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A JOURNEY WITH NAOMI WOLF

If you're looking for a page-turner, a good rule of thumb is to steer clear of books based on doctoral dissertations. But if and when...

THE MAN BEHIND THE STATE DEPARTMENT'S NEW “NATURAL LAW” FOCUS

The State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights , a body of some 15 academics, legal scholars and nonprofit leaders advising...

 
 
 

ENEMY OF THE STATE

There's a strange paradox in President Donald Trump's approach to the truth. He's willing to tell a vast and dizzying array of lies,...

NORWAY, IF YOU'RE LISTENING

In 2016, for Donald Trump, it was “Russia, if you're listening...” In 2020, it's “Anyone, if you're listening...” Speaking to ABC's...

 
 
 

EXPOSÉ ENTERTAINMENT IS THE SURPRISE HIT OF THE SUMMER

This week, Jody Rosen published a long investigative article in The New York Times Magazine about a 2008 fire at a Universal Music...

Asylum Seekers Struggle to Navigate Trump's Broken Border Policy

ASYLUM SEEKERS STRUGGLE TO NAVIGATE TRUMP'S BROKEN BORDER POLICY

On a Saturday morning in early May, several dozen Central American migrants gathered on a stretch of concrete outside the El Chaparral...

 
 
 

THE SNEAKY POLITICS OF “NATURAL LAW”

On May 30, the State Department announced that it was setting up a Commission on Unalienable Rights to advise the Secretary of State,...

THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

Among the many ways in which the Trump presidency has deranged our traditional understanding of the way the world works, there's what...

 
 
 
Who Owns the Crusades?

WHO OWNS THE CRUSADES?

Is there a historical episode less understood by the general public and more urgently in need of clarification than the Crusades? To...

DEMOCRATS ARE LOSING THIS MADE-FOR-TV MOMENT

It's easy to imagine what Democrats hoped would happen when John Dean, perhaps the most recognizable witness from the 1973 Watergate...

 
 
 

SOMEONE PLEASE TELL JOE BIDEN THAT BIPARTISANSHIP IS DEAD

The 2020 presidential race is not just about policy. It's also about power. Many Democratic candidates, from Bernie Sanders to Elizabeth...

THE U.S. GOVERNMENT IS UTTERLY INEPT AT KEEPING YOUR DATA SECURE

The National Security Agency calls itself “ the world leader in cryptology ,” deploying its tens of thousands of employees ( the exact...

 
 
 
Whose Crusade Is it Anyway?

WHOSE CRUSADE IS IT ANYWAY?

Is there a historical episode less understood by the general public and more urgently in need of clarification than the Crusades? To...

CORRUPTION IS THE TIE THAT BINDS FOR TRUMP-ERA REPUBLICANS

A strange thing has happened over the past month or so: Senate Republicans have begun to stand up to President Trump. Haltingly, tentatively,...

 
 
 

A FAREWELL TO ARMS DEALS

If there's one thing at which the Trump administration excels, it's finding arcane provisions in federal law to implement its policy...

THE BIGGEST BARRIER TO A LEFTIST FOREIGN POLICY: DEMOCRATS

In the last six weeks, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has called for President Trump to invade Venezuela. National Security Adviser...

 
 
 
The Impossibility of Impeachment

THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF IMPEACHMENT

Polling outfits routinely ask historians and political scientists to rate the presidents from worst to best. It's an inherently frustrating...

BETO'S BET ON IOWA

Near dusk on a muggy Saturday night in Cedar Rapids, more than 80 Iowans stood patiently in a slow-moving line in the parking lot of...

 
 
 

THE PROMISE AND PROBLEM OF FAKE MEAT

We have a meat problem. It's a key driver of the climate crisis , drinking water pollution , and land overuse. And excessive consumption...

The Labor Movement's Newest Warriors: Grad Students

THE LABOR MOVEMENT'S NEWEST WARRIORS: GRAD STUDENTS

Hannah Kim and Natalia Piland are not your typical labor organizers. Kim, 23, has a bleached mullet, and when we met at a cafe near...

 
 
 



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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Retired UNC professor goes missing during Hudson River marathon swim

Retired UNC professor goes missing during Hudson River marathon swim

A swimmer from North Carolina went missing Friday in the Hudson River during a marathon swim, police said. Read more ...