Pastor Mark Burns, an African-American Trump advisor who spoke at the Republican National Convention, tweeted a cartoon of Hillary Clinton in blackface Monday. He defended the post Monday afternoon on TV, but later apologized for it
In addition to Arizona, Illinois officials discovered an intrusion into their elections system in July. Although the hackers did not alter any data, the intrusion marks the first successful compromise of a state voter-registration database, federal officials said.
The disgraced ex-congressman, who is married to the vice chairwoman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, has reportedly been sexting a Donald Trump supporter, even sending a suggestive picture with his toddler son in bed with him. Huma Abedin announced she was leaving him on Monday.
The Agriculture Department is being urged by the Humane Society of the United States and other groups to tighten animal welfare rules designed to protect the likes of lions, tigers and apes. A reopened comment period suggests new action to limit contact between human beings and big game animals.
After the deaths of two Kansas City, Kan., police officers this year, Police Chief Terry Zeigler and Mayor/CEO Mark Holland became the faces of a city in sorrow. Both leaders could have left the city long ago but stayed because they love the community and their work there. Both are seeking ways to heal KCK.
Kansas officials say conditions at Osawatomie State Hospital have improved dramatically since it lost Medicare certification last year, and the state psychiatric facility is ready for a high-stakes federal inspection.
It's been the driving issue of Donald Trump's campaign. Build a wall along the southern border. Make Mexico pay for it. And expel everyone living in the U.S. illegally with the help of a "deportation force."
The so-called “LLC loophole” exempts hundreds of thousands of Kansas business owners from state income taxes — ostensibly to create jobs. From the voter’s doorstep to thriving law firms that benefit from the tax gift, voices call for its repeal.
Republicans and Democrats sparred Sunday over whether Hillary Clinton crossed ethical lines during her tenure as secretary of state by talking with people outside the government who had contributed to her family's philanthropy foundation.
Last week, after stating that 90 percent of suspects in drug busts are black or Hispanic, Maine Gov. Paul LePage left a profane voice mail for a Democratic state representative, challenging him to prove that he is a racist. On Sunday, Republican Amy Volk posted a message to her Facebook followers, which was quoted in full by a Portland newspaper, stating she had “deep concerns” about the governor’s recent behavior.
Grayson Lee was 19 when she died on a S.C. road in 2014, one of more than 4,500 people killed on the state’s roads since 2011. Hundreds of those deaths, including possibly Grayson’s, could have been prevented if the state spent more to make its roads and bridges safer. State officials say they know how to make roads safer. But, they add, they don’t have the money.
Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill.