Thirteen people were arrested and six were injured, as over 1,200 right-wing demonstrators and counterprotesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday, police said. Portland Police Lt. Tina Jones said there had been at least 13…

George Papadopoulos leaves after his sentencing hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., September 7, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) A minor functionary’s farcical encounter with a self-promoting schemer provided the excuse for an investigation. Editor’s…

Walt Whitman in 1887 (Library of Congress) Anyone who doubts his contribution to the democratic project should read his poetry. When Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass in 1855, it drew some savage reviews. The…

When it comes to securing our national elections, President Trump says any talks must include voter ID laws, otherwise it is “meaningless." Buzz60 WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump ramps up his reelection for 2020…

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., August 15, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) He is following in the footsteps of George H. W. Bush, who…

President Trump called Iran "nothing but trouble" after saying he heard from the U.K. that tankers were seized in the Strait of Hormuz. USA TODAY The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iranian…

Demonstrators at a Planned Parenthood rally outside the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, in 2017. (Ilana Panich/Reuters) By withdrawing from the Title X program, the abortion provider has revealed that it cares more about bolstering…

  Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan testifies in Washington, D.C., May 23, 2019. (James Lawler Duggan/Reuters) Acting DHS secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday that border crossings have declined 43 percent since May, when arrests…

President Trump shakes hands with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in Washington, D.C., March 25, 2019. (Leah Millis/Reuters) Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle lashed out at President Trump and…

An autopsy found that Jeffrey Epstein sustained several breaks to his neck bones, according to the Washington Post. Epstein died on Aug. 10 USA TODAY The investigation into disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein's death could hinge…

Joe Biden greets supporters after speaking during a campaign rally in Philadelphia, Pa., May 18, 2019. (Mark Makela/Reuters) When they had the power to reinstate it, they didn’t even hold a vote. ‘The 1994 assault…

At least six police officers were shot Wednesday afternoon in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood, according to police. The officers suffered non-deadly wounds and were rushed to Temple University Hospital but released later in the evening, police said. A…

President Trump called Iran "nothing but trouble" after saying he heard from the U.K. that tankers were seized in the Strait of Hormuz. USA TODAY The United States has applied to seize an Iranian oil…

A farmer works in his field near the cooling towers at the nuclear power plant in Saint-Laurent-Nouan, France, in 2016. (Regis Duvignau/Reuters) It’s a clean, reliable source of energy that the U.S. would do well…

The top investigators who worked alongside former Special Counsel Robert Mueller have certainly landed on their feet since the shuttering of the two-year Russia probe, securing big jobs at prominent law firms and universities -- and even…

(Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images) It would make a grave problem worse Los Angeles It’s dark outside and difficult to see through the tinted windows. At the wheel is Sergeant Yolanda Valento of the human-trafficking unit of…