Reading Time: 4 minutes Democracy is a dangerous pursuit these days in Hong Kong — candidates and activists in crucial elections have been violently attacked.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Critics accuse US military recruiters of “predatory” practices that target the young and naive.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A whistleblower complaint is behind the mountain of damaging evidence changing minds about impeachment. It’s a miracle it got through.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Suspicions of Turkish help for ISIS deepen after US raid targets leader in part of Syria held by Turkish-backed rebels.
Reading Time: 4 minutes While the Syrian regime, Russia and Turkey have emerged as the biggest winners of the US exit from Syria, hidden understandings and ambiguities of the ceasefire deal bode more bloodshed.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Long before he was pilloried by President Donald Trump, Rep. Elijah Cummings was memorable. Constituents and colleagues admired his fierce pursuit of the truth.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Getting into northeastern Syria is easier than staying there. Turkey is about to find out — and the ultimate winners are likely to be ISIS and the Assad regime
Reading Time: 4 minutes Just how far will GOP senators go to protect President Donald Trump? Two senators’ differing approaches suggest some cracks in Republican defenses.
Reading Time: 4 minutes With the FEC in disarray, watchdog groups are working the courts to test the limits of Citizens United and reveal the donors of so-called “dark money” super PACs.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Native Americans could significantly sway the outcome of the 2020 election in several states — if they’re allowed to vote.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Is North Carolina about to replace its decades-old voting technology with another vulnerable system? It certainly looks that way.
Reading Time: 4 minutes An FEC complaint that President Donald Trump violated a federal law that prohibits soliciting information from a foreign national could produce long-awaited answers.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Once-discounted voters could sway the 2020 election, as voting-rights groups registered hundreds of thousands of voters on National Voter Registration Day.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A deadly explosion in Russia provided a glimpse of a future in which tiny plutonium reactors could propel unstoppable nuclear bombs.
Reading Time: 5 minutes States act to address the retirement-income gap through auto-IRAs and other state sponsored retirement programs.
Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump wants to adjust capital gains for inflation, which would reduce taxes on the rich. Why hasn’t Congress done the same with the minimum wage, which inflation erodes every year?
Reading Time: 9 minutes Women in the US won the right to vote 100 years ago today. But they still have a long way to go before being equally represented in politics.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In Florida, Democrats hope that — in response to the El Paso massacre — people will be fed up with mass shootings and demand gun control.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The devastating cuts to the University of Alaska’s budget can be linked to similar cuts nationwide engineered by budget mercenary Donna Arduin for almost 25 years.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Do we now just accept that Jeffrey Epstein killed himself? Maybe he did. And maybe he didn’t.