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  • Stop worshipping guys like Elon Musk

    Stop worshipping guys like Elon Musk

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:38:34 GMT
    The ancient Greeks had a great story about the dangers of overconfidence. Remember Icarus from eighth-grade Greek mythology? He flew too close to the sun, fell from the sky, and drowned. The moral of the story:...
    The ancient Greeks had a great story about the dangers of overconfidence. Remember Icarus from eighth-grade Greek mythology? He flew too close to the sun, fell from the sky, and drowned. The moral of the story: Don't get...
  • Trump deals a shocking blow to US intelligence agencies

    Trump deals a shocking blow to US intelligence agencies

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:18:33 GMT
    At FBI field offices and CIA stations around the world, our nation's intelligence professionals turned on their televisions Monday and witnessed their own commander in chief take to the airwaves and completely...
    At FBI field offices and CIA stations around the world, our nation's intelligence professionals turned on their televisions Monday and witnessed their own commander in chief take to the airwaves and completely undermine...
  • Hillary Clinton was exactly right about Trump being Putin's puppet

    Hillary Clinton was exactly right about Trump being Putin's puppet

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:38:34 GMT
    On the heels of the World Cup final and the eve of Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Helsinki, Finland, Hillary Clinton took a jab at her former presidential campaign rival.
    On the heels of the World Cup final and the eve of Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Helsinki, Finland, Hillary Clinton took a jab at her former presidential campaign rival.
  • Trump: A profile in cowardice

    Trump: A profile in cowardice

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:48:41 GMT
    Confronted with a true alpha male in Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump -- who likes to talk tough -- turned into a fawning beta in Helsinki, Finland, abandoning American interests in favor of...
    Confronted with a true alpha male in Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump -- who likes to talk tough -- turned into a fawning beta in Helsinki, Finland, abandoning American interests in favor of...
  • How long can his war Cabinet tolerate Trump's farce?

    How long can his war Cabinet tolerate Trump's farce?

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:33:25 GMT
    How much longer can the foreign policy leaders in President Donald Trump's Cabinet stick by this President?
    How much longer can the foreign policy leaders in President Donald Trump's Cabinet stick by this President?
  • Trump's zero preparation, zero achievement summit

    Trump's zero preparation, zero achievement summit

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:48:23 GMT
    While this summit in Helsinki, Finland, may not go down in history alongside the moment Franklin D. Roosevelt gave away Eastern Europe to Joseph Stalin at Yalta, it has to rank as the lowest ever in modern times....
    While this summit in Helsinki, Finland, may not go down in history alongside the moment Franklin D. Roosevelt gave away Eastern Europe to Joseph Stalin at Yalta, it has to rank as the lowest ever in modern times. It's the...
  • Why young royals snubbed Trump

    Why young royals snubbed Trump

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:43:17 GMT
    Poor President Trump.
    Poor President Trump.
  • Trump is no longer leader of the free world

    Trump is no longer leader of the free world

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:33:17 GMT
    Since the Second World War -- spanning 14 US presidents, Republican and Democratic -- the occupant of the Oval Office has been referred to as "the leader of the free world." Until now.
    Since the Second World War -- spanning 14 US presidents, Republican and Democratic -- the occupant of the Oval Office has been referred to as "the leader of the free world." Until now.
  • Why the n-word doesn't go away

    Why the n-word doesn't go away

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:38:11 GMT
    Warning: This article contains offensive language.
    Warning: This article contains offensive language.
  • France's World Cup win is a victory for immigrants everywhere

    France's World Cup win is a victory for immigrants everywhere

    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-07-15 21:57:11 GMT
    France's electrifying 4-2 World Cup win over Croatia represents a victory for Africa and immigrants everywhere.
    France's electrifying 4-2 World Cup win over Croatia represents a victory for Africa and immigrants everywhere.
  • Putin wants to pull a fast one on Trump

    Putin wants to pull a fast one on Trump

    Sunday, July 15 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-07-15 19:37:09 GMT
    Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the...
    Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of...
  • You're paying for Trump to promote his golf courses

    You're paying for Trump to promote his golf courses

    Sunday, July 15 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-07-15 19:12:13 GMT
    Forget "Make America Great Again." What President Donald Trump truly cares about is "MTGA" -- "Make Trump Great Again," and we saw another example of this objective over the weekend. Trump, playing the role of a...
    Forget "Make America Great Again." What President Donald Trump truly cares about is "MTGA" -- "Make Trump Great Again," and we saw another example of this objective over the weekend. Trump, playing the role of a pitchman,...
  • Trump, be a patriot, not a dupe, with Putin

