When the top Democratic presidential hopefuls take the debate stage Tuesday, America will see a race that has changed dramatically since the candidates faced off just a month ago.
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President Trump has stoked his political base by touting the withdrawal of more than 1,000 U.S. troops from Syria as keeping his 2016 campaign promise to end American involvement in foreign "forever wars." The problem is that the Pentagon's near-simultaneous deployment of some 3,000 troops and advanced missiles to Saudi Arabia is likely to trigger an escalation with Iran that could undercut Mr. Trump's determination to get the U.S. military out Middle East entanglements.
Montgomery County Police are searching for the person who fatally shot an officer Monday morning in a Silver Spring parking garage -- the county's first fatal shooting of an on-duty police officer since 2003.
California prides itself on being a global leader on climate change, but last week's unprecedented power outages have raised questions about how progressive environmental practices contributed to putting two million residents in the dark.
Prosecutors last week announced a second sanctuary city-related murder case involving an illegal immigrant in the Seattle area, but that has yet to shake local officials who despite the brutality of the slayings say they are not yet ready to begin working with ICE.
Some experts insist the yellow vests' continued presence, no matter how small, is meaningful in itself. It is far too early, they say, to write off the movement.
President Trump on Sunday ordered another pullback of U.S. troops inside Syria as a Turkish military invasion gains steam and the geopolitical situation deteriorates, with American-backed Kurdish forces now pursuing an alliance with Moscow and the government of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad.
Evangelicals have chided President Trump's strategy in Syria, but he is still basking in their support, rallying them with screeds against the "crazy" left and declaring that Christian conservatives are also being attacked as Democrats pursue impeachment.
An epidemic of mass shootings has put a spotlight on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, revealing an agency that is understaffed, underfunded and treated as a political punching bag on both the right and the left.
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden has shown flimsy fealty to the facts in his own political career, but his campaign is now fighting to be the arbiter of truth, lobbying media outlets to squelch stories and refuse ads he says stretch the truth.
Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, is planning to step down from the board of a Chinese-backed firm and is pledging to avoid conflicts of interest if his father is elected president.
Clues into how Rep. Adam B. Schiff is secretly running the Democrats' Ukraine impeachment inquiry are contained in his 2018 Russia report in which he demanded at least 60 more witnesses while venturing down scores of investigative alleys.