Montana has made an unprecedented move to become the first U.S. state to ban TikTok.
TikTok is a weapon of social destruction. Created by ByteDance, a Bejing-based company, TikTok is a platform of the Chinese Communist Party and a national security threat to America.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey has just won another term as chief executive. However, opposition to his autocratic ways is growing, and he was forced into a runoff election.
Rising temperatures and summer often mean fun family vacations.
I’ve never had a smartphone or used social media, and I’m in my 40s. So when I see young people such as 17-year-old Logan Lane and those in her “Luddite Club” take a stand and pause the technology that’s been in their lives since birth, I am in awe.
Texas is currently America's leader in wind and solar power. It provides 28% of America's wind energy. If it were a country, it would be the fifth biggest source. Surprisingly, it's about to eclipse California in production of solar power.
The West Virginia senator owes House Speaker Kevin McCarthy a big thank you.
🎧 The performers we see on stage, in film and on television are more diverse than ever, but this welcome change doesn’t mean there aren’t still many questions.
Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recently confirmed that student loan repayments would begin again later in 2023, delivering what is likely to be a severe financial shock to borrowers who have not had to make payments for three years. This puts greater urgency on lawmakers to fix the fl…
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: The far right has lost its monopoly on internet misinformation, and that's sad
Much attention in the culture wars tends to focus on how wacky the far right can be when it comes to embracing wild conspiracy theories and internet misinformation. Think child-abuse kidnapping rings operating out of a Washington pizza parlor. Or the nutty idea that a gun massacre of kids at…
Memorial Day, celebrated on May 29, is cause for contemplation as well as ceremonies. Parades featuring people in uniform – those currently serving, those who have served, and others who protect us – should always be welcome.
This Memorial Day weekend communities across the country are honoring the history and legacy of those who served militarily — and especially for those who made the ultimate sacrifice as members of the U.S. armed forces.
A large field of qualified candidates is setting up the Republican primaries for a repeat of 2016.
Those afraid that the 2024 GOP presidential contest will become a repeat of 2016 need not worry. The race is radically different this year. It will not play out the same.
Government leaders of the influential Group of Seven (G7) met in Japan during May 19-21. Last June, they gathered at the elegant Schloss Elmau, in picturesque Bavaria Germany. Two major nations known in the past for aggressive militarism are now influential leaders in international cooperation.
Durham report reveals an agency so steeped in politics that it violated its own standards
Ron DeSantis apparently wants to be president. His pitch rests on the "Florida blueprint," the stuff he's done as the state's governor. But the assumption that the American majority wants much of the DeSantis program is shaky. It's not even clear that Floridians do.
I attended two graduation ceremonies earlier this month, including a University of Georgia gala replete with fireworks at Sanford Stadium in Athens. At both events, I was struck with how many more women than men crossed the stage.
Commentary: Technology has created children who are more self-sufficient but also less capable.
🎧 Although we can carry around nearly all of the world’s knowledge in our pockets, we shouldn’t be surprised that such devices can lead to distraction and sometimes addiction.
If Congress fails to raise the debt limit, can President Joe Biden somehow borrow more money to save the United States from default? The short answer is no. But that hasn’t stopped a group of Senate Democrats from urging Biden to act unilaterally by invoking the Fourteenth Amendment.
Early on the morning of Dec. 23, 2022, Dr. Majed Jandali performed his 3000th surgical procedure using robotic technology and the surgical equipment of the da Vinci robot.
TRIVIA: WANT TO PLAY ALONG?
From a young age, Betsabe Castillo knew she wanted to go to college.
President Joe Biden wants to save us from climate change but who will save us from Joe Biden? The latest trick issuing from his consciously misnamed Inflation Reduction Act is a 681-page rule that could disastrously shut down 3,400 fossil-fuel power plants supplying 60% of our electric power…
On their latest political podcast, Milfred and Hands analyze a dozen potential Republicans who could challenge the incumbent in 2024
Cynthia M. Allen: Yes, it’s guns. Yes, it’s mental health. It’s everything. And government can’t fix it
I am always amazed when, in the aftermath of a mass shooting such as the recent tragedy at a mall in Allen, Texas, both political parties expect their overly simplistic explanations to be taken seriously, their anemic policy proposals accepted as dependable solutions.
Did Big Tech just win big at the U.S. Supreme Court? That seems to be the view of most commentators in the wake of the recent unanimous decision in two cases that had the potential to challenge the so-called liability shield that protects internet service providers from liability for content…
The Biden administration this month gave New York City the green light to move forward with the nation’s first congestion pricing system that would charge motorists a toll to drive into the city’s central business district.
🎧 Lee Jussim, a Rutgers University distinguished professor of psychology, explains microaggressions and concerns regarding them.
Nearly 21 months after the U.S. withdrawal from a two-decadelong misadventure in Afghanistan, an increasingly polarized Washington continues to ask the same old questions. Who lost Afghanistan?
Costs have risen 15% in the past two years. It is harder for families to afford the things that they need. I am working every day to lower costs and protect you and your family.