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Trump praises ‘stop-and-frisk’ police tactic

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in remarks at an African-American church on Wednesday praised “stop-and-frisk” policing methods, which have aroused protests and successful legal challenges on grounds they single out minorities. The anti-crime tactic, which involves police officers stopping, questioning and searching pedestrians for weapons or contraband, gained traction in New York City under

George H.W. Bush honored for courage with 1990 tax hikes

 Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush showed courage in breaking his “read my lips: no new taxes” campaign pledge to broker a 1990 budget compromise that may have cost him re-election two years later, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation said on Sunday. The organization honored the 41st U.S. president with its 2014 Profile in