The crucial question about raising the federal debt ceiling is: What happens if Congress doesn’t? That is, what happens if Congress defaults? When President Trump returns from his “working vacation” later this month, this promises to be one of the major issues he’ll face, because the Treasury is expected to run out of cash in early or mid-October, according to projections by the Congressional Budget Office.
Arguing economic reasons, President Trump announced that the Department of Defense will not re-recruit transgender people. Several studies indicate that the president not only takes a step back in the inclusion of the LGBT community to the Armed Forces, but that its measurement could affect the troop's morale.
After 200 days in office, President Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be able to put the figures in his favor.
The health reform in the Senate had not yet fallen when the Republican bench in the House of Representatives presented its fiscal proposal, a project that also divides the GOP.
Senate Republicans have managed to pass reform of the health care program on Tuesday with a very close vote.
The career accomplishments of Kelley Hodge situate her well for the vital mission she volunteered to undertake over the next five-plus months.
National Security Secretary John Kelly is considering denying Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the United States.
Coffee consumption is associated with a reduced risk of heart attack, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and respiratory and kidney diseases, according to a report released today by the University of Southern California (USC).
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
Conservatives insist that CNN is DOA.
That’s nonsense. Ratings are high and profits are up. All this since the man who made a fortune by building up Donald Trump as a television star -- Jeff Zucker, the head of CNN who used to run NBC -- seems to have decided that there is more money to be made from tearing down Trump now that he is president.
My brother-in-law, a volunteer constable in a small Arkansas town, once said that the answer to the tensions and violence between motorists of color and the police was for law enforcement to treat those they are sworn to protect with respect and politeness.
US Senate Republicans on Tuesday found themselves forced - due to internal divisions - to postpone a vote on the controversial bill designed to replace former President Barack Obama"s healthcare reform, a bill that could leave more than 20 million Americans without medical coverage.
One of the most intriguing mysteries of Latin American culture is what happened to the Maya civilization. How come after over 3,000 years of history, from about 2, 500 BC to 950 AD, most of the glorious Maya centers in Mesoamerica were abandoned? Before the arrival of the Europeans in the 1500’s magnificent cities like Tikal in Guatemala and Copán in Honduras had all but disappeared; left uninhabited, they were covered by thick jungle growth, hidden throughout the mountains and the lowlands.
When “The Bell Curve” by Charles A. Murray and Richard Herrnstein was published in 1994, I was a junior in college and didn’t know anything about the book except that it had my white literature professors in an uproar. A few of them inveighed against the book’s premise -- the very notion of intelligence as something people possess in varying degrees -- and then the whole controversy eventually died out.
At a key moment for the Republicans, in their fight against Obamacare, the party has finally made public its health project that would replace the previous Administration program.
Instead of working with Democrats in a bipartisan way to improve our current health care system, Republicans passed a bill that would allow insurers to bring back discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions.
Republican Karen Handel declared herself the winner in the special election in Georgia, in what many posed as an assessment bout of Donald Trump's approval.
here are some basic truths that hold even during the Trump-inspired meltdown of the modern media.
The REAL ID Act is coming to Pennsylvania in 2019, what does that mean?
President Donald Trump on Wednesday in Cincinnati presented his plan to improve the nation's infrastructure and once again make the country a nation of "builders," giving state and local authorities more freedom of action, fewer environmental regulations and more private support.
El veto de Texas a las "ciudades santuario" ha despertado crispación en varias ciudades del estado.
This week, Vladmir Putin, President of Russia, gave an interview with a pool of international journalists, in which he said that the policy of sanctions towards Cuba only worked to punish the Cubans, and that Obama was on the right path.
According to a Wall Street Journal report, the US investment bank, Goldman Sachs, last week made a purchase of bonds issued in 2014 by the Petroleos de Venezuela Company, worth $ 2.8 billion.
This week’s bombing in Manchester was another gruesome reminder that the threat from radical Islamic terrorism is ongoing. And President Trump’s journey to the Middle East illustrated yet again how the country central to the spread of this terrorism, Saudi Arabia, has managed to evade and deflect any responsibility for it. In fact, Trump has given Saudi Arabia a free pass and a free hand in the region.
For the past decade, the narrative of an upcoming Hispanic demographic tsunami has been alternately energizing and scaring people into believing that America will eventually become Latinized beyond recognition.
Don’t worry, it isn’t going to happen.