In a classified State Department memo obtained by Newsweek, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Russia may been capturing images of infrastructure for the purposes of targeting it with "conventionally-armed, precision-guided weapons."
The president must inform the nation how America will confront the Chinese Communist Party.
The status of Chuck Canterbury, a former national president of the Fraternal Order of Police, had been in limbo for months after a number of conservatives disapproved of his nomination by President Donald Trump to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives last year.
Ambassador Susan Rice wrote in the email that President Obama had emphasized that everything should be done "by the book."
He said the $3 trillion coronavirus response package passed by House Democrats last week needs major improvements and he cautioned that the Trump administration currently has no national, science-based plan for reopening the economy.
The Chinese government may enforce several "countermeasures" against U.S. companies in retaliation for the Trump administration's plans to crack down on shipments of semiconductors to Huawei from chipmakers worldwide.
The U.S. and many other nations have become increasingly critical of China amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.
In late March, the Trump administration enacted new rules allowing migrants to be removed without standard proceedings.
Israel's conservative defense minister explains what needs to happen for Israeli conservatives to support the Trump administration's peace plan.
"But we have a lack of coordinated effort," Gates said. "That's just the truth across the United States."
Some states across the country are already lifting coronavirus restrictions.
New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries urged the federal government to show "maximum transparency" about its stimulus loan program to support small companies with their payroll costs.
"Notwithstanding how this government has talked about the Defense Production Act, it has used it regularly in a wide range of areas," one former FEMA official said.
Former dog breeder Brian Harrison, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar's chief of staff, reportedly held a key role in the early U.S. response to the coronavirus despite having limited experience in public health.
COVID-19 social distancing guidelines are set to expire on April 30 and several Trump administration officials have expressed optimism that the economy can be reopened shortly after, although medical experts do not appear confident that the virus will be contained by then.
Multiple Trump advisers have reportedly balked at the administration's estimate of 100,000-240,000 deaths due to COVID-19.
The rule, expected to be announced over the next two days, will reportedly see all asylum seekers, undocumented foreigners rejected at the border points of entry. They will not be detained.
Dr. Anthony Fauci told Fox News that a mortality rate of 1 percent would make COVID-19 "ten times more lethal" than seasonal flu.
The rule is expected to go into effect on April 8 this year.
"The longer poor animal welfare practices continue, the greater the risk of zoonotic disease outbreaks becoming more frequent," said Alesia Soltanpanah of World Animal Protection, U.S.
Dr. Anthony Fauci offered simple advice to elderly or vulnerably ill Americans in the wake of the outbreak.
The Department of Education is reportedly set to cut off over 800 rural schools after deciding to enforce a specific poverty reporting rule for the first time in close to 17 years.
"The extinction crisis gets worse by the day, but Trump officials are twiddling their thumbs as plants and animals fade away," said Noah Greenwald from the Center for Biological Diversity.
Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy said "now is not the time to play politics" while characterizing President Donald Trump's coronavirus response funding request as "a little low" Wednesday as the total number of cases in the U.S. rose to 60.
Trump hit back at Democrats' claim that the funds were insufficient, saying that if he asked for more they would have claimed it should have been less.
New York's 2019 Green Light law allows undocumented residents to obtain a driver's license and prevents immigration agents from accessing the database.
Mandy Gunasekara played an important role in the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.
"Do not fear. This virus is the spirit of God," conservative pastor Hank Kunneman said.
Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was mocked on social media after offering a special sale on personalized videos, claiming he would provide "the best Valentine's Day gift ever."
Several of the proposed EPA budget cuts are directed at programs that protect low-income, minority and indigenous communities.