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Math Is Hard: Trump Claims He Could Have Blocked 5-3 Abortion Ruling by Filling Scalia's Seat

Replacing Scalia with another pro-life justice would likely have had no impact on the ruling. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump defied the laws of mathematics on Thursday, claiming that he could have turned around the Supreme Court’s 5-3 abortion ruling by nominating a pro-life justice to replace Antonin Scalia. Show More Summary

‘I was wrong in my presumption that Israel desired peace’ –Chas Freeman

Read an excerpt from Ambassador Chas W. Freeman's new book "America's Continuing Misadventures in the Middle East," which features a large section on U.S. foreign policy in Israel and Palestine, and the bungling thereof.

Pope Francis Urges World To Never Forget Armenian Genocide

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

His characterization of the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians is likely to cause tensions with Turkey. He was not expected to use the term but then ad-libbed it into his prepared remarks.

Bluegrass Pioneer Ralph Stanley Dies At 89

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Stanley was one of the early leaders of bluegrass music, and enjoyed an unexpectedly broad following after he sang "Oh, Death" in the film Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou.

Jury Clears Led Zeppelin In 'Stairway To Heaven' Plagiarism Suit

last weekNews : The Two-Way

A California jury has ruled that the members of Led Zeppelin did not steal the melody that opens a seminal song in rock history.

Beijing Says Apple's iPhone 6 Violates Chinese Design Patent

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Beijing's intellectual property authorities have ruled that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus too closely resemble a smartphone by the Chinese company Shenzhen Baili.

Dozens Of U.S. Diplomats Call For Military Pressure On Syria's Assad Regime

last weekNews : The Two-Way

About 50 State Department officials have signed an internal memo that reportedly calls for targeted military strikes to push Bashar Assad toward the negotiating table.

'Shakespearean Drama' At Viacom As 5 Board Members Are Ousted

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Media mogul Sumner Redstone, 93, has moved to replace five board members of Viacom Inc., including the chairman and CEO whom he has considered a surrogate son.

Silicon Valley Venture Capital Pioneer, Tom Perkins, Dead At 84

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Long before the boom of the California's tech scene, Perkins in 1972 co-founded a prominent venture capital firm, and used a new approach to investment.

Murder Trial Begins For Officer Who Drove Van In Freddie Gray Case

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Officer Caesar Goodson, who faces the most serious charge related to Freddie Gray's death in 2015, heads to court in Baltimore on Thursday. Two trials of other officers ended without convictions.

New Rules To Ban Payday Lending 'Debt Traps'

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Thursday is announcing new proposed regulations which aim to stop some predatory lending practices.

She's A Man-Eater, And That's OK With Male Orb-Weaving Spiders

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Usually in nature, the females choose the males they mate with. But researchers say a type of male orb-weaving spider selects the female — which will cannibalize him afterward.

Flooding In Texas Kills 6, With More Rain Forecast

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The Brazos River has already reached record levels and forced hundreds of people west of Houston to evacuate. Weather experts predict 4 to 5 more inches of rain around Houston through the weekend.

Trump University 'Playbooks' Released By Court Advise Being Courteous To Media

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

One recommendation for dealing with reporters: "Remember, courtesy gets you a long way." The documents were released Tuesday by a federal judge in California.

Protests Escalate In France As Labor Groups Face Off With Government

last monthNews : The Two-Way

French President Francois Hollande wants to loosen the nation's strict labor code. The country's largest union is fiercely opposed.

Afghan Government Says U.S. Drone Strike Killed Taliban Leader

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The Pentagon says it is assessing the results of its attack on Mullah Akhtar Mansour. The man was a divisive figure within the Taliban, and the Afghan government saw him as an obstacle to peace.

Stolen Letter From Columbus Found In The Library Of Congress And Returned To Italy

last monthNews : The Two-Way

It was stolen from Florence, Italy, and replaced with a fake, which went unnoticed for two decades. Researchers have proved that a document found in the Library of Congress is the stolen letter.

Ahmet Volleys, Dweezil Rebuts: Plot Thickens In Zappa Family Feud

On April 30, this writer told you about the widening rift among the adult children of the late Frank Zappa and how the rift relates to Frank’s widow, Gail, and the way that Ahmet Zappa is continuing her questionable business practices in the wake of her demise last October. Show More Summary

Silent No More: French Women Speak Out Against Pattern Of Sexism

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Over the weekend, 17 former ministers publicly denounced the entrenched sexism of French society — particularly politics. The open letter comes after a week of intense national debate on the topic.

North Carolina Sues Department Of Justice Over LGBT Law

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Last week, the Department of Justice said the "bathroom bill" violates the Civil Rights Act, and gave the state until Monday to respond. The state then filed a lawsuit against the DOJ.

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