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ELECTION SEASON IS WILDFIRE SEASON. THESE VOTERS LOST EVERYTHING

For 13 years, Erica Ramírez lived with her children in a house in Medford, Oregon, a small city in the southwestern corner of the state....

WILL AIRBNB DO TO SMALL TOWNS WHAT IT DID TO NEW YORK AND BARCELONA?

In August, despite a global pandemic that had caused a nosedive in travel revenue, Airbnb filed initial public offering paperwork with...

 
 
 

ARE YOU FRACKING KIDDING ME, TRUMP?

Donald Trump, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, is mulling an executive order to make federal agencies perform an economic...

WHAT WILL THE LINCOLN PROJECT DO AFTER TRUMP?

The Lincoln Project is betting that anti-Trumpism can outlast Donald Trump's presidency. On Tuesday, Axios reported that the group...

 
 
 

CAR COMPANIES HAVE BEEN KNOWINGLY SCREWING THE PLANET FOR HALF A CENTURY

At this point, you have to wonder which heavily polluting industries didn't know about climate change half a century ago. This week,...

BELTWAY LOBBYISTS ARE CLUTCHING THEIR PEARLS OVER BIDEN'S ETHICS REFORMS

If the polls are any guide, then change could soon be afoot in Washington, D.C., in the form of an incoming Biden administration tasked...

 
 
 

A MISSION TO EXPOSE FAR-RIGHT HATE

There is a long and noble tradition in this country of journalists going undercover to expose the far right. More than a century ago,...

The Myths Fueling Today's Armed Right

THE MYTHS FUELING TODAY'S ARMED RIGHT

The 13 men charged in a plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer called themselves the Wolverine Watchmen, a possible reference...

 
 
 

THIS PRESIDENCY IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH

It's a cliché at this point, but imagine being told 10 years ago that the final weeks of the 2020 election campaign would feature President...

BRETT KAVANAUGH WILL HAVE HIS REVENGE ON AMERICA

Two years ago, Justice Brett Kavanaugh appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee to defend himself against allegations of sexual...

 
 
 

THE WHOLE WORLD IS ON THE BALLOT

Every morning, I wake up to the sound of a new nail thudding into the coffin of yet another institution of U.S. democracy. From the...

THE BALLOT INITIATIVE THAT COULD CHANGE HOW YOU THINK ABOUT DEFUNDING THE POLICE

Something shifted in the weeks following the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, or at least it felt that way....

 
 
 

WILL THE WALL STREET JOURNAL BE DESTROYED BY ITS OPINION SECTION?

Last week, amid a torrent of bad press, President Trump teased one story as a game-changer. “The Wall Street Journal is working on...

WE CAN'T TRUST COPS TO PROTECT THE POLLS

Police are struggling “to protect voters and avoid intimidation at the polls,” The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, by which they...

 
 
 

AMY CONEY BARRETT WILL UPEND AMERICAN LIFE AS WE KNOW IT

There was never much doubt that the Republican-led Senate would confirm Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court. In the...

BLUE STATES SUPPRESS THE VOTE, TOO

Standing in front of a gaggle of press on a New York City sidewalk, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez assessed the situation...

 
 
 

BOB MURRAY WAS VICIOUS TO BOTH WORKERS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Fossil fuel interests have long argued that environmental rules kill jobs. Not having such rules, though, kills people. And that's...

THE REPUBLICANS' FAMILIAR, TROUBLING PLAN TO TORPEDO BIDEN'S PRESIDENCY

Like a phoenix, the deficit hawk will be back soon enough, as soon as it is politically convenient. -Glenn Kessler, Washington Post...

 
 
 

INSTEAD OF RE-ENGINEERING COWS, JUST EAT LESS MEAT

The United States has a meat problem. The average American will eat about 220 pounds of meat this year, including around 60 pounds...

HAS THE FOREST SERVICE BEEN MAKING WILDFIRES WORSE?

The Bear fire was one of the largest of the over 8,000 wildfires that have beset California this year. Now incorporated into the still-burning...

 
 
 



Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Lawrence is experiencing mild symptoms and will miss Saturday's game against Boston College Read more ...

Former Boston University ice hockey player, paralyzed in 1st game, dies

Former Boston University ice hockey player, paralyzed in 1st game, dies

Travis Roy inspired millions after a tragic accident with Boston University's ice hockey team. Read more ...

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue says it plans to increase the number of seats it will fill on planes starting in December. Read more ...

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

The state GOP party has raised over $23.7 million over the past two years. Read more ...

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

Trump rallies are among the nation's biggest events being held in defiance of crowd restrictions designed to stop the virus from spreading, at a time when public health experts... Read more ...

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty University, saying school damaged his reputation

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty University, saying school damaged his reputation

The lawsuit includes claims of defamation and breach of contract. Read more ...

Trump, Biden appeal to last-minute voters in Florida with dueling campaigns

Trump, Biden appeal to last-minute voters in Florida with dueling campaigns

Both campaigns are putting a spotlight on the Sunshine State with dueling rallies in Florida. Read more ...

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

A panel of federal appellate judges ruled Thursday that ballots that arrive after polls close in Minnesota on Election Day must be segregated from ballots that arrive earlier... Read more ...

How long is Trevor Lawrence out? ACC COVID-19 rules, return date, latest...

How long is Trevor Lawrence out? ACC COVID-19 rules, return date, latest updates on Clemson QB

Trevor Lawrence will miss at least one game after he tested positive for COVID-19 this week, his school announced. A Nov. 7 game against Notre Dame is also in question due to... Read more ...

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

President Donald Trump's campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack against Democrat Joe Biden in the final days of the presidential campaign: unverified allegations about... Read more ...