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JON STEWART'S RANT WAS COMPLETELY IGNORANT

Noting that lawmakers tweeted about 9/11, Jon Stewart accused them of 'callous indifference and rank hypocrisy' for not listening to...

DON'T LET OIL PRICES DRIVE IRAN POLICY, MR. PRESIDENT

 
 
 

IS THE DEMOCRATS' ABORTION POSITION RACIST?

Imagine if Donald Trump announced he would change his longtime opposition to public funding of abortion in order to ensure that black,...

WHY DEMOCRATS DITCHED THE HYDE AMENDMENT

There used to be a middle ground in the national conversation on abortion. Not anymore.

 
 
 

HOUSE JUDICIARY PANEL CONSIDERS THE FUTURE OF NEWS

Google, Facebook, and their cousins Apple and Amazon have grown so vast that they have aroused the ire of the entire political establishment....

NEW WH RULE GIVES BUSINESSES, WORKERS BETTER HEALTH OPTIONS

Employers will be able to offer their workers HRAs to buy individual market coverage for themselves and their families, writes Brian...

 
 
 

WE WILL INVESTIGATE TRUMP & TELL U.S. WHAT WE FIND

Patience is not the same as passivity or acceptance. Let's investigate Trump and tell America what we find, without making our divisions...

WARREN HAS A PLAN TO WIN, AND RIGHT NOW IT'S WORKING

How the Massachusetts senator engineered her surge in the polls.

 
 
 

TRUMP SHOULD FOLLOW REAGAN'S LEAD WITH IRAN

During the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, the Reagan administration faced off a spate of tanker attacks with targeted military force and...

ON MEXICO, ESTABLISHMENT'S WRONG, TRUMP WAS DEAD RIGHT

His threat of tariffs pushed Mexico to work harder to stop the Central American caravans, and the migrants who hope to exploit immigration...

 
 
 

THE SELF-DESTRUCTION OF AMERICAN POWER

American hegemony's death was self-inflicted, the result of Washington's bad habits and bad behavior.

FOREIGN ELECTION MEDDLING IS WRONG, MR. PRESIDENT

It was extraordinary to hear a U.S. president declare that the FBI director is "wrong" for saying that candidates should report to...

 
 
 

THE COLD LOGIC OF CLIMATE NIMBYISM

The uneven incentives of climate action are driving the world to inaction. There may be no way to escape the trap.

2020 BATTLE BEGINS WITH TRUMP HOLDING THE HIGH GROUND

The 2020 campaign begins in earnest next week in Florida, when Donald Trump officially launches his reelection bid and 20 Democratic...

 
 
 

IRAN'S BLUNDERS CONTINUE WHILE U.S. RESPONDS WISELY

The Iranian regime is nothing if not consistent. It always manages to do the wrong thing, at the wrong time, in the wrong place, for...

TWO GROUPS THAT CAN PROVIDE DEMS WITH A VICTORY IN 2020

African Americans and voters age 50 and older are likely to decide the 2020 presidential election.

 
 
 

WHAT ABOUT THOSE WHO DON'T WANT TO JOIN BERNIE'S COMMUNE?

U.S. AND IRAN ON A COLLISION COURSE

 
 
 

JIMMY ACOSTA AND HIS SOUL-CLUTCHING HYSTERICS

President Trump's ability to captivate the attention of his enemies remains as powerful as ever.

DOJ'S STUNNING INABILITY TO PROSECUTE ITS OWN BAD ACTORS

The Justice Department's internal watchdog is policing bad conduct inside the law enforcement agency, but DOJ is not punishing its...

 
 
 



Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark airport, sending it skidding across the runway before coming to a halt. Read more ...

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

Fresh off nearly a decade in prison, O.J. Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do." Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

It's been two months since a massive fire ravaged the iconic cathedral. Read more ...

Babe Ruth jersey auctioned for record $5.64 million

Babe Ruth jersey auctioned for record $5.64 million

The Babe knows how to bring in a buck. A jersey worn by Yankees icon Babe Ruth around 1928-30 sold for $5.64 million, a record price for sports memorabilia, during the Babe... Read more ...

Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues

Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues

ST. LOUIS - It rained on the Blues' parade, but nobody seemed to mind. Read more ...

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand

GRENOBLE, France - Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New... Read more ...

Postal worker caught on camera throwing Florida family's packages

Postal worker caught on camera throwing Florida family's packages

A U.S. Postal Service worker in Florida was caught on camera throwing a family's Amazon packages at their front door. Read more ...

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of...

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019'

Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was... Read more ...

Home invasion suspect with machete wound on the loose after walking out of...

Home invasion suspect with machete wound on the loose after walking out of hospital

Orange County authorities are looking for the suspect in a Mebane home invasion who walked out of the hospital Friday evening after an 11-year-old with a machete thwarted his... Read more ...

Women's World Cup 2019: Lindsey Horan says depth is what makes USWNT 'so...

Women's World Cup 2019: Lindsey Horan says depth is what makes USWNT 'so special'

Carli Lloyd and Mallory Pugh came off the bench to score in the USWNT's first game of the tournament against Thailand. Read more ...