WASHINGTON -- With Donald Trump on the verge of possibly winning Indiana's pivotal primary and having more of a case to proclaim himself the Republican Party's presidential nominee, Sen. Ted Cruz made a last-ditch effort ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA –– More than 250 prospective jurors were called Monday as lawyers in U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah's federal corruption trial began picking the panel that will start weighing his fate later this month.
The start...Read more
The following editorial is to appear in the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday, May 3:
In the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament a few weeks ago, Texas A&M was in a hopeless spot, trailing Northern Iowa by 12 ...Read more
ASHLAND, Ky. -- Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton promised help Monday for an area of Kentucky hit hard by job losses in the coal and steel industries.
On the first day of a two-day visit to Appalachia ...Read more
ASHLAND, Ky. -- The steel mill here shut down recently, costing 600 jobs, as China dumps cheaper steel on the market. The coal mines have been slowing down production for years as renewable energy gains traction. And ...Read more
INDIANAPOLIS -- The city has just had two fierce battlegrounds: NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" was competing downtown. So were Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.
The political endurance test is likely to end more quickly than the...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is mounting an organizational blitz to win over California's most committed Republican activists, part of a do-or-die effort to deny Donald Trump a win in the state with the largest ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, following resounding wins in New York and several northeastern states over the past two weeks, are creeping ever closer to the magic delegate numbers they need to...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court, over a dissent from Justice Stephen Breyer, turned down a challenge to California's death penalty system from an Orange County murderer who said that waiting decades on death row ...Read more
In this campaign season of extreme silliness, it's impossible to say Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump made a fatal mistake by accusing Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton of playing "the ...Read more
If Ted Cruz is to slow Donald Trump's march to the Republican presidential nomination by closing a gap in polls and defeating the billionaire in Indiana's primary on Tuesday, he'll need conservatives such as Catherine ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' refusal to cede any ground in the Democratic presidential race to all-but-certain nominee Hillary Clinton is being treated more as a distraction than a threat by a campaign trying ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In almost every stump speech, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich mentions his six years on the House Budget Committee and his work to produce a budget surplus. He brings a national-debt clock to ...Read more
INDIANAPOLIS -- It was bad news just begging for a politician's promise to make it better -- 1,400 jobs at a Carrier Corp. plant in Indianapolis eliminated, with production moving to low-wage Mexico.
Now, Republican ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Countries usually don't knowingly commit economic suicide, but in Britain millions seem ready to give it a try. On June 23, the United Kingdom will vote to decide whether to quit the European Union, the 28-...Read more
In Mladenovac, Serbia, a town not unlike Steubenville, Ohio, Luka Maksimovic and some of his bros started making videos poking fun at politicians. They're all in their 20s, young guys with a video camera and probably a ...Read more
As in any U.S. national election without an incumbent president, this race's candidates are painting an ugly picture: The country is "going to hell," bluntly asserts the Republican front-runner, Donald Trump.
One of his ...Read more
BURLINGAME, Calif. -- The Republican candidates for president have campaigned all over the country lamenting the rough recovery from the recession and condemning President Barack Obama -- and by extension Democratic front-...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A number of years ago while catching March Madness on a television backstage at the annual Spring Gridiron Club banquet with a few white-tied guests, I allowed out loud that I would take the whole thing more ...Read more
President Obama is pursuing two different strategies in two halves of Syria. One is working; the other is not.
He's making progress in eastern Syria, where the United States is leading an expanding military campaign ...Read more