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On this date, 1991: Canseco, A’s meet Queen Elizabeth

On this date, 1991: Canseco, A’s meet Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II gets the royal treatment from A's, Orioles players and coaches in Baltimore before Oakland's victory.
Trump's Immigration Proclamation Starts 50-Day Debate over Wages and Jobs

Trump's Immigration Proclamation Starts 50-Day Debate over Wages and Jobs

President Donald Trump's White House proclamation Wednesday declares legal immigration can hurt Americans' wages, and gives the public 50 days to organize a political push against the D.C.
Mass Unemployment in U.S. Once Eased by Immigration Pause

Mass Unemployment in U.S. Once Eased by Immigration Pause

The Chinese coronavirus has brought unemployment to about ten million Americans in just weeks. In past times of unemployment, such depressions have been met with record low immigration levels.
'An Opportunity to Be Our Best': Coronavirus Volunteers Rally Behind George H. W. Bush's Points of Light

'An Opportunity to Be Our Best': Coronavirus Volunteers Rally Behind George H. W. Bush's Points of Light

Local volunteers and organizations are rallying behind George H. W. Bush‘s foundation, Points of Light, to promote good works they’re doing in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. “In less than
Barbara Bush's Best Advice, According to Her Kids: 'Mom Taught Me How to Laugh,' George W. Says

Barbara Bush's Best Advice, According to Her Kids: 'Mom Taught Me How to Laugh,' George W. Says

Barbara Bush was quick-witted, self-deprecating and loved to dish out advice — whether her kids wanted to hear it or not. In new book Pearls of Wisdom: Little Pieces of Advice (That Go a Long Way),
What Barbara Bush Told George H. W. During Her Last Hospital Trip That Made the Staff Cry

What Barbara Bush Told George H. W. During Her Last Hospital Trip That Made the Staff Cry

A new book by former First Lady Barbara Bush, published posthumously, gives fresh insight into her historic romance with former President George H. W. Bush. In Pearls of Wisdom: Little Pieces of
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Neocons Strike Back

The Neocons Strike Back

There was a time not so long ago, before President Donald Trump’s surprise decision early this year to liquidate the Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, when it appeared that America’s
Jenna Bush Hager Writes Book in Honor of Her Grandparents: They 'Will Not Be Forgotten'

Jenna Bush Hager Writes Book in Honor of Her Grandparents: They 'Will Not Be Forgotten'

It’s only been a few months since her last one, but Today show co-host Jenna Bush Hager will soon have another book coming out — this one in honor of her beloved grandparents. Everything Beautiful in
1998: Joe Biden Urged U.S. to 'Dethrone' Saddam Hussein over Weapons of Mass Destruction

1998: Joe Biden Urged U.S. to 'Dethrone' Saddam Hussein over Weapons of Mass Destruction

Former Vice President Joe Biden urged the U.S. government in 1998 to pursue a strategy to 'dethrone' Saddam Hussein over allegations the Iraqi strongman was hiding weapons of mass destruction.
The Collapse of Neoliberalism

The Collapse of Neoliberalism

Welcome to the Decade From Hell, our look back at an arbitrary 10-year period that began with a great outpouring of hope and ended in a cavalcade of despair. With the 2008 financial crash and the
Opinion: Reform presidential pardon after Ford, Bush, Clinton, Trump abuses

Opinion: Reform presidential pardon after Ford, Bush, Clinton, Trump abuses

Here's how to fix the process following continual misuse of constitutional authority since Watergate.
Josh Hawley: Bush's Globalist ‘New World Order’ Has Made the Elites Rich, Eroded ‘Middle Class Way of Life’

Josh Hawley: Bush's Globalist ‘New World Order’ Has Made the Elites Rich, Eroded ‘Middle Class Way of Life’

President George H.W. Bush's plan for a "New World Order" with global integration of the United States' economy has made the ruling class richer while eroding "the middle class way of life" in
Rudy's Hot Date For George H.W. Bush's Funeral

Rudy's Hot Date For George H.W. Bush's Funeral

Rudy Giuliani is going through yet another messy divorce (his third), so when the serial adulterer was invited to attend George H.W. Bush's state funeral last December he found himself with no one to
Orrin Hatch Contradicts Joe Biden's Claims About Believing Anita Hill

Orrin Hatch Contradicts Joe Biden's Claims About Believing Anita Hill

One of Joe Biden's longtime Senate colleagues is contradicting claims the former vice president recently made about having believed Anita Hill during Clarence Thomas's contentious confirmation battle
Sununu: Joe Biden ‘Confused,’ ‘Useless’ During Clarence Thomas Confirmation

Sununu: Joe Biden ‘Confused,’ ‘Useless’ During Clarence Thomas Confirmation

Joe Biden was reportedly "confused" and "useless" as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas, according to the chief of staff of late-President
Barack Obama 'best US president in history,' college student poll says. Lincoln, Washington not even close.

Barack Obama 'best US president in history,' college student poll says. Lincoln, Washington not even close.

Barack Obama was the "best U.S. president in history," college students overwhelmingly declared in a new poll. The College Pulse poll surveyed 8,112 students to determine the outcome, and Obama
Down to Earth

Down to Earth

How do you talk about an emergency when it seems as if no one is listening? For years, journalists, scientists, and activists concerned with the ongoing horror of climate catastrophe have faced this
Nihilist in Chief

Nihilist in Chief

In the midst of this January’s historic, senselessly protracted government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decided it was time to put forward his vision of how government should
The Reality Behind Trump’s Coalition for Regime Change in Venezuela

The Reality Behind Trump’s Coalition for Regime Change in Venezuela

In the early 1970s, a handful of Sandinistas were in the mountains of Nicaragua fighting to overthrow the 40-year U.S.-backed, brutal dictatorship of the Somoza family. When a powerful volcanic
The Coalition of Despots for Regime Change in Venezuela

The Coalition of Despots for Regime Change in Venezuela

In the early 1970s, a handful of Sandinistas were in the mountains of Nicaragua fighting to overthrow the 40-year U.S.-backed, brutal dictatorship of the Somoza family. When a powerful volcanic