Trump Declares Emergency Over Wall, Inviting Likely Court Fight

Trump Declares Emergency Over Wall, Inviting Likely Court…

WASHINGTON—President Trump declared a national emergency Friday over border security, bypassing Congress to divert money from elsewhere in the government to pay for additional barriers along the southern border, a move likely to ignite immediate…

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Interviewed by Special Counsel’s Team

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Interviewed by Special Counsel’s Team

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes questions during a daily briefing, March 5, 2018. (Leah Millis/Reuters) White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders sat for an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators,…

Collusion: The Criminalization of Policy Disputes

Collusion: The Criminalization of Policy Disputes

Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Green Bay, Wisc., in August 2016. (Eric Thayer/Reuters) The word covers every contact between anyone connected to Trump and anyone connected to Russia, with…

NBA All-Star Game, Daytona 500, McCabe talks to 60 Minutes: 5 things to know this weekend

NBA All-Star Game, Daytona 500, McCabe talks to…

Editors, USA TODAY Published 4:08 a.m. ET Feb. 16, 2019 | Updated 4:09 a.m. ET Feb. 16, 2019 Aurora, Illinois, shooting: Investigation into alleged gunman's past, motives Authorities will resume their investigation into the deadly…

Aurora workplace shooter was set to be fired by company, police chief says

Aurora workplace shooter was set to be fired…

Authorities have identified Gary Martin as the gunman who killed several employees at an Aurora, Ill. warehouse and injured five police officers. (LinkedIn) The gunman in a deadly shooting spree at a manufacturing warehouse in…

Parkland a Year Later: The Deadly Failures of Broward County Persist

Parkland a Year Later: The Deadly Failures of…

Parents and students at a memorial on the anniversary of the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., February 14, 2019. (Joe Skipper/Reuters) Family members and survivors continue to press the…

Marco Rubio Wants a National Innovation Strategy

Marco Rubio Wants a National Innovation Strategy

Men work on a production line manufacturing robotic arms at a factory in Huzhou, China, January 8, 2019. (Stringer/Reuters) To counter China, we must have ambitions of our own. A  new report on China from…

Denver Should Legalize Magic Mushrooms

Denver Should Legalize Magic Mushrooms

Psilocybin mushrooms (Wikimedia) No only are they medically useful, but in a free country, people should be allowed to use whatever substances they want. The decriminalization of magic (psilocybin) mushrooms is going to be on…

Beto Advocates Tearing Down Existing Wall on Texas Border

Beto Advocates Tearing Down Existing Wall on Texas…

Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic former Texas congressman, addresses supporters before an anti-Trump march in El Paso, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. (REUTERS/Loren Elliott ) Former congressman Beto O’Rourke said Thursday evening that he would “absolutely”…

AOC reacts to Amazon abandoning its NYC HQ2 plan: “Anything is possible”

AOC reacts to Amazon abandoning its NYC HQ2…

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) celebrated the abandonment by Amazon of the multibillion dollar company’s plans to build a new headquarters in New York City, hailing it as a victory for campaigners. Amazon chose Long Island…

Pompeo meets EUs top diplomat after Pences Iran accusations

Pompeo meets EUs top diplomat after Pences Iran…

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the EU’s top diplomat in Brussels on Friday, a day after Vice President Mike Pence accused America’s traditional European allies of trying to undermine…

FEMA Administrator Brock Long Resigns

FEMA Administrator Brock Long Resigns

FEMA Administrator Brock Long listens as President Donald Trump holds an Oval Office meeting in Washington, D.C., September 11, 2018. (Leah Millis/REUTERS) William “Brock” Long, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the past…

Valentine’s Day is Stupid, But Men Should Stop Complaining about It

Valentine’s Day is Stupid, But Men Should Stop…

A man buys balloons on Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2017. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) You’ve saved hundreds if not thousands of dollars by society allowing you to look just straight-up worse than we do.…

Asset Forfeiture: Lessons from Mississippi

Asset Forfeiture: Lessons from Mississippi

(Pixabay) Here’s what we learned from enacting and defending a modest reform. A  national movement to reform “civil forfeiture” is underway. In many states, current policy allows the government to confiscate property on the grounds…

Why Social Security Expansion May Stiff the Poor

Why Social Security Expansion May Stiff the Poor

(Pixabay) The Social Security 2100 Act doesn't live up to the rhetoric. On January 31, over 200 House Democrats jointly introduced the Social Security 2100 Act, legislation that would expand Social Security both by raising…