AllSides Balanced Search reveals information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum so you can get the full picture.
May 19 2019
Escalating tensions with Iran have laid bare President Trump’s split with the United States’ traditional European allies. Several times this past week, the United States appeared out-of-step with European countries on whether Iran is presenting enough of a new threat to justify a military buildup and the partial evacuation of U.S. diplomats from neighboring Iraq. Trump and European leadersThe Hill
Mar 20 2019
Theresa May asked the European Union for an extension to the Brexit deadline until June 30. It increases the chances that the U.K. could crash out of the bloc at the end of June, and is likely to make for a tense meeting with European leaders on Thursday. France warned it won’t agree to a delay without “guarantees” she can get the divorce deal ratified.
Key Developments: May requestsBloomberg
Mar 19 2022
Several Democrats have continued to keep their offices on Capitol Hill closed due to COVID-19 despite President Joe Biden's call for a return to normalcy in his State of the Union address, according to The Washington Free Beacon.
The Free Beacon found multiple offices closed, many with signs blaming the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including the office of Senate Majority Leader ChuckNewsmax (News)
Mar 01 2022
A miles-long armored Russian military convoy nearing Kyiv and the targeting of civilian areas in Ukraine's second city, Kharkiv, may herald a new phase of fighting after six days of stiff Ukrainian resistance.
The latest: Russia's Ministry of Defense said Tuesday it will strike facilities in Kyiv belonging to Ukraine's security services and a special operations unit, which Moscow hasAxios
Jan 18 2022
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Ukraine this week and meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The trip comes as the Biden administration works to deter Russia from a potential invasion of its neighbor.
Blinken will land in Kyiv on Wednesday where he will meet with Zelenskyy and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. The nation’s top diplomat will also meet with theCNBC
Mar 09 2015
President Barack Obama on Monday said Republican senators have a “common cause with the hardliners in Iran,” after 47 GOP senators sent a letter to the leaders of the Islamic Republic warning that any nuclear agreement reached with the Obama administration could be overturned.
Obama made the comment while speaking to reporters with European Union Council President Donald Tusk, shortlyThe Blaze
May 18 2021
What’s the healthiest news diet? Probably traditional media, but don’t gorge yourself: Too much can leave you less informed
What sorts of media diets actually make you more knowledgeable about politics?
Is it one packed full of newspaper fiber? High-sugar clickbait? A day full of smartphone snacking, or three square meals? Can cable news really be part of a complete breakfast? Er…any idea what keto news consumption would be in this over-extended metaphor? (Vice, maybe?)
A new study in TheNieman Lab
Apr 18 2022
When his country's forces first invaded Ukraine in the early hours of February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin was, by many accounts, anticipating a certain and speedy victory.
Reports suggest that the longtime leader was expecting to roll into the neighboring territory, flatten a modest resistance, and be met by scores of grateful Ukrainians bearing bread and salt, theInsider
Nov 29 2019
Three women say they faced sexual misconduct by Gordon Sondland before he was the U.S. ambassador to the European Union and at the center of the presidential impeachment inquiry. They say he retaliated against them professionally after they rejected his advances.
In one case, a potential business partner recalls that Sondland took her to tour a room in a hotel he owns, only to then grabProPublica
May 18 2022
Lowering the price of consumer goods by raising the cost of producing them — President Biden can be, to put it charitably, counterintuitive.
The Biden administration is in an entertaining public spat with what we might as well call the “Bezos administration” (Amazon’s annual revenue exceeds the GDP of most European countries), and, while our faith in the man who publishes the WashingtonNational Review (News)