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Justice Department Says Donald Trump Can Appoint Son-In-Law Jared Kushner To White House Staff

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS DONALD TRUMP CAN APPOINT SON-IN-LAW JARED KUSHNER TO WHITE HOUSE STAFF

The Department of Justice advised President Donald Trump on Friday that he could appoint Jared Kushner , his son-in-law, to serve in...

DOJ: Trump hiring Kushner doesn't violate anti-nepotism laws

DOJ: TRUMP HIRING KUSHNER DOESN'T VIOLATE ANTI-NEPOTISM LAWS

Donald Trump's son-in-law has been cleared to work in the White House as a senior adviser, according to a Department of Justice memo....

 
 
 
Trump voters need fast broadband and net neutrality too, Tom Wheeler says

TRUMP VOTERS NEED FAST BROADBAND AND NET NEUTRALITY TOO, TOM WHEELER SAYS

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in his Washington, DC, office in February 2016. Donald Trump's election has put Republicans in...

Donald Trump takes oath of office-what to expect from an unexpected presidency

DONALD TRUMP TAKES OATH OF OFFICE-WHAT TO EXPECT FROM AN UNEXPECTED PRESIDENCY

Enlarge / Donald Trump takes the oath of office Friday, becoming the 45th president of the United States. Donald J. Trump won the US...

 
 
 
When food safety crisis hit, Perdue had to prepare for next one

WHEN FOOD SAFETY CRISIS HIT, PERDUE HAD TO PREPARE FOR NEXT ONE

Former Gov. Sonny Purdue is president-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of agriculture. This century's most deadly outbreak of...

Mexico extradites notorious drug lord El Chapo to US

MEXICO EXTRADITES NOTORIOUS DRUG LORD EL CHAPO TO US

Infamous Mexican drug lord, Joaquin Guzman - better known as El Chapo - has been denied protection under his country's laws and will...

 
 
 
EWG founder supports organic fee for marketing, research

EWG FOUNDER SUPPORTS ORGANIC FEE FOR MARKETING, RESEARCH

Editor's note: The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that it is seeking public comments on a proposal for a nationwide...

Why The Law And Order: SVU Spinoff Is Now On Hold, According To NBC

WHY THE LAW AND ORDER: SVU SPINOFF IS NOW ON HOLD, ACCORDING TO NBC

When it comes to TV spinoffs , few working producers are more knowledgable than NBC stalwart Dick Wolf, but his latest Law & Order...

 
 
 
Trump to name Georgia's Sonny Perdue to run the USDA

TRUMP TO NAME GEORGIA'S SONNY PERDUE TO RUN THE USDA

The next secretary of agriculture is expected to be former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue. President-elect Donald J. Trump plans to announce...

Nominee To Lead EPA Testifies He'll Enforce Environmental Laws

NOMINEE TO LEAD EPA TESTIFIES HE'LL ENFORCE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

Scott Pruitt also told a Senate committee on Wednesday it's not clear how to measure humanity's effect on the climate. As attorney...

 
 
 
Netflix says it is 'unlikely' to be affected by weaker open internet laws under Trump

NETFLIX SAYS IT IS 'UNLIKELY' TO BE AFFECTED BY WEAKER OPEN INTERNET LAWS UNDER TRUMP

Getty Netflix says it'll be fine if the FCC's current net neutrality laws are rolled back under the oncoming Trump administration,...

Here's Why the Drinking Age Is 21 in Every State

HERE'S WHY THE DRINKING AGE IS 21 IN EVERY STATE

Turning 21 in America is a rite of passage. It represents the day when finally, after so many years of illegally sipping from alcoholic...

 
 
 
Betsy DeVos, Trump's Education Pick, Seems Unfamiliar With A Major Federal Education Law

BETSY DEVOS, TRUMP'S EDUCATION PICK, SEEMS UNFAMILIAR WITH A MAJOR FEDERAL EDUCATION LAW

Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary appeared stumped by senators when they asked her about a federal education law related...

Alaska legislature considers bill to legalize some raw milk sales

ALASKA LEGISLATURE CONSIDERS BILL TO LEGALIZE SOME RAW MILK SALES

The Alaska Legislature was called into session Tuesday in the capital city of Juneau. Its location in the temperature-transition zone...

 
 
 
Obama Pardons Famous Hotelier and Baseball Star

OBAMA PARDONS FAMOUS HOTELIER AND BASEBALL STAR

Among those receiving the president's clemency are a man who reigned over top nightclubs, and another who scorched fastballs. Both...

Jude Law's Daughter Is the New Face of Burberry Beauty

JUDE LAW'S DAUGHTER IS THE NEW FACE OF BURBERRY BEAUTY

Gorgeous green eyes, pouty lips, and a relaxed model stare. Even without knowing much about her, the new face of Burberry Beauty already...

 
 
 
Feds sue Qualcomm for anti-competitive patent licensing

FEDS SUE QUALCOMM FOR ANTI-COMPETITIVE PATENT LICENSING

Qualcomm licenses the 3G standards essential patents from Samsung to make the cellular radio chips Apple uses in its iPhone and iPad. The...

Why I applied to law school instead of veterinary school

WHY I APPLIED TO LAW SCHOOL INSTEAD OF VETERINARY SCHOOL

During the first week of December, Animal Legal Defense Fund founder Joyce Tischler presented the History of Animal Law at Harvard...

 
 
 
U.S. Supreme Court asked to review DeCoster v. U.S

U.S. SUPREME COURT ASKED TO REVIEW DECOSTER V. U.S

A writ of certiorari has been filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, requesting the high court review DeCoster v. United States. The government...

Tom Price's top backer told employees to give to PAC

TOM PRICE'S TOP BACKER TOLD EMPLOYEES TO GIVE TO PAC

The PAC was operated by Georgia-based MiMedx, whose CEO Parker H. “Pete” Petit is among the top individual contributors to Price. Federal...