In an election that pretty much everyone agrees was illegitimate, Nicolás Maduro has won a second term as Venezuela’s President.
The new President of the National Rifle Association has a new theory to explain mass shootings, but there’s no basis for believing it’s accurate.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is hinting she might try to revive a Scottish independence vote in the wake of Brexit. That’s easier said than done.
Thanks to mostly what amounts to bad science reporting in the popular media, a false claim about one of nature’s most mysterious and unique creatures continues to spread.
Russia wasn’t the only nation that sent people to meet with Trump Campaign officials at Trump Tower back in 2016 regarding assistance to the Trump Campaign.
New York attorney Aaron Schlossberg found himself on the receiving end of an Internet firestorm this week. His case raises some interesting questions about Internet vigilantism.
President Trump continues his unhinged, and unsupported by facts, war on Amazon and its owner Jeff Bezos by pressuring an independent agency to raise shipping rates.
An aggressive worldwide vaccination program has brought us to the point where we may soon be able to declare the eradication of Polio. That is a great thing and another argument against the anti-vaxxers.
Trump suffered another court loss yesterday that opens him up to some potentially embarrassing questions.
After the Ronny Jackson disaster, President Trump has made a new selection for Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Another school shooting, this time in Texas.
Just when you think the President has hit rock bottom, it gets worse.
As expected, Gina Haspel was confirmed as C.I.A. Director yesterday despite her controversial record when it comes to torture.
The effort by a group of Republican rebels to force a vote on a DACA bill is moving closer to success, but that may end up being the easy part.
The Mueller investigation turns one year old today and, despite the arguments of Trump and his supporters, there’s no sign that it will be coming to an end in the near future.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a major urban center.
Backing up the nation’s intelligence agencies, the Senate Intelligence Committee said in a preliminary statement that it had concluded that Russia sought to aid Donald Trump’s campaign in the 2016 Presidential election.
President Trump’s latest financial disclosure finally acknowledges that he reimbursed Michael Cohen for the payoff to buy the silence of Stormy Daniels.
Robert Mueller has reportedly concluded that he cannot indict a sitting President. This is not a vindication of Trump, and merely upholds a conclusion that the Justice Department reached four decades ago.
The Supreme Court has declined to accept yet another Second Amendment case for review, continuing a streak that goes back some eight years.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has released a treasure trove of documents related to the June 2016 meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer, and they raise far more questions than they answer.
Earlier this week, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that reaffirmed a principle that should be axiomatic, namely the idea that a Defendant has the sole authority to decide whether or not to concede guilt.
Not surprisingly, the North Koreans are pushing back against American efforts to force them into a corner on denuclearization.
At least one red state Democrat will be voting against Gina Haspel.
With a third Democrat crossing the aisle to support her, Gina Haspel now has the votes she needs to become the next C.I.A. Director.
Quietly, Mike Pence is seeking to create his own power base inside the GOP even as the White House pushes back.
The Supreme Court ruled that the mere fact that the driver of a rental car is not listed on the rental agreement is not sufficient to justify a warrantless search of the vehicle.
With the end of the Supreme Court term approaching, speculation about a Kennedy retirement is ramping up again.
Celebrations and a deadly day in the Middle East.
A surprise announcement about the First Lady.
The former Senate Majority Leader had surgery in Maryland after an apparently early diagnosis.
A big win for Federalism and common sense at the Supreme Court.
For some reason, the President wants to help a Chinese company that has been accused of being a security risk by American intelligence services.
Don’t look for a Trump agenda for the rest of the year. It doesn’t exist.
The Trump White House has leaked more than any in recent memory. Some of the leakers have explained what motivates them.
The number of Americans professing no religious affiliation is on the rise. This will have some interesting cultural and political implications.
When a President lies with the ease and regularity of Donald Trump, it’s the responsibility of all of us to call it what it is and not hide behind weasel words like “misleading.”
Oliver North is fitting right in at the N.R.A.
Joe Manchin looks to be facing a strong challenge from Patrick Morrisey.
The Postal Service is losing billions of dollars, but not for the reasons the President claims.
The White House isn’t apologizing for an aide who made a joke about John McCain’s most likely terminal illness. That shouldn’t be surprising.
A writer at National Review is proposing a compromise on the issue of transgender rights. Needless to say, many conservatives aren’t very happy about it.
The Generic Congressional Ballot has tightened in some recent polls, but on average the battle for control of Congress continues to favor Democrats.
President Trump’s decision to violate the terms of the nuclear deal with Iran could be a turning point in relations between the United States and its most important allies, and not in a good way.
Republicans are trying to fight back against efforts to limit their ability to gerrymander Congressional and State Legislative Districts. It’s a fight they deserve to lose.
Ebola is making a reappearance in Central Africa.. Will the world be better prepared this time?
When it comes to the Trump White House, the fish rots from the head down.