Politics and Government

Japan's Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as PM

5 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the...
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Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hackers

31 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides - and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a...
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Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

32 minutes ago   |   KCRA

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal...
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Politics, pride in leaders trip to ‘sacred' N. Korea volcano

55 minutes ago   |   National Post

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of - There is no more sacred place in North Korea than Mount Paektu - and getting South Korean President Moon Jae-in to such a...
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Trying to hold state Trump won, McCaskill feels pull to left

55 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ST. LOUIS - The college students and neighbours gathered at a St. Louis coffee shop seemed like one of the friendlier crowds Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill might face...
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On Politics: Stalemate Over Kavanaugh Inquiry

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The woman who accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault rejected the idea of a Senate hearing, saying it would not be a “good faith investigation.”
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Gender politics at play as Senate grapples with nomination

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune


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Congrats, DiFi: You've Made Our Politics Even Uglier

1 hour ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Jonah Goldberg , LA Times The latest chapter in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation saga is like a
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The Fall and Rise of Matteo Salvini

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Affairs

The new Italian government will last only as long as Matteo Salvini has his way.
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More than $22 million headed to NH to help address opioid crisis

More than $22 million headed to NH to help address opioid crisis

1 hour ago   |   WMUR

More than $22 million from the federal government is on its way to New Hampshire to help fight the opioid crisis.
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Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

The band's latest hit is this summer's "I Like It" with Cardi B. Read more ...

Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes...

Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes from game machine

Witnesses recorded video as a man, later identified as a teacher, used his child to steal prizes out of a machine, police said. Read more ...

Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Two people died in the armed robbery that yielded $875. Read more ...

Recycled wizarding world in backyard raises funds for Hurricane Florence victims

Recycled wizarding world in backyard raises funds for Hurricane Florence victims

They built the fantasy in the backyard of their home by turning trash into treasure. Read more ...

High school football player barred from team because of homelessness

High school football player barred from team because of homelessness

A youth shelter has offered the 18-year-old a place to live after learning about his story. Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Jon Jones' USADA suspension, possible UFC 230 return

Twitter reacts to Jon Jones' USADA suspension, possible UFC 230 return

Gallery Photos: Best of Jon Jones view 46 images Former UFC champ Jon Jones finally had his future unveiled today when it was announced he'd agreed to a 15-month suspension... Read more ...

2 women in sheriff's van drown in rising Florence floodwaters

2 women in sheriff's van drown in rising Florence floodwaters

Two women who were being transported to a mental health facility drowned when a sheriff's department van was swept away in rising floodwaters, according to authorities. Read more ...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office building near Madison

Police were called to a commercial building after receiving multiple reports of a shooting around 10 a.m. ET. Read more ...

'There are multiple witnesses who should be included': A lawyer for the...

'There are multiple witnesses who should be included': A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault raises the stakes ahead of planned hearing

The attorney for Christine Blasey Ford, a 51-year-old research psychologist and professor who accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, called for... Read more ...

Federal Agency Says It Lost Track Of 1,488 Migrant Children

Federal Agency Says It Lost Track Of 1,488 Migrant Children

The Health and Human Services Department first disclosed that it had lost track of 1,475 children late last year, as it came under fire at a Senate hearing in April. Read more ...