As Justin Trudeau's first full year as prime minister comes to a close, downtown roads in the nation's capital are clogged with snow and construction. It's an apt metaphor for the increasingly tough slogging Trudeau's Liberal government has experienced since the heady days last fall, when the fledgling prime minister was winning raves for appointing the first gender-equal cabinet, handing out winter parkas to newly arrived Syrian refugees, being greeted like a rock star by screaming fans and boldly declaring "Canada is back" on the international stage.
Texas has charged to the forefront of national debate over immigration as Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a so-called "sanctuary cities" ban that lets police ask during routine stops whether someone is in the... Texas has charged to the forefront of national debate over immigration as Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a so-called "sanctuary cities" ban that lets police ask during routine stops whether someone is in the U.S. legally. President Donald Trump's attorneys hope to convince a federal appeals court to give the green light to his revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries.
As investigators continue to figure out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the tragedy of Las Vegas is renewing a long-running gun control debate. Local advocates on both sides are weighing in.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that he wants the state to execute death-row inmates before one of the drugs that would be used expires in January. The governor, in Berlin to open an economic development office, spoke by telephone to reporters at the state Capitol a day after prison officials announced they acquired a new supply of vecuronium bromide.
Reacting to what one lawmaker said are food stamp recipients who fail to report their lottery winnings, the state House on Wednesday tentatively passed a bill cracking down on the practice. House Bill 1047 passed 75-38 with all but four Democrats opposing it.
Obama traveled to South America. . President Barack Obama boards Air Force One during a refueling stop at Lajes Field, Azores on the island of Terceira, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $1.4 million grant for scientists to study why obesity rates in Arkansas are among the highest in the country. The grant from the USDA's Agricultural Research Service was awarded to the Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.