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Trump expected to ask for $2 billion in funding for border wall, make cuts to medicare, medicaid, and social safety-net programs in 2020 budget

Democrats took control of the House last year and are unlikely to pass Trump's budget. Disputes about wall funding led to last year's record shutdown.
The Tesla Model Y.

Tesla claims the Model Y, Model S, and Model X can now go longer between charges, further strengthening its foothold in EV range

Estimates for every Tesla — the Model Y, Model S, Model X, and Model 3 — top the charts in EV range, and adding more range further solidifies that.
Underwear company Thinx's display window at department store Selfridges.

Thinx is denying claims that its menstrual underwear contains toxic chemicals in the crotch

A chemist reportedly found PFAS, which are linked to negative health effects, in the garments. Still, the chemicals are likely harmless in clothing.
A motorcyclist in Los Angeles prepares to turn while driving along a street that's engulfed in a thick haze of fog and smog in 1958.

35 vintage photos reveal what Los Angeles looked like before the US regulated pollution

Before the EPA, the US environment was not federally protected. Here are 35 vintage photos showing Los Angeles before regulations limited the damage.
Critics told the New York Times that the proposals would allow the agency to justify rolling back environmental rules.

The EPA is reportedly planning to restrict the science experts can use to draw up rules to protect public health

Under proposed measures, the EPA would ban the use of studies in which key medical information subject to confidentiality agreements was used.
The AQI complication on an Apple Watch measures the Air Quality Index in your area.

‘What is AQI on an Apple Watch?’: How to view the Air Quality Index on your Apple Watch with the AQI complication

The AQI complication on an Apple Watch measures the Air Quality Index in your area. Here's how the EPA calculates it, and how to use it on your watch.
U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S, April 9, 2017.

Trump claims San Francisco is infested with dirty syringes and human waste, and says the city is ‘going to hell’

Trump claimed, without evidence, that dirty syringes and human waste were breaching Sam Francisco's storm drains and contaminating ocean water.
U.S. President Trump visits a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Otay Mesa

Trump claims San Francisco’s homeless are polluting the ocean with needles and threatens to fine the city

San Francisco's mayor dismissed Trump's claims and said that the city has one of the US's "most effective" waste systems, which filters out debris.
Trump, California, and Detroit aren't seeing eye-to-eye.

Trump thinks more fuel-efficient cars would be more expensive and less good — here’s why he’s wrong

President Donald Trump has demonstrated a reliable ignorance of the US auto industry. His most recent dustup with California is the latest example.

President Trump keeps falsely saying the US has the ‘world’s cleanest and safest air.’ Actually, he’s making pollution worse.

The US doesn't have the cleanest air in the world. In fact, measured in terms of PM 2.5, the country comes in seventh, and it is getting worse.