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IS ELON MUSK LOSING IT?

Elon Musk is burnt out. He has been working for 120 hours a week, he told The New York Times in a deeply personal and occasionally...

CAN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH REFORM FROM WITHIN?

The numbers alone are staggering: 1,000 victims, 300 priests. On Tuesday, to collective horror, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court released...

 
 
 

CAN WASHINGTON'S LEAST FAVORITE FORMER CONGRESSMAN STAGE A COMEBACK?

In September of 2009, Alan Grayson-a freshman Democrat from Central Florida-stood in the well of the House, flanked by an easel, and...

THE SOCCER MOM STRIKES BACK

Chrissy Houlahan has almost everything Democratic strategists look for in a candidate: A political newcomer, she served in the military...

 
 
 

DON'T ABOLISH ICE

In an interview after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's victory in June over incumbent Congressman Joe Crowley, Tom Perez, the chairman of...

Moments Like This

MOMENTS LIKE THIS

There's something about a first national election of the Trump presidency that focuses the mind. For now, at least, anxious rhetoric...

 
 
 

CAN THE DEMOCRATS FIX WASHINGTON?

For Democrats, the stakes for this year's congressional elections have risen more dramatically than anyone could have foreseen even...

THE NEW REPUBLIC SEPTEMBER ISSUE: IDENTITY CRISIS

New York, NY--The New Republic today published its September issue, which features a cover package that explores who the Democrats...

 
 
 

HOW TO CURE CORPORATE AMERICA'S SELFISHNESS

Corporations have always been “creatures of the State,” as Teddy Roosevelt once called them. But they have become a kind of Frankenstein's...

When a Young Trump Went to Russia

WHEN A YOUNG TRUMP WENT TO RUSSIA

On a frigid December day in 2017, Oleg Kalugin opens the door of his house in Rockville, Maryland, an upper-middle-class suburb of...

 
 
 

TV'S TRUE CRIME VOYEURISM REACHES ITS CRUDE END

American culture is in love with murder. It has always been this way: People like watching killers cavort in the movies, and trashy...

WHAT DEMOCRATS SHOULD REALLY ASK BRETT KAVANAUGH

Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominees are often described as “battles,” but they usually turn out to be dramatic...

 
 
 

TRUMP IS A GODSEND FOR TROPHY HUNTERS

President Donald Trump's proposal last month to weaken the Endangered Species Act has sparked a familiar debate. Environmentalists...

VIRAL ADS DON'T GUARANTEE VICTORY

On Twitter, where his handle is IronStache , Randy Bryce seems like he's already the Democratic nominee for Wisconsin's 1st congressional...

 
 
 
The British Museum's “Looting” Problem

THE BRITISH MUSEUM'S “LOOTING” PROBLEM

This weekend, headlines across the internet announced that the British Museum was to “ return looted antiquities to Iraq .” Eight tiny...

The 30-Year Manhunt for China's Most Elusive Serial Killer

THE 30-YEAR MANHUNT FOR CHINA'S MOST ELUSIVE SERIAL KILLER

It was Chinese New Year, a weeklong celebration of fireworks and family to scare up good fortune and dispel evil spirits, when the...

 
 
 
How Scientists Discovered Extra Steps in Evolution

HOW SCIENTISTS DISCOVERED EXTRA STEPS IN EVOLUTION

Two years ago a New Scientist headline announced the “world's first baby born with new ‘3 parent' technique.” Whereas an embryo is...

VIRGIL, HEY

Ah me! I find myself middle-aged divorced lost In the forest dark of my failures mortgage & slack breasts It's hard to admit nobody...

 
 
 

IS TESLA FOR REAL?

Even by the standards of Elon Musk's wild 2018-which has included production , cash flow , and fire problems at his electric car company...

JIM LIMBER TELLS WHAT HE KNOWS ABOUT HEAVEN

Heaven's a horse a train a ship with no Captain or with a captain but the captain is A Negro or a rowboat tied but loose- ly to the...

 
 
 



DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

A federal judge made a ruling Friday about the DACA program regarding renewals and new applications. Read more ...

People clear stadium stands as shots reported, helicopter lands at football...

People clear stadium stands as shots reported, helicopter lands at football field in Florida

Spectators cleared away from a school's football stadium Friday in Palm Beach County, Florida, as people reported hearing shots fired. Read more ...

HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination complaint

HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination complaint

The federal government is accusing Facebook of allowing landlords and home sellers to use targeted ads to discriminate against people. The company says there is no place for... Read more ...

ESPN president: National anthem won't be broadcast for ‘Monday Night...

ESPN president: National anthem won't be broadcast for ‘Monday Night Football' games

ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro said the network won't broadcast the national anthem before “Monday Night Football” games. Read more ...

Professor being sued by former student says their emails were 'gay-coded,'...

Professor being sued by former student says their emails were 'gay-coded,' not sex harassment

The professor says she uses the same type of flowery language in her emails with many others. Read more ...

Police: Surveillance video shows men steal from vehicles at tourist spot, go...

Police: Surveillance video shows men steal from vehicles at tourist spot, go on shopping spree at Sam's Club

In one instance, the men took a bag with $1,100 from a vehicle. Read more ...

Girl steals car and leads police on chase, endangering nearby kids

Girl steals car and leads police on chase, endangering nearby kids

Witnesses said the girl endangered many children in the area as she drove in circles at high speeds. Read more ...

'85 seconds of evil': Man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting...

'85 seconds of evil': Man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting that killed 5, wounded 6

Esteban Santiago, 28, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded. Read more ...

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

The parade was scheduled for Nov. 10, the day before the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Read more ...

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