President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic negotiating partner as he punts policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants.
His rapid backpedal this week on a...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 05:39 AM PDT
Trump on His Puerto Rico Response: 'I'd Say It Was a 10'
President Donald Trump gave himself a "10" on Thursday for his response to the widespread devastation Puerto Rico suffered after back-to-back hurricanes created a situation that the island's governor described...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:54 PM PDT
'Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns
Former President George W. Bush is warning against the proliferation of cruelty and bigotry in American life that is threatening public discourse and may be harming faith in democracy.
Bush's comments deriding...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 09:33 AM PDT
'Casual Cruelty': Bush Criticizes Current State of Politics
If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 03:25 AM PDT
Evoking Slain Son, Kelly Defends Trump on Condolence Calls
He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base.
From that opening, White House chief of staff John Kelly...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 08:27 PM PDT
Protesters Decry 'Nazi Hate' at While Nationalist's Speech
Crowds of demonstrators gathered at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville Thursday, holding signs and chanting anti-Nazi slogans in protest of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer.
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 07:04 PM PDT
In DNC Shakeup, Perez Ousts Longtime Party Officials
A shakeup is underway at the Democratic National Committee as several longtime officials have lost their posts, exposing a still-raw rift in the party and igniting anger among those in its progressive wing...
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 06:43 PM PDT
Pentagon Sends Team to Niger to Find 'Basic Raw Facts'
The U.S. military says it continues to search for answers about what happened in Niger two weeks ago, After four U.S. soldiers were killed during an ambush in Niger tour weeks ago, The Pentagon has sent a...
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 05:45 PM PDT
Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant Teen
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an abortion.
After a brief hearing that included...