Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Monday that she was firing Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson over ‘a series of ethical lapses.’
Vladimir Putin signed a law on Monday banning the sale of smartphones, computers, and smart televisions that do not contain
It all started with an effort to get big money out of politics. Now, lawmakers and campaign finance reform advocates
Between 180 and 450 people have been killed, while at least 2,000 protesters have been wounded and 7,000 detained by
“Under the current circumstances, we do not intend to participate in your Wednesday hearing,” White House Counsel Pat Cipollone wrote.
If you were really quiet the Friday before last, you could hear the air being sucked in by millions of
Here is a story from the wondrous world of regenerative medicine and surgery — an emerging field that gets more
The 1960s series on art and literature through the ages remains a brilliant (and popular) masterwork, a celebration with a
Workers in Democratic Republic of Congo Made Impotent by Pesticide: Human Rights Watch (Mili) The author writes, “Feronia, [a UK-funded
The long-running NPR program isn’t just about how to fix cars—it’s about the humor of the human condition.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Bankers whose financial institutions are engulfed in scandal appear to be hanging themselves at an alarming
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The holiday is associated in the American imagination — and in fact — with the ingathering of family and with
Michael Bloomberg’s campaign manager said Wednesday that the impeachment proceedings against President Trump are increasing his chances of reelection rather than
Corbyn hasn’t merely ‘tolerated’ anti-Semitic attitudes. He has actively transformed Labour into a safe haven for Jew hatred.
Contrary to popular belief, the former White House counsel has been ordered to show up, not to testify — and
The U.S. fertility declined in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year, the National Center for Health Statistics announced Wednesday.
U.S. life expectancy continued to decline for the third straight year, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported
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Former top Bill and Hillary Clinton strategist Mark Penn met with President Trump last week to discuss the president’s strategy
If repeated on Election Day, current polling results would produce a solid Tory majority of about between 40 and 60
The House Oversight and Reform Committee filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
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Jerusalem, Palestine — My short visit to Palestine in early November began around the time of the commemoration of Yitzhak
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that President Trump may continue to withhold his financial records until the ongoing legal
President Barack Obama reportedly took a swipe at his former vice president Joe Biden during a recent meeting with a
Reading Time: 11 minutes Deep in the north country of Texas, Sharon Wilson — a fifth-generation Texan — and her
Back in the summer, Rep. Brenda Lawrence fully backed the move to impeach President Trump, but the Detroit-area Democrat said over
A federal judge ruled Monday that former White House counsel Don McGahn must submit to a subpoena and testify to Congress
The U.S. government has lent its full support to anti-government protesters in Iran. “The United States is with you,” announced
Pro-democracy forces’ stunning dominance of yesterday’s District Council elections could further weaken Chinese president Xi Jinping’s shaky grip on power.
Senator Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) defended on Monday his ongoing investigation into Hunter Biden’s business activities in Ukraine.
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Bloomberg News has decided to refrain from conducting investigations of Democratic presidential candidates during the 2020 elections.
A surge in voter turnout marked a historic local election in Hong Kong on Sunday, as over half of the
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Reading Time: < 1 minute Barack Obama, who won the 2008 presidential election on a “hope and change” platform, has