That Donald Trump is undeniably the nation's 45th president doesn't sit easily with young Americans who are the nation's increasingly diverse electorate of the future, according to a new poll. A majority of...
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 06:46 PM CDT
Raucous Town Hall Crowd Often Drowns Out Rep. Pete Sessions
The world's top economic powers have dropped a pledge to fully oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the U.S. government of President Donald Trump, who wants to favor American companies and workers...
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 07:47 PM CDT
US Seeks Samples for 30-Foot-High Wall on Mexican Border
The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government...
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 09:59 AM CDT
Disarmingly Warm Gorsuch Loves 'Cold Neutrality' of Law
Judge Neil Gorsuch, whose Senate confirmation hearings begin Monday, is described by colleagues and friends as a silver-haired combination of wicked smarts, down-to-earth modesty, disarming warmth and careful...
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 08:27 AM CDT
Bombs, Hacking, Troops: How Would US Show Force to N. Korea?
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments about military action being an option "on the table" over North Korea's weapons program was met with immediate alarm by national security analysts and academics,...
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 07:49 AM CDT
Trump's Muslim Rhetoric Key Issue in Travel Ban Rulings
Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who didn't already have...
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 02:53 AM CDT
Republican Health Care Plan Creates Budget Problems for GOP
Republicans intent on scrapping Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act have a budget problem.
As it turns out, repealing and replacing the law they hate so much won't save nearly as much money as getting rid of it...
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 02:34 AM CDT
Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC
Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition.
These protections, put in place during...
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 08:37 AM CDT
In Beijing, Tillerson Urges China-US Cooperation on N. Korea
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday pushed for closer China-U.S. cooperation on dealing with North Korea's nuclear program in his first face-to-face talks with top Chinese diplomats.