Wednesday, November 22, 2017

COLUMN: 115th Congress Underway: Term Limits Next?

Contributor James Major Woodall takes a look at Senator Ted Cruz' proposal of term limits. With Trump as president, will this be the year?

How sympathetic whites are helping to fuel racial change

What will it take for the racial disparities to become a non-issue? Some say they have it figured out.

Expansion work closes busiest US-Mexico border crossing

Detoured traffic into Mexico from the busiest border crossing with the United States was unusually light Saturday as motorists heeded calls to avoid freeways during a weekend shutdown for southbound cars.

US says it may have struck Syrian troops while targeting IS

We hit the wrong people: the U.S. military said it may have unintentionally struck Syrian troops while carrying out a raid against the Islamic State group on Saturday, threatening an already fragile U.S. and Russian-brokered cease-fire that has largely held despite dozens of alleged violations on both sides.

FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015

A report issued Monday by the FBI says the number of murders rose by more than 10 percent in 2015 from the previous year, while violent crime overall was up nearly 4 percent.

US payment of $1.7 billion to Iran made entirely in cash

The Obama administration is acknowledging its transfer of $1.7 billion to Iran earlier this year was made entirely in cash, using non-U.S. currency, as Republican critics of the transaction continued to denounce the payments.

Analysis: US troop increase risks tangling in Syria’s war

The latest dispatch brings the number of U.S. boots on the ground in Syria close to more than 700.

JFK’s 100th birthday to be marked with stamp, celebrations

"The aim is to highlight President Kennedy's legacy and show that we all have so much to learn from him."

Union: Thousands of firefighters didn’t work during Harvey

Thousands of Houston firefighters were told to stay home at the height of Harvey’s flooding even as calls for help overwhelmed 911 dispatchers,

Fox apologizes for inaccurate Hillary Clinton report

Fox apologizes for inaccurate Hillary Clinton report