OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn't been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout the state walked off the job to protest for better wages and public school funding.
President Trump asserted on Saturday there would be dire economic consequences should he lose the 2020 presidential race, leaning into his reelection slogan "Keep America Great.""The Trump Economy is setting record...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A fourth man who participated in a deadly hammer beating in St. Louis has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the death of a Bosnian immigrant.
Twenty-year-old Travid Kidd was sentenced Friday in the 2014 death of Zemir Begic. He pleaded guilty in April ...
AGUAS VERDES, Peru (AP) - Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country.
The new requirements took effect Saturday as an influx of Venezuelans rushed to a border crossing in the region of Tumbes.
Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, accused President Trump's administration of pursuing war with Iran as tensions mounted in the Middle East and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the rogue nation for an assault on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.
We are reaching a point in higher education where leaders are ceding control to activists.
President Trump threw his support behind a new effort to ban burning the American flag on Saturday, challenging a decades-old Supreme Court ruling that established flag burning was a protected form of speech."All i...
President Trump, in an interview this week, accused former Vice President Joe Biden of having “recalibrated on everything” -- as the Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful faces increased scrutiny for his past positions from his party’s left flank.
Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement.
Standards of evidence have gone out the window when it comes to attacking President Trump.
Employers will be able to offer their workers HRAs to buy individual market coverage for themselves and their families, writes Brian Blase, a special assistant to the president at the National Economic Council.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) hammered the Justice Department on Friday over a legal opinion it wrote backing the Treasury Department's defiance of a House subpoena for President Trump's tax returns."What is the Pres...
Patience is not the same as passivity or acceptance. Let's investigate Trump and tell America what we find, without making our divisions even worse.
Google, Facebook, and their cousins Apple and Amazon have grown so vast that they have aroused the ire of the entire political establishment. And they aren't only transforming journalism but also politics, retail, and virtually all commerce.
How the Massachusetts senator engineered her surge in the polls.
During the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, the Reagan administration faced off a spate of tanker attacks with targeted military force and smart diplomacy.
Forty years after the revolution that ousted the Shah, Iran's unique political-religious system and government appears strong enough to withstand US pressure and to ride out the country's current economic difficulties. So how should the US minimize the risks to the region posed by the regime?
His threat of tariffs pushed Mexico to work harder to stop the Central American caravans, and the migrants who hope to exploit immigration law loopholes
American hegemony's death was self-inflicted, the result of Washington's bad habits and bad behavior.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) tore into CNN's David Axelrod for saying that his daughter, outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, will be remembered as a "habitual liar."...
There used to be a middle ground in the national conversation on abortion. Not anymore.
Imagine if Donald Trump announced he would change his longtime opposition to public funding of abortion in order to ensure that black, Hispanic, and poor women can abort their babies. Would liberals need even 10 seconds before foaming at the...
Noting that lawmakers tweeted about 9/11, Jon Stewart accused them of 'callous indifference and rank hypocrisy' for not listening to him rant.
China's light industries are becoming obsolete, and political changes have put to question the direction of its political system.
It was extraordinary to hear a U.S. president declare that the FBI director is "wrong" for saying that candidates should report to the FBI - as the law clearly intends - any effort by foreign agents to aid a political candidate by passing along opposition research.
The selective outrage from the left surrounding foreign interference in U.S. elections is beyond hypocritical -- it's absurd. Take President Trump's interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos on...
Debates--like the two upcoming Democratic face-offs that just firmed up their lineups-- are never what they are hyped up to be, but they are extremely significant in this politically cluttered age, writes Julian Zelizer. Candidates face each other--unmediated by aides and Twitter--and American voters, just on the other side of the camera, get a look at who they are.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she’s “very concerned about a slide towards war with Iran” and highlighted that President Donald Trump “has to come to Congress” for authorization before taking military action against Iran. Pointing to this week’s attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the Republican president told Fox News on Friday that “Iran did do it.” But Warren, the two-term progressive senator from Massachusetts who sits on the Senate Armed Services Committee, is skeptical.
And other advice from a debate coach for the record-setting six women who qualified for the Democratic primary debates.