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If women knew the risks, they might not hire these midwives.
Senate Republicans are happy to make the entire country wait for justice while they blockade President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee.
Born-again Christian. Public servant. Child molester. He’s a study in the messiness of human nature.
The Clinton-Trump battle of the sexes is already getting ugly. Hide the children until November.
Whether you’re pro-Trump or anti-Trump, everyone wants an imperial president.
Now he’s attacking Clinton and misses the point about a woman’s card: It’s less than worthless.
A subpoena hits a think tank that resists progressive orthodoxy.
A former political prisoner exposed the abuses of China’s gulag.
A campaign to stop business funding for the Cleveland conclave.
The fintech entrepreneur behind SoFi wants to move lending away from the big banks and onto your smartphone.
Netflix and Charter’s gaming of a cable merger shows how net neutrality puts lobbyists in charge.
Republicans in Juneau would sock the state economy rather than tap a $51 billion reserve fund.
You can count coots again. Sandhill cranes, too. You can drive the main refuge road without worrying that somebody with a gun — either an anti-federal militant or an FBI agent — will stop you. You can even walk into the Harney County Courthouse without having to go through a metal detector. Less...
It was a terrifying scene: Last month, a massive container ship lost power in a storm shortly after leaving port in Taiwan and ran into a reef, splitting the ship in half. After helicopters rescued the 21 crew members, the ship's fuel began leaking into a national scenic area, raising the specter...
Bernie Sanders set to meet the press in Washington April 30 2016, 7:07 PM Both Donald Trump and Ted Cruz made appearances at the California GOP convention. Here's a recap . A year after announcing his candidacy, Bernie Sanders meets the press in Washington Cruz insists California will decide the...
Seven years ago, in the middle of the night, soldiers burst into the bedroom of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya. Still in his pajamas, the president was forced at gunpoint onto a waiting jet and flown to exile.Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was among many officials around the world who...
After last year's fatal collision with a utility truck near Oxnard, the Metrolink commuter railroad faced a serious safety issue. The cab car at the front of the ill-fated train did not meet design standards — a flaw that might have caused the derailment, which killed the engineer and injured 28...
Greek yogurt is known for being rich in flavor and protein. Now some employees at Chobani could become rich themselves. Founder and Chief Executive Hamdi Ulukaya announced that he would be giving all of his 2,000 full-time workers awards that could be worth up to 10% of the privately held company's...
Across the planet, the fight to help wild animals survive against human encroachment usually produces predictable results: People win. Animals lose. That's why the comeback of the monarch butterfly in Mexico, or the resurgence of wild tigers in Asia, inspires headlines and hopes that conservationists...
Millions of Americans take statins to cut their risk of heart disease. Study after study has shown these drugs, introduced in the late 1980s, to be effective. But how do they function? For years researchers believed that statins worked by lowering cholesterol in the blood. Over the decades the...
The only thing we like more than a good debate is resolving one: The 1995-96 Chicago Bulls are the best NBA team of all time. Swish. But we're not just about pretty shots here. We believe in playing defense, too, in this case protecting the Bulls' legacy in the face of a challenge by the rising...
In today's world, the threats we face are constantly changing, and the government's ability to keep America safe relies on its capacity to adapt quickly to these new and evolving threats. In the years following 9/11, the U.S. made significant changes to our intelligence and law enforcement capabilities...
Two weeks ago, the Chicago Teachers Union hosted a rally designed to gin up support for a potential teacher strike. The rally included closing remarks from a teacher — not a union member because she teaches at a private school — who yelled into the microphone, "F--- the police, f--- CPD, f--- the...
What about Mike Madigan? Those four words sum up the bulk of the critical responses to my column Wednesday, in which I argued that Bruce Rauner has been an epic failure as governor of Illinois. If Rauner deserves an F for his first 15 months in office — a highly polarized time in which the state's...
Conservatives’ next job would be to make sure Hillary Clinton is only a one-term president.
His attempt to denigrate the Democratic candidate appears to be backfiring.
The university owes the same debt to its former slaves as it does to its other patrons.
The Urban Justice Center’s plan was to make using the bathroom easy, safe and no big deal for all.
Donald Trump and his backers seem to think being presidential means acting a certain way, not thinking deeply about the issues.
S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley could save the day for a Republican Party in turmoil.
Ted Cruz played the woman card.   
The late-night comics on the latest move by Congress that could reach both bison and bald eagles   
Even safe-seat Republicans face electoral doom.   
Evidence mounts of link between football and brain damage.   
This is our commitment.   
NATO is a 20th century organization adrift in a 21st century world.   
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