First Line News Articles for Monday, April 22 2019
President Trump is expected to formally nominate Patrick M. Shanahan to be his permanent defense secretary as soon as next week
Prosecutors are seeking an 18-month sentence for Russian agent Maria Butina, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy against the United States.
Top military and Homeland Security officials are considering classifying fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction, according to an internal DHS memo.
In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government’s food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. They thought the information could lead to a series of stories and potentially help them identify fraud in the now $65 billion-a-year program.
A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years after it raced to put eight inmates to death in 11 days before its batch expired
Lawmakers in Washington state passed a bill Friday that would allow human remains to be composted.
Utah’s new law banning abortion after 18 weeks gestation won’t be enforced for now.
Hurricane Center reclassifies Michael to Category 5, the first such storm to make landfall since 1992
Monster hurricane Michael, which decimated the Florida panhandle last October, is now rated at the top of the scale for classifying these destructive storms.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is scheduled to hold a private conference call Monday with fellow Democrats in which the topic of the potential impeachment of President Trump will be raised.
A New Mexico man belonging to a militia group accused of detaining migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border at gunpoint was arrested Saturday on charges of firearms possession by a felon, authorities said.