Here are three things to understand about the regional politics of Trump's Jerusalem gambit. 1) There is no real peace process to disrupt 2) The recognition does matter for U.S. regional strategy 3) Regional politics will determine whether the gamble succeeds read more
The House of Representatives passed a bill that would enable gun owners who legally carry concealed firearms in one state to carry them in the other 49 states, sending a major expansion of gun rights to the Senate, where it faces deep opposition from Democrats.
Donald Trump found an unusual ally Tuesday night as Trevor Noah tackled the problematic Elizabeth Warren behavior that spawned the president's "Pocahontas" nickname. Noah then made the most unnerving pronouncement of all: "As weird as it is to say, in his own racially offensive way, Donald Trump was being woke."
After Hurricane Maria damaged thousands of homes in Puerto Rico, a newly created Florida company won more than $30 million in federal contracts to provide emergency tarps and plastic sheeting for repairs. But the company, Bronze Star LLC, never delivered those urgently needed supplies. According to an exclusive report by the Associated Press report, the Federal Emergency Management Agency terminated the contracts this month, without paying any money, and re-started the process to supply more tarps for the US territory. read more
A Colorado regulator on Monday fined Uber with a nearly $9 million penalty, after an investigation revealed that 57 people with criminal and motor vehicle offenses were allowed to drive with the ride-hailing company. The commission said it found 57 drivers had issues that should've disqualified them from driving for Uber, including felony convictions for driving under the influence and reckless driving, while others had revoked, suspended or canceled licenses.