Many Trump supporters defend the president's use of power by saying he was simply getting rid of Obama's egregious actions. While nearly all of Trump's presidential actions have reversed Obama's policies,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump began a long holiday weekend that honors slain black civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. by attacking another rights activist and politician had
Like any college student, Vanessa Ramirez never expected chemotherapy would be part of her busy school schedule. "I don't have any history of cancer in my family, so it wasn't something I was on the lookout
This story has been updated. Last week, we learned that the Paris climate agreement will go into effect in November after the European Union formally joined the accord, tipping it past the threshold needed
While we wait for Governor Jan Brewer to thoroughly read a two-page bill that she might have to veto, let's take a look at the standing law at the moment in where-the-fk-else? Arizona. This looks like
Former President Bill Clinton helped Alison Lundergan Grimes rake in a substantial amount of cash during a fundraiser this week for the Kentucky Democratic Senate contender. A Grimes campaign official
House Republicans moved into fundraising overdrive just hours after Congress voted to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling. A flurry of email solicitations started Thursday morning filling lobbyists’
Advocates for the curtailment of bulk surveillance are pre-emptively opposing a reform proposal presented to the White House under which responsibility for the National Security Agency’s vast database
(Reuters/Joshua Roberts) The Massachusetts senator is worried that the student loan behemoth is hurting young people and the economy February 26, 2014 4:55pm (UTC) Liberal Sen. Elizabeth Warren's campaign
Central to the political ethos of many Republicans, including the likely candidates for president in 2016, is a belief in the restorative abilities of oil and gas when it comes to waning national power
When winners are taking all, it's often time to buy the winners “Let your winners run” is one of the oldest adages in investing. One of the newest ideas is that the winners may be running away with everything.
Established in the 1946 charter of the United Nations, the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) holds one of the largest, most important yearly events addressing progress in women’s equality on international
The Revolutionary War lasted eight years, but ask any eight-year-old if they’d rather go to a museum to learn about it or play on an iPad – guess which answer you’ll get? But take heart, ye who fear that
‘Why are we in America?’ I asked when I was 4. The next eight decades have provided many answers. By David Epstein ‘Why are we in America?” was the first substantive question I ever asked. It was 1939.
The nation’s capital chalked up its best year yet for tourism in 2016, boosted by the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a lively presidential election, some 15 citywide
Jacob Weisberg: There's a historical question about when impeachment has been used, and there's a constitutional question about what's allowed, but fundamentally there's a political question: Are you to