Is This The Right Time For a Big Tax Cut?

Enlarge this image Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed a tax reform news conference on Capitol Hill last Thursday, alongside Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia and representatives of small-business groups. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed a tax reform news conference on Capitol […]

South Florida Real Estate Boom Not Dampened By Sea Level Rise

Enlarge this image In Miami’s urban core, there are some 20,000 condominium units in various stages of completion. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption toggle caption Greg Allen/NPR In Miami’s urban core, there are some 20,000 condominium units in various stages of completion. Greg Allen/NPR For coastal communities from Florida to Texas, this year’s hurricane season may […]

Was It ‘Illegal’ For Trump To Shrink Utah’s Monuments? The Battle Begins

Enlarge this image Sunset Arch rises from a sagebrush and slickrock flat in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah. Howard Berkes/NPR hide caption toggle caption Howard Berkes/NPR Sunset Arch rises from a sagebrush and slickrock flat in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah. Howard Berkes/NPR President Trump has dramatically scaled back two national […]

POLL: Trump’s Opposition Firmer Than His Support

Enlarge this image President Trump speaks prior to signing a presidential proclamation shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images President Trump speaks prior to signing a presidential proclamation shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national […]

After Weeks Of Will-He-Or-Won’t-He, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Rescinds Resignation

Enlarge this image Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri attends a Cabinet meeting at the presidential palace of Baabda, southeast of Beirut, on Tuesday. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri attends a Cabinet meeting at the presidential palace of Baabda, southeast of Beirut, on Tuesday. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty […]