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07/02/2016 - 12:00am

    A few days ago, a colleague from the college where I teach and serve as president called to let me know the FBI had just paid a visit. They wanted to inform me that the Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, had been Googling me on his computer and iPhone. They were concerned that he may have had malevolent intent, given that...

06/29/2016 - 2:00pm

    Donald Trump's stranglehold on the Republican Party as it plunges headlong toward its national convention in mid-July imperils the party's very survival 162 years after its emergence from the withered skeleton of the Whig Party.

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06/29/2016 - 11:00am

    Dang it, Britain, we thought you had things under control.

    We were supposed to be the place where everything was on fire. You were supposed to keep calm and carry on. Were all of those posters a lie?

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06/29/2016 - 9:00am

    The British have given the world’s political, financial and business establishment a massive kick in the teeth by voting to leave the European Union, a historic decision that will plunge Britain into uncertainty for years to come and reverses the integration on...

06/28/2016 - 9:00pm

    The extremely rare sit-in by Democrats in the House chamber may have been, as Speaker Paul Ryan claimed, a "publicity stunt." But it was a righteous one that may improve the prospects for meaningful gun control.

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06/28/2016 - 6:00pm

    Leighton Vaughan Williams, a professor at Nottingham Business School who specializes in betting research, has long held that betting markets are better predictors of election outcomes than polls. Yet ahead of the U.K. vote on whether to leave the European Union, the...

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