Report detailing lead poisoning in young children on army bases draws fire from lawmakers

Children in U.S. Army housing were found to have elevated levels of lead in their systems, prompting calls from lawmakers on Capitol Hill for immediate measures to fix the problem, which has been found to cause severe developmental problems. In a letter sent Friday to…

Federal regulators accuse Facebook of enabling housing discrimination in new complaint

Federal regulators have served Facebook with an official complaint, alleging that the company’s advertising tools enabled landlords to engage in housing discrimination by allowing them to exclude certain audiences. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said in a complaint issued Friday that the…

Trump’s trade wars will hurt West Virginia’s coal miners, new report finds

Overseas markets have been one of the few bright spots for the U.S. coal industry, especially as demand for coal used by U.S. electric power generators and steelmakers has been on a downward trajectory this decade. But the international trade wars started by President Donald…

FBI investigating cyberattacks against Democratic rival of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher

Over the past year, FBI agents have been investigating a series of cyberattacks against a Democratic rival of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), one of the most ardent supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Republican Party. The cyberattacks, first reported by Rolling Stone, were targeted…

Area white supremacist, 34, embarrassed about still living with his parents

At some point, you have to start to admire white nationalist Jason Kessler’s seemingly natural ability to consistently own himself. Kessler was already the laughing stock of the internet after his much-hyped “Unite the Right 2” rally in Washington, D.C. drew barely two dozen demonstrators…

Turkey could go ‘belly-up’ as Trump escalates tariff fight

The past two weeks have taken a toll onTurkey, a country trying to find itself on stable ground after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan survived an uncertain re-election in June. Things got tense when President Donald Trump threatened sanctions against the country, with the Treasury Department slapping…