"If we could get the Klan to go up there and clean out D.C., we'd all been better off," the publisher of an Alabama newspaper wrote in an editorial published last week.

Chinese 'Ivory Queen' Sentenced To 15 Years In Jail In Tanzania

USA Gymnastics announced Li Li Leung as its fourth president and CEO in two years. Leung hopes to help rebuild the organization, after the widespread sex abuse scandal brought on by Larry Nassar.

For years, Spain had held out against the trend of populist parties coming into power across Europe. But now the right-wing Vox party shares power in Spain's largest region.

Grand Canyon Museum Reportedly Had Buckets Of Uranium Sitting Around For 18 Years

After a drug bust resulted in the deaths of two suspects, the Houston Police Department announced it will stop serving "no-knock" warrants. The officer who led the raid may face criminal charges.

Oscar-nominee "The Favourite" has reignited interest in the life of a corpulent, gouty, queen who liked chocolate more than tea. So why is Queen Anne so closely tied to tea-drinking?

New Zealand singer Aldous Harding's recent video is strangely alluring. Accompanying her song "The Barrel," it has been deemed "Amish Sci-fi," and its meaning depends on what you think you see.

Democratic backlash to Trump's immigration policies came with a two-decade shift among the party. Now, Democrats largely unify around immigration as a civil rights issue.

Officials from the Trump administration may have violated the law by rushing to transfer nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, according to a new interim report from the House Oversight committee.

Publisher Of An Alabama Newspaper Calls For The KKK To 'Clean Out' Washington

The collab project '3 x 4' includes three covers by four different bands. Get it? This week on World Cafe, listen to a special kind of performance from a tight-knit group of friends.

Trump is pushing ahead to launch a space force as a new branch of the military. He had stated it was to be "separate but equal" from the Air Force, but it would start under the Air Force umbrella.

Honey bees have many stressors from chemicals to climate change. But this year, a tiny mite has wiped out colonies, and beekeepers wonder whether there are enough bees left to do their jobs.

While recovering from surgery, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg worked on court cases from home. Today she returns to her perch on the bench.

Seeking To Bounce Back From Nassar Fallout, USA Gymnastics Names New President

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said it's not normal to investigate the president — and that the decision to open investigations into President Trump was not made lightly.

Houston Police To Cease 'No-Knock' Warrants, Chief Announces After Deadly Raid

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