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Exclusive: With more immigrant children in detention, HHS cuts funds for other programs—like cancer research

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:02:59 -0400

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families shows beds at the shelter used to house unaccompanied foreign children in Torn....
Jeff Flake blasts Donald Trump Jr. over Kavanaugh accuser post

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:18:23 -0400

Jeff Flake, a GOP senator from Arizona and an outspoken Trump critic, takes issue with an Instagram post by the president's eldest son.....
Trump surveys Florence storm damage in North Carolina

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:30:47 -0400

Handing out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words, President Trump sought Wednesday to soothe those who suffered losses in Hurricane Florence, declaring that “America grieves for you” as he surveyed dam....
Race for Paul Ryan's seat descends into family feud

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:22:03 -0400

The Democratic candidate's mother denounced an attack ad against her son — featuring his own brother.....
Trump wants to hear from Kavanaugh's accuser but doesn't think she can change his mind

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:47:14 -0400

President Trump says he's eager to hear Christine Blasey Ford's testimony but doubts it will change his opinion of Brett Kavanaugh.....
Trumpnado! Tweeting about storms, Trump seizes opportunity to make everything worse

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:36 -0400

Jerry Adler examines the issues with Trump's tweets about the death toll from Hurricane Maria.....
Duty calls more veterans back to serve — in Congress

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:18 -0400

Veterans Campaign and similar organizations are helping veterans launch congressional campaigns.....
Hillary Clinton adviser: We didn't recognize 'full scope' of Russian interference on social media

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 05:00:38 -0400

Clinton's former senior policy adviser recounts how the campaign learned Russia was meddling in the U.S. election.....
Republican men — and not a single GOP woman — will be Christine Blasey Ford's interrogators on the Senate Judiciary Committee

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:21:16 -0400

Next week, Christine Blasey Ford will likely face intense questioning from Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee about the truthfulness of her accusations against Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme ....
Trump on Kavanaugh: 'I feel so badly for him'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:35:24 -0400

President Trump is standing by Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee.....
Washington House race is about Trump, whether the candidates like it or not

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:18:26 -0400

Democrat Carolyn Long hopes to unseat four-term Republican incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and help flip the House of Representatives.....
Kavanaugh’s downfall, once impossible, now seems very possible

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:13:29 -0400

A nomination that appeared to be a sure thing for President Trump and the GOP is now barely hanging on.....
Leadership in the Oval Office, from FDR to Barack Obama

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:05:46 -0400

"CBS This Morning" co-anchor John Dickerson’s essay on presidential leadership is based on a series of Yahoo News interviews with historians.....
Lyndon B. Johnson: Moral clarity on civil rights

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:55 -0400

Journalist and historian Jonathan Darman, author of “Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America,” spoke to Yahoo News about Lyndon Johnson’s defining moment of presidential leadersh....
George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:54 -0400

Peter Baker, author of “Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House" spoke to Yahoo News about the younger Bush’s defining moment of presidential leadership: standing up to anti-Muslim hatre....
Jimmy Carter: Staking his reputation on a dream of Mideast peace

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:51 -0400

Journalist and historian Jonathan Alter, author of a forthcoming biography of Jimmy Carter, spoke to Yahoo News about Carter’s defining moment of presidential leadership: his decision to risk his repu....
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Calling a ‘bank holiday’ for a collapsing economy

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:50 -0400

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of "Leadership in Turbulent Times" spoke to Yahoo News about FDR’s defining moment of presidential leadership: the “bank holiday....
John F. Kennedy: Cutting a deal with Khrushchev to save the world

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:38 -0400

Author Michael Dobbs discusses JFK's defining moment of presidential leadership: Preventing nuclear war with Russia.....
Barack Obama: Going for broke in the bin Laden raid

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:35 -0400

Peter Bergen, author of “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad” spoke to Yahoo News about Obama’s defining moment of presidential leadership: the raid that killed Osama bi....
Dwight D. Eisenhower: Facing down the Soviets — and the military-industrial complex

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:33 -0400

Journalist and historian Evan Thomas, author of  "Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World," spoke to Yahoo News about Eisenhower’s defining moment of pr....
Gerald Ford: Doing the wrong thing for the right reasons

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:18 -0400

Journalist Barry Werth, author of  "31 Days: The Crisis That Gave Us the Government We Have Today," spoke to Yahoo News about Gerald Ford’s defining moment of presidential leadership: his pa....
George H.W. Bush: Breaking a pledge, doing the right thing on taxes

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:17 -0400

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham, author of "Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush," spoke to Yahoo News about Bush’s defining moment of president....
Ronald Reagan: Setting back the ‘doomsday clock’ of nuclear war

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:12 -0400

Journalist and historian Lou Cannon, author of five books about President Ronald Reagan, spoke to Yahoo News about Reagan’s defining moment of presidential leadership: the courageous decision to defy ....
Harry S. Truman: A courageous stand on integrating the armed forces

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:10 -0400

Cornelius Bynum, associate professor of history at Purdue University and author of “A. Philip Randolph and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” spoke to Yahoo News about Truman’s defining moment of preside....
Richard Nixon: A Nixon-goes-to-China moment

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:09 -0400

Journalist and historian Evan Thomas, author of “Being Nixon: A Man Divided,” spoke to Yahoo News about Richard Nixon’s defining moment of presidential leadership: his decision to leverage his anti-co....
Bill Clinton: Taking on the NRA to pass assault-weapons ban

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:09 -0400

David Maraniss, author of “First in His Class: A Biography of Bill Clinton” spoke to Yahoo News about Clinton’s defining moment of presidential leadership: getting an assault-rifle ban through Congres....
Trump seized on Iowa student's slaying to push immigration agenda, but will it help the GOP this fall?

