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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.

    Any negative polls, he has proclaimed...

02/20/2017 - 1:00pm

    In his remarkable news conference Thursday, President Donald Trump received scrutiny on his claim to have secured "the biggest electoral college win since Ronald Reagan." When a reporter pointed out that this claim was very easily disproved and raised issues of trust, Trump responded, "...

02/20/2017 - 12:00pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is paying a visit to Washington on Wednesday -- an event that typically triggers angst in the American Jewish community as it confronts its internal conflicts over Israel.

    This time, though, the figure at...

02/20/2017 - 12:00pm

    If the U.S. Supreme Court were to reverse Roe v. Wade, individual states could still permit abortion. But, in theory, the Supreme Court could go further, and rule that laws permitting abortion violate the equal protection rights of unborn fetuses. That may seem far-fetched -- but in his book on assisted...

02/20/2017 - 12:00pm

    President Trump had a lot to say at his long-awaited news conference yesterday. His performance -- characteristically rich in calculated provocations, bizarre asides and even the occasional bit of genuine news -- generated enough material to keep the press corps occupied for weeks. As is so often the...

02/20/2017 - 11:00am

    The White House is perhaps the best imaginable venue for product placement. But despite the fact that it now commands a presidential seal, the Trump brand seems less attractive than ever.

    Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and even discount retailers such as...

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