Approximately 44 million turkeys were Thanksgiving dinner in the United States last year, but on Tuesday at the White House, one lucky bird is going to be spared a similar fate.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 2:07 pm
The fiction that Donald Trump is a "counter-puncher" is getting a workout as his defenders try to justify the President's attacks on everyone from US Rep. Adam Schiff ("little Adam Schitt") to the special counsel Robert Mueller ("gone absolutely nuts.") The myth holds that Trump is a tough guy who fights back. In fact, he is a fragile man running out of safe places to hide.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 1:47 pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has issued a new set of proposed rules on Title IX regarding the responsibilities of primary and secondary schools, as well as universities, to address sexual assault and harassment.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 12:52 pm
Does Nancy Pelosi have the votes?
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 12:46 pm
"There are old demons which are coming back to the surface," French President Emmanuel Macron warned during a speech marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, reminding us that the ethnic nationalism that sparked devastating global wars in the 20th century remains a threat of potentially monstrous proportions.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 12:34 pm
On November 6, the Democratic Party came a long way toward making Congress look and think like the strong, diverse country that we hope to represent. An unprecedented number of our newly elected leaders are women. In fact, Democratic women could have almost flipped the House by themselves.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 12:17 pm
Though the 2018 election opened intriguing opportunities in the Sun Belt, new data suggest the shortest path back to the White House for Democrats may be through the three Rust Belt swing states that President Donald Trump dislodged from the "blue wall" two years ago.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 11:12 am
According to a recent paper, the Earth is caught directly in the crosshairs of a cosmic hurricane. A swarm of nearly 100 stars, accompanied by an even greater amount of dark matter, is aimed directly at our stellar neighborhood and there's nothing we can do to stop it; in fact, the vanguard is already upon us. This sounds like a perfect summer blockbuster movie, starring The Rock and Chris Pratt, or maybe Scarlett Johansson and Charlize Theron.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 12:44 am
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö said in an interview published Sunday that although President Donald Trump claimed the European leader told him Finns rarely have forest fires because they "spend a lot of time raking," he doesn't recall discussing that with Trump when they met last weekend in Paris.
Posted on: 19 November 2018 | 8:32 pm
Holidays often provoke stress, especially in families strained by emotional tensions, economic challenges, or grief. After the 2016 election, however, that stress metastasized into a full-on cultural disorder: American Thanksgiving Anxiety.
Posted on: 19 November 2018 | 4:58 pm