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Government: Offshore drilling prep should go on during suit

Mar. 18, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Preparatory work for offshore drilling shouldn't be halted while a lawsuit challenging the practice moves through the court, according to papers filed Monday by attorneys for the Trump administration. The government wants a judge to deny a preliminary injunction request filed by...

Today in History

Mar. 9, 2019 12:06 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 9, the 68th day of 2019. There are 297 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 9, 1933, Congress, called into special session by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, began its "hundred days" of enacting New Deal legislation. On this date: In 1796, the...

Report: Spa founder attended Trump's Super Bowl party

Mar. 8, 2019 10:49 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A photo published Friday in the Miami Herald shows the founder and one-time owner of a spa implicated in a human-trafficking ring attended President Donald Trump's Super Bowl watch party at his West Palm Beach country club in February. While the New England Patriots played the Los Angeles Rams...

Today in History

Feb. 23, 2019 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2019. There are 311 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 23, 1954, the first mass inoculation of schoolchildren against polio using the Salk vaccine began in Pittsburgh as some 5,000 students were vaccinated. On this date: In...

Groups want offshore drilling tests to cease during lawsuit

Feb. 20, 2019 2:04 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Conservation groups suing the Trump administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests asked a judge on Wednesday to halt preparatory work for the drilling until their case is heard in court. The motion filed in federal court in South Carolina seeks an injunction to stop...