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October 21, 2017 2:05 AM Ohio State University denies appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer

Ohio State University has denied a request to rent space for an appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer, citing risks to public safety. An attorney representing Ohio State said in a letter sent Friday that the university consulted with law enforcement and considered Spencer's appearance at the University of Florida earlier in the week before 15

October 21, 2017 12:13 AM Video shows Kelly made inaccurate claims about lawmaker in feud over Trump’s condolence call

The White House’s aggressive effort to discredit a Florida congresswoman who criticized President Trump over a military condolence call ran into a new set of problems Friday when a video emerged showing that the chief of staff had made false claims about her. It marked the fifth day of a controversy that has raged since Trump attempted to deflect criticism 13

October 20, 2017 9:00 AM Donald Trump Jr. Becomes a Rainmaker on the Republican Speaking Circuit

Donald Trump Jr. navigated the Indianapolis fundraiser like a seasoned politician: shaking hands, ensuring everyone got a selfie and doling out bear hugs to a camo-clad hunting buddy he spotted in the crowd. By the end of the May dinner for the Indiana Republican Party, the president’s eldest son had raised $400,000, a record, besting previous headliners 39

October 20, 2017 4:28 AM Federal judge refuses to erase Joe Arpaio’s conviction despite Trump pardon

A federal judge on Thursday shot down former sheriff Joe Arpaio’s bid to sweep his criminal record clean. Arpaio, the controversial former lawman in Arizona’s Maricopa County, was granted a pardon by President Trump on Aug. 25. He had been found guilty of criminal contempt of a federal court order after a five-day bench trial earlier this year and faced 15

October 20, 2017 12:03 AM 'We Don't Want Your Nazi Hate.' Protesters Drown Out Richard Spencer's University of Florida Speech

White nationalist Richard Spencer's speech at the University of Florida on Thursday was disrupted by dozens of protesters with raised fists who booed and chanted, "Go home, Spencer." Outside, hundreds of protesters gathered in opposition to the speech, holding signs and shouting, "We don't want your Nazi hate." The event was the latest example of a public 23

October 19, 2017 8:55 PM White nationalist Richard Spencer to noisy Florida protesters: You didn’t shut me down

Students and other audience members heavily booed white nationalist Richard Spencer on Thursday as he gave a speech at the University of Florida, where the atmosphere was tense but mostly peaceful as police in riot gear kept watch. “We represent a new white America,” said one speaker who came onstage to introduce Spencer. “Black lives matter,” student 2

October 19, 2017 8:48 PM John Kelly’s fiery defense of Trump’s shot at Obama and Gold Star phone call, annotated

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly stood up for his boss, President Trump, during a media briefing on Thursday, telling reporters that he is the one who told Trump that previous presidents typically did not call the families of fallen troops and hailing Trump as “brave” for being willing to do so. Obama administration alumni have hammered Trump 16

October 19, 2017 6:23 PM University of Florida Braces for Speech by White Nationalist Richard Spencer

Governor declares state of emergency to help local law enforcement prepare for possible clashes around Spencer’s appearance GAINESVILLE, Fla.—The University of Florida was heavily fortified and students stayed away from campus ahead of a speech by an outspoken white nationalist. Heavily-armed state troopers and local police stood at barricades, sealing 17

October 19, 2017 3:27 PM Environmentalists protest EPA Chief Scott Pruitt's planned speech in The Woodlands

About a dozen advocates called on Environmental Protection Agency Chief Scott Pruitt to take a "Toxic Tour" of contaminated areas in Houston during his visit Thursday for a planned speech at an oil and gas meeting in The Woodlands. The protest over Pruitt's planned speech to the Texas Oil and Gas Association's annual meeting was held about 40 miles away, on Brady's 21

October 19, 2017 12:34 PM 30-Foot Border Wall Prototypes Erected In San Diego Borderlands

Crews work at the construction site of prototypes for President Trump's border wall in San Diego County. Construction crews are erecting eight looming prototypes of President Trump's border wall in a remote section of the San Diego borderlands. Four are solid concrete; four are made of steel and concrete; one is topped with spikes. They all approach 37