Day: July 19, 2018

White House says talks underway for Vladimir Putin to visit Washington in the fall

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.(Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko, AP) WASHINGTON – The White House said discussions are underway for Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Washington this fall, as a follow-up to the highly controversial summit in Helsinki this week. White House […]

U.S. seeks changes that could weaken endangered species protection

The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. government. Administration officials on Thursday proposed new rules they said would advance conservation by simplifying and improving how the landmark Endangered Species Act is used. The changes include potential limits on habitat protections, an end […]