As Trump Consolidates Power, Democrats Confront a Rebellion in Their Ranks

As Trump Consolidates Power, Democrats Confront a Rebellion in Their Ranks

And as the Democratic National Committee moves to eliminate superdelegates — the elected officials and party elites who help determine presidential nominees — there is widespread expectation that traditional power brokers should... Read more »
Kennedy’s Retirement Could Threaten Efforts to End Partisan Gerrymandering

Kennedy’s Retirement Could Threaten Efforts to End Partisan Gerrymandering

Voting-rights advocates and Democrats, who have been disadvantaged the most by gerrymanders in recent years, say they will continue the fight by other means. The National Democratic Redistricting Committee, led by former... Read more »
San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’

San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’

In the latest sign of the astronomical cost of living in parts of California, the federal government now classifies a family of four earning up to $117,400 as low-income in three counties... Read more »
Can Elon Musk and Tesla Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made?

Can Elon Musk and Tesla Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made?

FREMONT, Calif. — Just outside the north wing of Tesla’s sprawling electric-car plant here, an unusual structure has taken shape in the last few weeks: a tent, about 50 feet high and... Read more »
US Ambassador to Estonia resigns, criticizes Trump over European rhetoric

US Ambassador to Estonia resigns, criticizes Trump over European rhetoric

Another senior American diplomat is leaving the foreign service because of President Donald Trump’s policies and rhetoric. U.S. Ambassador to Estonia James Melville posted on his personal Facebook page Friday to condemn... Read more »
Puppy’s rescue from 50-foot hole captivates community

Puppy’s rescue from 50-foot hole captivates community

The rescue of a deaf, 7-week-old puppy captivated a small town in Alabama -- and a bit of the country watching online -- on Friday. After 30 hours, the puppy was pulled... Read more »

Driver who felt ‘guilty’ pays parking ticket after 44 years

A driver who felt guilty for decades has finally unburdened himself to police. His crime? Not paying a Pennsylvania parking ticket from 1974. Police Chief Michael Combs in Minersville, Pennsylvania, told ABC... Read more »
Protests planned nationwide over Trump immigration policy

Protests planned nationwide over Trump immigration policy

They wore white. They shook their fists in the air. They carried signs reading: "No more children in cages," and "What's next? Concentration Camps?" In major cities and tiny towns, thousands of... Read more »
Capital Gazette shooting marks deadliest day for news industry in US since 9/11

Capital Gazette shooting marks deadliest day for news industry in US since 9/11

Thursday's shooting inside the office of a local newspaper was the deadliest day for the media industry in the United States since the 9/11 terror attacks. Five people were killed when a... Read more »
Migration Deal in Europe Makes No Commitments. Victory Is Declared.

Migration Deal in Europe Makes No Commitments. Victory Is Declared.

Even as the leaders were talking here on Friday, Libya’s Coast Guard said that about 100 migrants were missing at sea, many feared dead after their boat capsized off the Libyan coast.... Read more »