Kirsten Gillibrand Formally Joins Democratic Race for President 2020 Elections
Kirsten Gillibrand Formally Joins Democratic Race for President

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York formally announced her candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday, casting herself as the party’s strongest champion of reversing President Donald Trump’s agenda. Gillibrand, who launched an exploratory committee in January, has been... Read More

White House Withholds Details on Military Cuts to Influence Veto Override Vote, Kaine Says White House
White House Withholds Details on Military Cuts to Influence Veto Override Vote, Kaine Says

The White House isn’t releasing a list of military construction projects whose funding could be diverted to President Donald Trump’s border wall out of concern about the vote in Congress to override a presidential veto, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., said... Read More

Would You Risk Your Life for a Truffle? In Iraq’s Desert, the Dangerous Search Is Worth the Prize Featured
Would You Risk Your Life for a Truffle? In Iraq’s Desert, the Dangerous Search Is Worth the Prize

EKEYRAN, Iraq — To reach Ekeyran, a place so desolate no one has bothered to put it on a map, you must abandon the bustle of Baghdad for a 173-mile jaunt to the city of Samawah, dodge camel caravans while... Read More

In Pete Buttigieg, America Gets a Millennial Candidate for President 2020 Elections
In Pete Buttigieg, America Gets a Millennial Candidate for President

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Like many millennials, Pete Buttigieg created a Facebook account in college. He listened to the Dave Matthews Band in high school. And he met his future husband on the dating app Hinge. So maybe it’s no surprise... Read More

US Considers Sanctions on Companies Facilitating Venezuelan Oil Shipments to Cuba Foreign Affairs
US Considers Sanctions on Companies Facilitating Venezuelan Oil Shipments to Cuba

The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on companies from third countries that facilitate the shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba, a senior administration official said. “The interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, recognized by the U.S. and Europe, where... Read More

Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots Elections
Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots

WASHINGTON — Utah voters would have fewer opportunities to decide who fills some congressional seats under legislation that passed the state Legislature this past week. The bill, which has yet to be signed by the governor, would change the process... Read More

In the Chaos of the New Zealand Mosque Attacks, One Hero’s Action Saved Lives Featured
In the Chaos of the New Zealand Mosque Attacks, One Hero’s Action Saved Lives

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Moments after dozens of people were shot dead at the Al Noor Mosque in New Zealand’s third-largest city, prayers were underway at another mosque to the east, just three miles away. Inside the Linwood Mosque, 30-year-old... Read More

A Moral Issue We Should All Worry About Opinions
A Moral Issue We Should All Worry About
2019-03-17 10:04:46
by Leonard Pitts

If you think you're angry now, wait till you read the court documents. Not that the summaries of a college cheating scandal so massive it briefly bumped Donald Trump from the "Breaking News" chyrons were not enough to make a... Read More

Spa Operator Brought Head of US Chinese Communist Party Group to Mingle With Trump Aides White House
Spa Operator Brought Head of US Chinese Communist Party Group to Mingle With Trump Aides

MIAMI — South Florida day spa entrepreneur Cindy Yang — now famous for her Super Bowl party selfie with the president — used her burgeoning political access to bring Xianqin Qu, a leader from the foreign arm of the Communist... Read More

Attorney General William Barr Tries to Restore Confidence in Justice Department Featured
Attorney General William Barr Tries to Restore Confidence in Justice Department

WASHINGTON — In his first month in office, Attorney General William Barr has sent a reassuring message to the beleaguered Justice Department — he wants a return to basics after years of disruptive firings, tweet storms and scandals. In briefings,... Read More

Bill Named After Parkland Victim Jaime Guttenberg Puts Background Checks on Bullets Congress
Bill Named After Parkland Victim Jaime Guttenberg Puts Background Checks on Bullets

WASHINGTON — Last month, Democrats in the House of Representatives passed a plan to expand background checks on gun purchases. Now, Parkland parent Fred Guttenberg and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz are offering a new plan to require universal background checks... Read More

Analysis: 3 Things to Watch: Kim Lets Trump Know Their ‘Mysteriously Wonderful’ Chemistry Isn’t Enough North Korea
Analysis: 3 Things to Watch: Kim Lets Trump Know Their ‘Mysteriously Wonderful’ Chemistry Isn’t Enough

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump once claimed he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “fell in love.” But the dictator he once called “Little Rocket Man” on Friday let him know their “mysteriously wonderful” relationship might not be enough... Read More

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