Reading Time: 2 minutes The FCC’s commissioners voted along party lines to reclassify text messages as an “information service” and allow wireless carriers to block unwanted texts.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Opinion: When it comes to advisers and close associates who may not always be on the up-and-up, President Donald Trump sure knows how to pick them.
Reading Time: 7 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 26 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 22 minutes President Bill Clinton pledged to “end welfare as we know it” and left millions in poverty.
Reading Time: 20 minutes Russ Baker looks into the telltale heart of George H.W. Bush and the real (and tragically under-investigated) legacy of the Bush family.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Roger Ailes built Fox News into a profitable media empire — at the expense of journalism.
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 16 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 12 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 20 minutes Shane O’Sullivan draws on newly released records to talk about the many gaps in the story of Watergate.
Reading Time: 26 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump loves the world’s strongmen for their power, preeminence, and the deference that surrounds them. They love him for his spin.
Reading Time: 43 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Election integrity issues in Florida have much less to do with fraud than with mismanagement and explicit attempts to skirt the law.
Reading Time: 7 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 7 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.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Civic and citizens groups around the country are ramping up efforts to ensure an independent judiciary and strong system of checks and balances.
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 14 minutes You may have heard of the Koch brothers, the Mercers, and Sheldon Adelson. Now meet the billionaire GOP donor you don’t know — but should.