CRUZ: Well, look, there’s a difference between foreign interference of the kind Russia did, which was hacking into the election, creating fraudulent bots, actively trying to deceive people, and law enforcement
But it would be a mistake to assume that the court will give Trump a resounding victory, or come close to upholding the extreme propositions that the president has been unsuccessfully advancing in the
Mr. Trump has scaled back his initial promise to build a wall along the entire length of the frontier, saying that 1,000 miles of new barriers should suffice. He is pressing to complete nearly half of
A technological reality is responsible for the robocall epidemic: It costs less than a penny to bug someone with a garbage call, and it’s also possible to spend thousands of those cents with minimal effort
The latest study by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) shows that the number of journalists imprisoned for their work in 2019 remains at record highs. China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt are
With all of the gun violence in the District, we don’t need government-sponsored gun violence toward innocent animals. The hunt is supposedly conducted by “biologists who are ‘highly trained firearms from
The District and Maryland are aware of the importance of this issue and have dealt with it appropriately. Even the city of Richmond has taken the necessary steps to provide a much safer drive on the streets
It was noted in the Dec. 12 front-page article “Where running water is ‘such a luxury’ ” that the United States “does not have a comprehensive means of tracking the number of people living without piped
Davutoglu is a heavyweight in conservative circles, and his challenge to Erdogan is significant in tipping the balance further in favor of the opposition forces calling for an end to Turkey’s authoritarian
Graham’s conduct contrasts with his insistence on listening to the evidence when it was Democratic President Bill Clinton on trial: This time, Graham already said he would refuse to read the transcripts.
It has taken Congress a year to get to where observers expected them to land early on. There is general agreement across the aisle in the Senate on a set of consumer rights including access, correction,
A second category of notable democratic events are “shockers.” We are well acquainted with Donald Trump’s 2016 stunner. Indeed, if journalism had a concussion protocol like the National Football League,
The ICJ investigation is likely to continue for years. The outcome is uncertain. Yet the mere fact that it took place at all counts as a huge moral victory for the Rohingya. For the first time, this group
But if money and space were no object, would I like to be surprised with a Peloton for Christmas? Sure I would. But I seem to be guilty of false consciousness, because social media has already decided
The wrinkle is that, apart from formally ending the country’s E.U. membership by Jan. 31, it’s not clear how Mr. Johnson might use that mandate. Having governed London as a centrist mayor, he has since
Uber deserves accolades for furnishing the public with this wealth of information. The number 3,000 is big in isolation, but it looks far smaller next to the more than 1 billion rides chartered through
Those measures, and scores of other patently racist laws in Virginia dating from the early 20th century, have been rendered moot by subsequent court decisions and federal statutes. Still, their lingering
What, people wondered, did Melania Trump think of the president’s tweet? Now we know. There is a lot to unpack in this four-sentence statement that White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham issued
I knew nothing of British politics until this morning, but there’s one clear takeaway for the U.S. voter
I cannot resist the urge to opine which surges powerfully within me. The thought that there exists some subject on which my opinion is not required is too much for me to bear. So I must — I simply must!
Beethoven was, as we now know, going deaf. Already quite famous as a pianist and composer, he had for several years experienced buzzing and ringing in his ears; by 1800, his hearing was in full decline.