The opioid epidemic is now a full-blown national crisis, yet the federal government continues to dawdle. President Donald Trump declared opioid addiction a public health emergency, and he talks a tough game. But he has not taken forceful action. If he will not lead, Congress must -- and now, before the crisis grows even worse.
This rally has confounded so-called experts, in both finance and politics, who predicted market calamity should Trump somehow pull off a miracle and actually win in 2016. The world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, warned that the Dow Jones Industrial Average would immediately drop 2,000 points. Liberal Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman wrote in the New York Times that stocks would “never” recover. Instead, the Dow has surged 7,250 points since the election -- a 40 percent gain.
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The Left has some reason to worry that the newfound solicitude for sexual propriety spread by #MeToo might overflow the traditional bounds of political-correctness-as-weapon. No different from demands regarding race and identity politics generally, the strictures of political correctness concerning sex do
The consequences of the 2016 elections are assuredly significant, but the causes of the surprising outcome have been widely exaggerated. Post-election commentary includes words such as “autocracy,” “civil war,” “tyranny,” “fascism,” and “doom.” Fortunately for our country, the use of such words reflects a misperception of the American electorate and how it voted in 2016. This erroneous conception stems from a common tendency to assume that a consequential election only results when a major segment of the electorate intends those...
Congressional leaders plan to meet Wednesday to discuss DACA after a lengthy meeting at the White House this week, Politico reported.
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will meet with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, along with ...
President Donald Trump will hold a listening session on prison reform Thursday after six months of research into the matter by his son-in-law Jared Kushner, Axios reports.
The mayor and a majority of council members in the New Jersey city that's featured in Bruce Springsteen songs are open to allowing the sale of marijuana if the state … Click to Continue »
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a police officer in Maryland who said his department and several superiors violated his constitutional rights in retaliation for a Blue … Click to Continue »
It was the first time a court has struck down a congressional map on grounds of partisan gerrymandering.
President Trump told Democrats and Republicans they should consider reviving earmarks to make passing legislation easier during a meeting on Jan. 9.
A potential Senate bid in Utah by the 2012 Republican presidential nominee sparks debate over party’s future.
Flattery can work. And not just in authoritarian regimes.
A national fraternity says it has revoked the charter of its University of Michigan chapter following an investigation into alleged hazing. Zeta Beta Tau International Fraternity announced Tuesday that its … Click to Continue »
Michael Cohen, personal attorney to President Trump filed a pair of lawsuits late Tuesday against both Fusion GPS and BuzzFeed.
Both lawsuits argue that the dossier had "false and defamatory" information that harmed the president personally and professionally. The suit against Fusion was filed in federal court, while the BuzzFeed suit was ...
If the Clinton testimony is a guide, Mueller's interview with Trump will be under oath, at the White House, with counsel present.
A mob angered over the recent rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl attacked a police station and a nearby government building in eastern Punjab province on Wednesday, triggering clashes … Click to Continue »
The attorney general's office says a New Jersey state trooper was justified shooting a domestic violence suspect while trying to arrest him. In a report released on Tuesday, investigators found … Click to Continue »
Israel has called off a test of an advanced missile defense system, citing a communications malfunction. The Defense Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that the cancellation of the … Click to Continue »
A trial date has been set for two men charged in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago student just days after she performed with her high school band at … Click to Continue »
Anti-austerity protesters in Greece have reached the entrance of the prime minister's official residence, as demonstrations intensify against a new austerity bill due to be voted in parliament next Monday. … Click to Continue »
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - It's been more than a decade since the leaders of the two Koreas have held a summit. Could it happen now?
South Korean President Moon Jae-in told reporters Wednesday that he remains open to a meeting with North Korea's leader, if it would improve the ...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEMOCRATS: RUSSIANS DEEPEN MEDDLING THROUGHOUT EUROPE The congressional report obtained by AP … Click to Continue »
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (Calif.), the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, on Tuesday unilaterally released more than 300 pages documenting an interview the panel conducted in August with the founder of the oppos...
Afghanistan will be a key discussion topic next week when President Donald Trump receives a visit from Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, White House officials said in statement Tuesday.
A bill that would end Indiana's prohibition-era ban on carryout Sunday alcohol sales was overwhelmingly approved by a key state Senate committee. The measure passed Wednesday on a 9-0 vote … Click to Continue »
Officials plan to divide $25,000 into small grants to support local river, stream and creek cleanups in Michigan. The state Department of Environmental Quality and Great Lakes Commission are offering … Click to Continue »
A frozen pipe, a deep hole and a curious woman in the Upper Peninsula — it all adds up to a case for the Michigan Supreme Court. The court is … Click to Continue »
And Senate control is a toss-up.
The leaders of the two Koreas have met only twice for summit talks during their 70 years of division along the world's most heavily fortified border. Both of the summits, … Click to Continue »
Odvar Nordli, Norway's prime minister in the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died. He was 90. Current Prime Minister Erna Solberg said Wednesday Nordli, who headed a left-leaning Labor … Click to Continue »
The European Union's fisheries agreement with Morocco has been cast into doubt after a top legal advisor said Wednesday that the pact is invalid because it does not respect the … Click to Continue »