Politics

Trump announces unprecedented action against China

President Donald Trump launched a blistering attack on China Friday, naming misdeeds that range from espionage to the violation of Hong Kong's freedoms, and announced a slew of retaliatory measures that will plunge US-China relations deeper into crisis. "They've ripped…

Joe Biden says he spoke with George Floyd's family

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Friday he spoke with the family of George Floyd, the black man who died this week at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis. "Weeks like this we see it plainly that we're…

Biden wants Amazon to 'start paying their taxes'

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Amazon should "start paying their taxes" in a broader critique of large, successful businesses. "I don't think any company, I don't give a damn how big they are, the Lord Almighty, should absolutely be…

Justice Department drops criminal case against Michael Flynn

The Justice Department is dropping the criminal case against President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, whose lies about his contacts with Russia prompted Trump to fire him three years ago and special counsel Robert Mueller to flip…