The killing and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside a Saudi consulate has brought unwanted attention to the oil-rich kingdom. It’s perhaps a good time to remind the public of the often ignored Saudi royal family connections to 9/11.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, has been sentenced to three years in prison. Here’s the backstory you need to know.
President Bill Clinton pledged to “end welfare as we know it” and left millions in poverty.
Russ Baker looks into the telltale heart of George H.W. Bush and the real (and tragically under-investigated) legacy of the Bush family.
Roger Ailes built Fox News into a profitable media empire — at the expense of journalism.
Opinion: More than a few of us ask each day lately, “How did we get here?” Well, it all began 26 years ago, in Houston, Texas, and I was there.
National news media are showering George H.W. Bush with accolades for a lifetime of “public service.” Yet much of his service was not in public; and the beneficiaries of his actions often remained unknown outside his inner circle. Many of his lifelong relationships — and the values they reflected — can be traced back to his membership in an elite Yale secret society whose consistent political influence has long been understated.
As a young naval intelligence officer, George H.W. Bush got a verbal thrashing for failing to be discreet. He sure learned that lesson, and became a man who did one thing in public and another in private. Thanks to that — and to an incurious and superficial media — there’s a whole lot of shocking stuff out there you probably never knew.
Shane O’Sullivan draws on newly released records to talk about the many gaps in the story of Watergate.
Michael Cohen has been in and out of the news, most lately pleading guilty to lying to Congress. Check out his mysterious backstory with the former USSR — which may explain why Trump originally hired him.
President Donald Trump loves the world’s strongmen for their power, preeminence, and the deference that surrounds them. They love him for his spin.
It’s been 55 years since JFK was gunned down in Dallas. Russ Baker and two other well-respected researchers discuss what they’ve learned since then — and what remains in the shadows.
Election integrity issues in Florida have much less to do with fraud than with mismanagement and explicit attempts to skirt the law.
Investigative journalist Stephen Singular uncovered shocking secrets under the hood of the 2000 presidential election. Here’s what happened when he brought them to 60 Minutes.
Last week’s election saw a handful of indicted candidates win office — as well as a dead pimp — thanks in part to the hyper-partisan atmosphere.
Civic and citizens groups around the country are ramping up efforts to ensure an independent judiciary and strong system of checks and balances.
Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally are locked in a Senate race where every vote counts. Yet some Arizonans won’t get to cast a ballot because of obstacles placed in their way.
You may have heard of the Koch brothers, the Mercers, or Sheldon Adelson. Now meet the billionaire GOP donor you don’t know — but should.
Did Democrats in North Dakota try to scare hunters away from voting? If so, who is responsible for the ad that ended up doing no good and much harm and why was it put up in the first place?
When President Donald Trump tweets endorsements, he sends a subtle message to Americans that they are in danger and that only Republicans will keep them safe.