WASHINGTON -- Big money to help areas in Kentucky and other states ravaged by the coal industry's slump could be part of the last big budget bill Congress considers before the November election--but the funding faces a lot...Read more
It's time to take another look at Oprah Winfrey. Her rise to power and maintenance of it are instructive in what it means to be an American and what it means to succeed and survive here.
When she retired from her ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- America faces a tough reality when it comes to our drinking water infrastructure. Eighty-six percent of U.S. households today depend on public water, and the EPA has estimated that nearly $400 billion will be...Read more
Rex Tillerson's biggest mistake was that he didn't retire with dignity on his own terms before his boss unceremoniously sacked him and named CIA chief Mike Pompeo as his successor.
The crude way it was done – Tillerson ...Read more
President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2019 budget request has me worried for the future health and well-being of our nation's low-income communities. Under this proposal, there is to be an immediate $17 billion reduction to...Read more
The special election in the 18th congressional district of Pennsylvania this week will have mirror opposite effects on the two parties.
Democrats, enthused by victory in a district that voted for Donald Trump by almost 20...Read more
Young adults overdosing from heroin is not a new phenomenon; it has existed for decades. The recent influx of fentanyl-laced heroin, however, has been leading to a massive increase in the frequency of overdoses. The last ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Hard on the heels of firing his secretary of State, President Donald Trump is preparing another shakeup, moving toward replacing his national security adviser, H.R. McMaster.
The three-star Army general has ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Congressional investigators have learned that a longtime attorney for the National Rifle Association expressed concerns about the group's ties to Russia and possible involvement in channeling Russian money ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Russia investigation has landed squarely in the sleek black Manhattan skyscraper where President Donald Trump made his mark as a freewheeling real estate developer more than three decades ago.
Special ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Over the years, Donald Trump honed what seemed like a foolproof method for bad behavior with few consequences: Bully and buy your way out of trouble. A favorite Trump tactic, whether you were a Trump ...Read more
Before voters in Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district cast their ballots, Republicans cast the Democratic candidate, Conor Lamb, as a liberal. A Republican PAC ran an ad calling him a "liberal sheep" who would spend ...Read more
We get it that tech billionaire Vinod Khosla is annoyed that local authorities and the Coastal Commission demanded that he allow public access through his 89-acre beachfront property in northern California, continuing a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It all happened in less than a minute. Three police officers arrived outside a small house with a chain-link fence near the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. They were responding to a "check welfare" ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A second Republican-crafted tax overhaul bill? In a highly competitive midterm election year? President Donald Trump keeps suggesting Republican lawmakers should do just that.
Trump and Republicans late last...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The White House has refused to comply with all three investigations by the Republican-controlled House into the questionable behavior of President Donald Trump's top aides, including Cabinet secretaries and ...Read more
One month ago, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students ran outside with arms up after surviving a shooting that killed 17 people and injured 17 others.
On Wednesday, the Parkland survivors marched out of school ...Read more
Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's choice to take over the CIA, is a well-respected figure within the intelligence community, by most accounts. But she is inextricably tied to two very dark elements of the spy agency's ...Read more
When was the last time you came across a word that changed your perception of the world? I'm not talking about words you swipe out of the medical, scientific or anachronism bin to win at "Scrabble" or ones you employ only ...Read more
In a discussion at Boeing-St. Louis headquarters with executives from 10 Missouri businesses, President Donald Trump on Wednesday extolled the benefits of the tax-cut bill he signed in December. The bill is contributing to...Read more
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- Trump seeks more than $20 million in damages from Stormy Daniels
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- Supreme Court draws criticism for shielding police against wrongful-shooting claims