US Politics

Although Ms. McCorvey was the plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, she later became a pro-life activist.
The Editors February 17, 2017
Our northern neighbor is not having any more success at electoral reform.
Ivanka Trump, daughter of President-elect Donald Trump, arrives at Trump Tower in New York. Nordstrom shares sunk after President Trump tweeted that the department store chain had treated his daughter “so unfairly” when it announced last week that it would stop selling Ivanka Trump’s clothing and accessory line. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)
The Editors February 17, 2017
Deciding whether or not to #deleteUber or to boycott Ivanka is a luxury most Americans cannot afford.
In this May 31, 2014 file photo, Mass is celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Greenwood, Mississippi, the older of two Catholic parishes in the small Mississippi Delta city that share a pastor and some functions. (CNS photo/Patricia Zapor)
The bill would prohibit cities and institutions of higher learning from declaring themselves sanctuary cities. There are currently no sanctuary cities in the state, although the city of Jackson proposed such a declaration last year.
Our readers February 17, 2017
Now that Mr. Trump is in office, we decided to ask our readers two questions about the United States with this language in mind: Is America great? And if so, what makes America great?
Pope Francis visiting a refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece in 2016. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Michael J. O’Loughlin February 16, 2017
“The grave danger," Pope Francis writes, "is to disown our neighbors. When we do so, we deny their humanity and our own humanity...and we deny the most important Commandments of Jesus.”