| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:44 PM
President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funding Tuesday to help confront what he called an “urgent humanitarian situation”: the unprecedented influx of children and teens arriving without parents on the Southwestern...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:59 PM
— President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the influx of children from Central America entering the country illegally, a first step in what the White House described as a broader effort to...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Facing mounting political pressure to stop the influx of children and teens from Central America crossing the Southwest border, the White House said for the first time Monday that most of those apprehended "will be returned" home.
Josh Earnest, the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
DALLAS Nothing beats a rivalry, which is why Teddy Roosevelt welcomed Oklahoma as the 46th state in 1907, so Texas could have a date when the State Fair finally rolled around.
And no sport appreciates a good feud quite like college football. Michigan-...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The nation's Homeland Security chief vowed Sunday that the Obama administration would "stem the tide" of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have illegally crossed the Southwest border in record numbers in recent months.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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The Best Man Holiday Writer-director Malcolm...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry drove a Tesla Motors electric car past the state Capitol Tuesday afternoon, sending a not-very-subtle message that he’s in a rush to woo Chief Executive Elon Musk to build a $4 billion-plus battery factory in the Lone Star...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:32 PM
California's latest move to combat global warming will either siphon dollars from motorists' wallets or save them big money on their gasoline bills.
Those are the starkly different predictions being bandied about the Capitol by critics and fans of the...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"American politics has often been an arena for angry minds." So begins "The Paranoid Style in American Politics," a classic work that the historian Richard Hofstadter wrote in 1964, another time of deep division and mutual suspicion.
In that essay, he...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:51 PM
President Barack Obama's favorability ratings are low, Iraq is collapsing, there's a humanitarian crisis brewing on our border with Mexico and Hillary Clinton is making tone-deaf comments about her personal wealth.
It's an opportune time for the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:05 AM
If he runs again in 2016, Texas Gov. Rick Perry hopes better physical and substantive preparation will enable him to avoid the mishaps that made his 2012 race "painful" and "very humbling." Initial results are distinctly mixed.
One of Perry's greatest...