Art Swift / Gallup: Putin's Image Rises in US, Mostly Among Republicans — WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans see Russian President Vladimir Putin in a better light than two years ago. Twenty-two percent now say they have a favorable opinion of Putin, up from 13% in 2015 and the highest percentage with a favorable view of the Russian leader since 2003. […]
Fox News: DHS secretary orders immigration agent hiring surge, end to ‘catch-and-release’ — Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly moved Tuesday to implement a host of immigration enforcement changes ordered by President Trump, directing agency heads to hire thousands more officers, end so-called …
Andrew Joseph / STAT: A boy who can't speak depends on Medicaid. What happens to him if it's cut? — ENTON, Mo. — When Kim and Rich Rankin decided to adopt, they figured they would bring home an older child. They were almost finished raising seven children, and thought they were done with babies.
Jonathan Cohn / The Huffington Post: Here's One Reason Why Trump's Legislative Agenda Is Flailing — Governing requires unglamorous work. Trump has no patience for it. — President Donald Trump and his aides keep insisting that his presidency has already yielded progress on a historic scale.
Corinne Segal / PBS NewsHour: Same-sex marriage laws linked to fewer youth suicide attempts, new study says — State legalization of same-sex marriage appears to be linked to a decrease in adolescent suicide, based on a new analysis published today in JAMA Pediatrics. The results give more context to the potential effects of social policy on mental health. […]
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post: Donald Trump's unbroken streak of falsehoods now stands at 33 days — Donald Trump has been president for all or part of 33 days. He has averaged four falsehoods or misleading statements a day(!) in that time. There hasn't been a single day of Trump's presidency in which he has said nothing false or mislead […]
Andrew E. Kramer / New York Times: California Secession Advocate Faces Scrutiny Over Where He's Based: Russia — YEKATERINBURG, Russia — This provincial Russian city, about 1,000 miles east of Moscow, is about as unlikely a place as any to find the leader of one of the more unlikely political causes to arise in opposition to President Trump.
Robert W. Merry / The American Conservative: The Meaning of Trump — The startling nature of Donald Trump's political ascendancy is probably best illuminated through a sojourn back in time to early June 2015, in the days and weeks before the billionaire developer descended that now-famous Trump Tower escalator and announced his bid for the presidency. […]
Ashley Lisenby / St. Louis Post-Dispatch: UNIVERSITY CITY • As many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery were toppled over the weekend here in a case that is making national headlines. — Anita Feigenbaum, executive director of the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, said officials will be cataloging the damage Tuesday and notifying relatives whose families are […]
The Daily Caller: EXCLUSIVE: House Dem IT Guys In Security Probe Secretly Took $100K In Iraqi Money — Rogue congressional staffers took $100,000 from an Iraqi politician while they had administrator-level access to the House of Representatives' computer network, according to court documents examined …