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Trump Administration Drops Proposal to Cut Foreign Aid After Intense Debate

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday rejected a proposal from budget hawks in the administration to…

U.S. Orders Freeze of Foreign Aid, Bypassing Congress

The Trump administration has ordered the State Department and the United States Agency for International Development…

Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has warned Congress that the flow of unaccompanied migrant children at…

Alice M. Rivlin, Leading Government Economist, Dies at 88

Alice M. Rivlin, who had a guiding hand in national economic affairs for decades, playing a…

Trump Administration Seeks to Redefine Formula for Calculating Poverty

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is proposing regulatory changes that could result in cuts in federal…

White House Moves to Gain More Control Over Federal Regulations

WASHINGTON — The White House moved to exert greater control over the federal regulatory process on…

Pentagon Pushes for Weaker Standards on Chemicals Contaminating Drinking Water

WASHINGTON — Facing billions of dollars in cleanup costs, the Pentagon is pushing the Trump administration…