Podcast: ‘Problematic Women’ on Self-Care in the Digital Age, Surprising Wisdom From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

First lady Melania Trump’s spokeswoman unleashes a fiery CNN op-ed in defense of the first lady, debunking the media narrative she has faced all year. Plus: One radio station in Kentucky plays “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” for two hours straight to make a point. We also cover these stories: Incoming Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., faces […]

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France’s Riots Fueled by Anger at Elites, Rich

PARIS—The Christmas season is back on track in France’s capital city after a month of violent nationwide protests tripped up the country’s economy and dealt President Emmanuel Macron an existential threat to his ambitious reform program. The “yellow vest” protesters first took the streets in mid-November to oppose a fuel tax increase, which was part […]

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House Freedom Caucus Pushes GOP Leadership on Border Security as Shutdown Looms

Now in the final days of their control of the House, Republicans have failed to make good on a major promise they made to voters—namely, funding the border wall to curb illegal immigration, the former chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus said. But some caucus members are holding out hope for a last-minute breakthrough. […]

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Movie Star Leads a Youthful Revolution in India

If you’ve ever watched Hindi action movies, you’ve probably seen the actor Pawan Kalyan. He’s compared to the Tom Cruise of India; now, he’s leading his own political movement. He and Nadendla Manohar, who recently joined the Jana Sena Party in India, speak to The Daily Signal during their visit to Washington, D.C. Listen, or check out […]

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5 Takeaways From the Trump Administration’s School Safety Report

The Trump administration is calling for scrapping Obama administration regulations on school discipline, in a school safety report issued Tuesday responding to school shootings. The Federal Commission on School Safety, established in response to the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in February, issued its final report, making a series of recommendations. The 177-page report also tackles […]

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Podcast: Reforming Our Education System

Education in America has radically changed just in the last 50 years, and with it has changed the way students learn about our past. Our colleague Rachel del Guidice sits down with Rick Graber, president of the Bradley Foundation, who’s working to reform higher education and K-12 education in America. Plus: It’s almost Christmas, and […]

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Retiring Republicans May Not Show Up to Vote, Threatening Border Wall Vote

There might be one bloc conspicuously absent from Washington, D.C., this week amid the possibility of a shutdown: retired House Republicans. Government funding expires at midnight Friday, and despite President Donald Trump’s repeated calls to pass $5 billion for border wall funding, Republicans in either chamber might not be able to pass a spending bill […]

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The Right Way to Overhaul Our Health Care System

One thing most Americans agree on is that our health care system needs an overhaul. Some people believe the answer is more money from Washington and bureaucratic agencies making sure everyone is following the rules. Others suggest we should import the kind of government-run models they have in Europe and Canada. A third option would […]

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