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.
Ben Taub Hospital is surrounded by water, and an evacuation attempt failed Sunday night.
Long-term damage from Hurricane Harvey could create more breeding grounds for the insects.
Here’s how they’re protecting the $8.6 billion project.
Hurricane Harvey has dropped historic amounts of water on southeastern Texas.
Within cities, poor communities of color often live in segregated neighborhoods with higher flood risks. This is especially true in Houston.
A Q&A with U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp on how health care works for the country’s insular areas, and how the ongoing debate over health policy affects the millions of citizens who live there
In a memo released Friday, President Trump announced the rollback of an Obama-era order allowing transgender individuals to be recruited by and serve in the United States armed forces.
Trump picked the notorious Arizona lawman for his first-ever act of presidential absolution.
The Republican National Committee unanimously approved a resolution Friday condemning white supremacy.
Why would Moscow reengage in a country where it was humiliated?
Palace intrigue knows no borders
By finding legislators intentionally discriminated, the ruling could put state elections laws back under control of the Department of Justice.
He'll be contending with a stalled Minsk process, unclear direction from Washington, and a still-hot war with Russia in the east.
A sports commentator was reassigned from a football game at the University of Virginia based on his name—provoking howls of outrage.
The U.S. war against ISIS depends on the Kurds—an inconvenient fact for Jim Mattis's visit to Ankara.
In keeping with his non-confrontational approach, the House speaker offered the gentlest of criticism during a CNN town hall for the president’s response to the violence in Charlottesville.
Campaign-trail rhetoric aside, his inability to define victory was the most troubling part of his speech.
“No place is beyond the reach of American might and American arms.”
Despite prime-time billing for the president’s announcement, Americans heard a familiar argument about extending the war.