Politics

August 29, 2014

The Heartbreaking Stories That Filled My Notebook After 9/11
11:55 AM

David Grann reports on the families of 9/11 victims as they search for their lost loved ones.

Give Palestine—Not the U.N.—the Money, Responsibility, and Glory
What the UNRWA's representative in D.C. misunderstands about our argument

What the UNRWA's representative in D.C. misunderstands about our argument.

Will the NFL's Domestic Violence Rule Backfire?
9:09 AM

Commissioner Roger Goodell admits a mistake, revises league policy, and sends a powerful message—one the experts say will make a difference.

August 28, 2014

Russia Is Burying Soldiers in Unmarked Graves Just to Conceal Their Role in Ukraine
5:04 PM

This kind of behavior is nothing new for the Russian army.

Putin Will Never, Ever Admit That Russia Has Invaded Ukraine
3:58 PM

Evidence of Russian casualties in Ukraine will not force the president's hand.

Remember This Moment When the Next Financial Crisis Strikes
The SEC could have fixed our broken rating agencies. It whiffed
2:09 PM

The SEC could have fixed our broken rating agencies. It whiffed.

Release the Full, Horrific Video of a 9-Year-Old Killing Her Gun Instructor With an Uzi
2:03 PM

Americans should see what carnage their gun laws have wrought.

In America Today, a 9-Year-Old Girl Can't Play Alone in a Park But She Can Play With an Uzi
12:48 PM

Parents can be locked up for the former, but not the latter. What a double standard.

Two More Signs that the GOP and Tea Party Are One
On climate and immigration, the right wing is firmly in charge
8:43 AM

It's bad politics for the Republicans, but the rest of us will suffer the consequences.

Yes, Republicans Are Threatening a Government Shutdown Fight
7:00 AM

Republicans don't have to utter the words "government shutdown" to get their message across.

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