The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Saturday, Jan. 14:
Since the Transportation Security Administration was created in 2001 after the 9/11 attacks, its most high-profile focus has been on ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Franklin Roosevelt famously began his first 100 days in office frantically trying to deal with an historic economic depression that already was 3 years old and had reached crisis-level proportions. Nearly two...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Saturday, Jan. 14:
The Chicago Sports Museum contains a defining artifact of former Cub Sammy Sosa's career -- and it's not one of the 609 home run balls he ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The California-based Dykes on Bikes, a self-described group of lesbian motorcycle riders, has roared to the support of an Asian-American band called The Slants in a Supreme Court case about the ability to ...Read more
President-elect Donald Trump would keep sanctions imposed by the Obama administration against Russia in place "for a period of time," he told the Wall Street Journal.
He said he would lift them should Russian President ...Read more
When Donald Trump denounced the latest hints of his collusion with the Kremlin as "FAKE NEWS!" on Twitter, it was hard not to wonder what he meant exactly. Having barraged us all for years with fake news about a wide ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- An unusual rebuke of President-elect Donald Trump by the top U.S. ethics official has touched off a partisan clash in Congress, where lawmakers are preparing for battle over how Trump is handling potential ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump is considering former biotechnology industry executive Balaji Srinivasan to lead the Food and Drug Administration, according to people familiar with the matter, putting another ...Read more
If You Leave this Farm: The Dream Is DestroyedAmanda Farmer
A Memoir about courage, hope, and resilience. The story powerfully shows the internal struggle and conflict between personal desires, the crushing weight of constant submission to a father's misguided use of God-given authority, and the need to be accepted by one's ...
WASHINGTON -- Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis will not attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, charging that Trump's presidency is illegitimate.
"I don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president," ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson emerged from a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump Friday pledging to bring down the cost of the F-35 Lightning II and pledging to hire more than 1,800 ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Liberals should not be boycotting L.L. Bean just because a board member supported Donald Trump, Maine's sole Democrat in Congress, Rep. Chellie Pingree, said Friday.
"It's a great company and those are ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Back in the days when remote controls for changing channels were a brag-to-the-neighbors luxury accessory, Mad magazine developed a series of comic features called Television Roulette. They recreated what the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- For a guy who didn't want to be in the Senate anymore last year, Florida's Marco Rubio is certainly making a tall glass of lemonade out of the lemons he got running for president in 2016. With a single ...Read more
"Fake news!" roared Donald Trump, the work of "sick people."
The president-elect was referring to a 35-page dossier of lurid details of his alleged sexual misconduct in Russia, worked up by a former British spy. A two-...Read more
On Feb. 12, 2015, President Obama made a selfie-stick video for BuzzFeed. You may remember it -- or perhaps not -- because if there's one thing Barack Obama delivered during his eight years in office, it was plenty of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” mutters Marcellus as ghosts and mad spirits haunt Elsinore Castle in the first act of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.”
After this past week of salacious leaks ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The shortest honeymoon on record is officially over. Normally, newly elected presidents enjoy a wave of goodwill that allows them to fly high at least through their first 100 days. Donald Trump has not yet ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Hold on to one image from President Obama’s farewell address: The president using his handkerchief to wipe a tear from his eye as he thanked Michelle Obama for her grace and forbearance.
The first lady was...Read more
WASHINGTON -- On the first day of his presidency, Donald Trump will face a serious governing challenge of his own creation.
He has promised a tax cut that will, by one estimate, reduce federal revenues by $7 trillion over...Read more
On Wednesday, in his first news conference as president-elect, Donald Trump came out swinging -- against some of the media (while praising others), against the policies and performance of the Obama administration, and ...Read more
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