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Three Younger Veterans Stake a Generational Claim on the Democratic Party

Three Younger Veterans Stake a Generational Claim on the Democratic Party

Jason Kander, the former Missouri secretary of state, at an event in Adel, Iowa, last month. “We’re Democrats,” said Mr. Kander, 37. “We give a damn. How did we ever let people convince us that was a weakness?”

Postal rates going up but not for most letters

Postal rates going up but not for most letters

Postal rates will go up in April, but the cost of sending the basic letter will remain the same.

Attorney Says Suit Planned in FAMU Band Death

Attorney Says Suit Planned in FAMU Band Death

The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died in what authorities suspect was a hazing incident will sue the school, an attorney said Friday.

Oklahoma Man Arrested for Trying to Blow Up Pipeline

Oklahoma Man Arrested for Trying to Blow Up Pipeline

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on accusations that he attached an improvised explosive device to a natural gas pipeline in eastern Oklahoma.

Portuguese TV star slain, castrated at NYC hotel

Portuguese TV star slain, castrated at NYC hotel

A celebrity Portuguese television journalist was found castrated and bludgeoned to death in a New York City hotel, and his companion, a male model who had recently been a contestant on a Portugu...

Ukrainian brothers convicted of forced labor in US

Ukrainian brothers convicted of forced labor in US

Two Ukrainian brothers were convicted Wednesday of smuggling desperate villagers into the United States to work in bondage, working long hours at little or no pay cleaning retail stores and offi...

Freddie Mac posts $1.7B loss for Q4

Freddie Mac posts $1.7B loss for Q4

Government-controlled mortgage buyer Freddie Mac managed a narrower loss of $1.7 billion for the October-December quarter of last year. But it has asked for an additional $500 million in federal aid — up from the $100 million it sought in the previous quarter.

Police: Man drives 3 miles with dead crash victim

Police: Man drives 3 miles with dead crash victim

Authorities say a suspected drunken driver struck and killed a pedestrian on a Houston freeway, then drove several miles after the victim had crashed through the windshield and landed next to th...

Missing Albuquerque woman in NM sex torture search

Missing Albuquerque woman in NM sex torture search

Police have reopened the unsolved case of an Albuquerque woman missing for 16 years after authorities received new information connected to a man who boasted in writings that he was responsible for around 40 victims.

Teen faces prison after sex doll prank goes awry

Teen faces prison after sex doll prank goes awry

When 18-year-old Tyell Morton put a blow-up sex doll in a bathroom stall on the last day of school, he didn't expect school officials to call a bomb squad or that he'd be facing up to eight years in prison and a possible felony record.

If Demographics Are Destiny, Why Can’t Democrats Win This Denver District?

If Demographics Are Destiny, Why Can’t Democrats Win This Denver District?

Soupany Saignaphone, left, and her father Soukanh, who emigrated from Laos, dropped off their primary ballots in Aurora, Colo., part of the Sixth Congressional District.

UNC Freshman Accused of Filing False Hate Crime Report

UNC Freshman Accused of Filing False Hate Crime Report

UNC-Chapel Hill authorities revealed Tuesday that a freshman student filed a false report when he told police he was attacked by a man who burned his hand and called him an anti-gay slur.

As schools cut budgets, strains on counselors grow

As schools cut budgets, strains on counselors grow

Roslyn Wagner's tone shifts from cheerful to concerned as she looks through the grades of the teenage boy seated before her.

Michigan mosque plot suspect fires lawyer in court

Michigan mosque plot suspect fires lawyer in court

The California man accused of plotting to blow up a Detroit-area mosque rejected his court-appointed counsel Friday, upset that the attorney is a Shiite Muslim and a "patron" of the Islamic cent...

A President Who Fans, Rather Than Douses, the Nation’s Racial Fires

A President Who Fans, Rather Than Douses, the Nation’s Racial Fires

President Trump at an event honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday.

John Kasich Is Back in New Hampshire. It’s Not for the Foliage.

John Kasich Is Back in New Hampshire. It’s Not for the Foliage.

Gov. John Kasich of Ohio, who visited New Hampshire on Tuesday, is one of the few prominent Republicans now willing to knock President Trump in front of any television camera that will have him.


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