Kremlin Had No Contacts Regarding Construction of Trump Tower in Moscow

"The Kremlin had absolutely no contacts regarding the construction of this tower. I think I have shown these emails to you, you saw and read them. There was nothing...

Howard Schultz, Former Starbucks CEO, Exploring 2020 Run As An Independent...

Howard Schultz, the founder and former CEO of Starbucks, is exploring an independent bid for the presidency, according to US media reports. Citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, CNN...

TSA Screener Sick-Outs Hit 10 Percent Over Holiday Weekend

The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week. The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that Sunday's...

IS Claims Suicide Attack On Kurdish-US Convoy In Syria

The Islamic State group has claimed a suicide car bomb attack on a military convoy in northeastern Syria that killed five members of the Syrian Defence Forces. Islamic State group...

Letters: Who’s Right In Border Wall Debate? Just Ask Who Benefits...

As I continue to read in The Advocate of the consternation facing our country with the "shutdown" and "border security," I find myself wondering how and when did reason...

US-Philippines Ties: Unshakable

The return of the Balangiga bells to the Philippines, after 117 years, has reinvigorated the friendship between the United States and the Philippines and, in fact, made the ties...

Is Mike Pompeo Actively Exploring a U.S. Senate Race?

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet with Sen. Pat Roberts in the near future amid a heavy recruitment by powerful Washington Republicans for Pompeo to run for...

Dems, GOP Must Work Toward Immigration Solution

Ed Buttrey made a good point in his guest column (Dec. 29) concerning the grid lock in Washington, illegal immigration being a prime example. The underlying reason for this...

White House Denies Leaking Pelosi’s Trip Plan

The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH'-see) is canceling a congressional fact-finding trip to Afghanistan and claiming the White House...

US Presses Ahead With Border Wall In Court Despite Shutdown

A federal attorney in South Texas said in court this week that during the ongoing partial government shutdown, he only has been allowed to work on cases related to...

Trump’s Conflicts of Interest Are Shockingly Legal. Why Isn’t Congress Fixing...

The ascension of Democrats to control of the House of Representatives in 2019 should bring renewed attention to the financial conflicts of interest that have plagued the Trump presidency...

Congress Has Responsibility to Send Deal to Trump

Forget Donald Trump. The president — erratic, posturing, pandering and detail-averse — does not have the dealmaking chops to break the current deadlock with Democrats and reopen the government....