Party leaders used Sunday talk shows to defend local governments that are acting to remove monuments to Confederate leaders, saying the unrest in Charlottesville last week showed how the statues are divisive rather than educational tools about U.S. history.
The president will on Monday night address the nation to share details of a review of U.S. policy in Afghanistan, where troops have been on the ground fighting the Taliban and al-Qaeda for more than 15 years.
A two-week campaign through Rust Belt states will ask why the administration hasn’t done more, as union leaders increasingly suspect that the White House will squander economic gains by ignoring actions that could increase wages.
Few performers have been so beloved and so derided as Jerry Lewis, a master of slapstick who amassed devoted fans and stunningly hostile reviews from critics. Few have been so accomplished as humanitarians — his annual muscular dystrophy telethons had raised almost $1.5 billion by the late 2000s — or so polarizing as personalities.
Locked out of power in Washington, progressive leaders, including Sen. Bernie Sanders, are organizing at a level where they are confident they can win: local government in states such as Mississippi and Alabama.
This weekend’s preseason game wasn't an ordinary homecoming for this Prince George’s kid as he played 10 minutes from his home, in a stadium where his dad often worked, and for the team he grew up loving.
Outside France, many see him as a symbol of youthful dynamism and a darling of social democrats. But the man who won a landslide victory less than four months ago now has a domestic approval rating near President Trump’s.
Former Marine Edgar Harrell, 92, is one of a handful of survivors who lived long enough to hear that the wreckage of the Indianapolis had been found almost 3½ miles below the surface of the Philippine Sea.