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Atheists slam Trump for mentioning Jesus at prayer breakfast
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Atheists slam Trump for mentioning Jesus at prayer breakfast

Atheists ­­are calling foul after President Trump only referenced Christianity, and specifically Jesus Christ, in his remarks Thursday at the 66th annual National Prayer Breakfast. Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association, sai...
Congress scrubs Thomas Jefferson from Gateway to the West
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Congress scrubs Thomas Jefferson from Gateway to the West

With nary a nay, Congress has scrubbed Thomas Jefferson's name from a park built to celebrate one of his life's great achievements and the way it changed America. The famous arch on the Mississippi River's western bank in St. Louis anchors what has long bee...
Walgreens adopts ‘Transgender Inclusion’ bathroom policy
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Walgreens adopts ‘Transgender Inclusion’ bathroom policy

Walgreens has become the latest company to allow people to choose which bathrooms to use without regard for their biological sex. According to an NBC News report Wednesday, the policy grew out of a complaint made by a customer to the ACLU's Southern Califor...
House sends budget bill to Trump’s desk
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House sends budget bill to Trump’s desk

The House has narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown and clearing a path for huge spending increases for both the Pentagon and domestic programs. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/9619576712461...
Chain migration becomes sticking point in Senate negotiations
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Chain migration becomes sticking point in Senate negotiations

Chain migration has become the chief sticking point in the Senate's immigration negotiations, with Democrats and some Republicans looking for ways to keep most of the current system intact while not rewarding the very parents who brought "Dreamers" to the U.S....
NAACP report urges action on economic inequalities in Baltimore
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NAACP report urges action on economic inequalities in Baltimore

The NAACP is calling for a crackdown on discriminatory and predatory lending practices in Baltimore -- and for the creation of government programs that would offer training in vacant-property renovation and other forms of entrepreneurship -- in a new report ai...
Establishment Darling George W. Bush talks illegal aliens, Russian meddling
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Establishment Darling George W. Bush talks illegal aliens, Russian meddling

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Former President George W. Bush said on Thursday that "there's pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled" in the 2016 American presidential election, forcefully rebutting fellow Republican Donald Trump's denials of ...
Study: 62.1% of transgender youth report mental health woes
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Study: 62.1% of transgender youth report mental health woes

Transgender and gender nonconforming youth are more likely to report mental health issues and less likely to seek help, according to a new study that evaluates risks for adolescents who don't identify along typical gender norms. Published on Monday in the j...
Illegal alien deported 44 times in 15 years tops feds’ list
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Illegal alien deported 44 times in 15 years tops feds’ list

He is the world's most persistent illegal immigrant: One Mexican managed to get deported 44 times in 15 years — which means he also managed to sneak back across the border at least that many times. The runner-up was ousted 40 times from 2001 to 2015. No. 3,...
Trump cites ‘power of prayer’ at 66th National Prayer Breakfast
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Trump cites ‘power of prayer’ at 66th National Prayer Breakfast

(UPI) -- For the second time since taking office, President Donald Trump spoke at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington Thursday, continuing a tradition that stretches back more than a half-century. More than 3,500 people, including members of ...