Now that a Senate health care bill has been unveiled, senators will be jousting over its provisions to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
The nuances of how people react when faced with the truth have come into focus in today's increasingly polarized political climate.
Donald Trump loves autocrats. Over the past couple of months, the White House has welcomed Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. Trump has also invited the Philippines' murderous Rodrigo Duterte. Can Vladimir Putin be far behind? Saudi Arabia's treatment of dissidents would make the …
Rural America has often backed Republicans in presidential elections, but rarely with the enthusiasm they showed for President Donald Trump in 2016. More sparsely populated areas of the country form the heart of Trump Nation and continue to provide majority support for a president who has faced near-constant controversy …
In politics, timing often trumps skill.
Marco Rubio likely would not be in the U.S. Senate had he sensibly shied from challenging then-Republican Gov. Charlie Crist just as the tea party movement burst onto the scene. Jeb Bush very well might be president had he run in any year other than 2016. And Democrat Alex …
In January, I got a lucky career break. It wasn't a promotion or a job offer. My husband left his law firm job to start his own firm from home. I knew the change would be good for him, but I had no idea how good it would be for me.
Last weekend's attack on the London Bridge was horrific and jarring, especially coming on the heels of the Manchester attack. In the aftermath of such events, we look for people to blame.
Here's a quick test: Think about how Donald Trump announced he was running for president. Now, do the same for Hillary Clinton.
Finland's way to reduce infant deaths
Jeffrey Gettleman's new memoir, Love, Africa, wraps two love stories inside a swashbuckling, sometimes hair-rising account of the author's life as a foreign correspondent.
Florida has it all: a state bird, state reptile and a state song.
A troubling feature of political disagreement in the United States today is that many issues on which liberals and conservatives hold divergent views are questions not of value but of fact.
If you've seen a fake news story on the Internet, there's a good chance it came from the mind of a 45-year-old Maine man who umpires Little League games.
Despite your best intentions and efforts, it is inevitable: At some point in your life, you will be wrong.
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Like most 12-year-old girls, Ra'Mya Eunice loved slumber parties.
Nothing lit up the internet this week quite like hand holding, or the lack of it.
Whatever your view of the health care debate, the news out of Iowa isn't good. In April, two large insurers, Wellmark and Aetna, said they would not offer health insurance policies on Iowa's federal health insurance marketplace in 2018. Medica, the only remaining insurer, recently said it too might pull the plug next …
What do you do when you know someone is going to die? I'm not talking about death when it comes at the end of a long protracted illness or a terminal diagnosis. Or the final act at the end of a long life, when the body and mind have ultimately given way. I'm talking about when you realize the 25-year-old woman in front …
If there was one principle that used to unite conservatives, it was respect for the rule of law. Not long ago, conservatives would have been horrified at wholesale violations of the norms and traditions of our political system, and would have been appalled by a president who showed overt contempt for the separation of …
There are some things to get out of the way. Before you finish the wine, you have to do dealbreakers. I killed a man in Cincy. I collect clown socks. I have a lower back Gwar tattoo.