By DAN MCCUE
President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office on Saturday with a campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in which he gave himself high marks for performance and lambasted the news media for what he described as its misleading agenda and trafficking in dishonesty
By ADAM KLASFELD
Accused of immigrant-bashing by the throngs of protesters who turned out for his speech Friday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions held up the old administration’s border policies as the root of gang violence on Long Island.
By DAN MCCUE
Members of the House overwhelmingly approved a short-term spending bill Friday that will prevent a partial shutdown of the U.S. government over the weekend. The measure now moves to the Senate, where it is expected to be approved.
By EVE BYRON
A Ninth Circuit panel ruled Friday that while whitebark pine trees are warranted for protection under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted within its authority to make other species a priority given its limited funds.
By MATT REYNOLDS
A candidate for Los Angeles City Council, under fire for comments he made online, faces increasing pressure to quit the race after losing endorsements from a city councilman, an Eastside Democratic group and the Los Angeles Times.
A robot zaps and vacuums up venomous lionfish in Bermuda. A helicopter pelts Guam’s trees with poison-baited dead mice to fight the voracious brown tree snake. A special boat with giant winglike nets stuns and catches Asian carp in Illinois.
By DAN MCCUE
The U.S. economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter, slowed by consumers sharply curtailing their spending, the government said Friday.
By ROBERT KAHN
Last I heard, Ambrose Bierce was still dead, so he can’t sue me for this second update to his “Devil’s Dictionary.” Here are additions for letters M through Z, beginning with Man: an inferior sort of woman.
Top CNS stories for today including President Donald Trump ordering a review of Obama-era oil drilling rules; Attorney General Jeff Sessions visiting Long Island, N.Y. to take aim at gangs; a judge ruling the jury in Bill Cosby’s upcoming trial will hear his admission that he gave quaaludes to women he wanted to bed; a new polls shows Trump’s voters are largely satisfied with his first 100 days, and more.
By TIM RYAN
President Donald Trump on Friday ordered a review of Obama-era protections on offshore drilling, with environmental groups bracing for the administration to eventually loosen the restrictions its predecessor put in place.
By DAN MCCUE
The D.C. Circuit on Friday granted a Trump administration request to postpone ruling on lawsuits challenging Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions.
By LANA MORELLI
Bill Cosby’s ode to Spanish Fly is a nonstarter, a judge ruled Friday, but his admission to giving quaaludes to his sexual partners is fair game at his upcoming assault trial.
By DAVID LEE
A Dallas federal jury punished federal prosecutors Friday for repeated mistakes at trial when it acquitted Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price on seven corruption counts while remaining hung on four others.
By LISA KLEIN
The former head of Chicago Public Schools was sentenced to four and a half years in prison Friday for taking bribes and kickbacks in exchange for handing out lucrative contracts to a previous employer.
By DON DeBENEDICTIS
A judge ruled Thursday that the Los Angeles district attorney’s office may pore through 60 boxes of Robert Durst’s papers for evidence to use in prosecuting the New York real estate scion for the murder of his close friend Susan Berman.