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Turkey can’t solve its terrorism problem until the country heals itself.
For too long, the government in Ankara underestimated the threat from the Islamic State.
What is worrisome in a new report is how far apart whites and blacks are in their optimism about relations improving.
Demographic shifts in the nation’s capital show us how the Democratic and Republican coalitions are taking shape.
Funding for an adequate response to the virus is being held hostage by a debate over Planned Parenthood.
The vote in Britain to leave the European Union is bad news for the French, who face economic strains and terrorist threats that feed their own nationalist movement.
His trade agenda would hurt American workers and companies.
The company escapes from Washington’s too-big-to-fail club.
Everyone suffers when government officials pursue their personal, political or ideological agendas by using the state’s resources to demonize private citizens, like Hank Greenberg.
The first Brexit vote actually took place in 1980 when the U.S. elected Reagan.
His fans see Hillary as a sellout and Obama as a letdown—and they won’t stand down.
Plus, Trump’s terrible trade speech.
A blind coyote that gave birth to four pups in captivity and became a social media sensation was euthanized on Wednesday by California wildlife officials.   Four months ago, someone shot the coyote in the head, leaving it blinded in both eyes. The wounded predator wandered for weeks in the Santa...
When Ellie Lader woke up that Sunday morning, her wife was sitting up in bed looking at her phone.  “Don’t read the news today,” she said, grimly. Another mass shooting. Fifty people dead, dozens wounded at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Ellie, a 31-year-old Iraq war veteran, went to the couple’s computer...
U.S. stocks closed higher, extending a rally into a third day as traders feel less anxious about Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union. Consumer goods makers and utilities were the biggest risers Thursday. Bank stocks rose after 30 financial institutions got clearance from the Federal...
Seven counter-protesters have been charged with attacking members of the Ku Klux Klan during a so-called White Lives Matter rally that turned into a bloody melee in Anaheim earlier this year, prosecutors said Thursday. The demonstrators were all charged with misdemeanor assault or battery or resisting...
Negotiations to resolve a minimum wage dispute between Actors’ Equity Assn. and a group led by actor Ed Asner have failed and the parties are headed to court, according to a statements released by both sides this week. At the center of the lawsuit is Equity’s 99-seat theater plan, which calls for...
Updates on California politics: State lawmakers vote on gun control package, D-Day for ballot measures June 30, 2016, 12:46 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: Today is the final day for voter initiatives to...
Across the planet, the fight to help wild animals survive against human encroachment usually produces predictable results: People win. Animals lose. That's why the comeback of the monarch butterfly in Mexico, or the resurgence of wild tigers in Asia, inspires headlines and hopes that conservationists...
Millions of Americans take statins to cut their risk of heart disease. Study after study has shown these drugs, introduced in the late 1980s, to be effective. But how do they function? For years researchers believed that statins worked by lowering cholesterol in the blood. Over the decades the...
The only thing we like more than a good debate is resolving one: The 1995-96 Chicago Bulls are the best NBA team of all time. Swish. But we're not just about pretty shots here. We believe in playing defense, too, in this case protecting the Bulls' legacy in the face of a challenge by the rising...
In today's world, the threats we face are constantly changing, and the government's ability to keep America safe relies on its capacity to adapt quickly to these new and evolving threats. In the years following 9/11, the U.S. made significant changes to our intelligence and law enforcement capabilities...
Two weeks ago, the Chicago Teachers Union hosted a rally designed to gin up support for a potential teacher strike. The rally included closing remarks from a teacher — not a union member because she teaches at a private school — who yelled into the microphone, "F--- the police, f--- CPD, f--- the...
What about Mike Madigan? Those four words sum up the bulk of the critical responses to my column Wednesday, in which I argued that Bruce Rauner has been an epic failure as governor of Illinois. If Rauner deserves an F for his first 15 months in office — a highly polarized time in which the state's...
Mohammed bin Salman has a bold vision for the kingdom. Can he pull it off?
You can’t vote Britain out of Europe any more than you can vote Minnesota into Tuscany.
Russia would get U.S. military cooperation in exchange for help with the Assad regime.
Our continent owes its prosperity to integrated markets across national boundaries.
The Battle of the Somme was the hinge of World War I, and its reverberations remain.
Republicans concede the 2012 attacks presented a “worst case scenario.”
Call me stupid, but I still think great journalism will help solve our problems.   
But let’s not let facts get in the way of good intentions.   
41 winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine say group's anti-scientific activism is deadly.   
House Republicans issue their report. Don't stop the presses.   
A major asteroid impact would be catastrophic, but we can finally do something about it.   
What did launch before the fighting ended, however, was the political spin.   
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