Some Atheists are suing over $65,000 in tourism tax dollars approved for a use related to a national Baptist convention coming to Kansas City. But the city responds that this money would be used for a secular purpose.
If Democrats thought they’d be able to put on a show of unity in Philadelphia this week, that plan got blown to bits over the weekend. DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned in the aftermath of leaked emails. Twitter went after her but had a hard time fitting jabs into 140 characters.
Hillary Clinton appealed for veterans' support during a speech at the VFW Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, where she also repeatedly criticized rival Donald Trump's statements and positions without mentioning his name.
Hillary Clinton offered a scathing critique of Donald Trump's foreign policy on Monday, casting her Republican presidential rival as disrespectful of America's role in the world and too reckless to serve as the country's commander in chief.
Hillary Clinton's campaign scrambled to extinguish a political firestorm over embarrassing hacked emails Monday, hoping a high-wattage line-up of speakers, including first lady Michelle Obama and liberal favorite Bernie Sanders, would overshadow party infighting on the Democratic convention's opening night.
Routine exams found 32 kids in and near Salina, Kan., with high lead levels, sparking a state probe. Residents wonder whether to blame the drinking water, a battery factory, old houses or something else. And while the frustration eats at them, a pediatrician says the “Flint influence” may be heightening concerns.
Tobacco 21 ordinances raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21. Fifteen Kansas City metro area cities have passed the ordinances ahead of schedule, largely because of partnerships between public health advocates and the business community.
Donald Trump singled out France as one country he would subject to the "extreme vetting" he is proposing for those seeking to enter the United States, a move he says is necessary to deter attacks by people coming from countries "compromised by terrorism."
A top official with Hillary Clinton’s campaign on Sunday accused the Russian government of orchestrating the release of damaging Democratic Party records in order to help the campaign of Republican Donald Trump – and some cyber security experts in the U.S. and overseas agree.
Newly leaked emails show just how hard Democratic party staffers worked to reward donors with tickets to White House events and seats next to President Barack Obama based on a contributor’s financial generosity, many times after they blatantly asked for perks.
Donald Trump may be hurting badly in Latino polls, but he could still win the presidency if enough Latino voters don’t go to the polls. Recent polls show Trump has little support among the fast-growing voter bloc. But a lack of support for Trump does not mean the often-underrepresentated Latinos will mobilize for Hillary Clinton. They may just stay home.
Hillary Clinton appealed for veterans’ support during a speech at the VFW Convention in Charlotte Monday, where she also repeatedly criticized rival Donald Trump’s statements and positions without mentioning his name.
There’s a lot going on as Democrats converge in Philadelphia. Party Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has resigned, after a WikiLeaks release showed she helped undermine Bernie Sanders’ campaign. Sanders is due to speak to his supporters. Hillary Clinton is hoping for a successful convention. Meanwhile, the leak of stolen DNC emails is sparking a new question: Has Vladimir Putin found a way to manipulate the U.S. election?