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December 15, 2017
President Donald Trump is visible on a video screen as he speaks to graduates of the FBI National Academy , a bureau program that offers advanced training for American and foreign law enforcement officers, on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 in Quantico, Va. Earlier on Friday, Trump escalated his criticism of the FBI over its investigation of possible links between Russia and his campaign, calling the inquiry a "very sad thing to watch." (Tom BrennerThe New York Times Copyright 2017)
FBI officials' text message about Hillary Clinton said to be a cover story for romantic affair
7 hours 18 min ago
A drilling rig operates near Keene, N.D., in March 2016. Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service
ND oil production up 7 percent; record natural gas production stresses infrastructure
8 hours 4 min ago
North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck. Darren Gibbins / Forum News Service
ND state employees give mixed reviews in job survey
8 hours 47 min ago
Governor Doug Burgum opened North Dakota's 65th legislative assembly in front of a joint session of the legislature where he delivered his first State of the State address. Gov. Burgum touched on a number of topics in the address but a continuing theme was lifelong education. "Learning begins with humility. Everyone has something to teach us," he said. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Burgum to deliver State of the State Address next month
8 hours 49 min ago
President Donald Trump hosts Republican lawmakers for lunch and a discussion of tax legislation, at the White House in Washington, Dec. 13, 2017. House and Senate Republicans have reportedly reached an agreement, in principle, on a consensus tax bill, keeping them on track for final votes next week and a bill on Trump’s desk by Christmas. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
The final GOP tax bill is complete. Here's what is in it
9 hours 22 min ago
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) speaks at a news conference with lawmakers regarding tax policy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 25, 2017. Republican lawmakers have agreed to expand the child care tax credit so that it benefits more low-income Americans, a move intended to win back the support of Rubio, who on Dec. 14 said he would not vote for the bill without a more generous provision. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
GOP finalizes tax plan, expands benefits for working families to win over Rubio
11 hours 51 min ago
Petition format approved for ND marijuana ballot measure
12 hours 41 min ago
Wild horses roam on the eastern edge of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. An oil refinery is being proposed just a few miles away. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
13 hours 5 min ago
The new John Deere 9620 RX drew plenty of interest Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, during the Big Iron Farm Expo at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service
Federal judge orders preliminary injunction on ND farm equipment dealer law
13 hours 8 min ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with staff at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, Dec. 5, 2017. Tillerson’s reception in Brussels was distinctly chilly, as disappointment among European diplomats in President Donald Trump’s nationalistic tone and insulting messages on Twitter built into quiet fury on the eve of an expected announcement that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (Virginia Mayo/ Pool via The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Tillerson offers olive branch to North Korea if it abandons nuclear weapons
13 hours 59 min ago
December 14, 2017
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) outside the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 7, 2017. Rubio said he won’t vote for the tax cut in December without an expanded child tax credit as Republican lawmakers look for ways to pay for the merged version of the House and Senate bills. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Rubio to vote against tax bill unless child credit expanded
December 14, 2017 - 9:35pm
Josette Severson, right, demonstrates gripping a handgun using a fake firearm during a concealed weapon class Saturday, July 29, 2017, in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota AG clarifies permitless carry law
December 14, 2017 - 3:54pm
North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle, center, rises after addressing students at Kidder County High School Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. John Hageman / Forum News Service
ND Supreme Court asks for response in veto lawsuit
December 14, 2017 - 10:53am
December 13, 2017
President Trump gives remarks on tax reform at the Grand Foyer of the White House Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
'I would have won Alabama': Trump spreads blame for Moore's loss
December 13, 2017 - 7:37pm
Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, is accompanied by his wife, Louise, at an Election Night gathering of his supporters in Birmingham, Ala., on Dec. 12, 2017. Jones, a former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against the Republican. (Bob Miller/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Democrats call for halt to GOP tax bill until Jones is seated in the Senate
December 13, 2017 - 5:10pm