‘The most interesting man in London,’ a 19th-century wit, continues to entertain and instruct.
The tech giant said the virus, which as of Monday had affected over 71,000 people in China, was impacting the
Reading Time: 3 minutes When getting a say on the issue of partisan gerrymandering, voters across the country have spoken
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi interjected during an interview Saturday to make the case that President Trump was not acquitted from
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Monday that he was committing an initial $10 billion to ‘the Bezos Earth Fund.’
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One landed at Travis Air Force Base near Sacramento, Calif., while the other landed at Lackland Air Force Base in
Her long history of scandals and voters’ doubts about her trustworthiness would make her a risky running mate.
On this edition for Sunday, February 16, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates turn to Nevada as early voting takes place
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Trump Administration, in what is widely seen as a reaction to criticism that it opposed
The proof that he willfully deceived investigators appears strong, but the Justice Department likely felt there were too many obstacles
On this edition for Saturday, February 15, new cases of the coronavirus decrease in China, early voting begins in Nevada’s
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The new breed of populist-nationalists revel in tales of national ‘greatness’ and wallow in narratives of vulnerability.
The word “Kafkaesque” is thrown around liberally in the modern era, often without warrant. “The Trial,” a 1925 novel written
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio will endorse Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary, the New York
(Xinhua/Liu Jie via Getty Images) To increase their Washington clout, powerful corporations and trade associations often use affiliated PACs to
Attorney Michael Avenatti was found guilty on all counts in his Nike extortion trial on Friday and faces a sentence
A federal appeals court rejected the Trump administration’s approval of Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Sanders and AOC’s Fracking Ban Angers Centrists and Their Fossil Fuel Backers (Russ) The author writes,
Marc Thornberry warned that while border security was important, the diversion of funds “undermines the principle of civilian control of
The 2020 hopeful then pivoted to promote his “Mike for Black America” plan, which is aimed at addressing economic inequality.
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Senator Lindsey Graham on Thursday expressed “complete confidence” in Attorney General William Barr following an interview in which Barr complained
In a memo, Ankush Khardori, who recently left the DOJ, alleges the misuse of another obscure bureaucratic mechanism to skirt
Chinese telecom giant Huawei and two of its American subsidiaries were charged by the Department of Justice for racketeering and
February 15 marks the day, 17 years ago, when global demonstrations against the pending Iraq invasion were so massive that
Reading Time: 2 minutes UN Lists 112 Businesses Linked to Israeli Settlements (Chris) From the BBC: “The UN human rights
(John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidates who received the greatest amount of donations from Iowa and
Universities are required by law to report gifts and contracts from foreign sources worth more than $250,000 per year.
Nearly 15,000 new cases and 242 new deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak.
Reading Time: 4 minutes HONG KONG — Long lines form outside any store rumored to have stocks of surgical masks,
Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Troy Price has resigned in the wake of systemic failures in the Iowa Caucus.
It’s important for schools to keep their students safe, but it’s also clear that these kinds of zero tolerance policies
A protest against gerrymandering in Washington, D.C. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Democrats and Republicans are raising
As resistance to U.S. troop presence in both Iraq and Syria gains steam, a rare scuffle between Syrian civilians and
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Wednesday announced legislation that would ban fracking throughout the U.S.
(Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang suspended his presidential campaign this week after poor results in Iowa and New
Reading Time: < 1 minute Puerto Rico’s Energy Insurrection (Mili) From the Intercept: “Puerto Rico’s power failures inspired a rooftop