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Two Paths for Omicron

Depending on how you look at the U.S. data for this new variant, the story it tells inspires either relief or dread.Over the last few weeks — as Omicron first announced itself, in

The Feds Just Took the Jan. 6 Cases to a Whole New Level

Over a year after hordes of MAGA rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification of President Joe Biden’s electoral win, federal prosecutors hit a handful

The Supreme Court Goes Anti-Vax

The High Court’s overreach is as absurd as it is brazen.Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who sometimes like to make a show of their reasonableness, did join the...

What We Keep Getting Wrong About the Right

Was the Republican Party destined to be a dumpster fire, or did Donald Trump pervert the Party of Lincoln? This is a question I’ve been wrestling with since 2016. Last summer, my...

Justice Department is Finally Getting Serious About Holding the January 6 Ringleaders Accountable

We, who were desperate for the Justice Department to wake up from its sloth-like slumber, rejoiced after it was announced Thursday that Attorney General Merrick Garland’s office...

The Supreme Court Has Anointed Itself Czar of the Country’s COVID Rules

The conservative justices say that vaccine policy is Congress’s or the states’ job, but in practice they’re the ones calling the shots now.[Kimberly Wehle: The vaccine-mandate...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Provided Us With A Blueprint On How To Move Our Democracy Forward

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The Culture War Has Warped the Supreme Court’s Judgment

Yesterday’s decision hinges on a new and alarming embrace of the right-wing crusade against vaccination.But if you watched Fox News at all over the past year, you would have...

Opinion | Journalism Is Broken and I Alone Can Fix It!

Entrepreneurial spirit is sweeping the industry. Too bad the promotional language is so cliched.But the mission statements and manifesto these media visionaries compose upon...

Twitter faces the ‘nightmare’ of being forced into free speech

Twitter and many liberals are apoplectic over Elon Musk's call for free speech protections on the site. Company boards have a fiduciary duty to do what is best for...

Texans must love Gov. Greg Abbott’s taxpayer-funded Kindness-to-Migrants Busing Initiative

Gov. Greg Abbott has kindly started offering migrants free, taxpayer-funded bus rides to Washington, DC, aboard chartered buses. What a great guy!You’re probably asking, “Wait a...

The Fate of Bobby Kennedy’s Assassin

Sirhan Sirhan will remain in prison, despite some notable objections.“We were devastated,” Maxwell told me yesterday. “I was shocked, deeply dismayed,...

Why Brits Are So Incredibly Angry at Boris Johnson

Americans don’t understand the extremity of the COVID measures our prime minister gleefully ignored.In my defense, I had little choice but to engage in al fresco micturition....

Putin, Beijing rules, and better recruiting: Decoding the CIA director's first public speech

In his first public speech since becoming CIA director last March, William Burns addressed Georgia Tech university on Thursday. His focus areas? China, Russia, recruitment,...

Ketanji Brown Jackson's historic rise leaves just one military veteran on the Supreme Court

Once KBJ replaces retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, who was an Army corporal, that will leave only Justice Samuel Alito, a former Army captain.Once she takes the oath to step into...