Open government

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 19, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence, left, accompanied by Vice-Chair Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, speaks during the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. The information coming out of President Donald Trump’s commission to investigate voter fraud has frustrated not only reporters and senators but now even members of the commission. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
October 22, 2017 - 4:05 pm
President Donald Trump's advisory commission on election integrity has integrity questions of its own — with some of its own members raising concerns about its openness. This past week, two members fired off letters to commission staff complaining about a lack of information about the panel's...
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Myanmar Security Advisor U Thaung Tun address U.N. Security Council meeting on Myanmar's Rohingya crisis, Thursday Sept. 28, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 29, 2017 - 1:54 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council's first open meeting on Myanmar in eight years highlighted the body's deep divisions: China and Russia supported the Southeast Asian country's government while the U.S., Britain and France demanded an end to "ethnic cleansing" of its Rohingya Muslim...
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Myanmar Security Advisor U Thaung Tun address U.N. Security Council meeting on Myanmar's Rohingya crisis, Thursday Sept. 28, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 29, 2017 - 12:14 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council's first open meeting on Myanmar in eight years has highlighted the body's deep divisions. China and Russia supported the Southeast Asian country's government while the U.S., Britain and France demanded an end to ethnic cleansing of its Rohingya Muslim...
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United Nations Security Council meets on Myanmar's Rohingya crisis, Thursday Sept. 28, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 28, 2017 - 9:53 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on a U.N. Security Council meeting on Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing Myanmar (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Bangladesh's U.N. ambassador says violence has not stopped in Myanamar's northern Rakhine state despite its government claims, and with the arrival of over...
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September 17, 2017 - 11:17 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In February, Arkansas lawmakers marked the 50-year anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act with a resolution calling it "a shining example of open government" that had ensured access to vital public records for generations. They spent the following weeks debating and...
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August 16, 2017 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Internal employee surveys show that fired FBI Director James Comey was highly respected and trusted within the bureau during his nearly four-year tenure. The survey results released Wednesday contradict past claims by the White House that Comey had lost the confidence of the FBI's...
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June 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times has gone to court to try to get copies of documents created by fired FBI director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump. The Times sued Friday in Manhattan federal court, saying the government has failed to respond properly to its Freedom...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz delivers remarks in New York. United Airlines said Friday, April 21, 2017, that its CEO Munoz won't add the title of chairman in 2018 as planned, as fallout continues from the violent removal of a passenger from a plane this month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 24, 2017 - 10:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat. The Chicago...
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April 24, 2017 - 6:32 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat. The Chicago...
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In this photo taken Feb. 2, 2017, the White House in Washington seen from the South Lawn. The White House won't make public the logs of visitors to the White House complex, breaking with the practice of President Donald Trump's predecessor. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 15, 2017 - 1:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Breaking with the practice of President Donald Trump's predecessor, the White House is keeping secret the lists of visitors to the building. The Trump administration cited privacy and national security concerns on Friday, but the decision angered government watchdog groups who...
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