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05/03/2016 - 1:00pm

    As in any U.S. national election without an incumbent president, the candidates are painting a not very pretty picture: The country is "going to hell," bluntly asserts the Republican front-runner Donald Trump.

    The Democratic challenger, Sen....

04/28/2016 - 12:00pm

    We think we know Harriet Tubman: former slave, Underground Railroad conductor and abolitionist. But much of Tubman's real life story has been shrouded by generations of myths and fake lore, propagated through children's books, that has only served to obscure...

04/28/2016 - 10:00am

    Conservatives should be delighted that Harriet Tubman's likeness will grace the $20 bill. She was a Republican, after all, and a pious Christian. And she routinely exercised her Second Amendment right to carry a gun, which she was ready to use against anyone who...

04/28/2016 - 6:00am

    Three days before I met Samih Mohamed, a wooden sign marking the first fully Muslim cemetery in California, which his father founded in 1998 and where he was buried six years later, was pulled up from the dusty Antelope Valley soil and cut to pieces. With a jigsaw,...

04/27/2016 - 8:00pm

    If House Republican leaders push through their 2017 budget, just 1 in 3 federal workers who retire will be replaced. Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich also have touted plans to reduce the federal workforce...

04/27/2016 - 7:00pm

    The U.S. Treasury's decision to portray the great anti-slavery warrior Harriet Tubman on the face of the $20 bill is symbolic on many levels. The fact that she'll replace Andrew Jackson -- the country's seventh president, and a man who owned more than 100...

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