“This is the best, quickest and easiest way to ensure victory for the Republicans. In addition, I’m leading in every single poll.”
The pairing of Robert Redford and Nick Nolte is entertaining, family-friendly and perhaps just a wee bit too glib.
After drawing national attention and being found in contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples seeking to wed in her area of Kentucky, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis could be on her way to professional martyrdom for mixing her religious beliefs with her job.
“I think their goal was to dehumanize every prisoner because if you have a dehumanized prisoner, you can control him and the environment,” former Black Panther Conway says.
The $3.6 trillion the federal government has pumped into the U.S. economy since 2008 fueled a tech bubble that led to startup valuations that far exceed those of successful established companies in traditional industries.
Watch the trailer for the new film that looks at the people behind the berets.
A heartbreaking photograph has gone viral and provoked a much-needed discussion on the moral obligation of wealthy countries to help those in need.
British MP Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a “quantitative easing for people” that has critics crying hyperinflation and supporters saying, “It’s about time.”
Jeb Bush is one of the first guests on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” a decision he may regret now that he’s started a raffle war with the host.
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Using the singer and 2020 presidential hopeful’s progressive rap lyrics as the basis for a potential political platform, writer Osman Faruqi argues that “Kanye West would be the best president in U.S. history (seriously).”
The late-August raid on what the U.S. government called the largest “Internet brothel” ended a “reliable, safe way I had to find clients” and disrupted “the sex trades’ networks of mutual support and safety,” writes an anonymous contributor to The Guardian’s comment page.
Researchers find evidence that cities with more green space are best for human well-being.
American corporate news has not devoted the hours to President Obama’s trip to Alaska that it deserves, focusing on the GOP clown car back in the Lower 48 instead.
Corporations are increasingly relying on algorithms to make business decisions, a practice that raises new legal questions.
UPDATE: In two other motions, defense attorneys lost their bid to have Baltimore’s State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby recused from the case but won the right to have their clients tried separately.
Interviews with more than a dozen former FBI, CIA and other federal officials found compelling evidence that the 1996 bombing of a U.S. Air Force barracks in Saudi Arabia was carried out by Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida—not Iran-supported Saudi Hezbollah, as U.S. officials claim.
Deliberate cuts to water and electricity supplies are causing significant suffering to civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the aid organization.
The survey suggests that 53 percent of Scottish voters would vote “yes” and 44 percent “no,” with 3 percent undecided.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland announced her support of President Obama’s Iran nuclear accord Wednesday. The 34th Democrat in favor, her vote means that Obama has enough Senate votes to uphold his veto if Congress rejects the July deal as expected.
The 18-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner is certainly wise beyond her years, and global leaders would do well to heed her latest piece of advice.
The award-winning Azerbaijani journalist and Truthdig Global Voices contributor, whose investigations revealed corruption and graft by her country’s ruling family, was sentenced to 7½ years in jail Tuesday.