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Red team-blue team? Debating climate science should not be a cage match

Scott Pruit's climate change debate ignores the scientific research behind the phenomenon

Trump To Announce Afghanistan Strategy

Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in Jordan Sunday telling reporters that President Donald Trump has selected a strategy on U.S. efforts in...

Gerrymandering is ruining our democracy. Will television news ever care?

Republicans create racial gerrymandering to spread out minority groups or over concentrate them in districts to win

Here’s how the rally in Laguna Beach is shaping up so far

Although the “America First! Electric Vigil for the Victims of Illegals and Refugees” was scheduled to begin in Laguna Beach today at 6:30 p.m.,...

‘America First!’ rally gets off to tense start in Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH Their rallies were separated by several yards of beach front and a large margin on the political spectrum. As of 5:30 p.m. Sunday, the...

Bannon Was Set for a Graceful Exit. Then Came Charlottesville.

What was supposed to be an amicable departure for the president’s chief strategist became a messy exit after public furor over the president’s...

USS John McCain collides with merchant ship east of Singapore

The USS John McCain, a destroyer in the U.S. Navy, collided with a merchant ship east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca. The...

Is Trump Mentally Ill? Democratic Lawmaker Introduces Resolution To Force Psychiatric Evaluation

Is Donald Trump mentally ill? That’s what Democratic Representative Zoe Lofgren wants to know, and on Friday she introduced a resolution to compel...

Trump heads back to D.C. after quiet weekend in N.J.

The president's working vacation at his Bedminster golf club came to an end. WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump left his Bedminster golf...

The world according to bikers: A Sturgis Motorcycle Rally report on the state of the union

400,000 Harley riders in South Dakota meet up with one Salon reporter to talk politics. A recipe for mistrust?

Welfare as we know it now: 6 questions answered

Today’s welfare system is a short-term solution to a long-term problem

The Jefferson Memorial will receive an ‘update’ in wake of Charlottesville protests

A private non-profit Board of Trustees who is in charge of the monuments on the National Mall are working to get in front of a…

Mnuchin defends Trump's comments on Charlottesville, rebuffs calls to resign

The treasury secretary responded to an open letter from his Yale classmates.

Dick Gregory, comedian and political activist, dead at 84

Groundbreaking political activist and comedian Dick Gregory passed away this weekend at a hospital in Washington D.C. at age 84. Roxana Saberi...

Trump To Make Announcement On Strategy For Afghanistan

The White House released a statement on Sunday saying that Mr. Trump will address the nation's troops and the American people on Monday evening.