9487 results   « previous   Page 128 of 475   next »


Register for the military draft: It's what a man's got to do, and women?

Posted 5/14/2016 in National

Congress is on the verge of ordering young women to register for a military draft for the first time in history, touching off outrage among social conservatives who fear the move is another step toward blurring gender lines.



Big rallies or quiet voters? Is Clinton low on enthusiasm?

Posted 5/14/2016 in National

Rock concert rallies versus intimate town halls. Adoring groupies versus dutiful voters. Sweeping promises versus targeted proposals.



Trump says his tax rate is no one's business

Posted 5/14/2016 in National

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is refusing to disclose even what tax rate he pays until an IRS audit of his tax returns is complete.



'Self-funded' Donald Trump preparing to seek big-donor money

Posted 5/14/2016 in National

The billionaire presidential candidate who prides himself on paying his own way and bashed his competition for relying on political donors now wants their money -- and lots of it.



US gives directive to schools on transgender bathroom access

Posted 5/13/2016 in National

Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued amid a court fight between the federal government and North Carolina.



'Folks back home' have varying views on N. Carolina LGBT law

Posted 5/13/2016 in National

In defending a law limiting protections for LGBT people, North Carolina's powerful Republican Senate leader recently said that "folks back home" couldn't understand the outcry that's included loud demonstrations, and dozens of arrests, over the law.



Fearing Trump, some Democrats up pressure on Sanders to exit race

Posted 5/13/2016 in National

Pressure is mounting on Bernie Sanders to end his campaign for president, with Democratic Party leaders raising alarms that his continued presence in the race is undermining efforts to beat presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump this fall.



Trump, Ryan, pledge to work together

Posted 5/13/2016 in National

Straining to mend their party after months of chaos, Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan declared themselves "totally committed" to working together after a fence-mending personal meeting on Thursday.



2nd website posts auction for gun that killed Trayvon Martin

Posted 5/13/2016 in National

An online gun auction website yanked George Zimmerman's ad to sell the pistol he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, saying it wanted no part in the deal, but a second site offered to post it.



Lawyer: Ex-Speaker Hastert won't appeal conviction, sentence

Posted 5/13/2016 in National

Dennis Hastert's lead attorney says the former U.S. House speaker won't appeal his conviction or 15-month prison term in a hush-money case centered on his sexual abuse of students when he was a high school wrestling coach in Illinois decades ago.



Navy officer fired over Iran's detention of 10 sailors

Posted 5/13/2016 in National

The Navy has fired the commander of the 10 American sailors who wandered into Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf and were captured and held by Iran for about 15 hours.



Pistol used in Trayvon Martin shooting to be auctioned

Posted 5/12/2016 in National

The pistol former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin is going up for auction online.



DHS released nearly 20,000 criminal immigrants last year

Posted 5/12/2016 in National

The U.S. tried repeatedly to deport Jean Jacques, an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally, but his native Haiti wouldn't take him back after he served more than a decade in a state prison for attempted murder and committed multiple parole violations.



What's in Trump's returns? A look at how he plays tax game

Posted 5/12/2016 in National

Donald Trump told The Associated Press this week "there's nothing to learn" from all those income tax returns he won't release until an ongoing audit wraps up.



Clinton on track despite sound defeat by Sanders in WV

Posted 5/12/2016 in National

Bernie Sanders has won his 19th state, only four short of Hillary Clinton's tally, but that's not the gap that counts.



When Zika hits, a push for birth control and abortion?

Posted 5/12/2016 in National

There's little doubt: Zika is coming to the continental United States, bringing frightening birth defects -- and, most likely, newly urgent discussions about abortion and contraception.



After news that arson caused blast, Texas town faces new questions

Posted 5/12/2016 in National

One question has lingered in the Central Texas farming town of West since a fertilizer plant caught fire in 2013 and exploded, killing 15 people and damaging at least $100 million in property: What caused the blaze?



FDA to re-evaluate definition of 'healthy'

Posted 5/11/2016 in National

The Food and Drug Administration will re-evaluate its definition of "healthy," which could eventually change how a range of foods are marketed.



Counseling group cancels conference to target Tenn. law

Posted 5/11/2016 in National

By canceling its conference in Tennessee next year, the American Counseling Association wants to put other states on notice that new LGBT laws can carry consequences, the group's leader said.



Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide

Posted 5/11/2016 in National

There was a showdown in Houston last fall. This spring, North Carolina became the battleground. By now, confrontations have flared across the country over whether to protect or curtail the right of transgender people to use public restrooms in accordance with their gender identity.



« previous   Page 128 of 475   next »


Advanced Search




Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email