Candidate Trump promised he’d never see his golf courses again if elected. President Trump is preparing for a 17-day vacation at one of his golf courses.
When the 146,000 students in the public schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., entered their classrooms last fall, they might have found themselves in a charter school among upper-middle-class students taught by an experienced teacher with a specialized lesson plan — or in a traditional school staffed by first-year teachers, with peers too burdened by the weight of poverty to worry about test scores. The determining factor, by and large, was whether their parents had the time, resources, connections and know-how to navigate Charlotte’s complex school choice program.
Despite President Trump’s proclamation that there is no chaos in the White House, new chief of staff John Kelly has a lot to do. Yahoo News talked to experts to find out what Kelly needs to do to ensure his tenure is longer than that of his predecessor.
Trump’s complaints come a day after the Senate failed to pass a “skinny repeal” of Obamacare — a measure that required only a simple majority of 51 votes.
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci called New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza to pursue the source of a leak in a conversation that quickly devolved into a vulgar tirade against his colleagues.
At Friday’s press briefing, the White House’s new communications chief apologized for his harsh statements about Trump during the campaign.
Conservative political commentator Ann Coulter is demanding answers after receiving sassy tweets from Delta Airlines in response to her complaints about having her seat reassigned on a flight from New York Laguardia to West Palm Beach, Florida, Saturday.
For members of the Sri Lankan navy, a routine morning patrol took an unexpected turn on Tuesday when a elephant was spotted struggling to stay afloat after having been pulled miles off the coast by currents.
As Washington struggles to come up with a new health care insurance system, Jim Garlow believes he has a solution, but he worries about sharing it publicly — simply because he is a pastor. Garlow, lead pastor of Skyline Church in La Mesa, Calif., blames a provision in the federal tax code known as the Johnson Amendment for what he calls the “self-censorship” of pastors across the nation. It forbids 501(c)(3) nonprofits, a category that includes most of the nation’s churches and other charitable organizations, from getting directly involved in elections.
Oklahoma state senator Michael Brooks, a rare Democrat who's won a special election, has a message for his party: voters reward a focus on local issues.
A large portion of an ice shelf that was said to be “hanging by a thread” last month has broken off from the Antarctic mainland, creating one of the world’s largest icebergs, according to a report by British Antarctic research group Project Midaa. It is measured at 5,800 square kilometers, making it nearly twice the size of Rhode Island.
Some Senate Republicans weigh a fresh start on health care reform; the president adds pressure; and more from our ongoing coverage.
Sixteen House Democrats have set out to ensure that the initiative moves forward as planned despite opposition from military leadership.
Amid increasing uncertainty that Senate Republicans will be able to pass their health care bill before the July 4 recess, numerous super-PACs and advocacy groups have taken it upon themselves to run attack ads to sway the vote.
A complex situation involving a car crash and three sets of police led to the shooting of a black officer by a white one in St. Louis.
Police forcibly removed protesters who had pretended to die in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office after he unveiled the Better Care Reconciliation Act on Thursday morning.
In his first on-camera press briefing in a week, White House press secretary Sean Spicer dismissed reports that he was transitioning into a new role in the Trump administration.
A Georgia GOP official apologized for a remark that last week's baseball shooting would win a special election for Republican candidate Karen Handel.
Former Vice President Joe Biden stole the show when he gave a graduate a kiss on the cheek after delivering a commencement address at Morgan State University in Baltimore.
Former Alexandria mayor Bill Euille spoke with the man who opened fire on a GOP baseball practice Wednesday nearly every day while drinking coffee in the lobby of his local YMCA.
The attorney general denied any knowledge of collusion and also denied any recollection of a possible third meeting with the Russian ambassador.
In this rendition of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” the title character is blond, wears a long tie, owns a gold bathtub, and is married to a Slavic woman.
Controversy has erupted over a flier sent out by one Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in an upcoming Virginia primary election.
Former FBI Director James Comey heaped praise on special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday, while addressing Mueller’s investigation into the alleged collusion between President Trump’s campaign associates and Russia.
Former FBI Director James Comey told a Senate committee he believes President Trump fired him because of the bureau's investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.