If you want to make Election Day a national holiday because you believe American workers should have more days off to hang out with their families — or pound a few brewskis with their buds — I'm all in.
But making ...Read more
Americans should have options to vote in a secure and accessible way. One possibility many have raised is making Election Day a national federal holiday. While giving Americans a day devoted to voting is a good idea, it ...Read more
Stalemate continues in Congress over how to next mitigate the lingering economic pain inflicted by the coronavirus shutdown. Nearly all House members and senators publicly agree on the need to provide assistance to those ...Read more
We are in the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
In less than a year, COVID-19 — and the Trump administration's lack of leadership — has killed more than 217,000 Americans and left more than 7 million ...Read more
The dysfunction in President Donald Trump's relationship with Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is largely Trump's fault. But Trump's reckless and counterproductive ...Read more
Newly announced reforms to the H-1B immigrant visa system have the potential to reduce the number of foreign workers allowed into the U.S., just as the Donald Trump administration intends. The problem is that goal makes no...Read more
Last month, in one week, the elements raged. Five natural phenomena went haywire at once — heat, fire, cold, wind and rain — in a dissonant September week that began with a temperature spike across the quiet streets ...Read more
There's no escaping the fact that politics weigh heavily on the negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the Trump administration over a new coronavirus relief bill.
But there's also no escaping the ...Read more
The internet has been a powerful source of innovation and opportunity in the half-century since the first electronic message was sent between experimental nodes at UCLA and Stanford. And in some industries, it remains a ...Read more
Lawyers tasked with trying to undo some of the worst damage from the Trump administration's astoundingly inhumane practice of separating asylum-seeking migrant families told a U.S. district court Tuesday that they have ...Read more
If President Donald Trump somehow pulls off a come-from-behind victory on Election Day, his toxic vision for American politics — a divisive mix of economic conservatism, populist grievance and racial resentment — will ...Read more
No sooner had it been reported that Pope Francis had endorsed civil unions for same-sex couples that Vatican-watchers started arguing about whether this was a big deal.
The answer is yes, but not because it's a sign that ...Read more
In light of increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases in New York state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has designated certain areas as "red zones." Those living in these zones are once again subject to severe lockdown restrictions similar ...Read more
About 5% of likely voters will not decide whether to vote for Joe Biden or Donald Trump until the last few days or even hours before they cast their ballots. These are factors they are considering.
Biden helped the Obama ...Read more
Maybe it's too late.
Less than two weeks before Election Day, people already are voting in record numbers.
But finally, somebody with credibility and authority — a Bay of Pigs veteran, no less — is addressing the ...Read more
A complicated conflict in a faraway foreign land isn't likely to compete for attention with the frenzied presidential election and unabated coronavirus crisis gripping this nation. But American citizens — and especially ...Read more
Pope Francis appears ready to lead Catholics worldwide to a greater recognition of same-sex unions, declaring in a new documentary that same-sex couples are "children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be ...Read more
Mexico's former defense minister, Salvador Cienfuegos, was arrested on Thursday in Los Angeles and will arrive soon in New York to face conspiracy, organized crime and money laundering charges at the same courthouse which ...Read more
How can Joe Biden, who championed the foundational federal laws of the war on drugs over the last 40 years, be so compassionate toward his son's struggle with addiction?
When President Donald Trump tried to hit Biden ...Read more
If you have been paying attention to the news lately, it might appear as though African Americans are abandoning Democrats and lining up to vote for Donald Trump.
That would be a disaster for Democratic challenger Joe ...Read more
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