    Trump, be a patriot, not a dupe, with Putin

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:46:56 GMT
    In announcing the indictment against 12 Russian military intelligence officers on Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made a plea to the American public: "When we confront foreign interference in...
    In announcing the indictment against 12 Russian military intelligence officers on Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made a plea to the American public: "When we confront foreign interference in American...
  • Drake vs. the Beatles? Time to retire rap vs. rock cliché

    Drake vs. the Beatles? Time to retire rap vs. rock cliché

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:01:50 GMT
    Rapper Drake became the first artist to chart seven simultaneous Billboard Top 10 singles last week, besting the Beatles' record of five in 1964. In today's fractured media landscape, Drake's ability to get so many...
    Rapper Drake became the first artist to chart seven simultaneous Billboard Top 10 singles last week, besting the Beatles' record of five in 1964. In today's fractured media landscape, Drake's ability to get so many people...
  • Sandra Oh's Emmy nomination represents a new wave in Hollywood

    Sandra Oh's Emmy nomination represents a new wave in Hollywood

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:50:55 GMT
    It's 2018, and Sandra Oh has just become the very first woman of Asian descent in the 69-year-history of the awards to be nominated for a lead-actress Emmy Award.
    It's 2018, and Sandra Oh has just become the very first woman of Asian descent in the 69-year-history of the awards to be nominated for a lead-actress Emmy Award.
  • Where is Trump's Emmy nomination?

    Where is Trump's Emmy nomination?

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:40:54 GMT
    The Emmy nominations have been announced. The list for best drama includes many predictable entries, such as "Game of Thrones" and "The Crown." And there are some newcomers in the comedy category like "Barry" and...
    The Emmy nominations have been announced. The list for best drama includes many predictable entries, such as "Game of Thrones" and "The Crown." And there are some newcomers in the comedy category like "Barry" and "Glow."...
  • Why Emmett Till's case matters to American history and our future

    Why Emmett Till's case matters to American history and our future

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:10:34 GMT
    "Can I cry with you?"
    "Can I cry with you?"
  • How will Trump deal with Putin in Helsinki?

    How will Trump deal with Putin in Helsinki?

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:44:52 GMT
    The eyes of the world are now on Donald Trump's performance in Helsinki next week against a formidable foe, Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    The eyes of the world are now on Donald Trump's performance in Helsinki next week against a formidable foe, Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Indictment of 12 Russians has stunning implications

    Indictment of 12 Russians has stunning implications

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:29:52 GMT
    As scandal-weary as we are, we all need to take a deep breath to confront the gravity of the allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller brought on Friday against 12 members of the GRU, the Russian Military...
    As scandal-weary as we are, we all need to take a deep breath to confront the gravity of the allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller brought on Friday against 12 members of the GRU, the Russian Military...
  • Why Theresa May got the Trump gaslight treatment

    Why Theresa May got the Trump gaslight treatment

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:34:45 GMT
    The American President has taken his gaslighter-in-chief world tour to Europe and is giving British Prime Minister Theresa May the full treatment. In his epically insulting interview with British tabloid The Sun --...
    The American President has taken his gaslighter-in-chief world tour to Europe and is giving British Prime Minister Theresa May the full treatment. In his epically insulting interview with British tabloid The Sun -- owned...
  • The agonizing irony in Emmett Till case

    The agonizing irony in Emmett Till case

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:59:34 GMT
    It all started with a lie.
    It all started with a lie.
  • If you want to know whether Strzok was biased, just look at his texts

    If you want to know whether Strzok was biased, just look at his texts

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:14:32 GMT
    Many of the media's seasoned political analysts professed to hear nothing new in FBI agent Peter Strzok's congressional testimony Thursday. It is true that the embarrassing and completely inappropriate text...
    Many of the media's seasoned political analysts professed to hear nothing new in FBI agent Peter Strzok's congressional testimony Thursday. It is true that the embarrassing and completely inappropriate text messages he...
  • Cozying up to Trump might be Theresa May's worst decision yet

