National

Trump to order review of national monuments, including Bears Ears

Trump

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday tasking his interior secretary with...

National

Pope repeats refugee 'concentration camps' remarks

Egypt Pope

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has repeated that some migrant holding centers in Europe amount to “concentration camps,” even after Jewish groups urged him to stop using the loaded term. A German reporter asked Francis if he had made a linguistic slip when he first made the remarks last...


National

The Latest: Utah offensive line having big week

NFL Draft Football

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 4:30 p.m. Four Utah offensive linemen have been drafted. The run started with the Denver Broncos taking tackle Garett Bolles in the first round. In the fifth round, the Miami Dolphins selected guard Isaac Asiata and the Cincinnati...


Government

Trump's first 100 days: A president's very public education

Trump 100 Education of Donald Trump

Health care is complicated. China can be a useful ally. NATO isn’t obsolete. Being president is hard.


National

Cheesehead to Packers, running backs focus of Round 4

NFL Draft Football

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Following an impromptu rendition of “Fly Eagles Fly” by former Philadelphia star safety Brian Dawkins, it was the ground game that got lots of attention in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Saturday began with an introduction from three of Philly’s football idols: Troy Vincent,...


National

'Go and kill yourself,' a Louisiana teacher told an 11-year-old student,

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. For months, an 11-year-old girl was bullied. Authorities say other students were forced to start a fight with her. At one point, they say, she was told to “go and kill yourself.” The person responsible, according to investigators, is the girl’s seventh-grade teacher,...


National

Democrats argue way back to power is through small towns won by Trump

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Earlier this month, Sen. Tim Kaine began the congressional spring break with a trek through Virginia’s southwestern towns and small cities. The Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 2016, Kaine talked to college students in Ferrum and miners in...


National

Climate March draws massive crowd to Washington in sweltering heat

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - On a sweltering hot day, tens of thousands of demonstrators assembled in Washington on Saturday for the latest installment of the regular protests that punctuate the Trump era. This large-scale climate march marks President Donald Trump’s first 100 days...


National

President Trump's new old tax plan

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. After almost 100 days in office, President Trump finally found his forte: one-page tax plans. That’s how long his first one was last September and how long his new one was Wednesday. There’s a reason for this. If you compare them side by side, you can see that Trump’s...


National

Women at NRA convention cheer Trump

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. ATLANTA - Among the tens of thousands of people who took part in the National Rifle Association convention here, women were an obvious minority. The thing that seemed to unite them was an overwhelming enthusiasm for President Donald Trump. “Look at what he’s putting...


National

Latest use of sedative keeps death penalty debate alive

Future Of Executions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Is unorthodox the same as cruel and unusual punishment? It’s the central question of the current U.S. death penalty debate, highlighted by the latest execution involving a disputed sedative that appeared to involve discomfort to the inmate. States struggling to find lethal...


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