GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans' deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a sitting president by his own party....
Colleges grappling with balancing free speech, campus safety
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- When Carl Valentine dropped off his daughter at the University of Virginia, he had some important advice for the college freshman: Don't forget that you are a minority....
Trump Phoenix rally to highlight feisty feud with senator
PHOENIX (AP) -- When President Donald Trump takes the stage this week at a rally in Arizona, the state's junior senator will be nowhere to be seen. But Trump is likely to save some choice words for Sen. Jeff Flake....
Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) -- Acknowledging that he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy Center Honors arts awards later this year, the White House announced Saturday amid the continuing fallout over Trump's stance on last weekend's white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia....
Trump struggles with presidential duties as uniter-in-chief
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For Susan Bro, mother of the woman killed at a rally organized by white supremacists, the president of the United States can offer no healing words....
The Latest: Kennedy Center awards to go on without Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision not to participate in the Kennedy Center arts awards (all times local):...
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84....
White House and Republican officials are floating the possibility of appointing Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) as Energy Secretary. Manchin was reportedly considered for the job after the November election, but the President eventually nominated former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to the post. If Manchin were to take over at the Energy Department, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, a former Democrat who earlier this month switched to the GOP, would most likely appoint a Republican to replace Manchin in the Senate further expanding their majority in the chamber.
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