With so little public information about a highly important probe, the urge to interpret—and overinterpret—each new morsel is strong.
Disaster planners have long feared that a direct hurricane hit on Miami or New York could be even more catastrophic than Harvey.
After being criticized for showing insufficient emotion during a trip to Harvey, the president tried his hand at consolation on Wednesday.
The president has excelled at celebrating America’s resilience, but struggled to express sympathy or consolation for Harvey’s victims.
A failed attempt to start a development in Moscow—which the president has denied—shows the dangers of intertwining business and politics so closely.
After a Missouri law took effect on Monday, the wage floor in the city was reduced to $7.70 per hour after three months at $10 per hour—the latest case of a state cracking down on a city that had enacted a progressive policy.
It’s not necessarily a sign that government has failed—in a disaster as large as Harvey, authorities turn to volunteers like the Cajun Navy by design.
With a Category 4 hurricane barreling down on Texas, President Trump pardoned a controversial lawman, sent a ban on transgender soldiers to the Pentagon, and lost a flamboyant aide.
“I can’t say that this is a totally safe thing to do, because it’s not. But it’s a decision I’ve made.”
Laws preventing the removal of statues raise questions not only about historical legacy but also about local control and public safety.
Experts have long worried that a powerful storm striking the Gulf Coast could be a costly and deadly environmental disaster.
Ask two questions: What was his last public appearance like? And is he sticking to the script, or improvising?
The president went to Phoenix to deliver a speech that was dishonest, assailed his own allies, and contradicted itself.
Hundreds of residents came out to the streets after rumors of a white-supremacist rally protesting the removal of a Confederate statue.
As the president cuts ties with establishment staffers, and forces out his populist firebrand, what’s left of Trumpism other than white identity politics?
Just seven months into his presidency, Trump appears to have achieved a status usually reserved for the final months of a term.
President Trump, forced to choose between working with business leaders and espousing white identity politics, has chosen the latter.
The president used a narrow condemnation of neo-Nazis to mount a defense of the politics of white resentment.
Moments after a press conference demanding amnesty for protesters, sheriff’s deputies arrested Takiyah Thompson, who placed a rope around a Confederate monument Monday night.
The White House’s inconsistent statements muddle the official story, leave aides twisting in the wind, and give alt-right leaders reason for hope.