WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump kept silent on the deaths of four American soldiers for nearly two weeks, while finding time to tweet about "fake news" and Republicans' fundraising, attack Puerto Ricans and a ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, Oct. 18:
Results of elections held in Austria on Sunday show a strengthening of the right-wing parties in that country, including a first-place...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In kicking his top priorities to Congress, President Donald Trump is setting the stage -- intentionally or not -- for weeks of messy horse-trading that may culminate in a year-end standoff to avoid another ...Read more
CHICAGO -- There are two versions of French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir's "Two Sisters (On The Terrace)."
One has hung in the Art Institute of Chicago since 1933.
The other is in President Donald Trump's New York...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump told a bipartisan group of senators Wednesday that they may see his tax returns one day, according to a Democratic aide who was briefed on the meeting.
The aide said the remark ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Greg Pence, the oldest brother of Vice President Mike Pence, has filed paperwork to run for Congress, The Associated Press reports.
Pence has long been considering running for Indiana's 6th District, which ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It turns out that North Korea isn't just a nuclear threat. It's also a cyberthreat, and in some ways, this may be more frightening. Launched largely anonymously, cyberattacks can cripple essential ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- I had dinner over the weekend at the "soft opening" of a buzzy new restaurant, where a pedigreed chef offers an ambitious menu at a price of nearly $40 per entree.
It was more soft than opening.
The ...Read more
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After much talk of forging a compromise to stop players in the NFL from kneeling during the national anthem to protest racism and police brutality, the league punted.
Though NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had previously ...Read more
Dating back to the days of Walter Winchell, there was a standard photo display that newspapers used when celebrity couples headed to Splitsville. Tabloids would feature an earlier picture of the couple frolicking on a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A Democratic Florida congresswoman became the latest target of a morning presidential twitter attack, with Donald Trump alleging Rep. Frederica Wilson "totally fabricated" his call to the widow of a U.S. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump started Wednesday by twisting the findings of two senior Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans, tweeting that Hillary Clinton was among "people not interviewed" by the FBI in an ...Read more
MIAMI -- President Donald Trump accused a Miami-Dade Democratic congresswoman Wednesday morning of lying about his response to a fallen soldier's widow -- that "he knew what he signed up for" -- and said he had proof of ...Read more
"#MeToo" is the social media meme of the moment. In a 24-hour period, the phrase was tweeted nearly a half million times and posted on Facebook 12 million times. Spearheaded by actress Alyssa Milano in the wake of ...Read more
Well, that was quick. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday morning that his pick to be drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino, had withdrawn from consideration after media reports revealed his role in passing a new law that has ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Thanks to a bill recently signed into law by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, California is now officially a "sanctuary state."
Big deal. If you take a close look at the actual language of SB 54, also known as ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As President Trump prepares to head to Asia next month for his most important overseas trip yet, foreign intelligence services are undoubtedly trying to assemble personality profiles to explain this ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Depending upon one's distance from all things Twitter, recent revelations of sexual harassment in Hollywood are either the tipping point we've been waiting for -- or just another shark attack until the next ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, Oct. 18:
The once-fearsome Islamic State army now staggers through its last days. U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters declared Tuesday that they had ...Read more
Last year, while producing a public affairs show for a local television station, I booked a prominent minister, author and academic as a guest. The man proceeded to make inappropriate and unwelcome sexual advances on ...Read more
- Trump twists Judiciary leaders' findings on Comey actions
- Trump claims proof Rep. Wilson fabricated words to military widow
- Georgia teacher who told students to remove Trump shirt resigns
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- Trump thinks he owns Renoir, but Art Institute says real one hangs in Chicago