Fourteen contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination headed to Nevada this weekend, trying to distinguish themselves in the primary season’s third-voting state. The lineup included former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, a new entrant to the race. But as the…
By Amna Nawaz
President Trump announced Monday that in a year, the U.S. will formally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The global accord was signed in 2015 by nearly 200 nations pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to slow the planet’s warming.
The body of congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings returned Friday to the church where he worshipped in his beloved Baltimore for a final farewell.
A linguist explains how your political orientation can influence how you pronounce certain words.
By Zachary Jaggers, The Conversation
Susan Rice served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and national security adviser in the Obama administration. In a new book, she shares her story of raising kids while navigating some of the country’s toughest foreign policy and national…
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
Most Americans earning less than $35,308 a year will now be paid time and a half for any work over 40 hours a week. The rule is a scaled back version of an Obama-era proposal.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Errin Haines, Associated Press
Black voters are the Democratic Party's most loyal voting bloc, but nationally, the African American turnout rate dropped 7 percentage points in 2016 from its record high during Obama's 2012 reelection.
The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday that he and former President Barack Obama have opposed reparations, and "both are the descendent of slave owners."…
By Kevin McGill, Rebecca Santana, Associated Press
At issue is whether Congress effectively rendered it unconstitutional in 2017 when it zeroed out the tax imposed on those who chose not to buy insurance.
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