Borghild Eldoen with the Joint Rescue Centre for Southern Norway describes the rescue efforts to evacuate 1,300 passengers from a cruise ship off the coast.
Posted on: 23 March 2019 | 4:18 pm
Today, registering for the draft has been reduced to a rite of passage for many young American men -- a perfunctory civic duty with little meaning, since conscription ended more than 40 years ago. One might question why there is still a required registration, especially since volunteers have filled the ranks of our armed forces. But last month, a federal court in Texas ruled that the male-only registration requirement is unconstitutional.
Posted on: 23 March 2019 | 2:43 pm
On the evening Robert Mueller submitted his report to the Justice Department, ending the special counsel investigation that has clouded all but a few months of his presidency, President Donald Trump was not huddled in a war room or dictating defiant tweets to his underlings.
Posted on: 23 March 2019 | 12:30 pm
No one has been a bigger convert on President Donald Trump than Lindsey Graham.
Posted on: 23 March 2019 | 11:25 am
The college admissions scandal may get elite colleges to do what they should have done long ago: abolish the athletic recruit as a discrete admission category and deprioritize the importance of athletic success.
Posted on: 23 March 2019 | 9:28 am
The terror in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed 50 Muslim worshipers joins a growing list of attacks that used the internet to spread the killer's propaganda.
Posted on: 23 March 2019 | 8:31 am
"You will conquer Rome and own the world," ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi told his followers in July 2014.
Posted on: 23 March 2019 | 3:43 am
The Mueller report is finally done and has been turned over to the attorney general. Now the public waits to find out what it says and how Washington will react (what, for example, will Congressional investigators do next?).
Posted on: 22 March 2019 | 8:05 pm
Kellyanne Conway is now publicly disparaging her husband George for his attacks on her boss, the President of the United States. Conway, who called her husband out for being unsupportive, also framed her relationship as "the unusual situation of a man getting power through his wife." Her withering remarks call to mind the scene where King Lear famously utters: "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child" -- though in this case it's a spouse being slagged off for being thankless (or "jealous").
Posted on: 22 March 2019 | 7:19 pm