Too often, Mitt Romney has treated principled rhetoric like a stretchy suit he can change into in a phone booth, then throw into a trash can when no one's looking. But if he wins a Utah Senate seat, he could become something he's never managed to be: the most influential figure in the GOP outside of the White House.
Controversial North Carolina sheriff Charles McDonald, who was among 10 local officials joining President Trump at Thursday’s White House meeting on school safety, has faced questions about his spending and comments he made about anti-Trump protesters last year, and was sued by a former deputy for discrimination last month.
President Trump signaled Thursday that he does not believe that active shooter drills at the nation's schools are a good way to address the rash of gun violence plaguing them.
Syrian Civil Defense members search the rubble for survivors. More than 400 people, including dozens of children, have been killed since Sunday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The International Committee of the Red Cross is calling for immediate access to civilians in the rebel-held besieged areas.
Amid a national debate over U.S. gun laws in the wake of last week’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., President Trump on Thursday pledged action and laid out his ideas for school safety — even as the National Rifle Association is resisting calls for change.
President Trump has all the legal authority he needs to keep U.S. forces in Syria and Iraq indefinitely, the Pentagon and State Department told Sen. Tim Kaine, who has been pushing for a new AUMF.
In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week's deadly shooting in Florida.
The head of the National Rifle Association denounced lawmakers and the media on Thursday for renewing the debate over U.S. gun laws in the wake of last week’s deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.
President Trump denied that he wants to arm teachers with guns, despite seeming to offer that suggestion during a “listening session” about school shootings the day before.
Sen. Marco Rubio endorsed additional gun control legislation after questions from survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla.
On official White House websites and Twitter accounts, the Trump administration is linking to and sharing tweets from @realDonaldTrump, not the president's official @POTUS account.
In a White House "listening session," President Trump said his administration would look "very strongly" at allowing concealed carry weapons in schools, even though he knew "a lot of people are going to be opposed to it."
Survivors of last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., emerged from meetings with state lawmakers in Tallahassee, Fla., on Wednesday, vowing to continue their movement until U.S. lawmakers enact stricter gun laws.
The world that made Bill Graham, the cohesive culture of postwar America, is gone, and no one preacher will ever again unite all strains of evangelical Christianity as he did.
Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman examine the latest legal screwups in Washington. Did Michael Cohen just put President Trump in potential legal jeopardy after he confirmed that he paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000? Isikoff and Klaidman speak with Larry Noble, former general counsel of the Federal Election Commission, about the legal implications of Cohen’s admission. They also speak with Lanny Davis, author of a new book, “The Unmaking of the President 2016: How FBI Director James Comey Cost Hillary Clinton the Presidency,” about the legal decisions made by Comey during the 2016 election. ...
The survivors of last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., have been outspoken in their criticism of the National Rifle Association. And the NRA’s national spokeswoman, Dana Loesch, will come face to face with some of those survivors on Wednesday night during a live town hall.
In the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida high school last week, it happened again — conspiracy theories circulating claiming that it didn’t really happen, or that it was staged, with actors.
Student activists from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff were shot and killed will call for a ban on assault-style weapons when they meet with lawmakers and hold a rally on Wednesday in Tallahassee, the state capital.
In a recent trip to Namibia, photographer Gordon Donovan visited Cape Cross in the Skeleton Coast, the home of the largest colonies of Cape fur seals in the world. It is nicknamed “the Smelliest Place on Earth.” After checking in with Namibian park officials and paying the minimum fee, he drove to the coastal headland.
The Rev. Billy Graham, a Southern Baptist minister, became a religious adviser to presidents of the United States and took his Christian message to mass audiences in crusades throughout the world.
Psychoanalysts Jonathan Lear, Kerry J. Sulkowicz and Jerrold Post addressed the ethical and psychological implications of commenting publicly on national figures, including President Trump, at the American Psychoanalytic Association's 2018 national meeting.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is defending a controversial secret visit to the United States by Russian spy chiefs — including one under U.S. sanctions imposed in 2014 to punish Russia for its annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea.
Over the course of a decade, Fran Antmann photographed the indigenous healers, bone setters and shamans struggling to keep traditional practices alive in the aftermath of Guatemala’s devastating civil war. Antmann participated in intense, intimate healings and listened to the stories and dreams of these healers and shamans.
Assad forces pound Syria's Eastern Ghouta. Over 200 civilians have been killed in the last 2 days and 57 are children according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The UN has repeatedly called for a ceasefire according to AFP.