North and South Korea just signed a major agreement. It may...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are in the middle of a dramatic three-day summit that has featured...

India may soon strip millions of immigrants of their citizenship

India just took steps to strip four million people of their citizenship, the majority of whom are Muslim. Immigrants now fear deportation and are...

Why is Marco Rubio tweeting about Salt Bae?

Until this week, Salt Bae was best known as an Instagram-famous chef. He wears tight V-necks, owns a global chain of high-end steakhouses, and...

New UN report documents evidence of mass atrocities in Myanmar against...

The Myanmarese military would often attack Rohingya villages in the early hours of the morning, in an attempt to “instill immediate terror.” Residents would...

Trump says “collusion is not a crime.” Not quite.

President Donald Trump has a new argument to defend against allegations that his campaign worked with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election. “Collusion is...

Jeff Sessions is the most conservative member of the Trump administration....

In an interview with the Hill, President Donald Trump blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions in perhaps the strongest terms he’s used yet, and not...

US intelligence says North Korea is building new missiles

US intelligence agencies say North Korea is making new missiles, another sign that leader Kim Jong Un is uninterested in dismantling its nuclear program...

Australia is trying to figure out who’s sticking needles in strawberries

What sounds like a bizarre urban legend has set off a federal investigation in Australia, where authorities are scrambling to figure out who’s sticking...

Prison or pardon: a former prosecutor explains Manafort’s risky legal strategy

President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is being tried this week in a Virginia court for bank and tax fraud. The charges...

How fascism works

“Fascism” is a word that gets tossed around pretty loosely these days, usually as an epithet to discredit someone else’s politics. One consequence is that...

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