Proposed Voting Changes Are about Power, not Principles

Proposed Voting Changes Are about Power, not Principles

People vote during the presidential primary election in Los Angeles, Calif., June 7, 2016. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters) New rules and new voters reduce the relative voting clout of law-abiding adult citizens. Progressive candidates and new Democratic…

The Eviction ‘Crisis’

The Eviction ‘Crisis’

Eviction notice for an apartment in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2009. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) Trustworthiness, though valuable, is not a luxury good. In the Age of Trump, the great entrepreneurs of Virtue Inc. and Character ‘R’…

Court-Packing: A Blow Against the Rule of Law

Court-Packing: A Blow Against the Rule of Law

(Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Adding justices to the Supreme Court would imperil the American experiment Across the ebb and flow of history, presidents and senators have pushed and pulled the Supreme Court in one direction or another.…

Theresa May offers to fall on her sword if her Brexit deal is passed

Theresa May offers to fall on her sword…

Boris Johnson today branded Theresa May's Brexit deal 'dead' - less than 24 hours after he sensationally backed it - and he will now urge the Prime Minister to quit rather than fight on. The Prime…

Saudi Arabia is Losing the War in Yemen

Saudi Arabia is Losing the War in Yemen

Houthis protest against airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition on Sana’a in September 2015. (VOA/public domain) As the war in Yemen marks the end of its fourth year this week, it is clear that, with the…

As Grand Rapids awaits Trump, both sides of the political divide find their anger stoked by the Mueller report

As Grand Rapids awaits Trump, both sides of…

Karen Dunnam, 62, wears her usual protest garb at the site where she and others will be protesting President Trump's arrival in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Wednesday. (Brittany Greeson/The Washington Post) Jenna Johnson National political…

Democrats to move on from Green New Deal

Democrats to move on from Green New Deal

Democrats are putting the Green New Deal in the rearview mirror, but they’re not abandoning climate change legislation. Supporters of the progressive measure are shifting their sights away from passing a comprehensive plan to create…

HUD charges Facebook with housing discrimination

HUD charges Facebook with housing discrimination

HUD on Thursday charges Facebook with housing discrimination because of its advertising platform. (Jenny Kane, File) Tracy Jan Reporter covering the intersection of race and the economy March 28 at 7:52 AM The U.S. Department…

Bryce Harper responds to being voted MLBs most overrated player

Bryce Harper responds to being voted MLBs most…

SportsPulse: Opening week is upon us and hope springs eternal. For The Win's Ted Berg provides his biggest and boldest predictions for the 2019 MLB season. USA TODAY For a second consecutive year, The Athletic…

Trump calls for release of classified documents tied to Russia probe in Fox News interview

Trump calls for release of classified documents tied…

Attorney General William Barr has confirmed Robert Mueller has delivered his report upon completing his investigation into Russia meddling in 2016. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Wednesday he intends to release classified…

Robert Krafts legal team sounds off after Florida sheriff’s TV interview

Robert Krafts legal team sounds off after Florida…

Attorneys representing the New England Patriots owner want a judge to block the release of video that police say shows them engaging in sexual acts. AP New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s legal team didn’t…

Powerballs $768.4M jackpot has a single winner in New Berlin, Wisconsin

Powerballs $768.4M jackpot has a single winner in…

Powerball hits $750 million AP, AP A ticket sold in New Berlin, Wisconsin, won the third-largest lottery prize in United States history on Wednesday night. The lucky numbers for the $768.4 million jackpot were 16, 20, 37, 44, 62 and Powerball…

Smollett saga shook public trust, heightened racial tensions

President Donald Trump says FBI will look into…

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of staging a hate-crime attack, was dropped of all charges by prosecutors. How does the FBI define a hate-crime attack? We explain. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump…

Jones-Santos, Nunes-Holm to headline UFC 239

Jones-Santos, Nunes-Holm to headline UFC 239

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will make his next title defense against Thiago Santos at UFC 239 on July 6 in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. The 205-pound bout will headline…