President Trump’s top White House adviser on energy and climate stood before the crowd of some 200 people on Monday and tried to burnish the image of coal, the fossil fuel that powered the industrial revolution — and is now a major culprit behind the climate crisis world leaders are meeting here to address.
The two top Democrats in Congress head to the White House on Tuesday for a meeting with President Donald Trump as the two sides work to end an impasse over border security funding and approve must-pass spending legislation before the end of the year.
U.S. stock futures fell as traders feared an intensifying trade war between the United States and China.
With the smell of tear gas and smoke still lingering in Paris and other cities after a fourth weekend of protests, France’s president planned a nationwide address on Monday to respond to the anger among many middle-class and working-poor citizens frustrated over their declining economic means.
As President Donald Trump ponders picking a new chief of staff, more names are emerging as possible contenders for the job.
U.S. job growth slowed in November and monthly wages increased less than expected, suggesting some moderation in economic activity that could support expectations of fewer interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve in 2019.
President Trump confirmed he will nominate former attorney general William P. Barr to lead the Justice Department again, telling reporters Friday that Barr was “my first choice since day one.”
U.S. stock index futures were sharply in the red ahead of Friday's open.