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Political 'Counterculture': Young Republicans Hold Unique Space In The Trump Era
The GOP shed many young voters when Donald Trump was elected. Those remaining stand apart from most of their peers, while also breaking with older Republicans to chart a future for the party.
Katie Arrington, S.C. Republican Who Beat Mark Sanford, Is Badly Injured In Car Crash
The state lawmaker surprised the political world when she upset the incumbent in a GOP primary just a week and a half ago. Now, Arrington is in the hospital after a fatal collision Friday night.
US & World
U.S. And South Korea Agree To Suspend Upcoming Military Exercises Indefinitely
The announcement of additional suspensions follows the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this month.
Analysis Finds Geographic Overlap In Opioid Use And Trump Support In 2016
Counties with higher rates of opioid use skewed heavily Republican in the 2016 election. What role did the opioid epidemic play in President Trump's victory?
Gaming Addiction Disorder; White House Pitches Big Changes For Education Department
Also in our weekly roundup of education news, the Federal Commission on School Safety met publicly to brainstorm ideas around how to make schools safer.
Environment & Science
Officials Say Illegal Pesticide Caused Deaths Of 13 Bald Eagles In Maryland
Authorities said there is an "epidemic on the Eastern Shore" of wildlife-poisoning crimes because it's "cheaper and easier" than trapping a nuisance animals or building a fence.
Crime & Justice
Scabies has shown up at Victorville immigrant detention center
First chickenpox, now scabies at Victorville's federal prison, where thousands of immigrant detainees are being held.
One migrant mother describes separation, reunion and trauma
Before the Trump administration reversed its policy of separating families caught crossing the southern border, thousands of parents and kids were divided.
Business & Economy
Exploring The Promise — And Unintended Consequences — of Rent Control
Toy cars are scattered across the floor in Marie Camacho’s small one-bedroom apartment in Sacramento. Photos of her 4-year-old boy, Julian, line the walls.
Arts & Entertainment
MIT Clears Junot Diaz Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations
After a monthlong investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz has been cleared by MIT to continue teaching there next year.