The rising Republican candidate’s past money scandals are under new scrutiny from reporters and his rival Jeb Bush.
Officials said they arrested David Lopez Jackson, a 35-year-old black man, and charged him with two of the fires.
GOP candidates are huddling to plan a revolt against the party’s rules, but the only real solution may be for the field to shrink.
The Democratic candidate says states should be allowed to set their own laws on weed—in other words, that federal law should match what’s already happening across the nation.
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Two senators had very good nights, while a former Florida governor struggled more than ever.
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A missile-defense balloon stationed in Aberdeen, Maryland, broke free and drifted away.
The former speaker of the House reportedly broke federal bank-reporting laws while attempting to pay hush money in a sexual-misconduct case.
Speaking to police chiefs in Chicago, the president affirmed the distrust between people of color and law enforcement, but argued cops bear too much blame for it.
Black students in the Palmetto State are more likely to be punished and more likely to be subject to corporal punishment, which remains legal there.
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With their momentum showing signs of faltering, two unorthodox candidates turned negative over the weekend. Will it work?
James Comey worries that a spike in crime in some cities is caused by police who are afraid to do their jobs because of public scrutiny.
The outsider candidate topped the Republican field in fundraising last quarter, but he’s also spending a huge amount of cash to raise it.
Can the former frontrunner outflank the new leader, and will he buy TV ads to do it?
Many on the right grudgingly say the former secretary of state avoided missteps and bested her interrogators in Thursday’s House committee marathon.