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The appeals court decision and others like it show the bitter struggle for basic fairness beyond the national spotlight of the nominating conventions.
This level of political crime requires everyone to play their assigned roles. You start with a stooge...
By telling them not to count on America, he raises the risk of conflicts.
Dennis Cooper’s vanishing work shows why we shouldn’t trust the cloud.
Too many people have been put at risk by the failure to appropriate emergency funds to fight the virus.
With voluntary nutritional labeling standards for beer, wine and liquor ineffective, regulators may need to step in.
The economy is stuck on 1% growth as business investment stalls.
The U.S. shouldn’t extradite the exiled Turk without better evidence.
The social payoff will come from Verizon’s incentive to keep investing in a faster internet.
Even after Philadelphia, the momentum of the race to the White House points in Trump’s direction.
New drill sites are needed to replace mature ones. But that requires Obama administration approval.
Like Machiavelli, he makes clear that winning dishonorably is better than losing honorably.
It's Day 2 of Hillary Clinton's bus tour through the Rust Belt July 30, 2016, 12:43 p.m. Hillary Clinton continues her bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio. Donald Trump is still dwelling on past controversies A computer service used by the Clinton campaign is hacked, campaign saysTV viewership...
It's Day 2 of Hillary Clinton's bus tour through the Rust Belt July 30, 2016, 12:43 p.m. Hillary Clinton continues her bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio. Donald Trump is still dwelling on past controversies A computer service used by the Clinton campaign is hacked, campaign saysTV viewership...
It's Day 2 of Hillary Clinton's bus tour through the Rust Belt July 30, 2016, 12:43 p.m. Hillary Clinton continues her bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio. Donald Trump is still dwelling on past controversies A computer service used by the Clinton campaign is hacked, campaign saysTV viewership...
After more than 18,000 sky-dive jumps, Luke Aikins is trying something a little different.  On Saturday evening, Aikins will leap out of a helicopter 25,000 feet in the air — without a wingsuit or a parachute. And it’ll be broadcast live on television.  Why?  “My whole life has been about air aviation,...
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, causing what authorities described as a "significant loss of life." Erik Grosof with the National Transportation Safety Board would not provide an exact number of how many people died. The crash...
A Brazilian judge has accepted charges against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva that state he obstructed a corruption investigation involving state-run oil giant Petrobras. The move clears the way for one of the country’s best-known political figures to stand trial.  The decision, published...
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...
But she spoke first of her hopes for the country and how her vision and approach to governing contrasted so sharply with her opponent's divisive, angry and self-centered campaign.
In accepting Donald Trump, the GOP is becoming the party of marginalization, with hints of oppression to come.
His tax returns could clarify the degree of his financial relationship with Moscow.
U.S. officials worry that the Kremlin may continue to use covert Cold War-era tactics against Hillary Clinton or financial markets.
It wasn’t just Republicans vs. Democrats — there was also the Sanders convention.
They are powerful symbols of a particular kind of hubris, and offer only the illusion of a solution.
Psychological warfare is the way to bring The Donald down.   
Ignoring the issue hasn't worked. Neither have calls for empathy. To improve policing, we must confront it head on.   
With no standards and no principles, Clinton and her allies are now just a punchline.   
Democratic nominee now takes fight to Donald Trump.   
Millennials have their own ideas on how the Democrats' campaign is going.   
Now, if only the Democrats would nominate a woman with integrity.   
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