Tom Cotton slammed for encouraging military intervention in protest

Tennessee National Guard soldiers in Nashville put their riot shields on the ground during a peaceful protest. USA TODAYWASHINGTON...

‘Your lives matter’: Obama offers words of hope in contrast to Trump’s division |...

Barack Obama has told young people of colour “your lives matter” in public remarks that supporters welcomed as an antidote to Donald Trump’s racially-charged and divisive threats to crack down on civil dissent. America’s first black president on Tuesday...

Quincy Mason in Minneapolis; NYC, LA curfews

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz visited a memorial for George Floyd on Wednesday at the site where the handcuffed black man was arrested while a white police...

Lea Michele apologizes to ‘Glee’ co-stars who called her out for racial microaggressions

“LMAO REMEMBER WHEN YOU MADE MY FIRST TELEVISON GIG A LIVING HELL?!?!” Ware wrote. “CAUSE ILL NEVER FORGET. I BELIEVE YOU TOLD EVERYONE THAT IF TOU HAD THE OPPORTUNITY YOU WOULD ‘S--- IN MY WIG!’ AMONGST OTHER TRAUMATIC...

Feeding the family gets tough when work is threatened

SALINAS, Calif. – Three boys sat at a wooden table in the sunlit dining room of their two-bedroom apartment in North Salinas. Two $5 boxes of pepperoni pizzas were stacked on the kitchen table as the brothers devoured slice after...

Pentagon chief opposes Trump threat to deploy military at protests | US military

The US defence secretary has opposed Donald Trump’s threatened use of the Insurrection Act to allow active duty troops to be deployed in American cities.Mark Esper was speaking to journalists in the Pentagon amid mounting disquiet about the...

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Tennessee National Guard soldiers in Nashville put their riot shields on the ground during a peaceful protest. USA TODAYAs...

Cross of Snow: A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, by Nicholas Basbanes book review

As it happens, all these are by Longfellow — the subject of Nicholas Basbanes’s new biography “Cross of Snow”— and they share certain characteristics: They are narrative poems, patriotic in character and chockablock with memorable lines: “One, if...

Steve King loses Iowa Republican primary to Randy Feenstra

Iowa's Sen. Joni Ernst and Reps. Steve King, Cindy Axne and Abby Finkenauer likely face competitive races in 2020. ...

Crisis made EU countries act like panicked shoppers, commissioner says

“I think they acted a little bit like individuals. When the crisis first came upon us everybody rushed to the supermarket to buy a lot of pasta and toilet paper and went home and locked the doors...