Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising

Trials of mRNA treatments are going well.

Republican Judges Condemn Trump’s Intimidation Tactics

The rule of law is under seige.

Francis Scott Key Bridge Disaster

Some interesting tidbits.

US-Japan Unifying Command Structure

A long overdue strengthening of a key alliance.

Islamic State Attacks Moscow Concert Venue

Putin ignored warnings from US intelligence.

Putin Wins Again!

He’s on a winning streak not seen since Stalin.

Sunday Tabs

Biden Delivers ‘Fiery’ Campaign Speech

The state of the union is apparently fiery.

Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Imminent?

The war could be ending soon.

President Joe Biden in the White House Rose Garden, Wednesday, October 11, 2023. President Joe Biden in the White House Rose Garden, Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

Dems in Array?

A data point or two amid the panic.

President Joe Biden participates in a joint press conference with United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Thursday, June 8, 2023, in the East Room of the White House. President Joe Biden participates in a joint press conference with United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Thursday, June 8, 2023, in the East Room of the White House.

US-UK Strike Houthi Targets

The inevitable response to attacks on international shipping.

Wider Middle East War Appears Inevitable

Israel and Iran’s proxies are on a collision course.

Tit, Meet Tat

The inevitable threats to remove Biden from the ballot emerge.

Trump Doubles Down on Fascism

The Republican frontrunner continues to use Hitler’s language, praise dictators, and lionize traitors.

US Alone In Support For Israel War Effort

World opinion and American opinion diverge significantly.

What Next in Gaza?

The cease-fire will end. What follows is not at all clear.

Geert Wilders ‘Wins’ Dutch Elections

The trend toward hard-right parties continues.

Pope Calls Israel-Hamas War ‘Terrorism’

A bizarre statement by the head of the Roman Catholic church.

Matthew Perry, 1969-2023

The actor best known for his role in “Friends” is gone at 54.

Israeli Ground Offensive Underway

What comes next is anyone’s guess.

Prosecutors to Recharge Alec Baldwin

A bizarre miscarriage of justice.

Biden in Israel in Aftermath of Hospital Explosion

The timing is not auspicious.

Ending Hamas

What does “complete victory” look like?

Israel-Hamas War: To Evacuate or Not?

The choice is between competing disasters.

Israel-Hamas War Update

The killing goes on.

Israel at War: It’s a Reckoning

A roundup of news and opinon.

Israel Long War Update

It is escalating quickly.

Colombia’s President Calls for End of War on Drugs

He is seeking a new regional consensus.

Argentine Presidential Elections Start Today

The first of a potential three rounds.

Trump vs. Bankman-Fried

A seeming case of unequal justice.

Federal Court Declares Portion of Mississippi’s Constitution Unconstitutional

Permanent felon disenfranchisement is unconstitutional.

Sweden To Join NATO

Turkey’s Erdogan has agreed to drop his objection.

Monday Tabs

Erdogan Conditions Sweden’s NATO Bid on Turkey EU Admission

Finally, a rationale that makes sense.

America’s “Family Secret” or Just Plain Denial?

Slavery is an inextricable part of our past, whether we want to talk about it or not.

Anarchy in France

The rioting never seems to stop.

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Jr is seen during a group portrait session for the new full court at the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Young U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Jr is seen during a group portrait session for the new full court at the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Young

ProPublica vs Alito

The Justice responds to ethics charges.

Supreme Court Sides with Company Over Teamster Vandals

Dueling headlines give radically different impressions of the same case.

Debt Ceiling Deal Reached ‘in Principle’

We almost wrecked the economy . . . for this?

DeSantis Pandering to the Deplorables

Out Trumping Trump is possible because of Trump.

Turkey’s Elections

Don’t get your hopes up.

Post-Shame America

The courts can’t save us from ourselves.

Poland ‘Renames’ Kaliningrad

The city once known as Koenigsberg is now Krolewiec, at least in Polish government documents.

COVID ‘Emergency’ Officially Over

Long after most people returned to normal, public health agencies have given in.

SCOTUS Punts on Free Speech Case

The court declined to review a preacher’s lawsuit against my alma mater.

ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Putin

The Russian leader’s status as an international pariah is cemented.