Florida Is Exempted From Coastal Drilling. Other States Ask, ‘Why Not Us?’

A surprise decision to exclude Florida, but not other states, from a plan to open up most of the nation’s coastline to offshore drilling raised questions about the plan’s legality.

Trump Says His Regulatory Rollback Already Is the ‘Most Far-Reaching’

President Trump, showcasing his accomplishments near the end of his first year, said that for every new regulation, his administration has killed 22.

Democrats Begin Legal Assault on Trump’s Move to End ‘Dreamer’ Program

A group of 16 Democratic attorneys general have filed suit in New York, claiming that Mr. Trump had improperly upended the policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

California Engages World, and Fights Washington, on Climate Change

By CORAL DAVENPORT and ADAM NAGOURNEY May 23, 2017 LOS ANGELES — The environmental ministers of Canada and Mexico went to San Francisco last month to sign a global pact — drafted largely by California — to lower planet-warming...