Tens of thousands of marchers paraded through New York streets Sunday in a huge Gay Pride parade, with many proudly carrying rainbow flags or waving virulently anti-Trump signs.
In many ways, Dr. Mai-Khanh Tran isn’t all that different from millions of other Democrats who have been dismayed or depressed or indignant since Donald Trump was elected president. On election night, Tran watched in shock as the returns rolled in. The next morning, she wept at work — Tran is a pediatrician — with her colleagues.
Earlier this year, Mustapha Ibrahim, a freshman at the University of Rochester in New York, had been planning to celebrate the end of Ramadan last weekend with his family in Somalia. Ibrahim had intended to return home over the summer after he finished his first year of school in the U.S., which also marked the first time he’d set foot in America.
The longer the bill is out for the public to see, the better the odds of rallying support to halt it, progressives believe.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used to defend the institutions he's now discarding while pushing for a quick vote on the GOP health care bill.
In his five months in office, Trump has held far fewer solo news conferences than any of his predecessors dating back to President Reagan.
President Trump’s ongoing battle with the media boiled over during the White House press briefing on Tuesday when a reporter tore into Sarah Huckabee Sanders for complaining about the “constant barrage of fake news.”
A quarter-century-old project to repopulate the steppes of Mongolia with wild horses was kept alive as four animals made the long trip back to their ancestral home from Prague Zoo. Driven to extinction in their homeland in the 1960s, the Przewalski’s horses survived in captivity before efforts began to re-introduce them to the arid desert and mountains along Mongolia’s border with China. Zoos organized the first transport to Mongolia of the strong, stocky beasts in 1992.
The Washington Post reports at least four of President Trump's golf resorts have phony Time magazine covers featuring the commander in chief.
Senate Republican leadership abruptly decided to delay a vote on their plan to begin voting on a sweeping and controversial overhaul of the nation’s health care system.
Republicans keep trying to roll back social welfare programs but seldom succeed. Americans often agree with them in the abstract but like their benefits.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cited a study that found reading “Harry Potter” helped to build compassion for marginalized groups in children.
The State Department’s annual trafficking report, released Tuesday, found progress as well as backsliding and has already been criticized for two moves.
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.
The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.
A Florida Republican who earlier campaigned against the Affordable Care Act came to a new view of it after he lost his insurance coverage.
In addition to the elementary math error, the president's tweets attacked CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, the Washington Post and the New York Times as "fake news."
On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence held a “listening session” in his office with people who said they had negative experiences with Obamacare.
Bush went against his party in raising taxes, spurring outrage among conservatives -- especially an ambitious House member from Georgia's Sixth District named Newt Gingrich -- while Trump's position finally puts him in sync with his own party.
The Senate health care bill would cause 22 million more people to be uninsured by 2026 than under current law, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office announced Monday.
Three participants say they were asked to leave the 21st annual Dyke March because they were carrying rainbow flags with the Star of David on them.
In a handful of cities, citizens and federal monitors struggle to continue police reforms as the Justice Department shows signs of backing off.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday updated the health care bill he is whipping votes for to penalize people who do not have insurance and wish to purchase it on the exchanges. The new bill says that people who have lacked insurance coverage for 63 days or more must wait six months before reentering the marketplace. The Senate health care bill gets rid of Obamacare’s individual mandate that requires everyone to purchase health insurance or pay a fine.