WASHINGTON -- The moral outrages from the Trump administration come so fast that they blur together, but this one stands out: The unconscionably cruel policy of ripping the children of would-be immigrants away from their ...Read more
President Donald Trump appears to belong to what might be called the Benjamin Disraeli school of diplomacy.
The British prime minister once counseled, "Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay ...Read more
It has been a week full of wins for President Donald Trump -- at least for those who share Trump's view of the way the world works, and perhaps even for some who don't.
Exhibit A is Trump's summit meeting with North ...Read more
DRESDEN -- This city -- where Allied bombing in 1945 created a 1,000-degree, hurricane force firestorm that melted glass and skin -- symbolizes the principle: Things could be worse.
A tragic sense of life -- along with ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Near the end of the long journey never before taken by human feet, the three remaining adventurers spied their final destination through the trees.
"Oh my God, you can see it!" said Emily Leu.
"There it is," ...Read more
The U.S. economy is growing, unemployment has reached lows not seen in almost two decades, wages are starting to rise and inflation is subdued. Yet lots of Americans say they're not particularly happy or satisfied with ...Read more
The J. Paul Getty Museum has been fighting in Italian courts for more than a decade to keep its bronze "Statue of a Victorious Youth," one of the museum's most prized antiquities. But the Getty itself has yet to emerge ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans could move to strictly limit the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the border under immigration legislation expected to be considered next week.
WASHINGTON -- A major construction company owned by the Chinese government was awarded another contract this week to work on the Trump golf club development in Dubai, further raising questions about potential conflicts of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republicans crafting an immigration bill want to overturn a contentious component of President Donald Trump's border enforcement strategy: separating parents and children who cross the border together.
WASHINGTON -- Republican senators who previously said immigration was a dead issue said Thursday the House immigration plan drafted by House Speaker Paul Ryan could get a vote in their chamber.
"If the House passes ...Read more
True to form, North Carolina Republicans are wasting little time making life more difficult for the vulnerable in our state.
This time, that means those among us who have preexisting health conditions -- the kind that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A long-awaited review of the FBI's actions during the 2016 campaign concludes former FBI Director James B. Comey and others mishandled the bureau's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails and improperly ...Read more
The long-ago summer of 1950 was different from previous ones for this elementary school boy. Yes, I played stickball in the sidelot and began learning the artifices of adult card games. But something quite extraordinary ...Read more
Missouri's education leaders can get back to business with enthusiasm and optimism this week now that Gov. Mike Parson has made two new appointments to the state Board of Education. The board, which oversees about 900,000 ...Read more
A recent survey that shows fewer Connecticut teens are drinking and using drugs is good news for the future.
It's hard to say whether the drop in the number of teens using drugs -- as well as alcohol and cigarettes -- is ...Read more
Blame Comey. That's the main takeaway of the much-awaited Justice Department inspector general's report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The report faulted former FBI Director James Comey both for saying in July...Read more
Washington and other states with legal marijuana laws need clarity from the federal government.
In a break from his attorney general, President Donald Trump now appears ready to provide it. On Friday, the president said ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- It's nothing to pop champagne corks about, but California state government is reaching a historic milestone: its first $200 billion spending plan.
It wasn't very long ago that Sacramento had its ...Read more
When we're old and sick and poor, we might be forced to keep warm by burning all the government reports that we ignored, warning us that Social Security and Medicare are running out of money; the latest such report was ...Read more
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