America needs not just a massive humanitarian response for Puerto Rico but must resolve to stop treating 3.4 million Americans as colonial subjects.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump vowed to deliver on a major tax cut for middle-class Americans on Tuesday as the White House and congressional leaders prepared to release details on a tax overhaul proposal that would slash the corporate rate and simplify the nation's tax code.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Decrying what he sees as political correctness run amok on college campuses, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Justice Department will ramp up its support for students who sue universities claiming their free speech rights have been violated.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Democrats are criticizing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke after he said nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and President Donald Trump.
For Trump, calling athletes like Colin Kaepernick and Malcolm Jenkins "sons of bitches" is a way of having your cake and eating it, too, and all for the easy price of embroiling yourself in an already incredibly high-stakes debate about the meaning of patriotism.
Senate Republicans will not vote this week on latest health care bill.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he'll visit hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico next Tuesday.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) - Sen. Luther Strange and firebrand jurist Roy Moore faced off Tuesday in the GOP primary runoff for an Alabama U.S. Senate seat in a race where Moore ended his last full day of campaigning by whipping out a handgun as he lashed out at attack ads run against him.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing assured defeat, Republican leaders decided Tuesday not to even hold a vote on the GOP's latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law, surrendering on their last-gasp effort to deliver on the party's banner campaign promise.
For people in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, help is arriving glacially. In interviews, some have questioned why there's so little sign, or no sign at all, of government agencies.
The outreach began before the current eruption of threats between the two leaders, but will likely become only more urgent as Trump and Kim have descended into name-calling that, many analysts worry, sharply increases the chances of potentially catastrophic misunderstandings.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Twitter cited President Donald Trump's "newsworthiness" and the public interest as reasons why it declined to remove a tweet that added to the fiery rhetoric between the United States and North Korea.
"I think what he's done is self-explanatory," the backup guard says.
Apparently, the routine was more clever than most originally thought.