior adviser told NBC News that the question posed to her was “inappropriate.” But she said, “I know my father. So I think I have that right as a daughter to believe my father.” Speaking from South Korea where she represented...

  • attorney January 4, 2018 12:11 pm

    White House Banning Personal Cell Phone Use for Staffers, Guests in the West Wing

    People who work or visit the White House will no longer be allowed to use their personal cell phones in the West Wing starting next week, NBC News reported. “The security and integrity of the technology systems at the White House is a top priority for the Trump administration,” press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement, “therefore starting...

  • Puerto Rico November 15, 2017 5:10 pm

    Blackout Hits Puerto Rico as Power Company Reached Goal

    A major blackout hit Puerto Rico’s most populated region Wednesday just as the government announced it had met its goal of 50 percent power generation nearly two months after Hurricane Maria struck as a Category 4 storm. The Electric Power Authority said it dispatched crews to investigate why a key 230-kilovolt line that connects the island’s northern and southern regions...

  • Donald Trump October 31, 2017 1:54 pm

    Kushner Partner All But Kills Plan for Fifth Ave Skyscraper

    The co-owner of a Fifth Avenue skyscraper controlled by the family of Jared Kushner said Tuesday that demolishing the tower to build luxury apartments is not practical and the building will likely remain as offices. The comments from Vornado Realty Trust CEO Steven Roth suggest that the biggest, most ambitious purchase in Jared Kushner’s career will continue to bleed money,...

  • Donald Trump August 2, 2017 6:51 am

    Email Prankster Says He Duped White House Officials

    An online prankster showed emails to CNN alleging that he was able to trick top White House officials into thinking they were chatting with other members of the administration, NBC News reported. The U.K.-based man, who goes by @SINON_REBORN on Twitter, tweeted screenshots of some of the correspondence that he claims he had with former communications director Anthony Scaramucci. The...

  • White House May 19, 2017 6:31 pm

    Senior White House Adviser Is ‘Person of Interest' in FBI Russia Probe: Report

    A senior White House adviser has been singled out as a “significant person of interest” in the federal law enforcement probe of possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia. A report published Friday by The Washington Post cites people familiar with the matter, who would not identify the individual under scrutiny by name. They did say that the senior...

  • White House April 5, 2017 2:10 pm

    WH Chief Strategist Bannon Removed From National Security Council

    President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon was removed from the National Security Council Wednesday, NBC News reported. As part of the shakeup announced Wednesday, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was added to the NSC’s Principals Committee. Two other officials were also added back to the committee: the director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, and the chairman of the Joint...

  • Miami March 30, 2017 12:53 pm

    Trump Adviser Bannon Won't Be Charged in Miami Vote Probe

    Florida prosecutors say White House senior adviser Steve Bannon will not face charges related to his registration to vote in Miami despite spending most of his time elsewhere.

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