Christine M. Flowers: While Texas flooded, the critics went after Melania’s shoes

Christine M. Flowers: While Texas flooded, the critics went after Melania’s shoes

“Arma virumque cano” is the first full sentence I learned in Latin. It’s the opening line to Virgil’s “Aeneid” and...

September 4th, 2017 |  


Trump tweets about first-hand visit to Harvey’s ‘horror’

Trump tweets about first-hand visit to Harvey’s ‘horror’

WASHINGTON — Back from Texas, President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday that he had witnessed “first hand the horror & devastation&#...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Christine Flowers: The shameful pardon of Joe Arpaio

Christine Flowers: The shameful pardon of Joe Arpaio

I spent some hours this week trying to prevent a deportation. I wasn’t successful. It happens, the law must be followed and sometimes the clock ...

August 29th, 2017 |  


McConnell pushes back against reports of discontent with Trump

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday sought to dispel reports of a deteriorating relationship with President Donald ...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speeches

RENO, Nevada — It was a tale of two Trumps in the desert southwest.Within a 24-hour span, President Donald Trump delivered one speech in which h...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Ohioan among USS McCain’s missing sailors

Ohioan among USS McCain’s missing sailors

Families in the United States are awaiting word on missing seamen who were aboard the USS John McCain when it collided with an oil tanker on Monday ne...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


In chaotic meeting, Charlottesville council votes to shroud statues

The Charlottesville City Council voted to drape two Confederate statues in black fabric during a chaotic meeting packed with irate residents who screa...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


John Yoo: The new weapons we need

With threats, bribes, diplomacy and sanctions, American presidents of both parties have sought for 25 years to try to halt, or at least slow, North Ko...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Christine Flowers: Conservatives are not rooting for racists to win

Christine Flowers: Conservatives are not rooting for racists to win

Aren’t you tired of pretending that you understand the pain of the person who just called you a fascist bigot?Haven’t you had enough of th...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Search underway for missing sailors; Navy chief orders probe

SINGAPORE — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the USS J...

August 21st, 2017 |