The last thing the federal government needs is a top adviser on homelessness who clings to regressive, outdated ideas about how to fix the problem. Then again, Robert Marbut, the new executive director of the U.S. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court suggested Monday that individual members of Congress can't pursue a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over allegations he violated a constitutional ban on financially benefiting ...Read more
"There is no character, howsoever good and fine, but it can be destroyed by ridicule, howsoever poor and witless." -- Mark Twain
When President Donald Trump used his Twitter feed to intimidate the former ambassador to ...Read more
We're coming to the end of what might be called the anti-democracy decade. It began Jan. 21, 2010, with the Supreme Court's shameful decision in Citizen's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court left intact a Kentucky law that forces doctors who perform abortions to first show the woman an ultrasound and give her a detailed description of the fetus, even if she doesn't want to ...Read more
The House of Representatives' inquiry into President Donald Trump's actions on Ukraine is not yet complete, but the evidence produced over the last two months is more than sufficient to persuade us that he should be ...Read more
Maybe House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler didn't choose the best word when, in his opening statement before the committee's first public hearing last week, he called the facts connected with the Trump ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Last week's NATO summit in London should have been a nice little success story for President Donald Trump.
For once he went to an international meeting without intending to blow it up. Instead, he planned to...Read more
About two miles from my house, in the same city, there's a convenience store. It sells coffee, liquor, beer, lottery tickets, sandwiches wrapped in plastic and disposal lighters, and it offers two aisles of canned goods, ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- As Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., made plans last week to leave Congress after pleading guilty to a felony campaign finance charge, the question of his legacy -- and the future of the district -- appears to be ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Key House and Senate committee leaders announced a bipartisan agreement Sunday on draft legislation to prohibit surprise medical bills and raise the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21.
The agreement raises ...Read more
Remember when candidate Donald Trump sought black votes by asking somewhat sarcastically, "What do you have to lose?" One answer now comes from President Trump's chosen attorney general: How about your police protection?
SAN DIEGO -- Let's hear it for public shaming.
If you follow the after-hours antics of politicians, you may have heard that former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley recently tore into Ken Cuccinelli at an Irish bar in ...Read more
CHICAGO -- In May 2018, 26 female professors signed an open letter to the media asking that coverage of a celebrated Latino author's #MeToo scandal be treated with restraint and fairness. They did so not because they ...Read more
MIAMI--With Democrats drawing up articles of impeachment on Capitol Hill, a brash and confident President Donald Trump took a day trip to South Florida Saturday, where in separate events he helped the Republican Party of ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are taking a victory lap after Amazon.com Inc. and other technology giants leased millions of square feet of office...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said that his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, plans to prepare a report for the U.S. Justice Department and Congress about allegations of misconduct the former New York mayor says he ...Read more
What should be a momentous announcement seems more like the opening gong of a bad reality show we've been living inside of for going on three seasons.
Trump really did it this time. Again. And we already know the ending. ...Read more
From Elizabeth Warren to Tulsi Gabbard, the Democratic presidential candidates have come out strong for breaking up big tech. It has become a central focus of Warren's campaign, which has caused business leaders like ...Read more
Let's now consider the winter avocado, once unknown in Southern California supermarkets but ubiquitous these days, thanks to our insatiable hunger for buttery golden-green flesh.
Although native to tropical Mexico and ...Read more
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- Deal banning surprise medical bills also ups tobacco purchase age to 21
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