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Outgoing Ethics Chief says U.S. Is ‘Close to a Laughingstock’

Actions by President Trump and his administration have created a historic ethics crisis, the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics said. He called for major changes in federal law to expand the power and reach of the oversight office and combat the threat. (more…)

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Ousted President of South Korea, Park Guen-hye, Denies All Charges in Criminal Charges in Court

Park Geun-hye, South Korea’s recently impeached and ousted president, made her first appearance in court on Tuesday, denying all criminal charges against her, as one of the biggest trials in the country’s history began. (more…)

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South Korea’s Ousted President Formally Indicted on Corruption Charges

South Korea's ousted President Park Geun-hye has been formally indicted on corruption charges. Impeached by lawmakers late last year and officially removed from office by the country's high court last month, the former leader now faces the prospect of life in prison. (more…)

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Michael Brown Says Shame on Christian Leaders Who Stay Silent About Washington Supreme Court’s Ruling in Barronelle Stutzman Case

There is only one thing more appalling than the Washington Supreme Court's 9-0 ruling against religious liberty today. It is the silence of Christian leaders across America, leaders who choose convenience over confrontation, leaders who would rather be popular than prophetic, leaders who prefer the favor of people over the

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Kim Jong-un’s Estranged Half-Brother Reportedly Assassinated in Malaysia

The estranged half brother of Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, was assassinated in Malaysia this week, the South Korean news media reported Tuesday, citing an unidentified government source. (more…)

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Tullian Tchividjian’s Uncle, Brother Boz, Who Is a Liberty University Law Professor, and Entire GRACE Board Call Sex Scandal a ‘Gross Misuse of Power’

The board of GRACE, an organization that exists to empower the Christian community through education and training to recognize, prevent, and respond to child abuse, has condemned the sordid sex scandal of Billy Graham's grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, as a "gross misuse of power." (more…)

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Texas’ Highest Criminal Court Clears Ex-Gov. Rick Perry of 2nd Felony Charge

Texas' highest criminal court tossed the second and final felony charge against former Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, likely ending a case the Republican says helped sink his short-lived 2016 presidential bid. (more…)

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Texas State Appeals Court Dismisses One Felony Count Against Former Governor Rick Perry

A Texas state appeals court on Friday dismissed one of two felony counts in an abuse-of-power case against former Governor Rick Perry stemming from a 2013 veto by the now-presidential candidate. (more…)

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Rick Perry, Builder of a One-Man Republican Dynasty, Exits Texas Stage as Governor Making a Case for His Past, and His Future

Gov. Rick Perry leaves office here next week not so much as a man but as the face of an era — a 14-year reign in which he became the state’s longest-serving chief executive and was widely regarded as the most powerful governor in the history of modern Texas. (more…)

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