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IS HARVARD MORE RACIST THAN KYLE KASHUV?

Rather than dumping Kyle Kashuv in an attempt to purify its intake, Harvard ditched him in a misguided attempt at quelling an online...

THE DANGERS OF TRUMP'S APPROACH TO IRAN

Wendy R. Sherman, the lead American negotiator on the Obama nuclear agreement, discusses the difference between hard-liners and hard-hard-liners...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATS CAN BEAT TRUMP ON IMMIGRATION IN 2020

Trump obsesses about immigration so voters will blame 'the other' while he enriches his friends. This is racism in the service of plutocracy.

THE 'MOST DIVERSE CONGRESS' IS REALLY THE LEAST DIVERSE

Five months ago, the 116th Congress was sworn into office and quickly hailed as the most diverse in U.S. history. A record 102 women,...

 
 
 

WHY DO CONSERVATIVES HATE OBERLIN SO MUCH?

How did the right get swept into a delusion that the college is a fount of bomb-slinging, purple-haired leftists?

CALIFORNIA: AMERICA'S FIRST THIRD-WORLD STATE

Medieval diseases, gangs, corruption, crime, crumbling infrastructure, out-of-touch wealthy elites ...

 
 
 

TOUGH DEBATE QUESTIONS DEMOCRATS SHOULD HAVE TO ANSWER

Presidential debate moderators should be as tough on Democrats as they've been on Republicans. Put them on the spot about culture and...

TRUMP SIGNALS COLLUSION HOAX WILL BE MAJOR FOCUS OF CAMPAIGN

Because Trump talks to AG Barr who is supervising Durham's probe, it is highly probable that he knows something about what lies ahead...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATS MUST FOCUS ON HEALTH CARE, IMPROVING EDUCATION

Terry McAuliffe writes that the challenge for Democrats in 2020 is to ignore the noise of ideological litmus tests and instead capitalize...

BANK STRESS TESTS NEED TO BE MORE STRESSFUL

 
 
 

THE TROUBLE WITH PELOSI AND THE SAN FRANCISCO DEMOCRATS

TECH GIANTS ARE HEADING DOWN DANGEROUS CENSORSHIP PATH

The executives at Facebook, YouTube and Twitter want to act all righteous by deplatforming provocateurs.

 
 
 

DHS HAS NO IDEA HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE ENTERING ILLEGALLY

Creating sophisticated-sounding metrics systems doesn't change that fact they are just guessing.

HOW THE U.S. CAN KEEP THE STRAIT OF HORMUZ OPEN

Only a global alliance will deter Iran from attacks at sea.

 
 
 

TODAY'S TEENS ARE A BLUE TIDAL WAVE-IF THEY VOTE

Today's teens are likely to be even more progressive than the millennials who voted in 2018, but will they show up?

FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD, ABORTIONS OUTWEIGH WOMEN'S HEALTH

 
 
 

JOSH HAWLEY VERSUS THE MACHINE

If you were looking for a David to the multi-billion-dollar, big-tech Goliath, you could do worse than Sen. Josh Hawley .

2020 DEMOCRATIC DEBATES: WHAT WOMEN WANT

During the 2020 debates, Nancy L. Cohen writes that female voters will be keen to hear the Democratic candidates weigh in on the bread-and-butter...

 
 
 

CHINA'S FENTANYL TRAFFICKING CALLS FOR SANCTIONS

Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands...

IRAN AND TRUMP-WHAT'S REALLY GOING ON

There are wars and rumors of war. And then there is Trump's policy toward Iran, which fuels endless speculation.

 
 
 



Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Gen. Hossein Salami said... Read more ...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research estimates

In the past month, nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana , then gotten behind the wheel within an hour, a new AAA study estimates. Read more ...

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic - and denied rumors that an extramarital affair... Read more ...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing 2-year-old son in stroller

“Our hearts are completely shattered," a family member said. Read more ...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack Pittsburgh church

The man was planning an attack in the name of ISIS, authorities said. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

U.S. officials confirm that a drone was downed by a surface-to-air missile, but over international airspace above the Strait of Hormuz. (Image credit: Handout/U.S. Naval Air... Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...