Veterans Day is a celebrated affair, and veterans are revered in the US. So why hasn’t the government done more to ease their challenging transition to civilian life?
President Donald Trump has no idea what his new plan to battle opioids will cost. And he’s not likely to appreciate the real price tag.
Possibly more than any other day, Halloween exposes the Left’s current struggle with speech that it deems inappropriate. A lot of it is happening on college campuses and often leaves older Americans scratching their heads.
The wildfires that ravaged California’s wine country look to be another symptom of climate change. But state politicians and regulators have another culprit in mind: poorly maintained power lines and electrical equipment.
The Hollywood mogul’s swift fall from grace may signal that men in power may no longer be immune to the legal and financial repercussions of sexual abuse. Whether his widely publicized story triggers a decline in predatory behavior remains to be seen.
President Donald Trump commemorated the 16th anniversary of America’s longest and costliest war by deploying an additional 3500 troops — a $1 billion annual investment to prolong US involvement in Afghanistan.
President Donald Trump demonized dissenting footballers as traitors, revealing a widely held American conviction: patriotism precludes protest, and its symbols are more sacred than its ideals — equal protection under the law, regardless of race, gender and status.
Russ Baker recently spoke to RT news about the Trump administration’s efforts to renew a controversial section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), a law that has resulted in excessive privacy violations against American citizens.
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.
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?
Hurricane Harvey was supposed to be a 500-year event. Instead, it became the third and most destructive in three years. Whether Americans can outlast more catastrophic disasters will depend on the GOP’s willingness to acknowledge and combat the threat of climate change.