Government policy

President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif., Friday April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 06, 2019 - 11:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are rising, fingers are pointing and the search for solutions is becoming increasingly fraught. Overwhelmed by an influx of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border that is taxing the immigration system, President Donald Trump is grasping for something — anything — to stem the...
Read More
President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif., Friday April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 06, 2019 - 6:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are rising, fingers are pointing and the search for solutions is becoming increasingly fraught. Overwhelmed by an influx of migrants at the border that is taxing the immigration system, President Donald Trump is grasping for something — anything — to stem the tide. Trump...
Read More
President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif., Friday April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 06, 2019 - 3:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are rising, fingers are pointing and the search for solutions is becoming increasingly fraught. Overwhelmed by an influx of migrants at the border that is taxing the immigration system, President Donald Trump is grasping for something — anything — to stem the tide. Trump...
Read More
President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif., Friday April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 06, 2019 - 12:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are rising, fingers are pointing and the search for solutions is becoming increasingly fraught. Overwhelmed by an influx of migrants at the border that is taxing the immigration system, President Donald Trump is grasping for something — anything — to stem the tide. Trump...
Read More
FILE- In this March 7, 2019, file photo visitors to the Pittsburgh veterans job fair meet with recruiters at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. On Friday, April 5, the U.S. government issues the March jobs report. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
April 05, 2019 - 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A month ago, many economists fretted that the 10-year U.S. expansion looked wobbly. But after the government reported Friday that hiring rebounded in March, the economy suddenly looks sturdy again. Growth has weakened since last year to something closer to the modest pace that has...
Read More
FILE In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, acting ICE director Ron Vitiello speaks during an interview in Richmond, Va. President Donald Trump says he's pulling the nomination of Vitiello, his pick to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 05, 2019 - 6:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The notice to Congress from the White House was met with confusion: Why would President Donald Trump withdraw his nominee to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement? Longtime border official Ron Vitiello appeared to be cruising toward confirmation. One Senate committee had...
Read More
In this Nov. 9, 2018, photo, acting ICE director Ron Vitiello gestures during an interview in Richmond, Va. The White House has pulled the nomination of longtime border official Vitiello to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. That's according to people familiar with the matter who say the notice was sent to members of Congress Thursday, April 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 05, 2019 - 4:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The notice to Congress from the White House was met with confusion: Why would President Donald Trump withdraw his nominee to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement? Longtime border official Ron Vitiello appeared to be cruising toward confirmation. One Senate committee had...
Read More
In this Nov. 9, 2018, photo, acting ICE director Ron Vitiello gestures during an interview in Richmond, Va. The White House has pulled the nomination of longtime border official Vitiello to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. That's according to people familiar with the matter who say the notice was sent to members of Congress Thursday, April 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 05, 2019 - 3:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The notice to Congress from the White House was met with confusion: Why would President Donald Trump withdraw his nominee to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement? Longtime border official Ron Vitiello appeared to be cruising toward confirmation. One Senate committee had...
Read More
FILE- In this March 7, 2019, file photo visitors to the Pittsburgh veterans job fair meet with recruiters at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. On Friday, April 5, the U.S. government issues the March jobs report. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
April 05, 2019 - 2:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring in the United States rebounded in March as U.S. employers added a solid 196,000 jobs, up sharply from February's scant gain and evidence that many businesses still want to hire despite signs that the economy is slowing. The unemployment rate remained at 3.8%, near the...
Read More
FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo trader John Panin works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 5. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 05, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Stocks moved broadly higher Friday afternoon on Wall Street after a better-than-expected report on U.S. jobs eased worries that the economy is slowing too sharply. Health care, energy and technology stocks accounted for much of the rally, which placed the benchmark S&P 500 index on track for...
Read More

Pages