Build the Wall, Congress–and Save the Dreamers

Donald Graham, Washington Post
A lame-duck session of Congress isn’t a time for creativity and new initiatives. But there is a simple bill that could pass both chambers, be signed by this president and help some deserving people throughout the United States.

Trump’s Plan to Stop the Caravan

Betsy McCaughey, Investor's Business Daily
President Donald Trump is putting the economic screws to Mexico to control the flood of Central American migrants storming our southern border. Unlike prior presidents, Trump is driving a hard bargain. Exports are Mexico's economic lifeblood.

Groups demand end to info-sharing on asylum-seeking children

Earlier this year, the federal agency tasked with caring for asylum-seeking children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border officially took on a new, little heralded role: helping to deport relatives of the young migrants.

In a Wednesday letter to the heads of the Department of Health and Human ...

Educated voters breaking hard against GOP

The new Democratic House majority will include more than a dozen members who knocked off Republican incumbents in some of the best-educated districts in the country.

Top diplomats at UN meeting offer support for Afghanistan

GENEVA (AP) - Top diplomats from Russia, the United States and European Union united in support for Afghan president's efforts to stabilize his war-battered nation, saying Wednesday progress has been made but that more is needed, especially in areas of security, anti-corruption and the push to launch peace talks with ...

White House works on backup plan for Obamacare

The Trump administration is formulating a backup plan to ensure that Obamacare customers can still get insurance if a state-driven lawsuit is successful in striking down the 2010 health law.

Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, declined to give details of those plans or who ...

WWII vet, social activist Harry Leslie Smith dies at 95

LONDON (AP) - British World War II veteran and political activist Harry Leslie Smith has died. He was 95.

His son John said on Twitter that Smith died Wednesday morning. He had been hospitalized in critical condition in Canada following a recent fall.

Smith's son said that when his father ...