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White House messaging falls in line with Trump’s sanctuary cities proposal

“Let’s spread out some of that burden and let’s put it in some of those other locations,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said of undocumented immigrants. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo White House Administration [...]

Barr’s legacy on the line as Mueller team fumes

Scrutiny of Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report could put his career on the line. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Legal Legal experts and lawmakers say the attorney general is mishandling the special [...]

On the Front Line of the Saudi War in Yemen? Child Soldiers from Darfur

KHARTOUM, Sudan — The civil war in Darfur robbed Hager Shomo Ahmed of almost any hope. Raiders had stolen his family’s cattle, and a dozen years of bloodshed had left his parents destitute. Then, around the end of 2016, Saudi Arabia [...]

Liberal groups push Dem leaders to take harder line in shutdown talks

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi have held firm on their bid not to give any new money to the president beyond current funding levels. | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share [...]

Trump drags Hyde-Smith across the finish line

President Donald Trump’s visit to Mississippi to campaign for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith shows the Republican Party is leaving nothing to chance in the Senate runoff. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo Elections Democrat Mike Espy has momentum on [...]

Mississippi voters wait in line to vote absentee for Senate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Several dozen voters in Mississippi’s largest county have been waiting in a line stretching outside the courthouse to cast absentee ballots in a U.S. Senate runoff. The contest is between white Republican Sen. [...]

As Migrants Line Up, Hoping for Asylum, a Quiet Day at a Busy California Border

TIJUANA, Mexico — The vanguard of what President Trump has labeled an invasion force formed an orderly line at about 6:45 a.m. on Thursday near a major border crossing between Tijuana and the United States and waited patiently. About [...]

Trump crossed a ‘red line’ with appointment of ‘stooge’ Matthew Whitaker: Bill Maher

President Trump crossed a “red line” by appointing Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, Bill Maher said during Friday night’s episode of the comedian’s weekly HBO program. Mr. Maher repeatedly took aim at Mr. Whitaker’s appointment [...]

First polls close, with control of Congress on the line

POLITICO Illustration/AP and Getty Images Elections The long wait is over for a night that will render Americans’ first verdict on Donald Trump’s early presidency. By DAVID SIDERS 11/06/2018 06:00 PM EST Share on Facebook [...]

Italy Dispatch: Italy’s Tough Line on Immigrants Reaches a School Cafeteria

LODI, Italy — At the beginning of the school year, as most of the elementary students chatted over warm plates of pasta in the cafeteria, about a dozen immigrant children unwrapped sandwiches around three tables in a spare classroom [...]