    Cozying up to Trump might be Theresa May's worst decision yet

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:49:25 GMT
    Earlier this week, Boris Johnson -- Britain's former foreign secretary -- angrily said that Britain risked becoming "a colony" of the European Union in his barbed resignation letter to British Prime Minister...
    Earlier this week, Boris Johnson -- Britain's former foreign secretary -- angrily said that Britain risked becoming "a colony" of the European Union in his barbed resignation letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May.
  • Dear Senate: Don't forget to ask Kavanaugh about immigration

    Dear Senate: Don't forget to ask Kavanaugh about immigration

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:48:53 GMT
    Now that Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated for the Supreme Court, a lot of attention is rightfully being focused on what his positions will be on issues such as Roe vs Wade, the Affordable Care Act, executive...
    Now that Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated for the Supreme Court, a lot of attention is rightfully being focused on what his positions will be on issues such as Roe vs Wade, the Affordable Care Act, executive power,...
  • What Trump's tough-guy act at NATO was really about

    What Trump's tough-guy act at NATO was really about

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:43:43 GMT
    After a two-day NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, President Donald Trump is visiting the United Kingdom, where protesters are gathering in London and the Green Day song "American Idiot" has scaled the British pop...
    After a two-day NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, President Donald Trump is visiting the United Kingdom, where protesters are gathering in London and the Green Day song "American Idiot" has scaled the British pop charts....
  • Congress embarrassed itself during Strzok hearing

    Congress embarrassed itself during Strzok hearing

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:38:41 GMT
    Congress has done it again. It has wasted our time and proven it cannot seriously exercise its critical role of holding the executive branch accountable.
    Congress has done it again. It has wasted our time and proven it cannot seriously exercise its critical role of holding the executive branch accountable.
  • This new satellite is on a mission straight out of 'Star Trek'

    This new satellite is on a mission straight out of 'Star Trek'

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:38:30 GMT
    I'm a huge and completely unapologetic science fiction fan. As a child, I sat raptly in front of the screen, watching the explorers of "Star Trek" travel from planet to planet, encountering "new life and new...
    I'm a huge and completely unapologetic science fiction fan. As a child, I sat raptly in front of the screen, watching the explorers of "Star Trek" travel from planet to planet, encountering "new life and new civilizations."
  • House needs to probe what Jim Jordan knew about alleged sexual abuse

    House needs to probe what Jim Jordan knew about alleged sexual abuse

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:23:27 GMT
    Another member of the Ohio State University wrestling team has stepped forward to join the growing number of those alleging that Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, knew that the team's doctor was sexually abusing team...
    Another member of the Ohio State University wrestling team has stepped forward to join the growing number of those alleging that Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, knew that the team's doctor was sexually abusing team members while...
  • Stormy Daniels' arrest? That was some setup

    Stormy Daniels' arrest? That was some setup

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:13:25 GMT
    America's favorite porn star, Stephanie Clifford (aka Stormy Daniels), was arrested early Thursday for doing her job at a strip club in Ohio. Undercover police officers apprehended Clifford at Sirens Gentlemen's...
    America's favorite porn star, Stephanie Clifford (aka Stormy Daniels), was arrested early Thursday for doing her job at a strip club in Ohio. Undercover police officers apprehended Clifford at Sirens Gentlemen's Club,...
  • Pakistani women face impossible electoral choice

    Pakistani women face impossible electoral choice

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:58:24 GMT
    Watching Maryam Nawaz Sharif deliver a speech in May at one of Pakistan Muslim League (N)'s political rallies is an education in poise. Seemingly impervious to the sweltering heat and jostling crowds, the perfectly...
    Watching Maryam Nawaz Sharif deliver a speech in May at one of Pakistan Muslim League (N)'s political rallies is an education in poise. Seemingly impervious to the sweltering heat and jostling crowds, the perfectly coiffed...
  • Thai boys who were trapped in cave have a powerful survival tool

    Thai boys who were trapped in cave have a powerful survival tool

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:28:23 GMT
    It's a captivating image: a dozen pre-teen and teen boys trapped in a cave for 10 days, only to be found by rescuers mysteriously calm, composed ... perhaps even meditating.
    It's a captivating image: a dozen pre-teen and teen boys trapped in a cave for 10 days, only to be found by rescuers mysteriously calm, composed ... perhaps even meditating.
  • Donald Trump is dismantling the West

