(Jonathan Drake/Reuters) Resist the temptation to censor yourself and speak up for your views. No one said the fight against intolerance would be easy. This might come as some surprise to observers of our…

  President Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, November 2017. (Damir Sagolj/Reuters) We must recognize the limits of what is feasible and what is desirable. The character of a nation shapes its foreign…

New York City's police commissioner has fired a police officer involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner. Police Commissioner James O'Neill made the announcement Monday afternoon. O'Neill had been deliberating whether to accept a…

Attorney General William Barr listens to a question as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., May 1, 2019. (Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters) Attorney General William Barr has demoted the acting director of the Bureau of…

President Trump, according to AP sources, has been considering the idea of buying Greenland – the world's largest island – for the United States. AP WASHINGTON – A day after President Donald Trump said he was…

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at the Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Des Moines, Iowa, August 10, 2019. (Scott Morgan/Reuters) Politicians complain loudly about this problem, but their own policies are generating it. There are economic…

Illegal workers fled a number of Georgia food processing plants this past week after highly-publicized raids by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency at five Mississippi plants. This month, ICE agents conducted the largest…

Thirteen people were arrested and six were injured, as over 1,200 right-wing demonstrators and counterprotesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday, police said. Portland Police Lt. Tina Jones said there had been at least 13…

George Papadopoulos leaves after his sentencing hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., September 7, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) A minor functionary’s farcical encounter with a self-promoting schemer provided the excuse for an investigation. Editor’s…

Walt Whitman in 1887 (Library of Congress) Anyone who doubts his contribution to the democratic project should read his poetry. When Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass in 1855, it drew some savage reviews. The…

When it comes to securing our national elections, President Trump says any talks must include voter ID laws, otherwise it is “meaningless." Buzz60 WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump ramps up his reelection for 2020…

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., August 15, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) He is following in the footsteps of George H. W. Bush, who…

President Trump called Iran "nothing but trouble" after saying he heard from the U.K. that tankers were seized in the Strait of Hormuz. USA TODAY The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iranian…