Was President John F. Kennedy’s mistress killed in an intricate, CIA-conducted operation like something out of the old television series Mission Impossible?
Was there some sort of attack on US embassy personnel in Havana? If so, who stands to gain? Certainly not Cuba. Now a similar incident in another part of the world points to a familiar foe.
US democracy is under attack from foreign and domestic forces. Why is nobody doing anything about it?
North Korea has tested a missile that supposedly can reach any spot in the United States. President Donald Trump says “we will take care of it.” Will the GOP follow its president and threaten military action?
As the Korean War broke out, Donald Nichols was a major American player for the CIA. He helped launch the South Korean Air Force and picked bombing targets in the North. He ended up a non-person, discredited in the eyes of the US government. This is his story.
December 8 is the deadline for working out a budget deal. It is always tough for the two parties to agree on spending. Reaching agreement this year may be particularly challenging, even though Republicans control Congress and the White House.
Some Senate Republicans, previously critical of their own party’s controversial tax bill, were silent as they helped move it out of committee to the floor — apparently unmoved by the dozens of protesters who shouted “shame” as they voted.
There is a lighter side even to serious topics, as WhoWhatWhy Founder Russ Baker demonstrates in a live podcast from the New York Comedy Festival.
The tech titans of Silicon Valley view themselves as a new type of entrepreneur. But their commitment to “doing the right thing” seems to end when their bottom line is in jeopardy. So how different from Big Oil or Big Tobacco are they really?
It’s easy to make fun of the GOP as a party that helps billionaires at the expense of everybody else. But the Republican tax bill shows that the joke is on regular Americans while the rich will be laughing all the way to the bank.
The FCC seems hell-bent on gutting net neutrality and giving broadband providers the power to regulate the Internet — even at the cost of ignoring identity theft.