    Donald Trump is dismantling the West

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:43:04 GMT
    The gestalt of "the West" -- the postwar community of institutions and liberal values that bound, primarily, Europe and North America -- was already hobbling when Donald Trump took office as US President a year and...
    The gestalt of "the West" -- the postwar community of institutions and liberal values that bound, primarily, Europe and North America -- was already hobbling when Donald Trump took office as US President a year and a half...
  • Jidenna: There are millions of Nouras across the world

    Jidenna: There are millions of Nouras across the world

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:47:44 GMT
    Jidenna is a Grammy-nominated recording artist and producer. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
    Jidenna is a Grammy-nominated recording artist and producer. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
  • Trump's secret NATO strategy

    Trump's secret NATO strategy

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-07-12 00:32:31 GMT
    Before you woke up this morning, President Donald Trump had already insulted America's closest friends at a gathering of NATO allies in Brussels, Belgium. European leaders said they were expecting a bad summit, but...
    Before you woke up this morning, President Donald Trump had already insulted America's closest friends at a gathering of NATO allies in Brussels, Belgium. European leaders said they were expecting a bad summit, but said...
  • Why today's everyday hate feels different to me

    Why today's everyday hate feels different to me

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-07-12 01:17:33 GMT
    I must admit it. I thought it would be a white Trump supporter, thought it had to be a white Trump supporter. That was my knee-jerk reaction to the latest example in a long, seemingly never-ending string of spasms...
    I must admit it. I thought it would be a white Trump supporter, thought it had to be a white Trump supporter. That was my knee-jerk reaction to the latest example in a long, seemingly never-ending string of spasms of...
  • Democrats' clown show of outrage over Kavanaugh fools no one

    Democrats' clown show of outrage over Kavanaugh fools no one

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-07-11 22:42:25 GMT
    President Donald Trump's nomination of eminently qualified, mainstream conservative Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court -- combined with the predictable Democratic outrage machine -- has put red state...
    President Donald Trump's nomination of eminently qualified, mainstream conservative Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court -- combined with the predictable Democratic outrage machine -- has put red state Democratic US...
  • How Starbucks' straw decision lets me down

    How Starbucks' straw decision lets me down

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-07-11 22:27:24 GMT
    In an effort to reduce ocean pollution, Starbucks announced on Monday that it plans to eliminate plastic straws from all stores by 2020. While lessening our environmental footprint is important, Starbucks (and...
    In an effort to reduce ocean pollution, Starbucks announced on Monday that it plans to eliminate plastic straws from all stores by 2020. While lessening our environmental footprint is important, Starbucks (and other...
  • Trump's way: Treating allies like enemies and enemies like allies

    Trump's way: Treating allies like enemies and enemies like allies

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-11 22:22:24 GMT
    British soldier Lance Corporal Jamie Webb, 24, died from the blast of a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan in March, 2013.
    British soldier Lance Corporal Jamie Webb, 24, died from the blast of a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan in March, 2013.
  • Stop fighting about breastfeeding and face this reality

    Stop fighting about breastfeeding and face this reality

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:52:20 GMT
    Right now a whole lot of discussion is focused on the World Health Organization, US policy and the promotion of breastfeeding among new mothers around the world. After the New York Times reported that the US...
    Right now a whole lot of discussion is focused on the World Health Organization, US policy and the promotion of breastfeeding among new mothers around the world. After the New York Times reported that the US threatened...
  • America is falling far behind on key world goals

    America is falling far behind on key world goals

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:12:16 GMT
    The idea of sustainable development is that every nation (and local community) should aim for a triple bottom line: economic prosperity, social justice and environmental sustainability. However, many of our...
    The idea of sustainable development is that every nation (and local community) should aim for a triple bottom line: economic prosperity, social justice and environmental sustainability. However, many of our politicians...
  • At the border, my son was taken from me

    At the border, my son was taken from me

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:47:12 GMT
    I came to the United States on February 20, 2018, to seek political asylum. As I walked across the international bridge, which connects Brownsville, Texas, to Matamoros, Mexico, I felt fear rising in my throat.
    I came to the United States on February 20, 2018, to seek political asylum. As I walked across the international bridge, which connects Brownsville, Texas, to Matamoros, Mexico, I felt fear rising in my throat.
  • Donald Trump's wrecking ball of mistruth could ruin Western unity

