• CNNWhy Trump's words — and omissions — matter

    Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump rarely admits he’s wrong — but has the chance to belatedly condemn neo-Nazi protests at the White House Monday.His failure to single out white supremacists after an opposing protester died on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, sparked anger that crossed political lines.The subsequent silence on the issue of a man who usually gushes a torrent of opinion Read more...

  • New York TimesNew Outcry as Trump Rebukes Charlottesville Racists 2 Days Later

    WASHINGTON — The crisis in Charlottesville, Va., presented President Trump with a choice between adopting the unifying tone of a traditional president or doubling down on the go-it-alone approach that got him elected in 2016.On Monday, Mr. Trump offered a glimpse of a more calming and conventional president, but he ended the day with a flurry of angry tweets that Read more...

  • PhillyAnalysis: Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremacists

    WASHINGTON (AP) – It took President Donald Trump two days to do what both… Read the story on Philly.

  • BostonTrump speaks on Charlottesville: 'Racism is evil'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure all weekend, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned hate groups as ‘‘repugnant’’ and declared ‘‘racism is evil’’ in an updated, more forceful statement on the deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump had been under increasing pressure to call out the groups by name after his previous remarks bemoaning violence on ‘‘many sides’’ Read more...

  • CBS NewsThe not-so-friendly American workplace

    WASHINGTON – The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile.So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles. The American Working Conditions Survey (AWCS) found “the American workplace is very physically and emotionally taxing, both for workers themselves and their families.”Among its specific results:Nearly one in Read more...

  • FOX NewsTrump returns to Washington with target on China, amid Charlottesville turmoil

    President Trump returns to Washington Monday in the middle of a 17-day vacation to increase pressure on China over its trade policies, as he faces continued bipartisan calls to speak out more forcefully against the hate groups involved in deadly weekend clashes in Charlottesville. Read more on FOX News.

  • ReutersU.S. tax change proposals anger builders, realtors, charities

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With U.S. Congress members focused during their August recess on finding ways to lower the corporate tax rate, industry groups and other sectors of society are gearing up to fight proposed changes to the personal income tax. Read the story on Reuters.

  • The Washington PostCanada brings tempered optimism to upcoming talks on renegotiating NAFTA

    OTTAWA — Canada enters crucial talks in Washington on the ­renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement this week with a complex mix of self-confidence and dread about possible damage to its most important trading relationship. The country’s economy and currency are showing surprising strength, and Canadians are basking in the attention being showered on them and their popular prime Read more...

  • CNNA President of many words stays strangely silent on white supremacists

    Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump rarely admits he’s wrong — but has the chance to belatedly condemn neo-Nazi protests at the White House Monday.His failure to single out white supremacists after an opposing protester died on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, sparked anger that crossed political lines.The subsequent silence on the issue of a man who usually gushes a torrent of opinion Read more...

  • New York TimesClimate Report Could Force Trump to Choose Between Science and His Base

    WASHINGTON — The impending release of a key government report on climate change will force President Trump to choose between accepting the conclusions of his administration’s scientists and the demands of his conservative supporters, who remain deeply unconvinced that humans are the cause of the planet’s warming.A White House official said on Tuesday that it was still reviewing the draft Read more...