U.S. top court tosses Republican-drawn North Carolina voting districts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration ...

Prufrock: J.S. Mill’s Socialism, Saul Bellow’s Politics, and the Science of ESP

Reviews and News: Helen Andrews on John Stuart Mill—a self-righteous adulterer who had a naïve belief in the power of education ...

May 19, 2017

As Trump visits, Gulf states seen quietly curbing opposition

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, departing from his predecessor's practice, is expected to sidestep human rights questions when ...

Baby dies after parents fed gluten-free, lactose-free, quinoa milk diet…

Baby dies after parents fed gluten-free, lactose-free, quinoa milk diet ...

May 17, 2017

Trump to meet four candidates for FBI director: Spicer

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday will interview four candidates for the position of ...

Democrats want to force vote on independent Russia commission

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives said on Wednesday they would try to force a ...

Texas Takes Steps to Protect Religious Convictions of Adoption, Foster Care Providers

Texas lawmakers are debating a bill that shows how states can protect faith-based adoption and foster care providers from religious ...

Delay seen, again, on Trump growth agenda after Comey sacking

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Not even a week after the Trump administration and Congress rekindled optimism that they could soon ...

May 9, 2017

COLD, COLD WAR: Putin showcases Arctic hardware in Red Square military parade…

COLD, COLD WAR: Putin showcases Arctic hardware in Red Square military parade ...

May 8, 2017

Jared Kushner: The Angel On Trump’s Shoulder?

Today on the Daily Standard podcast, senior writer Michael Warren discusses his feature profile of Jared Kushner, "The Voice in ...

Ex-Obama administration officials to testify in Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two officials in former President Barack Obama's administration will testify on Monday in a Senate investigation into ...

May 6, 2017

Education Reform: Go Ahead, Sweat the Small Stuff

Education policy is prone to extremes. Cozy bipartisan cooperation brought big, messy compromises like the Bush-era "No Child Left Behind.Read ...

News organization asks Trump to declassify data on how Obama used NSA to spy on Americans…

News organization asks Trump to declassify data on how Obama used NSA to spy on ...

U.S. House approves tighter North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday to tighten sanctions on North Korea by ...

‘Black Branding’: How developers marketed DC neighborhood to white millennials…

'Black Branding': How developers marketed DC neighborhood to white millennials ...

DeMint Defends Heritage Tenure Following Resignation

On Tuesday, the Heritage Foundation's board of Trustees unanimously "asked for and received the resignation of Jim DeMint as president ...