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Former Coast Guard Head Calls Shutdown 'Disgraceful' And 'Insulting'

FORMER COAST GUARD HEAD CALLS SHUTDOWN 'DISGRACEFUL' AND 'INSULTING'

Thad Allen, retired Coast Guard commandant, decried "the constitutional amnesia that has swept Washington.”

Trump Cancels Pelosi's Trip Overseas Amid State Of The Union Fight

TRUMP CANCELS PELOSI'S TRIP OVERSEAS AMID STATE OF THE UNION FIGHT

The president responded to the House speakers' request with an apparent retaliation against her upcoming delegation trip.

 
 
 
Chris Christie Reveals Why Donald Trump Wears Such Long Ties

CHRIS CHRISTIE REVEALS WHY DONALD TRUMP WEARS SUCH LONG TIES

The president told the former New Jersey governor that long ties have a slenderizing effect.

Top Economists Back New Carbon Tax Plan, But It Still Wouldn't Be Enough

TOP ECONOMISTS BACK NEW CARBON TAX PLAN, BUT IT STILL WOULDN'T BE ENOUGH

Even with the new plan, more drastic steps would need to be taken to cut carbon emissions in time.

 
 
 
How To Prepare For The End Of Roe v. Wade

HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE END OF ROE V. WADE

It's time to face the very real possibility that the Supreme Court could make it nearly impossible to get an abortion.

2 GOP Lawmakers Host Chuck Johnson, Holocaust-Denying White Nationalist

2 GOP LAWMAKERS HOST CHUCK JOHNSON, HOLOCAUST-DENYING WHITE NATIONALIST

Reps. Andy Harris and Phil Roe discussed "DNA sequencing" with Johnson, just after the House disavowed white supremacy.

 
 
 
Thousands More Migrant Children Were Separated From Parents, New Watchdog Report Finds

THOUSANDS MORE MIGRANT CHILDREN WERE SEPARATED FROM PARENTS, NEW WATCHDOG REPORT FINDS

A new report shows that in 2017, government officials noticed a "steep increase" in separated children in detention centers.

GOP Dismisses Suggestion That State Of Union Be Postponed

GOP DISMISSES SUGGESTION THAT STATE OF UNION BE POSTPONED

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen denied anyone's safety is compromised.

 
 
 
Iowa Newspaper Apologizes For Steve King Endorsement, Calls On Him To Resign

IOWA NEWSPAPER APOLOGIZES FOR STEVE KING ENDORSEMENT, CALLS ON HIM TO RESIGN

The editorial board of The Messenger in Fort Dodge, Iowa, admitted that it had overlooked King's long history of "racism and/or insensitivity...

Child Advocates Hope For A Champion In Kirsten Gillibrand

CHILD ADVOCATES HOPE FOR A CHAMPION IN KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND

The senator has a solid track record when it comes to fighting for children's rights, children's advocates say.

 
 
 
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Torches Trump For Shutdown In First House Floor Speech

ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ TORCHES TRUMP FOR SHUTDOWN IN FIRST HOUSE FLOOR SPEECH

"The truth is, this shutdown is about the erosion of American democracy and the subversion of our most basic governmental norms,” the...

Los Angeles Parents Are Scrambling For Child Care As Teachers Strike

LOS ANGELES PARENTS ARE SCRAMBLING FOR CHILD CARE AS TEACHERS STRIKE

The school district has half a million students. Only a fraction of them have been showing up this week.

 
 
 
Congress Might Actually Do Something To Stop Itself From Sucking So Much

CONGRESS MIGHT ACTUALLY DO SOMETHING TO STOP ITSELF FROM SUCKING SO MUCH

Pretty much everyone supports the mission of the new committee to modernize Congress.

Chris Christie Tears Into Donald Trump's White House: 'Amateurs, Grifters, Weaklings'

CHRIS CHRISTIE TEARS INTO DONALD TRUMP'S WHITE HOUSE: 'AMATEURS, GRIFTERS, WEAKLINGS'

The former New Jersey governor appears to be settling scores with his upcoming memoir.

 
 
 
George Conway's Latest Attack On Donald Trump Will Not Go Down Well At Home

GEORGE CONWAY'S LATEST ATTACK ON DONALD TRUMP WILL NOT GO DOWN WELL AT HOME

Kellyanne Conway's husband also mocked the president for his actions with the Clemson football team.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Teach Congress How To Twitter

ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ WILL TEACH CONGRESS HOW TO TWITTER

The youngest woman in Congress is killing it on social media - and now her colleagues want in.

 
 
 
Rudy Giuliani Gets Heated With Chris Cuomo: ‘I Never Said There Was No Collusion'

RUDY GIULIANI GETS HEATED WITH CHRIS CUOMO: ‘I NEVER SAID THERE WAS NO COLLUSION'

Trump's attorney told the CNN host that even "if the collusion happened, it happened a long time ago."

Agency That Approved Trump's Hotel Lease Ignored The Constitution: Report

AGENCY THAT APPROVED TRUMP'S HOTEL LEASE IGNORED THE CONSTITUTION: REPORT

A government report says the emoluments issue leaves a “constitutional cloud” over the president's D.C. hotel.

 
 
 
How Business Can Engage Students And Educators With Technology

HOW BUSINESS CAN ENGAGE STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS WITH TECHNOLOGY

"If training the future workforce is a fundamental role of education, it's just as important a role for business."

Senate GOP Blocks Bid To Enforce Sanctions On Putin Ally

SENATE GOP BLOCKS BID TO ENFORCE SANCTIONS ON PUTIN ALLY

The Trump administration's move to ease sanctions on firms owned by Oleg Deripaska is now likely to go forward.

 
 
 



Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the... Read more ...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken 'seriously'

Police say a man built a bomb inside a sushi restaurant because “people don't take these types of threats seriously.” Read more ...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially reported

A federal report found that family separations were occurring before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border. Read more ...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit

A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan. Read more ...

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

Trump's Ex-Lawyer Cohen Acknowledges Scheme To Rig Polls In Presidential Race

Trump's Ex-Lawyer Cohen Acknowledges Scheme To Rig Polls In Presidential Race

Michael Cohen tweeted about what appeared to be another example of questionable actions he'd taken in order to help Trump's presidential ambitions. He already has pleaded... Read more ...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is resigning from Congress just 2 weeks into his 5th term

Just two weeks after being sworn in for a fifth term, Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino says he is leaving Congress. Read more ...

Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously...

Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously Thought

Before family separation became an official and controversial policy of the Trump administration, federal immigration agents separated "thousands" of migrant children from... Read more ...

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least eight people were killed and another 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded Thursday at a police academy in the Colombian capital of Bogota, officials said. The bomb went... Read more ...