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Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
    The International Olympic Committee's decision to let Russian athletes compete in the Rio Olympics if they can prove that they haven't used performance-enhancing drugs won't be popular with other countries. Nonetheless,...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Something weird seems to be happening in the heavens. This week marks a coincidence of the full moon and the summer solstice. Some astronomers are calling this combination of maximum moonlight and the Northern Hemisphere's...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Americans are still grieving the tragic murder of 49 people in a gay night club in Orlando, Florida. The deranged assassin was a Muslim.     The attack has sparked concern about a culture of terror sweeping the...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
    The New York City Commission on Human Rights recently announced that employers, landlords and other professionals are required to use a transgender person's preferred pronoun "regardless of the individual's sex assigned...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
    She died, and I lived.     Like me, Jo Cox was just 41 when she was shot. Like me, she was doing the essential business of government, meeting with the people she represented, when a sick man attacked her.  ...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Texas didn’t need a federal court to know it couldn’t do this. Neither did Indiana, Arizona, Florida or any states seeking to excuse themselves from what America has always done.     We welcome refugees...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 11:00am
    Donald Trump believes American Muslims are hiding something. "They know what's going on. They know that [Omar Mateen] was bad," he said after the Orlando massacre. "They have to cooperate with law enforcement and...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 10:00am
    What do you have to do to be fired from the Trump campaign?     Word emerged on Monday that Donald Trump had parted ways with his famously contentious campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. "The Donald J. Trump...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 9:00am
    How desperate is the Republican Party? This desperate: Political strategists are concocting schemes to preserve their congressional majorities that they know would concede the presidential contest to Hillary Clinton.   ...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 8:00am
    One of the most brazen — craven even — ploys by Republicans in the wake of the Orlando massacre has been to suggest, incredibly, that they would be better for the LGBT community than the Democrats.     At...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 7:00am
    In the wake of the latest example of this country's most egregious distinction -- its continuing acquiescence in mass gun violence -- a visibly fed-up President Obama made yet another grief-bearing visit last week, calling on the...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:45pm
    As Britain decides whether to leave the European Union, it is clear that one issue created the greatest source of tension: immigration.     British attitudes toward immigration have been changing for some time, and...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:39pm
    One of more vexing questions about Thursday's Brexit vote is, "Why is it occurring?"     If Prime Minister David Cameron is so convinced that Britain exiting the European Union would be such a...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:00pm
    As we head toward the Democratic National Convention, I often hear the question, "What does Bernie want?" Wrong question. The right question is what the 12 million Americans who voted for a political revolution want....
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
    British voters face a momentous choice on Thursday, when they'll vote on whether to remain in the European Union. A decision to leave might badly hurt the economy, which relies on Europe for trade and investment -- but the...
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