    Donald Trump's wrecking ball of mistruth could ruin Western unity

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:51:57 GMT
    The problem with creating a spectacle is you can forget that it might actually mean something.
    The problem with creating a spectacle is you can forget that it might actually mean something.
  • Elayne Boosler: Saying 'joke' is no excuse for offensive behavior

    Elayne Boosler: Saying 'joke' is no excuse for offensive behavior

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:11:51 GMT
    "Comedy" is now the fall guy.
    "Comedy" is now the fall guy.
  • Jim Jordan should get what he denies others: The benefit of the doubt

    Jim Jordan should get what he denies others: The benefit of the doubt

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-07-04 00:02:55 GMT
    The chief justice of the US court of public opinion is himself in the hot seat and facing uncomfortable allegations of serious wrongdoing.
    The chief justice of the US court of public opinion is himself in the hot seat and facing uncomfortable allegations of serious wrongdoing.
  • The hypocrisy at the heart of Trump's rancher pardon

    The hypocrisy at the heart of Trump's rancher pardon

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-10 21:16:14 GMT
    President Trump's decision to pardon cattle ranchers Dwight Hammond Jr. and his son Steven Hammond for committing arson on federal lands in Oregon sends a troubling signal about double standards of justice based on...
    President Trump's decision to pardon cattle ranchers Dwight Hammond Jr. and his son Steven Hammond for committing arson on federal lands in Oregon sends a troubling signal about double standards of justice based on race in...
  • 'Come legally?' Trump, here's what you don't get

    'Come legally?' Trump, here's what you don't get

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:36:16 GMT
    "Tell people not to come to our country illegally," was President Donald Trump's comment to reporters as he boarded a plane to Europe on Tuesday. "That's the solution. Don't come to our country illegally. Come like...
    "Tell people not to come to our country illegally," was President Donald Trump's comment to reporters as he boarded a plane to Europe on Tuesday. "That's the solution. Don't come to our country illegally. Come like other...
  • Why a court with Kavanaugh is nothing to fear

    Why a court with Kavanaugh is nothing to fear

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:21:16 GMT
    Brett Kavanaugh is Donald Trump's nominee to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy's "swing" seat on the Supreme Court, known as such for how often his vote was the deciding one on behalf of either the liberal or...
    Brett Kavanaugh is Donald Trump's nominee to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy's "swing" seat on the Supreme Court, known as such for how often his vote was the deciding one on behalf of either the liberal or conservative...
  • Donald Trump is in for the trolling of a lifetime

    Donald Trump is in for the trolling of a lifetime

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:21:16 GMT
    The British government is in crisis, the Prime Minister losing ministers on what feels like a daily basis and the country riven by arguments about how -- or even whether -- to leave the European Union.
    The British government is in crisis, the Prime Minister losing ministers on what feels like a daily basis and the country riven by arguments about how -- or even whether -- to leave the European Union.
  • In Trump's court pick, who won?

    In Trump's court pick, who won?

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-07-10 08:05:39 GMT
    CNN Opinion asked commentators to weigh in on President Donald Trump's choice to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the retirement of Anthony Kennedy -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The opinions expressed in...
    CNN Opinion asked commentators to weigh in on President Donald Trump's choice to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the retirement of Anthony Kennedy -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The opinions expressed in these...
  • Every Supreme Court justice's vote should surprise you

    Every Supreme Court justice's vote should surprise you

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-07-10 21:31:12 GMT
    While liberals lament and conservatives rejoice over Donald Trump's presidential privilege to nominate two Supreme Court justices -- Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- in his first two years, Americans should...
    While liberals lament and conservatives rejoice over Donald Trump's presidential privilege to nominate two Supreme Court justices -- Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- in his first two years, Americans should bemoan not...
  • Pediatricians know why family separation is child abuse

    Pediatricians know why family separation is child abuse

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-07-10 18:36:04 GMT
    Around the turn of the last century, the pediatrician Henry Dwight Chapin began the first serious academic study of the hundreds of thousands of children consigned to the orphanages and infant asylums of the newly...
    Around the turn of the last century, the pediatrician Henry Dwight Chapin began the first serious academic study of the hundreds of thousands of children consigned to the orphanages and infant asylums of the newly...
  • President Trump, you need NATO more than ever