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:34:42 -0400

The arrest of an undocumented Mexican immigrant in the murder of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts seemed tailor-made for Republican campaigning in the midterms. But realities on-the-ground s....
New Kavanaugh allegations don’t change the fact that it’s all about politics

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:09:27 -0400

The accusations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh raise questions about the responsibility of mature adults for events in the distant past. But the answers will be provid....
Trump breaks silence on Kavanaugh allegations

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:22:52 -0400

President Trump on Monday responded to allegations by a woman who says she was sexually assaulted by his Supreme Court nominee.....
How to help Florence victims

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:00:40 -0400

Five ways you can contribute to storm relief efforts right now.....
Manafort’s capitulation leaves a wide-open field for Mueller’s team

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:06:29 -0400

The collapse of Paul Manafort's defensive line appears to leave exposed flanks even at the White House.....
Hurricane Florence batters the Carolinas

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:06:13 -0400

U.S. Southeast power companies said over 722,000 homes and businesses located mostly in North Carolina and South Carolina were without power on Friday after Hurricane Florence hit the coast. Florence....
The week in Trumpland: Hurricane Donald rages on

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:40:06 -0400

The president battles hurricanes and public perception.....
With GOP concerns about losing the House mounting, Trump drops talk of ‘Red Wave’

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:17:37 -0400

President Trump has shifted his message after being told his rhetoric could dampen voter turnout in the midterm elections.....
Full coverage: Tropical Storm Florence

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:00:24 -0400

The deadly storm hit the Carolina coast early Friday, bringing with it heavy winds, drenching rain and massive floodwaters.....
Ken Starr on Trump: We're in 'abuse of power' territory

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 05:00:20 -0400

The ex-Whitewater independent counsel during the Clinton presidency sees parallels with the current president's attacks on Robert Mueller.....
Kavanaugh contradicts White House account of credit card debt, raising more questions

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 19:44:49 -0400

On Wednesday night, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh offered answers for the first time to long-standing questions about his personal finances that had been prompted by significant credit-card an....
A surge of volunteers and political newcomers hopes to make Pennsylvania blue again

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 18:00:31 -0400

Buoyed by strong poll numbers and a state Supreme Court decision, Democrats are cautiously optimistic about the midterms.....
Trump's conspiracy theory on Puerto Rico death toll makes even Florida Republicans squirm

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:57:34 -0400

Republican candidates in Florida distance themselves from the president's latest conspiracy theory.....
Trump pushes conspiracy theory denying Puerto Rico hurricane death toll

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:13:56 -0400

The president claims that few died in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, contradicting the U.S. island’s own official count.....
The end of black politics, revisited

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 05:00:37 -0400

Ten years ago last month, I wrote a long cover story for the New York Times Magazine titled: “Is Obama the End of Black Politics?” The central point of the essay, which featured dozens of black leader....
Special operations boom years may be coming to a close

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 05:00:19 -0400

Congress and the Pentagon want to rein in and reorient America’s vaunted special operations forces, perhaps relegating them to the supporting roles they played before the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.....
Unfiltered: ‘The democratic plantation really is worse than the plantation I grew up on.’

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 20:36:37 -0400

Black conservative Jesse Lee Peterson is, to put it simply, not afraid to speak his mind. During the 1950s under Jim Crow laws he grew up on an Alabama plantation where his great-grandparents worked ....
Who has more mojo on the 2018 campaign trail — Trump or Obama?

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:54:49 -0400

Everything you need to know this week about Election 2018....
In Arizona Senate race, a battle over political evolution

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:47:04 -0400

The contest for Jeff Flake’s Senate seat is between two women who’ve evolved over time: a Republican who has tilted toward Trump and hardened on immigration, and a Democrat who has become more moderat....
Brett Kavanaugh wants to do away with legal abortion. He told us so.

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 10:55:40 -0400

The Supreme Court nominee has given strong hints that if he’s confirmed, “states will have free rein to eliminate abortion access via increasingly draconian laws.”....
Why Obama didn’t act on Russian election interference benefiting Trump

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 05:00:06 -0400

The former president "shrunk from action" against Vladimir Putin, Yahoo News' Michael Isikoff says.....
Heckuva job, Trumpie: President hails 'incredibly successful' response to Puerto Rico hurricane

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 16:45:32 -0400

President Trump paused at a Tuesday briefing to reflect on his administration's response in Puerto Rico to Hurricane Maria.....
UN panel calls for immediate release of American scholar held in Iran

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:40:14 -0400

A United Nations panel has concluded that Iran’s arrest, conviction, and continued imprisonment of an American scholar is arbitrary and without legal basis, and recommends that Xiyue Wang be released ....
Trump still can't strike the right note about 9/11

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:39:31 -0400

Trump's excited tone seemed at odds with the somber anniversary, but his speech was comparatively dignified.....