Google, Microsoft, Adobe and Blackberry are leading technology companies with something notable in common: They are all run by Asian-American CEOs. The visibility of Asian-American leaders in tech companies has not gone ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The monstrous flames ripping through Northern California in recent days have burned communities to the ground, killed dozens of people caught in their path and wreaked havoc on a regional economy.
By almost ...Read more
The Iraqi Kurds' dreams of independence, endorsed by a Kurdish referendum last month, have come to a crushing halt.
This week the hostile Baghdad government clawed back the key oil-town of Kirkuk from Kurdish forces, ...Read more
It's been more than two weeks since the "open secret" about Harvey Weinstein landed in The New York Times and then the New Yorker and then just about every media outlet in the country. Two exhausting weeks for women.
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Oct. 19:
The progressively less fruitful U.S. involvement in Somalia, in East Africa, has continued in the past week. A visit by the U.S. ...Read more
MIAMI--Before U.S. Army Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson became a central figure in the war of words between a South Florida congresswoman and the president of the United States, he was a child raised -- and deeply loved -- ...Read more
What makes Harvey Weinsteins?
The chief of Amazon studios, Roy Price, has now resigned in the wake of allegations that he made lewd comments and propositioned a producer. Lists of accused sexual predators in Hollywood and...Read more
WASHINGTON -- So now we know: Free trade causes abortion, wife-beating and infertility.
This exciting new discovery was made -- or, rather, made up -- by the Trump White House as it sought to find arguments to justify ...Read more
Protect the ButterfliesJ.D. Sherylyn B. Bailey
The story takes place in the 1960's in a ficticious town in Mississippi. The towns people do not interact but Joseph, who is white, and Elizabeth, who is black, find a way to talk and interact with each other unbeknown to anyone.
Their secret comes out after some boys do the ...
The kiss-and-make-up press conference with President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was one of the most awkward dates in the history of, well, dates. They need each other, sure, but will tax cuts ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Do Senate Republican leaders and the White House have the 50 GOP votes to pass a fiscal 2018 budget resolution that is linked to possible tax cuts? "Who knows?" says President Donald Trump, the leader of the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray went to bed Tuesday evening thinking they had hit a home run. The duo at the helm of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee did the seemingly ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Permit me to confess: I am one of the very last people in the United States who does not consider the word "politician" to be an insult. On the contrary, the work politicians do is important because politics ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book, "We Were Eight Years in Power," focuses on the complexity of the maxim every immigrant and minority has had ground into him or her: You have to be twice as good as white people to get...Read more
WASHINGTON -- What would America's abortion policy be if the number of months in the gestation of a human infant were a prime number -- say, seven or eleven? This thought experiment is germane to why the abortion issue has...Read more
When you hear the phrase "tax reform" coming out of Washington, what comes to your mind? Huge tax cuts for the rich and bigger profits for corporations, right?
To many Americans, tax reform has become synonymous with ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in The Baltimore Sun on Thursday, Oct. 19:
No matter how many times President Donald Trump tries to re-write his ban on travel to the United States for citizens of certain nations, he can'...Read more
Professional athletes usually stand somewhat removed from everyday society. They make millions of dollars more than the rest of us and often hide away from the world at the end of some gated cul-de-sac.
But the hubbub ...Read more
Remember all of the criticisms of President George W. Bush for his "unilateralism" in world affairs? And of President Barack Obama for his reliance on executive orders in domestic affairs? Some apologies are in order. ...Read more
It is axiomatic that National Football League players should stand respectfully as the national anthem is played before their games. I say this not as a political or moral judgment on their actions but as a simple ...Read more
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