    President Trump, you need NATO more than ever

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-07-10 17:31:01 GMT
    This week, President Donald Trump will travel to the NATO summit in Brussels. America's allies will pay close attention to his every word and seek strong reassurances that the United States will continue to play a...
    This week, President Donald Trump will travel to the NATO summit in Brussels. America's allies will pay close attention to his every word and seek strong reassurances that the United States will continue to play a leading...
  • Why we couldn't stop watching the Thai cave rescue

    Why we couldn't stop watching the Thai cave rescue

    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-07-08 16:53:47 GMT
    All eyes are on Thailand now, as we watch the brave divers who are risking their lives to bring a trapped boys' soccer team and their young coach to safety.
    All eyes were on Thailand, as we watched the brave divers who risked their lives to bring a trapped boys' soccer team and their young coach to safety.
  • The threat Trump has to acknowledge at NATO

    The threat Trump has to acknowledge at NATO

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-07-10 14:30:59 GMT
    US Defense Secretary James Mattis is one of this country's greatest military leaders. A former four-star Marine General, he's well read, thoughtful, pragmatic and highly intelligent. As our foremost national...
    US Defense Secretary James Mattis is one of this country's greatest military leaders. A former four-star Marine General, he's well read, thoughtful, pragmatic and highly intelligent. As our foremost national security...
  • Red state Democrats can easily oppose Beltway Brett Kavanaugh

    Red state Democrats can easily oppose Beltway Brett Kavanaugh

    Monday, July 9 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-07-10 03:55:27 GMT
    Now that President Trump has bestowed the rose of Anthony Kennedy's Supreme Court seat upon Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the action moves to the Senate. Special attention there will be paid to Democratic senators who...
    Now that President Trump has bestowed the rose of Anthony Kennedy's Supreme Court seat upon Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the action moves to the Senate. Special attention there will be paid to Democratic senators who represent...
  • Be alarmed when a leader tries to make you think of humans as vermin

    Be alarmed when a leader tries to make you think of humans as vermin

    Monday, July 9 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-07-10 00:00:16 GMT
    The other day, our President expressed a remarkable opinion. Democrats "want illegal immigrants, no matter how bad they may be, to pour into and infest our Country, like MS-13," he tweeted, referring to the...
    The other day, our President expressed a remarkable opinion. Democrats "want illegal immigrants, no matter how bad they may be, to pour into and infest our Country, like MS-13," he tweeted, referring to the international...
  • The sexual harassment we don't talk about

    The sexual harassment we don't talk about

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:55:09 GMT
    She arrives at the meeting to present a report that she's worked on for months. Within minutes he's at her side, telling her she looks gorgeous today. He sits next to her and leans in close. She wants to change...
    She arrives at the meeting to present a report that she's worked on for months. Within minutes he's at her side, telling her she looks gorgeous today. He sits next to her and leans in close. She wants to change seats, but...
  • The smart way for Trump to handle immigration

    The smart way for Trump to handle immigration

    Monday, July 9 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-07-09 19:40:06 GMT
    If President Donald Trump wants to get serious about slowing migration across our southern border, he should reunite separated immigrant children with their parents and focus on addressing the factors causing...
    If President Donald Trump wants to get serious about slowing migration across our southern border, he should reunite separated immigrant children with their parents and focus on addressing the factors causing families to...
  • UN humanitarian chief: Why I'm visiting North Korea

    UN humanitarian chief: Why I'm visiting North Korea

    Monday, July 9 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-07-09 19:30:07 GMT
    The world's attention has focused on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea over recent months, hitting a crescendo with the historic meeting of Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, the leaders of the DPRK and the...
    The world's attention has focused on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea over recent months, hitting a crescendo with the historic meeting of Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, the leaders of the DPRK and the United...
  • Trump is the skunk at NATO's garden party

    Trump is the skunk at NATO's garden party

    Monday, July 9 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-07-09 17:09:57 GMT
    President Donald Trump is heading this week to Europe where he'll struggle to find historic friends of his country he has yet to alienate. As Trump departs Tuesday for Brussels, his record has made him the skunk...
    President Donald Trump is heading this week to Europe where he'll struggle to find historic friends of his country he has yet to alienate. As Trump departs Tuesday for Brussels, his record has made him the skunk sauntering...
  • Nikki Haley is still a star

