WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says John McCain failed his fellow veterans, stained public policy and took anti-Trump fake news to the FBI before the 2016 election. McCain can’t respond but his record speaks.…

(James Gourley/Getty Images) It is childish to use one’s kid as a political prop Not too long ago, a young friend of mine was trying to remember the name of a movie. “You know that…

(Jonathan Bachman/Reuters) A manifesto sets out many worthy aims, but misunderstands the obstacles in their path. Like Yuval Levin, I agree with a great deal in the social-conservative manifesto First Things has published. Conservatism can’t…

Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill in 2013. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday evening delivered a report to attorney general William Barr detailing his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016…

President Trump speaks during a signing ceremony in the East Room at the White House, March 21, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) The line between rhetoric and entertainment is blurring. EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Capitol Hill, January 25, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate warned the Justice Department on Friday not to give…

(Larry Downing/Reuters) John Marini makes the case in his new book Unmasking the Administrative State. Unmasking the Administrative State: The Crisis of American Politics in the Twenty-First Century, by John Marini (Encounter, 332 pp., $27.99)…

Delegates point to an electoral map at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa., in 2016. (Charles Mostoller/Reuters) Eliminating it could lead to the elimination of the two-party system, without which our presidential elections be…

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman believed to have ordered Khashoggi kidnapping ( Al Arabiya screenshot) Steven Metz calls for downgrading the U.S.-Saudi relationship: For the United States, the strategic costs of the Saudi relationship…

Israeli PM Ben Netanyahu speaks at AIPAC conference in Washington in 2018. (i24 News/You Tube/Screengrab) Say what you will about Donald Trump, he has forever changed the rules governing Israel’s conflict with its Arab neighbors.…

Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk past an honor guard during a welcome ceremony in Rome on Friday. (Alessandro Di Meo/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) Chico Harlan Rome bureau chief covering southern Europe and sometimes…

Associated Press Published 10:48 p.m. ET March 22, 2019 | Updated 12:01 a.m. ET March 23, 2019 PITTSBURGH – A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed…

USA TODAY SAN JOSE, Calif. — The 12th-seeded Liberty Flames officially turned the SAP Center into Upset Central of the NCAA basketball tournament.The Flames beat the fifth-seeded Mississippi State Bulldogs 80-76 on Friday night with…

SportsPulse: While Liberty and UC Irvine busted brackets around the country, Duke and Zion Williamson aced their first tournament test. USA TODAY's Trysta Krick recaps day 2 and looks ahead to Saturday's action. USA TODAY…

Christina Anstead is pregnant with baby No. 3! The Flip or Flop and Christina on the Coast star, 35, announced she and husband Ant Anstead are expecting their first child together, due in the fall. “@ant_anstead and…