Jared Kushner says his peace plan won’t hinge on Israeli-Palestinian two-state solution

Jared Kushner says his peace plan won’t hinge on Israeli-Palestinian two-state solution

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-and-law and senior advisor charged with delivering a Middle East peace plan on Tuesday told the Time100 Summit that his plan would not focus on a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine. That approach, “failed”...
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Women hold nearly two-thirds of student debt. Warren’s debt cancellation plan would help them.

Women hold nearly two-thirds of student debt. Warren’s debt cancellation plan would help them.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), one of the many Democratic candidates currently vying to run against President Donald Trump, announced a proposal on Monday to confront the nation’s student debt crisis — and effectively aid millions of women who are s...
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Mueller report exposes ‘Miners for Trump’ as a Russian troll effort

Mueller report exposes ‘Miners for Trump’ as a Russian troll effort

In October 2016, Pennsylvania social media accounts promoted “Miners for Trump” rallies around the state with a picture of a gritty coal miner. The rallies coincided with a series of presidential campaign rallies by then-candidate Donald Trump. It ...
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Senate GOP campaign committee smears Democratic 2020 candidates with false billboards

Senate GOP campaign committee smears Democratic 2020 candidates with false billboards

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), the campaign arm of the Senate Republicans, has launched a series of billboards attacking several Democratic candidates over their supposed support for Medicare for All. Not all of the Democrats who are bein...
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The Supreme Court looks ready to let Donald Trump skew the U.S. Census

The Supreme Court looks ready to let Donald Trump skew the U.S. Census

Let’s not beat around the bush. The central question in Department of Commerce v. New York is whether the Trump administration can skew the 2020 census to shift Congressional representation away from Latino communities that tend to favor Democrats &#82...
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Why better nutrition is key to helping Flint residents recover from lead poisoning crisis

Why better nutrition is key to helping Flint residents recover from lead poisoning crisis

By Marlene Cimons The poisoning of Flint is a tragedy without end. Five years after learning their water supply was laced with lead, the residents of this Michigan town 66 miles northwest of Detroit still are reeling. And they may...
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Pittsburgh’s black community is wary of the city’s new gun control policies

Pittsburgh’s black community is wary of the city’s new gun control policies

Since 2014, 80 percent of Pittsburgh’s homicide victims have been black, and firearms have been involved 86 percent of the time, the Public Source reports. Yet, from the perspective of some members of the community, it took a high profile...
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What President Trump can expect from Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Kim Jong-un

What President Trump can expect from Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Kim Jong-un

Russian President Vladimir Putin is planning to host a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the coming days, at a time when U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-Russia relations are both tense and fragile. In the meeting, which is set...
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Tennessee is poised to outlaw most abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned

Tennessee is poised to outlaw most abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned

A bill to outlaw virtually all abortions in Tennessee if the Supreme Court overturns the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is headed to the governor’s desk. The state senate and general assembly sent the so-called “trigger” abortion ban Mond...
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Elizabeth Warren was asked about keeping police safe. Her answer was a primer on racial justice.

Elizabeth Warren was asked about keeping police safe. Her answer was a primer on racial justice.

The question came from a college senior at St. Anselm’s College, with a youthful mien and the buzz haircut befitting someone planning a career in law enforcement. “You have often been a vocal critic of police and the criminal justice...
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