Schiff fires back at Trump: ‘What are you hiding?’

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) fired back at a tweet by President Trump on Monday regarding witnesses in the upcoming Senate impeachment trial, asking what the president is "hiding."  ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:

Barberton school district is doing the right thing

Akron Beacon Journal

Jan. 18

The Barberton City School District is doing the prudent thing by allowing some members of the Magics boys basketball team to engage in silent protest by kneeling ...

Lawsuit accuses Reno of shady dealings with ordinance change

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A church built in downtown Reno nearly a century ago is among those suing the city over a change in a shade ordinance they say is intended to benefit a luxury hotel development that could have been subject to more stringent height-related restrictions.

The suit filed ...

Donald Trump to highlight ‘economic miracle’ at Davos forum

President Trump will tell business and political leaders in Switzerland that his mix of deregulation and tax cuts sparked an "economic miracle" in the U.S. that's worth emulating, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Monday.

Mrs. Conway said Mr. Trump will also highlight his efforts to cultivate natural gas and ...

In impeachment brief, White House to urge swift Senate acquittal of Trump

The White House will argue in a legal brief due Monday that the two articles of impeachment against President Trump are “deficient on their face” because the charges don’t involve any violations of law, according to people working with Trump’s legal team. The brief will be submitted ahead of the start of opening arguments Tuesday […]

Protests or not, politics and Olympics are intertwined

More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore - their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame in the United States, their portrait an indelible fixture on the universal sports landscape.

As for that raised-fist salute that transformed them into Olympic ...

Trump’s legal team says in legal brief he did ‘nothing wrong’

President Trump's legal team said Monday that he did "absolutely nothing wrong" involving military aid for Ukraine, calling House Democrats' impeachment case frivolous and a "dangerous perversion of the Constitution."

"The Senate should speedily reject these deficient articles of impeachment and acquit the president," the lawyers said on the eve ...

Lawmakers meet to hear testimony on medical marijuana bill

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a bill to undo a change to how medical marijuana dispensaries are regulated, to address a lawsuit by the governor.

The House Judiciary Committee is meeting Tuesday to hear testimony on the legislation.

A provision in the state budget approved ...

Cuomo set to announce special election despite legal fight

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo appears ready to set an April 28 special election - the same day as the state's presidential primary - to fill a congressional seat left vacant by a western New York Republican who has since been convicted of insider trading.

Republican leaders have ...

Mixed results as Sanders tries to get past clash with Warren over sexism

It’s been nearly a week since the prime-time dust up between progressive standard-bearers and 2020 Democratic presidential nomination rivals Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts over sexism in politics and whether or not he told her a woman couldn’t win the presidency. Both White House contenders have been trying to move on from the showdown, and Sanders in particular has turned up the volume in recent days on his pitch for women voters in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House. But those efforts haven’t been met with total success.

Biden leads Democratic primary field in Iowa: poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden maintained his lead in Iowa ahead of the state's first-in the nation caucuses, according to a new poll that also shows former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Bernie Sa...

The Miseducation of the American Boy

I knew nothing about Cole before meeting him; he was just a name on a list of boys at a private school outside Boston who had volunteered to talk with me (or perhaps had had their arm twisted a bit by a counselor). The afternoon of our first interview, I was running late. As I rushed down a hallway at the school, I noticed a boy sitting outside the library, waiting-it had to be him. He was staring impassively ahead, both feet planted on the floor, hands resting loosely on his thighs.