Rising frustration with Washington and conservative electoral victories across much of the U.S. are feeding a movement in favor of something America hasn’t done in 227 years: Hold a convention to rewrite the Constitution. Although it’s still not likely to be successful, the effort is more serious than before: Already,Continue Reading

A judge will hold a hearing Thursday to discuss appointing a prosecutor to press a contempt-of-court case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio for repeatedly disregarding court orders in a racial-profiling case that has dogged the lawman for several years. Arpaio could face punishment ranging from daily fines to jail time if heContinue Reading

It is no longer illegal to feed the homeless in Fort Lauderdale. For now, anyway. On Tuesday, a Florida circuit court judge temporarily halted a controversial ordinance that restricts charities from feeding the homeless in public. The announcement arrived several days after the most recent arrest of Arnold Abbott, aContinue Reading