When did the mayor learn about the shooting of Laquan McDonald, and why did he try to block the release of a video showing another black teen’s death by police bullet?
A group of Maine legislators hopes to impeach the state’s controversial governor for using state money to intimidate his political opponents.
Red Simpson wasn’t the most famous of the Bakersfield Sound singers, but Simpson, who died Friday at 81, had one…
As the new year begins, new polling shows a reversal in the Democratic primary. What, if anything, stopped the frontrunner’s momentum?
President Obama went before Congress one last time, to offer a plea for civic unity—and some sharp jabs at Republican presidential candidates.
As the Oregon occupation stretches into its 11th day, even local residents who are critical of the federal government are stepping up calls for the militia to leave.
The Vermont senator now argues that he’s more electable against a Republican than his leading rival.
Michael Bloomberg—or someone working on Michael Bloomberg’s behalf—has been polling on the former New York mayor’s chances as a third-party…
Michigan has finally declared a state of emergency over the city’s lead poisoning, but there are questions about why it’s taken so long to respond.
The candidate: Ted Cruz The gaffe: During a campaign stop in Iowa, Cruz was asked about Hillary Clinton’s comments…
Maine’s governor blames the state’s heroin epidemic on guys named “D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty” who come to sell drugs and “impregnate a young, white girl before they leave.”
The candidate: Ben Carson The gaffe: Speaking to a fifth-grade class in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the good doctor asked…
Questions about eligibility are, at heart, questions about difference—whether those questions are about Barack Obama or Ted Cruz.
In the only indictment tied to the black woman’s death, a grand jury said Brian Encinia lied about why he ordered her out of her car.
Although they make up a vast majority of Muslims worldwide, they say they’re a persecuted minority in the largest Shia country.
The cleric executed this weekend hailed from a little-known, impoverished community in the most famous Sunni kingdom in the world.
Police restraint and deescalation are as important in the standoff with an armed militia in Oregon as they are in urban police departments around the country.
The candidate: Jeb Bush The gaffe: As Andrew Kaczynski notes, Bush has boasted on multiple occasions that he won…
The Republican candidate will reportedly spend $2 million per week as the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary approach.
Two top aides resigned from the Republican candidate’s team on Thursday, dealing the latest blow to a troubled effort.