The shooting Saturday afternoon that killed 20 people and injured more than two dozen more at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, brought immediate reactions from the crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates on the…

(Pixabay) Money matters, but not if it’s simply tossed into a dysfunctional district. Last month, researchers from Johns Hopkins University published a heartbreaking study describing the conditions of public schools in Providence, R.I. The report…

(Max Rossi/Reuters) A response to Dean Dettloff and the editors of America magazine No sensible person has, of this writing, ever alleged that Dorothy Day was insufficiently amenable to Communism. So, that the Jesuit magazine…

After denying he would watch former special counsel Robert Mueller's congressional testimony this week, President Donald Trump on Monday conceded he'd "maybe" tune in and "see a little bit of it." Interested in Russia Investigation?…

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag on the surface of the moon, July 20, 1969. (NASA) Given existing knowledge and technologies, it was impossible. Thirty months after setting the goal of sending…

Kim Darroch at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 27, 2017. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Kim Darroch wasn’t guilty of anything heinous, but he had to go — and the attacks on Boris Johnson for saying…

(Gary Cameron/Reuters) A New York Times columnist asks his readers to refer to him as “them,” inadvertently illustrating the difference between conservatives and progressives. Writing in the New York Times, tech writer Farhad Manjoo says…

A three-judge panel in Washington will hear oral arguments Friday morning on whether President Donald Trump's accounting firm, Mazars USA, must hand over 10 years worth of the president's financial records to a Democrat-controlled House…

Medical officials in one Ohio county said at least nine people died from drug overdoses in a two-day period. Interested in Opioid Epidemic? Add Opioid Epidemic as an interest to stay up to date on…

Officials in Nevada are investigating whether a man crushed to death by his own SUV may have died as a result of last Thursday's earthquake centered in Southern California. Interested in Earthquakes? Add Earthquakes as…

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a highly contentious extradition bill that sparked weeks of mass protests is "dead," but she fell short of protesters' demands to fully withdraw it. Interested in China?…

Oleg Deripaska (Maxim Shemetov/Reuters) Oleg Deripaska did not exculpate Paul Manafort, but he raises more questions about Christopher Steele. John Solomon is a terrific reporter, and he has done excellent work on the Trump-Russia investigation.…