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Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms

President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathroom of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama.

Trump to seek jobs advice from firms that offshore U.S. work

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump, who has vowed to stop U.S. manufacturing from disappearing overseas, will seek job-creation advice on Thursday from at least five companies that are laying off thousands of workers as they shift production abroad.

Emails show ties between new EPA head, energy firms: watchdog

WASHINGTON Emails released by the Oklahoma attorney general's office show a cozy relationship between energy companies and Scott Pruitt, who was the state's top prosecutor before being sworn in last week as the new chief U.S. environmental regulator, a media watchdog group said on Wednesday.

U.S. Homeland Secretary Kelly warns Guatemalans to stay home

GUATEMALA CITY U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Wednesday told Guatemalans not to waste their money trying to get to the United States illegally, detailing how his department was cracking down on undocumented immigrants and would speed up deportations.

U.S. senators say Cuba's Castro keen to continue detente

HAVANA Cuban President Raul Castro made it clear to a visiting U.S. congressional delegation that his country was intent on pursuing market reform and detente with the United States, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy told a news conference on Wednesday.

Trump issues first public condemnation of anti-Semitic incidents

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump delivered his first public condemnation of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States on Tuesday after a new spate of bomb threats to Jewish community centers around the country and vandalism in a Jewish cemetery.

U.S. to discuss immigration efforts with Mexico: White House

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly will discuss the Trump administration's stepped-up efforts to combat illegal immigration in talks with Mexican officials later this week, the White House said on Wednesday.

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Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms

President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathroom of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama. | Video