Early Friday morning, a U.S. airstrike assassinated Iranian Lt. General Qassem Soleimani as he traveled from Baghdad’s international airport. A
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign posted lackluster fundraising numbers during the final quarter of the year.
Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘They’ve Turned Their Backs on Us’ (Reader Jim) The author writes, “In a state with the
The stock market fell over fears of unrest following a U.S. strike that killed Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani but
Border Patrol has reported apprehending 33,000 migrants along the southern border in November 2019, down from 114,000 in May.
“The loss of our dear General is bitter. The continuing fight & ultimate victory will be more bitter for the
Reading Time: 14 minutes Six months ago, WhoWhatWhy presented a cast of characters that could trigger a war between the
A U.S. airstrike struck a convoy in Baghdad airport Thursday night, killing Iranian Major-General Qassim Soleimani, head of the elite
Thursday on the NewsHour, Australia is still burning amid a record fire season that has destroyed millions of acres and
When the president and the Senate majority are from the same party, look for the swift confirmation of a Supreme
Arkansas Judge Don McSpadden recused himself without explanation Tuesday from Hunter Biden’s paternity case.
American polling firm Gallup has found that Afghans are the saddest people on earth, finding that nearly nine in ten
Reading Time: 2 minutes Lawmakers Pledge ERA Will Pass in Virginia. Then What? (Reader Steve) The author writes, “The proposed
Supreme Court Justices John Roberts, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch, and Brett Kavanaugh (Alex Wong/Getty Images) A secretive network spending millions
The Vermont senator’s campaign said Sanders received more than 1.8 million donations over the year’s final quarter and saw an
Johnson’s electoral triumph proved that politicians who refuse to reckon with the desires of the voters will be crushed even
The same morning Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., renewed his call on the Senate floor for expanding gun background checks, there
Wednesday on the NewsHour, a standoff outside the U.S. Embassy in Iraq ends — but tensions over American involvement in
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Tom Nichols can’t think of good reasons that people would carry guns and take an interest in gun policy. That’s
Reading Time: 4 minutes As 2019 slides into 2020, we pause for a moment to ponder this mysterious thing called
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Iraqi unrest continues, as supporters of an Iran-backed militia attempt to storm the U.S. Embassy compound
Reading Time: 2 minutes Waters Off California Are Acidifying Twice as Fast as the Global Ocean (Mili) The author writes,
The suspect in the stabbing of five people at a Hanukkah party on Saturday has been charged with federal hate crimes.
Reading Time: 3 minutes No More Voter ID… for Now: A federal court in North Carolina foiled the GOP-majority legislature’s effort
The latest in a spate of Trump-administration era anti-Semitic attacks saw five people stabbed at a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey,
Fidel Alejandro Villegas, the police chief of Janos, Chihuahua, was detained on Thursday and is awaiting trial in Mexico City.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A ‘Candyland for Sheriffs’ (Reader Steve) From ProPublica: “California has given counties more than $8 billion
Tariffs are reducing employment — and increasing the prices manufacturers pay for the materials they need.
Democrats on the November debate stage in Atlanta turned the spotlight to an issue affecting millions of Americans when they
On this edition for Sunday, December 2019, a suspect was arraigned in the stabbing attack that injured five people during
Reading Time: 5 minutes The outstanding work of our Images Department, which is headed by an artist who goes by
On this edition for Saturday, December 28, a truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia, killed at least 78 people and injured
Reading Time: 2 minutes A good political cartoonist can make people smile with just a few images. A great political
A new volume sheds light on the intellectual currents animating the mid-century Catholic literary renaissance.
Julian Assange is dying inside Belmarsh Prison in London. Those are his own words, relayed through English journalist Vaughan Smith,