    Nikki Haley is still a star

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-07-09 14:54:52 GMT
    The United Nations Charter provides that the organization is designed to "maintain international peace and security, ... develop friendly relations among nations, ... [and] be a center for harmonizing the actions...
    The United Nations Charter provides that the organization is designed to "maintain international peace and security, ... develop friendly relations among nations, ... [and] be a center for harmonizing the actions of...
  • What Trump and African leaders need to know about food security

    What Trump and African leaders need to know about food security

    Monday, July 9 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-07-09 13:59:49 GMT
    The Global Food Security Act, an Obama-era piece of legislation that marshals foreign aid to speed up agricultural growth and reduce hunger in poor countries, will expire this year if it is not renewed.
    The Global Food Security Act, an Obama-era piece of legislation that marshals foreign aid to speed up agricultural growth and reduce hunger in poor countries, will expire this year if it is not renewed.
  • North Korea 'gangster' line is a big problem for Trump

    North Korea 'gangster' line is a big problem for Trump

    Sunday, July 8 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-07-08 19:53:55 GMT
    Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the...
    Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of...
  • Ask Trump's court pick whether Bible is supreme

    Ask Trump's court pick whether Bible is supreme

    Sunday, July 8 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-07-08 19:18:53 GMT
    While we don't yet know the identity of Donald Trump's nominee to the US Supreme Court, media reports are clear that the front runners are alarmingly more conservative than outgoing Justice Anthony Kennedy. That...
    While we don't yet know the identity of Donald Trump's nominee to the US Supreme Court, media reports are clear that the front runners are alarmingly more conservative than outgoing Justice Anthony Kennedy. That is,...
  • Trump regarded differently going into NATO summit

    Trump regarded differently going into NATO summit

    Sunday, July 8 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-07-08 13:23:37 GMT
    What a difference a year makes.
    What a difference a year makes.
  • US has no excuse for delay in reuniting immigrant children with their parents

    US has no excuse for delay in reuniting immigrant children with their parents

    Saturday, July 7 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-07-07 23:27:52 GMT
    Do you know where the children are?
    Do you know where the children are?
  • The immigration crisis is about the devaluation of love

    The immigration crisis is about the devaluation of love

    Saturday, July 7 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-07-07 20:02:43 GMT
    The removal of 2 million children to the English countryside during World War II, to keep them safe from German bombs, derived from good-hearted motives and tidy logic. But it was in many ways disastrous for the...
    The removal of 2 million children to the English countryside during World War II, to keep them safe from German bombs, derived from good-hearted motives and tidy logic. But it was in many ways disastrous for the families...
  • I forgave my father for walking out on me. I hope he forgave me too

    I forgave my father for walking out on me. I hope he forgave me too

    Saturday, July 7 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-07-07 18:17:35 GMT
    I could tell that the walls of the room were originally white, but years of dirty hands, sun and time had made them dull. The yellowish hue from the fluorescent lights hanging above didn't help. Thankfully, the...
    I could tell that the walls of the room were originally white, but years of dirty hands, sun and time had made them dull. The yellowish hue from the fluorescent lights hanging above didn't help. Thankfully, the generic...
  • That poll is not just about whether or not Trump is racist

    That poll is not just about whether or not Trump is racist

    Friday, July 6 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-07-06 20:01:22 GMT
    A few weeks ago, like millions of other Americans, I attended a high school graduation. My niece was graduating with honors and would soon be heading off to college. It was a beautiful day and a joyous moment for...
    A few weeks ago, like millions of other Americans, I attended a high school graduation. My niece was graduating with honors and would soon be heading off to college. It was a beautiful day and a joyous moment for our family.
  • Whether trapped in a cave or held by the US, children need us to care

    Whether trapped in a cave or held by the US, children need us to care

    Friday, July 6 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-07-06 23:06:33 GMT
    The story of the 12 Thai boys stuck in a flooded cave with their soccer coach has captivated the world, and for good reason: It's a stunning, distressing story of terrified kids in traumatic circumstances, in...
    The story of the 12 Thai boys stuck in a flooded cave with their soccer coach has captivated the world, and for good reason: It's a stunning, distressing story of terrified kids in traumatic circumstances, in mortal danger.
  • Donald Trump's disgusting message to women

    Donald Trump's disgusting message to women

    Friday, July 6 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-07-06 15:36:08 GMT
    Heads up, women; there's something Donald Trump wants you to know.
    Heads up, women; there's something Donald Trump wants you to know.