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A BETTER WAY TO FIGHT ‘CORPORATE WELFARE'

Senator Bernie Sanders has spent much of the summer highlighting the low wages at major American corporations and contrasting it with...

WHEN DEMOCRATS RETALIATE

Supreme Court justices don't need an electoral mandate to do their jobs. But their latest would-be colleague may carry an anti-mandate...

 
 
 

THE WORLD BEYOND KNAUSGAARD

On a sweltering day in July, Karl Ove Knausgaard was standing on a London sidewalk, wearing a dark coat, gray jeans, and boots. From...

WHAT TRUMP GETS RIGHT ON TRADE

In April 2016, Presidential candidate Donald Trump promised to “surrender this country or its people to the false song of globalism”...

 
 
 
Whose Side Are Asian-Americans On?

WHOSE SIDE ARE ASIAN-AMERICANS ON?

Katherine Sanchez, a 16-year-old with curly hair and glasses, is unique among her peers at Stuyvesant, one of eight specialized high...

All the Rage

ALL THE RAGE

You would think there would be more literature about why men are so angry-the president, the mob in Charlottesville a year ago, the...

 
 
 

WHY TRUMP CAN'T BELIEVE CHRISTINE BLASEY FORD

It's a damning critique of President Donald Trump that his own staffers treated his relatively muted response to a sexual-assault allegation...

THE SENSELESS LEGAL PRECEDENT THAT ENABLES WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS

George Alvarez spent four years in a Texas prison because a jail guard lied. The guard told prosecutors that the 17-year-old teenager...

 
 
 

GARY SHTEYNGART'S EMPATHY EXPERIMENT

In some ways, Barry Cohen, the central character of Gary Shteyngart's new novel Lake Success , resembles the hapless, straight, male...

GOING FOR BROKE

Stacey Abrams is running for governor of Georgia, and she's in debt. Throughout the summer, her opponent, Brian Kemp, criticized her...

 
 
 

A PARIS AGREEMENT FOR THE WORKERS OF THE WORLD

In 2015, nearly every country on Earth signed the Paris accord, a recognition that climate change is an existential threat and that...

Belief in Democracy

BELIEF IN DEMOCRACY

It hasn't always been the case, but devout Christians can be curiosities, if not objects of outright skepticism, among American liberals...

 
 
 
The Struggle for a New American Gospel

THE STRUGGLE FOR A NEW AMERICAN GOSPEL

God first appeared to me in a photograph. I was six years old. A deacon in my family's Pentecostal church called me over one morning...

HURRICANE FLORENCE IS A CATEGORY 5 DISASTER

Before he left for North Carolina on Wednesday to survey damage caused by Hurricane Florence, President Donald Trump released a video...

 
 
 

THE AMERICAN RULE OF LAW HAS FAILED WOMEN

For the second time in almost 30 years , the Senate Judiciary Committee is publicly weighing sexual-misconduct claims made against...

A BETTER WAY TO FIGHT “CORPORATE WELFARE”

Senator Bernie Sanders has spent much of the summer highlighting the low wages at major American corporations and contrasting it with...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATS: DON'T GET YOUR HOPES UP ON BRETT KAVANAUGH

For Republicans, getting a second Supreme Court vacancy before the end of Donald Trump's second year in office has been like winning...

THE ‘ME TOO' MOVEMENT HITS MCDONALD'S

On September 18, McDonald's workers in 10 cities will make history, striking to protest what they say is a persistent failure to enforce...

 
 
 

WHY THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

It's impossible to think about the sexual-assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh without thinking about...

The Origins of America's Enduring Divisions

THE ORIGINS OF AMERICA'S ENDURING DIVISIONS

“To write history is to make an argument by telling a story,” Jill Lepore once explained. And the argument a historian makes about...

 
 
 



Senate Judiciary Committee Will Vote on Kavanaugh Friday

Senate Judiciary Committee Will Vote on Kavanaugh Friday

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, the AP reports. The committee vote is being set for the day... Read more ...

'Never look down': Will Smith bungee jumps out of helicopter into Grand Canyon

'Never look down': Will Smith bungee jumps out of helicopter into Grand Canyon

Smith plunged out of a helicopter over the Grand Canyon to celebrate his 50th birthday! Read more ...

BREAKING: Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison for drugging...

BREAKING: Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison for drugging and sexual assault

NORRISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA - Bill Cosby, who for a half-century reigned as one of America's most prominent and universally adored entertainers until a multitude of women publicly... Read more ...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent predator'

The classification means Cosby must undergo lifetime counseling and report quarterly to authorities. Read more ...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United Nations

Audience members chuckled in response to the president's accomplishment claims. Read more ...

Shohei Ohtani injury update: Angels star will undergo Tommy John surgery...

Shohei Ohtani injury update: Angels star will undergo Tommy John surgery next week

The Angels learned Shohei Ohtani had new damage to his UCL in early September. Read more ...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished at park

A massive search is underway in North Carolina, where a 6-year-old boy with autism vanished Saturday after going to a park with his dad. Read more ...

A fridge stocked full of blood and other things you might not know about the...

A fridge stocked full of blood and other things you might not know about the president's limo

Many aspects of the $1.5 million, state-of-the-art limo are kept secret, but the vehicle has many unique features. Read more ...

Woman says boyfriend pressed her to 'produce a baby'

Woman says boyfriend pressed her to 'produce a baby'

A woman convicted of killing her pregnant neighbor that her boyfriend had pressured her to "produce a baby" after figuring out she had lied about being pregnant. Read more ...

Sanchez, Severino rebound ahead of playoffs, Yanks top Rays

Sanchez, Severino rebound ahead of playoffs, Yanks top Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Struggling Gary Sanchez drove in four runs for the first time since early April, Luis Severino won his 19th game and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa... Read more ...