PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - Dead bodies were still inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when survivors of this week's shooting began speaking out about gun violence. It seemed as if the teens had stepped straight from the bullet-scarred school into the nation's gun debate.
Rather than retreating back into their ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A judge says the ex-president of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain must wear an electronic monitoring device and be placed on house arrest while he awaits sentencing on his conspiracy and fraud conviction.
The Knoxville News Sentinel reports U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Guyton on ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on the arrest of a Rhode island state senator charges of video voyeurism and extortion (all times local):
Rhode Island's Senate president is calling on a lawmaker to resign after he was arrested on charges of video voyeurism and extortion.
Democratic Senate ...
The White House has struggled over the past week to explain how the security clearance process worked in the case of aide accused of domestic abuse.
The long-serving Israeli leader faces mounting legal and political problems at home.
There are still a lot of unanswered questions.
White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly announced an overhaul Friday of the government's system for managing security-clearance investigations, after the embarrassing case of a top aide to President Trump who kept working amid domestic-abuse allegations.
In a five-page memo, Mr. Kelly acknowledged mistakes and put the responsibility on ...
The Russians indicted for meddling in the 2016 presidential contest were also behind anti-Trump rallies after the election, prosecutors said Friday, revealing another aspect of Russia’s alleged interference as it worked to sow discord in the United States after the contentious race.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A no-confidence vote in the Michigan State University Board of Trustees by the Faculty Senate in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal is "humbling," the chairman of the trustees said Friday at its first public meeting since the vote.
The Faculty Senate ...
Here's what you should know about Christopher Wray.
Republican National Committee spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany touted that Friday's indictment of 13 Russians - and no Americans - on election meddling charges "marks the day that the Democrats' Russia collusion conspiracy theory unraveled.""What we learned is astonishing,"...
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly signed off Friday on an overhaul of security clearance procedures in the wake of criticism over his response to the Rob Porter affair.
President Trump said Friday that the indictments against 13 Russians for interfering in the 2016 presidential election show that his campaign didn't collude with Moscow, and that he beat Hillary Clinton fair and square.
"Russia started their anti-US campaign in 2014, long before I announced that I would run for ...
The United States, having fallen behind China and Russia in hypersonic missile technology, is requesting $120 million in President Donald Trump's 2019 budget to develop a missile which can strike anywhere in the world at speeds of 3,800 mph, according to the Daily Mail....
The senior senator from Hawaii threw a Twitter jab at President Donald Trump Friday after several Russians were indicted on interfering with the 2016 U.S. election.Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, had this to say regarding Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's announcement...
, Washington Post
WASHINGTON -- How bizarre that the biggest obstacle to finishing the war against the Islamic State and beginning the stabilization of Syria is America's supposed friend and NATO ally, Turkey.
, U.S. News & World Report
The school massacre in Florida is horrifying. Seventeen families grieving children they sent off to school as if on any other day. Other families facing all manner of trauma. And again, the hope that maybe this will be the one that changes politics and policies.
, The Federalist
No matter our passion and sincerity, human wisdom alone will not solve the terrible problem of mass shootings in America.
, New York Times
Stuff the thoughts, hold the prayers, and do something to stop school shootings.
, The American Spectator
Elizabeth Warren looks like the love-child of Tilda Swinton and Edgar Winter. She talks like Ward Churchill, Iron Eyes Cody, and so many others who hail from the Cigar Store Indian Tribe.
, The Hill
America is a meritocracy. So, why would anyone oppose a merit-based immigration system?
, Wash Post
The defeat in the Senate of four different bills to protect the “dreamers” is a very serious setback, but it does not end the dispute over their fate. Far from it: This only ushers in a new phase in the battle.Because of that, what has happened so far has hidden value: It has illustrated the true battle lines in the broader argument over immigration with a level of clarity that was perhaps previously missing. Here they are:
You may think the party of an unpopular president always gets clobbered, but history teaches otherwise.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations in the California Legislature (all times local):
A California senator accused of sexual misconduct will learn next week whether he'll face formal disciplinary proceedings.
A team of lawyers has finished its investigation of Sen. Tony Mendoza, and the ...
Listen to Justice Scalia on the Second Amendment.
, Washington Examiner
That puts two armed guards in every school in the U.S.
The information should have been assessed and forwarded to the F.B.I. field office, the agency said.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington lawmakers are more than halfway through this year's 60-day legislative session and have been rapidly moving bills out of the Senate and House ahead of unveiling their supplemental budget proposals.
A revenue forecast on Thursday was good news for lawmakers, projecting that they have a ...
A passionate minority that votes on an issue outweighs an indifferent majority.
There's perhaps some good news for Trump — but not as good as some would like to believe.
Libertarians like to say that the best antidote to bad speech is good speech. Russian trolls have discovered is that the best antidote to good speech is bad speech.