The United States has an alarming problem: civic negligence. The signs of civic decline and decay are all around us -- threats of extremist violence, book bans and legislative efforts to restrict honest discussions of history in schools.
Thank you for your service, Iowa and New Hampshire. But it's time to end the prominent, influential perch you two small rural states have long enjoyed in winnowing the list of presidential contenders.
🎧 With many struggling to meet even their basic needs, is it ever OK to fund projects such as the arts, sports stadiums or space travel?
As part of a mandatory gun buyback program, the government confiscated more than 600,000 firearms. Mass shootings all but disappeared.
Among the key headlines from the 2022 election were gains by Republicans among minority voters.
The Trump adviser claims he didn’t tell Pence to reject electors, but here are the receipts
For the last 50 years, World Against Toys Causing Harm Inc. (WATCH) has released its annual 10 Worst Toys list just in time to ruin — I mean — just in time for Christmas.
The Supreme Court recently heard arguments from Harvard and the University of North Carolina about using race and ethnicity in admissions policies. At stake is the fate of affirmative action and the positive effects race-conscious policies have had on higher education and the workplace for more than 50 years.
Authorities investigating the fatal shootings of six people at a Walmart said that the shooter bought the gun just hours before and left a note with grievances against coworkers on his phone. Police in Chesapeake, Virginia, issued a news release Friday that says they conducted a forensic ana…
The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments from Harvard and the University of North Carolina about using race and ethnicity in admissions policies. Project 21, the Black Leadership Network of which I am a member, submitted an amicus brief in the Harvard case.
Is it really news that Karen Bass will become the first female mayor of Los Angeles? In an era where women have already run Chicago, Phoenix, Fort Worth, Charlotte, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and Boston, the gender of the new Los Angeles mayor should not have dominated the headlines, as it did in numerous media.
Nov. 20 was Joe Biden's 80th birthday. Our first octogenarian president is two years older than Ronald Reagan was when his presidency ended in 1989.
OUR VIEW: It's great to be back doing what we love
🎧 Episode 65: The hosts discuss the tricky balance of holding people accountable for their actions but the danger in taking things too far.
Commentary: If we want long-term solutions to our social ills, we must work to make our institutions better at ensuring justice for all.
It’s time to talk turkey, folks. And even for an optimistic carnivore like me, the news is grim.
Between hurricanes and rising costs, retiring to Florida may become more difficult for some. Here are things to consider before making a move.
This last year has been tough for a lot of people, and it goes way beyond the pandemic, as we all know. Here are some things you can be grateful for, even in the middle of chaos.
The U.S. Senate has taken a major step toward protecting same-sex and interracial marriage by advancing a landmark bill that would rightfully recognize the legality of such marriages in every state in the nation.
OUR VIEW: A clean break is needed, not timid hedging that hopes he’ll go away on his own
When it absolutely, positively has to be there before the giant turkey legs disappear, I put my faith in the U.S. Postal Service.
Social media has gotten a bad name in recent years, much of it deserved, because it has played a sizable role in spreading right-wing backwardness and even authoritarianism in much of the world. This includes, most prominently, the reach and especially staying power of the world’s most powerful politician in the world’s most powerful country, Donald Trump.
Everyone seems to have an opinion on whether an Elon Musk-led Twitter is good for free speech, and much of that debate is happening on Twitter.
I thought I was taking crazy pills on the set of CNN’s “Election Night in America” show on Nov. 8, leafing through the pages of exit polls just before the returns started rolling in.
Over the past 18 months, a vocal and vigorous collection of community members alleged school districts peddled smut in their libraries, blasphemed U.S. history in their classrooms and incorporated liberal dogma in their policies. They commandeered local school board meetings and warned board members to expect rebellion at the ballot box as parents sought dramatic change.