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What changes to expect from Obama's final Clean Power Plan 1:08am EDT

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil as soon as Monday the final version of a sweeping - and controversial - regulation to cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector.

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Hunting club that suspended U.S. hunter donates to top lawmakers

WASHINGTON - A hunting club that suspended a Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has given money to the campaigns of numerous U.S. politicians, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner, a watchdog group's records show.

Africa, U.S. 30 Jul 2015
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Obama urges supporters to lobby for Iran deal

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday told groups that support the Iran nuclear deal to make their voices heard to Congress to counter the millions of dollars in lobbying by those who want to derail the agreement.

30 Jul 2015
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Trump shows staying power with surge ahead of first debate

WASHINGTON - Some Republicans gleefully scripted Donald Trump's political obituary in the wake of his scathing comments about Sen. John McCain's military service earlier this month, hoping that his freewheeling presidential campaign had finally imploded.

30 Jul 2015
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Los Angeles passes law banning large-capacity gun magazines

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to ban the possession of large-capacity gun magazines on Tuesday, following San Francisco to become the second major city in California to take that step. 

U.S. 30 Jul 2015