While Democratic enthusiasm this year has largely been fueled by anger toward President Trump, candidates are focusing their messaging on health care.
Alice Marie Johnson, 63, has served more than 20 years for cocaine trafficking. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West championed her cause in a recent visit to the White House.
Combat battalions, special units, intelligence forces and snipers are sent to the Gaza border, where Palestinians plan a mass protest Monday against the embassy move to Jerusalem.
Until the border wall is built, "We're going to be guarding the border with the military," the president says.
The Intelligence Committee's conclusion is sure to please the White House and enrage Democrats on the panel.
For $212, anyone can stake a claim to land cut from federal protection by President Trump in December. But so far, there doesn't appear to be a rush to seize the opportunity.
Talk of a financial downturn is in the air, and financial markets are anxious. Are the fears credible? The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution leads a panel discussion on the possibility and how to respond.
As the clock counts down to the new year, another clock will continue ticking, counting the days, hours, minutes and seconds since May 23, 2013, the day President Barack Obama promised to free all those prisoners at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay who have been cleared for release.