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post-election schemes

New revelations betray depth of Trump’s post-election schemes

A stunning daily stream of revelations is shedding new light on the depraved effort by Donald Trump, his aides and extremist Republicans to cover up the former President's constitutional arson and desperate bid to steal power after the 2020 election.
Prince Andrew

Queen left with no choice but to cast Prince Andrew adrift. But is it...

It's difficult to imagine a worse start to 2022 for Prince Andrew. The Queen's second son has been stripped of his cherished royal titles and will be the only one of his siblings no longer referred to as His (or Her) Royal Highness, Buckingham Palace announced Thursday. The extraordinary statement came a day after a federal judge rejected a bid to have a civil suit against him in New York thrown out. Judge Lewis Kaplan effectively said Andrew does have a case to answer after being accused of sexual assault.
Putin

The West has a rare window to put Putin in his place

Next week may see one of the most significant and defining moments in relations between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Russia since the break-up of the Soviet Union.
hope on the horizon

A pandemic-scarred year ends in darkness — but with hope on the horizon

2021 wasn't supposed to end like this. The year dawned in a blaze of hope that new, effective Covid-19 vaccines -- free and available to all -- would deliver the country from the worst public health emergency in 100 years, in which 350,000 Americans had already died. The promise of a new President, Joe Biden, to shut down the virus rang in the nation's ears after his predecessor had lied about Covid-19's severity, botched the government response and prized his political goals over its health.
political threats

Biden turns to nation building at home, but the political threats he left behind...

President Joe Biden may have ended the "forever war" but the dangerous loose ends he left behind in Afghanistan could still thwart his attempt to throw everything at his top priority domestic goals.
Afghanistan dilemmavideo

Kabul terrorist attack highlights Biden’s Afghanistan dilemma

America's longest war is ending as it began, with the nation mourning the death of a terrorist attack and an outraged President vowing to hunt down the culprits in Afghanistan.
school year

New pandemic school year is a nightmare for parents and a new test for...

America's kids, more vulnerable than ever to Covid-19 and in the crossfire of a political war over masks, are going back to class in a timeless rite transformed into a moment of fear by the pandemic that interrupted their childhood.
Iran’s big problem

Iran’s big problem is economic policies: professor

 A professor of economics believes that Iran’s main problem lies in economic policies although he says “sanctions have a terrible stranglehold on the Iranian economy.”
New revelationsvideo

New revelations expose future threat Trump poses

A burst of new disclosures exposing the extraordinary efforts by ex-President Donald Trump to steal power after his election defeat constitutes a grave warning about the future and his potential bid to recapture the White House.
Trump's attempted coup

The full picture of Trump’s attempted coup is only starting to emerge

President Donald Trump -- back in the final days of his presidency -- didn't exactly make a secret of his effort to overturn the election he'd just lost and so it's very easy to get tired of thinking about it, now that he's out of office and his official powers have been clipped.

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