(Larry Downing/Reuters) It’s been surrendering vast swathes of its constitutional authority to the president, to the courts, and to a permanent bureaucracy, for a century. America is often described as a constitutional democracy or constitutional…

The Earth rises above the lunar horizon, photographed from Apollo 8, December 24, 1968. (NASA) The first astronauts to the moon saw what astronomers later concluded: that Earth is a life-friendly oasis in the vastness…

President Trump boards Air Force One in Washington, D.C., November 5, 2018. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Before long the Right will need to reunify, so let’s not burn any bridges. Here’s something that has been on my…

A migrant from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America, jumps a border fence in Tijuana, Mexico, December 12, 2018. (Mohammed Salem/Reuters) This is the GOP’s last best chance to push for…

The U.S. has reached a deal with the Mexican government to force asylum seekers at its southern border to remain in Mexico while they wait to bring their case before an American immigration judge, a…

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has decided not to recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation, despite at least one senior ethics official within the Justice Department telling colleagues he would recommend…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a 14-month low on Thursday, the second consecutive day of sell-offs after the Federal Reserve announced its fourth widely-anticipated rate hike of the year. Interested in Stock Market?…

The Trump administration is planning to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, with the possibility that some troops begin withdrawing in the coming weeks, according to a U.S. official. The current force of…

A southern storm brought two confirmed tornadoes to Florida, record rainfall in Orlando and reports of wind damage to Georgia and the Carolinas. Now the storm continues to inch its way north during the busiest…

Jon Bernthal was gearing up for a major movie role when his world came crashing down. The Punisher star was about to start shooting the Ryan Gosling-helmed drama First Man as Dave Scott, a part that ultimately went to…