Colorado teachers to rally at Capitol for school funding

DENVER (AP) - Teachers in Colorado are joining those from other states in asking for more money for schools.

They plan to gather at the Capitol to lobby lawmakers on Monday and rally on the West Steps at 4:30 p.m.

Classes have been cancelled in one suburban Denver school district ...

Mueller’s Adventure Is All About Hounding Trump From Office

Roger Kimball, PJM
It has been a yeasty couple of weeks for President Trump. Last Monday, he, like the rest of us, learned that his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, had his home, office, hotel, and safe deposit box hoovered by gumshoes at the direction of prosecutors from the Southern District of New York. They carried away the stuff by the boatload—documents, computers, cell phones, tablets: the lot. If you discerned the dogged hand of Special Counsel Robert Mueller in this breathtaking episode, you would not be wrong. Although carried out by feds in N.Y., who apparently had been investigating Cohen...

The Latest: Syria TV questions chemical attack allegations

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on developments following the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria (all times local):

4 p.m.

Syrian state TV is airing interviews with nearly a dozen doctors and medics who say they found no trace of poisonous gas in the town of Douma, where opposition activists and first ...

Comey rips Obama for comments on Clinton case: He ‘jeopardized’ DOJ

Ousted FBI Director James Comey, in his forthcoming book and a tell-all interview promoting it, ripped former President Barack Obama for comments made during the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, suggesting he “jeopardized” the Justice Department’s “credibility.”

UK faces outcry over treatment of former child immigrants

LONDON (AP) - A simmering dispute over Britain's treatment of people who came to the country as children decades ago has erupted just as the country prepares to host leaders from the 53-nation Commonwealth.

Britain had wanted to use this week's summit in London of the alliance of the U.K. ...

Lindsey Graham: Donald Trump needs to act more aggressively in Syria

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday that the U.S. reaction in Syria shows that there's more concern for the type of weapon used rather than the fact that people are dying.

"Unless something changes, we don't care if you kill people, we only care how you kill them, which is a ...

2 Decades of War Have Eroded the Morale of America’s Troops

Phil Klay, Atlantic
South of Fallujah’s Route Fran were hundreds of insurgents who’d spent months digging trench lines, emplacing roadside bombs, barricading streets, training with their weapons, reading the Koran, and watching videos of suicide bombers to inspire them for the fight to come. North of Route Fran were the roughly 1,000 men of 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, preparing themselves for the assault. Route Fran itself was a wide, four-lane highway. On November 9, 2004, the highway was wet—it’d rained the previous day—and the sky was gray and foreboding.

Don’t Revoke Obama School Discipline Letter

Coleman & Graves, USA Today
Both of us are black women in leadership positions: one a congresswoman, the other the president of a national non-profit organization. We are path breakers, and in our roles we successfully manage large staffs and fight for policies that will help others. We are smart, assertive and confident, and use those traits regularly to support others and guide decision-making. We speak up and expect others to listen. These are undisputed and highly prized qualities of a leader.