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EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets that are key to curbing global warming — setting up clash with California
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EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets that are key to curbing global warming — setting up clash with California

"We didn't make these moves lightly," Becerra said of the fuel economy targets. "They came after years of study, scientific evidence, fact-gathering, comment periods, a lot of back and forth among experts and stakeholders. To unwind this and go bac

House poised to vote on $1.3T spending bill
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House poised to vote on $1.3T spending bill

The House is poised to vote on a bipartisan $1.3 trillion omnibus as soon as Thursday, less than 24 hours after GOP leaders unveiled the massive spending package needed to avert a government shutdown this week. The legislative text of the bill, totaling 2,232 pages, was released Wednesday evening after lawmakers and the White House debated…

Putin poised for record winning margin in Russian election
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Putin poised for record winning margin in Russian election

Free salami sandwiches, cut-price chicken legs and discounted vodka mean only one thing in Russia — it’s election day.  With the re-election of Vladimir Putin a foregone conclusion, all eyes are on the strength of turnout, the size of the president’s winning margin. In pre-election briefings, the Kremlin suggested it had lowered its initial turnout…