Republican nominee Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Johnstown, Pa., October 21, 2016. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) It happens more often than you might think — and sometimes the state is a close one. The 2020…

A woman wears a “Make America Great Again” hat at CPAC 2018. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Yes, this is a hat we’re talking about. Clovis North High School in California has reportedly told a student that she…

(Mike Blake/Reuters) Years of lax policies and overspending are finally catching up to the Golden State. Californians brag that their state is the world’s fifth-largest economy. They talk as reverentially of Silicon Valley companies Apple,…

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sit down for a dinner during the second U.S.-North Korea summit at the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 27, 2019. (Leah Millis/REUTERS) President Trump…

Ohio congressman Jim Jordan speaks at CPAC. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio, the ranking Republican on the House Oversight Committee, said Wednesday evening that Democrats called Michael Cohen to testify before the panel…

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s $74 billion takeover of Celgene is in jeopardy after Bristol-Myers' second-largest shareholder turned against it.  Wellington Management, which owns a 7.7% stake in Bristol-Myers, laid out three reasons it opposed…

Here comes GDP...

Here comes GDP…

Associated Press Gross domestic product was expected to expand at 2.2% in the fourth quarter.  The labor market was strong between October and December, but expectations for economic growth have dimmed.  The report was delayed…

It's the seventh time this beautiful state has topped Gallup's well-being list since the rankings began in 2008. Feb. 27, 2019, 4:53 AM MST / Source: TODAY By A. Pawlowski Take a place where the residents enjoy warm relationships,…

Senator Kamala Harris (D, Calif.) speaks at Politics and Eggs at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., February 19, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) There is a strange political conversation under way as the 2020 Democratic presidential…

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Capitol Hill (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Bernie Sanders, like many American progressives, is almost completely parochial. Senator Bernie Sanders, gamely making the case for socialism on CNN, offers a familiar argument: that access…

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Capitol Hill press conference, March 1, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) They believe that unwanted human beings have no moral status, even after birth A moral catastrophe unfolded on the…

Blessed be! Hulu just dropped the price of its basic subscription plan, which means we can re-watch The Handmaid’s Tale (for way less) while we wait for season 3. The price drop comes nearly one…

Reuters/Leah Millis Here is what you need to know. Tensions are flaring between India and Pakistan. Pakistan's civilian aviation authority closed its airspace after shooting down two Indian jets it says crossed into its side…

From left to right, Rami Malek, Olivia Colman, Regina King, and Mahershala Ali pose with their awards backstage at the 91st Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., February 24, 2019. (Mike Segar/Reuters) B-listers abounded at…

Neomi Rao reacts after President Trump announced that he is nominating her to replace Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals at the White House in Washington, D.C., November 13,…

A Marine holds a flag as President Donald Trump speaks at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Calif., March 13, 2018. (Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS) Sending a person to boot camp to become a better…

President Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, November 9, 2017. (Thomas Peter/Reuters) A new consensus is emerging, and it sounds a lot like what the president has…

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pa., December 16, 2018. (Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports) The men who showed up, paid $100 or $200, and then went on their way are…

Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Here is what you need to know. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before Congress. He is scheduled to testify before the Senate banking committee on Tuesday and the House Financial Services Committee on…