May 12, 2021

Opinion

Opinion: President Biden’s Fantastical Climate Policy

Sometimes, well-meaning government policies flounder because of unintended consequences. Sometimes, policies simply fail to meet ambitious goals. Sometimes policies are incoherent from the outset, steeped in fantasies, certain to fail. Welcome to Joe Biden’s climate policies—policies that really aren’t expected to do much for the climate except show the world how serious the administration is

State

Deadly street racing in Arizona outruns efforts to combat it

Ramon Angel Carrasco and his girlfriend were driving home from a Scottsdale bakery in a white BMW in August 2019 when Robert J. Foster pulled up next to them in a light blue Lamborghini. According to a witness account provided to police, Carrasco and Foster revved their engines at a red light on Hayden Road

Immigration

Migrant children held in mass shelters with little oversight

The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities that The Associated Press has learned spans two dozen states and includes five shelters with more than 1,000 children packed inside. Confidential data obtained by the AP shows the number of migrant children in government custody more than

National

Judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case in blow to gun group

A federal judge dismissed the National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy case Tuesday, leaving the powerful gun-rights group to face a New York state lawsuit that accuses it of financial abuses and aims to put it out of business. The judge was tasked with deciding whether the NRA should be allowed to incorporate in Texas instead of

Israel

Israel, Hamas escalate fighting with no end in sight

Israel on Tuesday stepped up its attacks on the Gaza Strip, flattening a high-rise building used by the Hamas militant group and killing at least three militants in their hideouts as Palestinian rockets rained down almost nonstop on parts of Israel. It was the heaviest fighting between the two bitter enemies since 2014, and it

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