The lesson Kim Jong-un has learned from the ouster of other dictators is that the US will not hesitate to strike countries with weak militaries. That’s why North Korea’s decision to risk all for nuclear weapons makes total sense.
The Equifax breach that compromised the personal information of more than 143 million Americans drove home the growing threat of cyberattacks. But attacks on this scale may soon become common if federal regulations and security practice reforms are not speedily put in place.
Journalist Alyssa Rosenberg has been following The Vietnam War series for over five years, and has spent much time with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. She shares her thoughts on the film and what it means.
Following a year of elections in the US and the EU that caused or threatened upheaval, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is cruising toward another term in office. Everything about Sunday’s election seems to be boring … and that’s a good thing.
The term “tax reform” is designed to get regular taxpayers to support legislation that would primarily benefit the wealthiest Americans. Here is some straight talk about what is really being proposed — and the damage it could do to the US economy.
In this in-depth story, we took a close look at a key Trump-Russia figure who recently generated headlines: the president’s “bulldog” ex-in-house lawyer, Michael Cohen. With his own surprising ties to the former Soviet Union, Cohen may turn out to be a crucial missing link for investigators. He has now been subpoenaed to testify before the Senate Committee probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Barrett Brown talks with progressive Dallas City Councilman Philip Kingston about how he keeps winning elections even though establishment forces are trying to defeat him.
Is US healthcare really the envy of the world? Statistics and the average American’s pocketbook tell a different story.
Furthering our mission to expose the story behind today’s headlines, we explore the background of President Donald Trump’s friend and fellow billionaire Erik Prince.
Sixteen Democrats co-sponsored Bernie Sanders’s ambitious Medicare-for-all bill on Wednesday, signaling a potential shift in the party’s willingness to try and enact a fully federally funded health care system to replace Obamacare. But can they devise a viable way to finance it?
Americans are consumed by a fog of fear. It just may be that this is the new cultural divide — those that are afraid of everything and those that can transcend it.
WhoWhatWhy once again opens the treasury to bring out the golden nuggets of presidential twittery.
The state is off to a good start after decertifying its highly vulnerable DRE voting machines. But it still has work to do if it wants truly secure elections.
The first of three parts on a crime as mysterious as the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
As if flood and winds aren’t enough, hurricane victims must also deal with carcinogenic toxins floating into their backyards.