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BRETT KAVANAUGH HAS DEMOCRATS RUNNING SCARED

For many women-those who have experienced assault, who generally believe that it happens, or who were not already politically predisposed...

How Ta-Nehisi Coates's Novel Reckons With the Past

HOW TA-NEHISI COATES'S NOVEL RECKONS WITH THE PAST

Eight years ago, Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote an essay in The Atlantic asking why so few black people studied the Civil War. Coates noted...

 
 
 

JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER ON OUR MORAL OBLIGATION TO EAT BETTER

At the United Nation's climate conference in Poland last year, I sat around a dinner table with a group of Polish forestry experts,...

The Obscure Newspaper Fueling the Far-Right in Europe

THE OBSCURE NEWSPAPER FUELING THE FAR-RIGHT IN EUROPE

In 2017, Stefanie Albrecht, an investigative reporter for German broadcaster RTL, was in the midst of what would become a prize-winning...

 
 
 

THE CASE FOR A PUBLIC OPTION FOR THE DRUG INDUSTRY

Under siege from thousands of lawsuits from federal, state, and local governments for its role in the deadly opioid addiction crisis,...

OPIOID SETTLEMENT NEEDS TO TRANSFORM THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

Under siege from thousands of lawsuits from federal, state, and local governments for its role in the deadly opioid addiction crisis,...

 
 
 

SCHRÖDINGER'S IMPEACHMENT

It's‌ ‌one‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌famous‌ ‌thought‌ ‌experiments‌ ‌ever‌ ‌devised.‌ “A‌ ‌cat‌ ‌is‌ ‌penned‌ ‌up‌ ‌in‌ ‌a‌ ‌steel‌ ‌chamber,”‌...

The Blood-Dimmed Tide

THE BLOOD-DIMMED TIDE

It's the year 2100. The nationalist ideology popularized by Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, and Boris Johnson has not only retained its...

 
 
 

JULIÁN CASTRO IS NOT HERE TO MAKE FRIENDS

For all the plans and white papers the Democratic presidential candidates have released-for all of the vigorous back and forth between...

WHAT THE PRESS GETS WRONG ABOUT PRIMARY DEBATES

The morning following a Democratic debate is like waking up after a loud cocktail party and trying to piece together the discordant...

 
 
 

SECOND TIER IN TOP FORM AT DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

Thursday's Democratic debate was billed as a kind of battle royal. The first four nights of debates? They were preseason. Now, at long...

IT'S REALLY NOT THAT HARD TO HAVE A SUBSTANTIVE EXCHANGE ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING

The third Democratic primary debate, at least for the first 90 minutes, wasn't half-bad. The candidates were asked surprisingly tough...

 
 
 

JOE BIDEN DOESN'T SEEM TO UNDERSTAND HEALTH CARE

If we are going to keep having these grim circuses that we call debates, and begin each one with an extended segment about health care,...

SANDERS AND WARREN PLOT THEIR END RUN AROUND THE SENATE

Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren agree on many things, at least when compared to their fellow candidates. But Thursday's...

 
 
 

HYPOCRITE ACCUSES ELIZABETH WARREN OF HYPOCRISY

What would happen if we did not open the newspaper to find an op-ed written by an old, aggrieved white man who has turned his rage...

Inside Trump's Border Chaos

INSIDE TRUMP'S BORDER CHAOS

On a weekday morning in early June, Ruben Garcia arrived at the Casa Oscar Romero building leased by Annunciation House, the hospitality...

 
 
 

LIBERALISM IS AT A CROSSROADS, NOT A DEAD END

This summer was a useful study in contrasts for American politics. The American left spent the last few months debating the merits...

The Remaking of Susan Sontag

THE REMAKING OF SUSAN SONTAG

“I have always liked to pretend my body isn't there,” Susan Sontag once wrote. But no matter how hard she tried, it never went away....

 
 
 

NORTH CAROLINA SENDS DEMOCRATS A WAKE-UP CALL

When it comes to North Carolina politics, there's not much left to say, and yet there is everything to shout. Last night, rightwing...

KAMALA HARRIS GETS SLIGHTLY LESS TOUGH ON CRIME

In this Democratic primary, it can be difficult to distinguish between the candidates' various criminal justice reform proposals-but...

 
 
 



Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starter: Three stats that define Eli Manning's legacy

Daniel Jones named Giants starter: Three stats that define Eli Manning's legacy

Eli Manning won two Super Bowls with the Giants and any discussion about him has to start there. Read more ...

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

The 75-year-old died from complications of breast cancer, her family said in a statement. Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

This swim just broke a world record

This swim just broke a world record

Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours. Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said Tuesday that he is undergoing another round of chemotherapy. Read more ...

This man's sign asking for beer money was wildly successful - now he's...

This man's sign asking for beer money was wildly successful - now he's donating $6,000 to charity

The 23-year-old could've bought enough beer to last a lifetime, but instead, decided to do something to give back. Read more ...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

More than half of the program's medical students received need-based scholarships to cover the cost of attendance, which is about $90,000 per year. Read more ...

Police: Homeowner shot, killed 3 masked teens as they attempted to rob him...

Police: Homeowner shot, killed 3 masked teens as they attempted to rob him at his home

The three victims included one 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds. Read more ...

10-year-old girl who contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming has died

10-year-old girl who contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming has died

"Lily was an incredible person and friend to all." Read more ...