Columnist Mary Sanchez is the daughter of an immigrant. If her grandmother and then-infant father had come to the U.S. from Mexico during President Donald Trump’s administration, how would their story have ended?
Prosecutors in counties across the country maintain a database of rogue police officers who have come under scrutiny for dishonesty and other misdeeds. In the Kansas City metro area, only one of five county prosecutors keeps such a list.
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid’s decision to appear at two fundraisers for Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer’s campaign for governor is a head-scratcher. Reid had little to say about the NFL’s new national anthem policy this week, but yet, he’s willing to take sides in a political race.
During most test events conducted by South Wales law police, the number of false “matches” the system flagged — innocent attendees mistaken for people of interest — far exceeded the number of suspects identified.
While Chicago has a vibrant core, it’s not dauntingly expensive. Chicago lacks the population growth that Sun Belt metros like Houston and Atlanta have, but it is no symbol of Rust Belt decline like Detroit has been.
Early on, it looked like the abortion pills would normalize abortion, allowing women to end a pregnancy by going to a primary care physician and taking a combination of pills. It didn’t quite work that way.
Samantha Whitney Jones was charged in the death of her baby after he overdosed from a lethal mix of methadone, amphetamine and methamphetamine in her breast milk. She continued using drugs throughout her pregnancy.
I understand why some conservatives want to dismiss Obama’s statements. They only see the hypocrisy. But there’s a reason we say hypocrisy is the tribute vice pays to virtue. It’s a good gauge of a person’s sincerity.
Will Gov. Jeff Colyer or Kris Kobach win the Republican primary for Kansas governor? Can anyone beat Laura Kelly in the Democratic gubernatorial primary? Steve Rose makes his predictions for the Aug. 7 elections.
#AbolishICE is a pithy hashtag. But it was undercut by Republicans in Congress who found a way to support the disturbing uptick in deportations by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via a resolution.
In my desire to try something new, I learned that I indeed was an old man. Did that mean my future lay in chair-bound activities such as plein air painting? Maybe I could mold clay into something useable.
We’re expected to believe Trump made a wildly consequential misstatement and then spent a day sending tweets and doing two Fox News interviews without correcting it — but it didn’t even come close to clearing it up.
The president did a bad job with Putin in Helsinki. But as always, Trump’s critics bail him out by overplaying their hands. A news conference, however humiliating, is not an impeachable offense. Calm down.
It’s time for American media to hold the president accountable. It’s time for journalists to call a spade a spade, with none of the usual recourse to false equivalence or “both sides with equal weight” coverage.
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, chief of staff John Kelly and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats might believe they must stay in their positions lest there be no adult supervision of the Oval playpen.
Donald Trump is upending established protocols abroad, especially when friends in NATO are involved. Trump likes unpredictability, but what, exactly, were his goals heading into this week’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin?
Trump tweeted “Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!” Not surprisingly, it delighted Russia’s foreign ministry.
Brandon Phinney, a 30-year-old Army vet who found libertarianism through Ron Paul, was elected to the 400-member New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2016 as a Republican. He then switched parties.