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EPA wipes its climate change site as protesters march in Washington

EPA wipes its climate change site as protesters march in Washington

Website ‘undergoing changes’ to reflect agency’s ‘new direction’, as tens of thousands protest inaction on climate in cities across the US

theguardian | 30 April 2017

Trump\'s 100-day rally: president launches attack on \'failing\' media

Trump's 100-day rally: president launches attack on 'failing' media

The speech in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania returns to familiar campaign themes and includes a dig at the ‘very boring’ White House correspondents’ dinner

theguardian | 30 April 2017

White House Correspondents\' Dinner: \'We are not the enemy,\' say press corps

White House Correspondents' Dinner: 'We are not the enemy,' say press corps

In the absence of star guest Donald Trump, the usually celebrity-filled soiree took a more serious turn to focus on defence of journalistic freedom

theguardian | 30 April 2017

100 daze of Trump: euphoria and nausea on the White House rollercoaster

100 daze of Trump: euphoria and nausea on the White House rollercoaster

The president is a carnival barker, his press secretary a perpetual high-wire act, the White House briefing room a home of truth seen through funhouse mirrors. This, as George W Bush now famously said, is some weird shit

theguardian | 30 April 2017

Donald Trump blames constitution for chaos of his first 100 days

Donald Trump blames constitution for chaos of his first 100 days

The president is learning the limits of power

theguardian | 30 April 2017

Neo-Nazis and anti-fascist protesters hold competing rallies in Kentucky

Neo-Nazis and anti-fascist protesters hold competing rallies in Kentucky

Neo-Nazis and anti-fascists largely from outside of the town of Pikeville faced off without violence Saturday in a demonstration that perplexed residents

theguardian | 30 April 2017

Pentagon says 352 civilians killed in strikes on Isis in Iraq and Syria

Pentagon says 352 civilians killed in strikes on Isis in Iraq and Syria

US military total since 2014 much lower than estimates by outside groups such as Airwars, which puts total killed by coalition strikes at 3,164

theguardian | 30 April 2017

North Korea: Trump keeps options open against \'smart cookie\' Kim Jong-Un

North Korea: Trump keeps options open against 'smart cookie' Kim Jong-Un

McMaster reassures South over defence costs as nuclear tensions rise, while president tells CBS: ‘Eventually, he’ll have good missiles’

theguardian | 30 April 2017

Trump\'s promise for healthcare act contradicts Republicans\' proposal

Trump's promise for healthcare act contradicts Republicans' proposal

The president said replacement for the Affordable Care Act would ‘guarantee’ insurance coverage for those with preexisting medical conditions

theguardian | 30 April 2017