02/22/2017 - 8:00pm

    We buried one of my heroes on Friday. She was my mother-in-law.

    In the case of Helen Boyle, hero might be a form of understatement. Rather than begin with gushing words and bloated adjectives, permit me to recite just a few facts about her 85 years on this earth.

02/22/2017 - 6:00pm

    President Donald Trump's fake-news pivot isn't subtle. First he benefited from fake news stories during the campaign; then as president-elect and now president, he has constantly used the epithet against mainstream media outlets that dare criticize him.


02/22/2017 - 4:00pm

    Norm Eisen likens the appropriate response to President Donald Trump's ethics challenges to the broken-windows theory of crime prevention: If you stop the misdemeanors and minor felonies it might deter the serious stuff.

    Eisen, the ethics czar...

02/22/2017 - 2:00pm

    President Donald Trump asserts that the U.S. economy is a disaster and that he alone can fix it. The truth is that the U.S. economy is doing better than most Americans realize, and activist attempts to fix what ain't broke are one of the gravest threats to it. What's at stake is not simply that...

02/22/2017 - 12:00pm

    Mother Jones's Kevin Drum spotted a great quote from Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, who is concerned about Republican hypocrisy: "I hope we're not going to a place where all of the sudden, because we're in office, we don't think the deficit matters anymore."

02/22/2017 - 10:00am

    At what point does a body of evidence become massive enough to count as proof? When has a question been answered enough times that it can be put to rest?

    When it comes to the safety and effectiveness of vaccines, it sometimes seems as though public...

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