A mild case of COVID for many people resembles a cold, a comforting illusion that President Joe Biden’s recent bout with the virus reinforced even when another positive test returned him to quarantine. And yet, for all the happy...
Pre-teen pregnancy—yes, even a girl as young as 10—happens. And it’s not the rare occurrence the anti-abortion absolutists would have you believe. The New York Times found in Texas state records that just in 2021, more than 200 children (defined...
The Jan. 6 Committee, in its seventh hearing on Tuesday, revealed the underbelly of a violent extremist movement—which had been aided and abetted by Donald Trump’s allies, and egged-on by the former president in his attempt to stay in...
Never let a crisis go to waste are words to live by if you are California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is cruising to re-election less than a year after beating a recall effort. Confident after being resurrected politically, Newsom...
Who bears responsibility for government-sanctioned forced birth? How about the anti-abortion legislators in 26 states who have either banned abortion entirely or made it so onerous for women to end a pregnancy that we are entering a new medieval...
Danger loomed on Jan. 6 for Mike Pence and his family, as the vice president stayed the course to fulfill what the Constitution required him to do in certifying the 2020 election. Our democratic institutions held because Pence refused...
The question on everyone’s mind is whether Attorney General Merrick Garland will follow up on the incriminating evidence being laid out for him in meticulous detail about the ex-president and the conspiracy he set in motion to overturn the...
The Jan. 6 committee didn’t pull any punches. They went straight at President Trump as the instigator and overseer of a violent conspiracy to prevent the peaceful transfer of power, a hallmark of American democracy for two and a half...
Gun rights activists want us to believe the Second Amendment is sacrosanct, and that any form of gun control infringes on a constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Yet two former Supreme Court justices, both appointed by Republican...
Whatever the voters decide in November, one thing is certain. Mitch McConnell will be there as the Republican leader to enforce his party’s obstructionism on immigration and climate and voting rights, and to make sure a Democratic president doesn’t...

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