WASHINGTON -- When President Donald Trump refused to explicitly blame white supremacists for violence in Charlottesville, Va., Republican Emmanuel Wilder couldn't help but take it personally.
"I try not to let my feelings...Read more
FORT POLK, La. -- In training exercises in a mock Afghan village constructed here on a base amid swampland, the U.S. Army is applying the military lesson of the war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq: Help your ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Emmanuel Macron is today the most admired world leader among liberals, centrists and cosmopolitans around the globe. He has managed to win the French presidency, enact reforms and stay relatively popular -- all...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The rude, petulant man-child in the Oval Office is reeling ever more wildly out of control, and those who cynically or slavishly pretend otherwise are doing a grave disservice to the nation -- and to ...Read more
The war for dominance in the Middle East, following the crushing of ISIS, appears about to commence in Syria -- with NATO allies America and Turkey on opposing sides.
Turkey is moving armor and troops south to Syria's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Forty-five years after Roe v. Wade was decided, the right to abortion that the Supreme Court discerned remains controversial and disputed.
The expectation of legal abortion is deeply embedded in American law...Read more
As we reach, gingerly, the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration as president, none of the disasters feared by critics has come to pass. The economy has turned at least mildly upward rather than plummet to depression....Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump began his presidency a polarizing figure; he ends his first year a beleaguered one.
As the anniversary of Trump's inauguration approaches Saturday, the president's support has eroded, his ...Read more
Days of the GiantsRJ Petrella
Days of the Giants follows intern Slater Barnes through a conflict between Boston City Hospital staff and corrupt municipal officials. Inspired by Boston City Hospital’s public mission to treat patients regardless of personal resources, Barnes finds meaning in his ...
What a pity Americans can't take their choice between a president who has delivered on his campaign promises to strengthen the economy by cutting taxes and a cartoonish lout who tweets the whole day long, embarrassing ...Read more
A new Gallup/Knight Foundation survey of 19,196 American adults is the latest poll to show, as it summarized so well, that "media trust in the U.S. has been eroding, making it harder for the news media to fulfill their ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump will mark the first anniversary of his inauguration with a celebration at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, with tickets starting at $100,000 a pair.
That amount, according to the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted Thursday to reauthorize the government's warrantless-spying program through 2023, overcoming bipartisan opposition over concern for Americans' privacy rights.
The bill, passed 65-34, will ...Read more
When Republicans were responsible for shutting down the government over budget disputes in the past, they could blame, or try to blame, the problem on Democrats and Democratic presidents. But now, with a shutdown looming ...Read more
It's time for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to come clean and break his silence on the black cloud enveloping his administration.
A week has passed since the story of an extramarital affair and allegations of blackmail ...Read more
In an attempt to avoid a looming federal government shutdown on Friday, it seems that children -- again -- have been made a pawn in a political debate. That's regrettable. And it's wrong.
Earlier, negotiations over ...Read more
A federal district court judge last week ordered the Trump administration to continue the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program while the courts consider a legal challenge to the president's decision to ...Read more
The almost daily announcements sound impressive and generous.
American Airlines, AT&T, Bank of America and Comcast are giving their workers $1,000 bonuses. Since President Donald Trump signed the sweeping tax cuts that ...Read more
Every once in a while, a horrible story involving home-schooled children grabs the public's attention. Most recently, a Perris, Calif., couple allegedly kept their 13 sons and daughters chained and malnourished, while ...Read more
How bad is it for Republicans out there?
There were four special elections in very Republican state legislative districts on Tuesday. Voting shifted an average of 21 percentage points toward the Democrats from their 2016 ...Read more
If these were the old days of newspapering, we'd love to shout: "Stop the Presses!" That's a phrase normally reserved for late-breaking, jaw-dropping news.
What shocking event has inspired our outburst in the digital age?...Read more
- FBI investigating whether Russian money went to NRA to help Trump
- All in a morning's tweets: Trump undermines House GOP leaders, his chief of staff and his press secretary
- Trump's first year: The president is driving young Republicans away from the party
- Antonio Sabato Jr.'s risque film roles have conservatives questioning his congressional candidacy
- Trump administration will ask Supreme Court to overturn DACA ruling, but leave program intact for now