Military historian Patrick O’Donnell provides a moment of reflection on the who and why of the brutal Korean war, which never really ended and is still haunting us today.
Everyone’s buzzing about the huge payment Trump pal Michael Cohen took to get the Ukrainian president in with the American president. But there’s more of a Ukraine connection to Michael Cohen than the media is telling us.
Wait: Isn’t the main Trump scandal about Russian influence? All of a sudden they’re talking about a bunch of other countries. Don’t worry. We’ll explain.
Recently released CIA documents show the agency was aware that detainees subjected to its “enhanced interrogation” would say anything — especially what their torturers wanted to hear — to get the torture to stop. Maybe that was the whole point?
Baseball’s Fay Vincent defends CIA lying to “protect our boys.” But what is really being protected are the private interests, the deals, the mines, the cheap labor, and the extracted resources around the globe.
Maine will vote on an ambitious “universal home care” program this fall that passes on the costs to the rich. If it passes, it could have big implications for the rest of the country.
We need to find a way to stop racists from using 911 to call the cops on people of color before somebody gets hurt.
The peculiar amphibian is somehow impervious to lethal levels of a jaundice-causing toxin — the pigment responsible for its green color.
China is investing in major infrastructure projects worldwide, including a railway network that would connect it to Singapore and the countries of the Southeast Asian mainland. Is China laying the groundwork to become the dominant power of the 21st century?
Voter information in Spanish, which is required in many jurisdictions, is often poorly translated, partially missing, or completely unavailable.
The impact of gerrymandered maps and voter suppression efforts can be devastating for a state — even after courts have stepped in to overturn them. North Carolina is a poster child for the way this assault on democracy leads to laws that should never have been enacted.