White House 'confident' of averting shutdown as Trump shows flexibility on wall
The White House sought Monday to calm a jittery Washington ahead of a showdown with Congress over spending, and President Trump softened his demand that a deal to keep the federal government open include money to begin construction on his ...
Trump faces his first budgetary cliff
The Spending Bill Was Supposed to Be Easy. Then Trump Intervened.
With Shutdown Looming, Trump Is Tweeting Out Demands. Will He Stick By Them?
Arkansas carries out country's first back-to-back executions in almost two decades
Arkansas on Monday night executed two inmates in back-to-back lethal injections, carrying out the country's first double execution since 2000. The executions came after Arkansas, pushing back on legal challenges, executed an inmate last week, the state ...
Arkansas denies man gulped for air during 1 of 2 executions
Arkansas Executes 2 Inmates, a First for Any State on One Day Since 2000
Arkansas executes 2 men in one night
State Department website removes article touting history of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate
The State Department on Monday removed from its website an article about the history and lavish furnishings of President Trump's privately owned Florida resort club Mar-a-Lago, following questions about whether the federal government improperly ...
State Department Posts on Trump's Mar-a-Lago Raise Ethics Concern
State Department removes Mar-a-Lago blog post
State Department, US embassies promoted Trump's Mar-a-Lago
In Chicago, Obama tells young leaders that 'special interests dominate the debates in Washington'
CHICAGO — In his first public appearance since leaving the White House in January, former president Barack Obama told young leaders here Monday that “special interests dominate the debates in Washington” and that getting involved in their communities ...
Obama returns — and avoids Trump
Barack Obama Returns To Public Life To Champion The Next Generation Of Leaders
Obama avoids Trump as he steps back into spotlight
New York Times
New Orleans Begins Removing Confederate Monuments, Under Police Guard
New York Times
Workers dismantle an an obelisk dedicated to the Battle of Liberty Place, which commemorated whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government. Credit Gerald Herbert/Associated Press. New Orleans on Monday began removing four ...
New Orleans takes down white supremacist monument
Is Removing Confederate Monuments Like Erasing History?
New Orleans is tearing down its Confederate monuments, but the South has plenty of others