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Apr 17 2016
In the Big Apple, Political Fortunes Can Change in a New York Minute
No one is ever really ready for the chaos and confusion of a New York primary—the way everything can change in a New York minute. I certainly wasn’t. As a 28-year-old greenhorn reporter for The New York Times, I was there the moment Ed Koch uttered the words that would help destroy Al Gore’s candidacy in 1988—and I missed the story.Politico
Oct 19 2012
WHY IT MATTERS: Terrorism
The issue: Osama bin Laden is dead and there hasn't been a successful attack by al-Qaida-inspired extremists on U.S. soil since the deadly shooting rampage in Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009.NPR (Online News)
Jun 09 2020
Amid coronavirus and George Floyd crises, maybe sports can help us unite, again
Something helped hold us together as a nation in 1968. Time and again, it was sports.
The two teams that met in the World Series that season — the Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals — had such stars as Al Kaline and Willie Horton, and Curt Flood and Bob Gibson. They not only excelled between the lines but also took major roles in their communities.
Horton grew up in theUSA TODAY
Jul 21 2020
Missouri AG Wants To Dismiss Charges Against St. Louis Couple Who Brandished Guns On Property During Protests
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt pledged Monday to seek a dismissal of charges against St. Louis couple Mark and Patricia McCloskey.
The couple faced down a group of demonstrators in late June with an AR-15 and a handgun. St. Louis circuit attorney Kim Gardner charged the pair with felony weapons charges Monday.
“Citizens shouldn’t be targeted for exercising their #2A rightThe Daily Caller
Aug 25 2014
ISIS Tightens Its Grip With Seizure of Air Base in Syria
Extremist fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria seized a military base in northern Syria on Sunday from forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, further solidifying control inside their self-declared Islamic state spanning the Syria-Iraq border.New York Times (News)
Dec 03 2014
Megyn Kelly’s Fiery Clash With Congressman Who Did ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Gesture on House Floor
Megyn Kelly got into a heated clash with Rep. Al Green (D-TX) Tuesday night over the ongoing Ferguson saga, with the congressman lecturing Kelly to be “fair and balanced” after she cited witness testimony backing the claim that Michael Brown charged officer Darren Wilson.The Blaze
Sep 22 2020
What If Joe Biden Shows Up?
It’s fun to do, and hard not to, but the game of mocking Joe Biden’s mental decline brings with it a pretty significant risk that many conservatives, and maybe even the Trump campaign, aren’t prepared for – what if Joe Biden shows up in the debates and pulls them off?
I’m not suggesting Biden will win the debates, at least not in any real sense – the few times he’s bothered to takeTownhall
Jun 12 2014
U.S. Said to Rebuff Iraqi Request to Strike Militants
As the threat from Sunni militants in western Iraq escalated last month, Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki secretly asked the Obama administration to consider carrying out airstrikes against extremist staging areas, according to Iraqi and American officials.Allysia Finley (Wall Street Journal)
Sep 16 2020
The Love Triangle That Spawned Trump’s Mideast Peace Deal
Having covered Arab-Israel diplomacy for more than 40 years, I have to say that the normalization agreements signed Tuesday between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Israel and Bahrain came about in a most unusual — but incredibly revealing — fashion.
I can best explain it with a soap opera analogy: It is as if Jared Kushner was a lawyer who set out to arrange a divorce between aThomas L. Friedman