Today, one of former president Trump’s messages on the struggling right-wing social media platform Truth Social went viral. In the message, Trump again insisted that the 2020 presidential election had been characterized by “MASSIVE & WIDESPREAD FRAUD & DECEPTION,” and suggested…
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On the clear, windy morning of December 2, 1859, just before 11:00, the doors of the jail in Charles Town, Virginia, opened, and guards moved John Brown…
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Some stories wrapped up today: In Atlanta the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit said that the district court had no jurisdiction to block the…
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The Democrats in the House have voted in new leadership. Representative Hakeem Jeffries of New York, who grew up in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and who…
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Today, after an eight-week trial and three days of deliberations, a jury of five women and seven men found Elmer Stewart Rhodes III, 57, the founder and…
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Four of twelve unions have rejected the deal the administration brokered in mid-September between rail carriers and union workers to avert a national…
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Another quick note at the end of this holiday weekend to mark yet another story that shouldn’t be overlooked: Protests have broken out across China…
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I hate to break up a holiday weekend with a political post, but I want to put down a marker for the record. On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, November…
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