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Clinton Toned Down Her Hawkishness

Exclusive: Hillary Clinton’s strongest point in Monday’s debate may have been what she didn’t say, as she avoided a return to her hawkish rhetoric that has alienated many anti-war Democrats, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry By most traditional standards…Read more ?

6 Conservative Talking Heads Who Say Trump Bombed

Click here for reuse options! Not even their hate for Hillary can compel these conservatives to say Trump won the debate. Donald Trump’s debate performance was bad; so says the general consensus among even casual political observersShow More Summary

Law Enforcement and Prevention of Terrorism

Reaffirming our common security values, Interview with Colonel Alain Bergonzoli / Migration on the Swiss South border – rules also apply for migrants, by Marianne Wüthrich / Are legal vacuums developing in Switzerland? Police calls for...Show More Summary

Fighting Resumes in Syria, but a Negotiated Truce Remains the Only Alternative, by Webster G. Tarpley

Kerry Pledges to Pursue “Every Avenue of Progress”; Russian Officials Note Deep Factionalization of U.S. Government Between State Department Realists and Utopian Pentagon Circles of Ashton Carter; JCS Chair Gen. Dunford Concedes He Can't...Show More Summary

PSYOPs: Operation Syria, by Manlio Dinucci

While the emirate of Qatar promotes international tour of an exhibition on the crimes attributed to the Syrian Arab Republic, Manlio Dinucci recalls —with supporting documents—, what we really know about this conflict.

Statement by the Quartet's Principals

Representatives of the Quartet — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, United States Secretary of State John Kerry and European Union High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy Federica Mogherini — met in New York on 23 September. Show More Summary

Speech by Sergey Lavrov at 71st UN General Assembly, by Sergey Lavrov

Mr Chairman, Ladies and gentlemen, A year ago, from the same rostrum at the anniversary session of the UN General Assembly, plenty of accurate assessments were made of the situation at this crucial stage of international development....Show More Summary

Republicans Rip Lester Holt After Donald Trump Stumbles During First Debate Against Hillary Clinton

Click here for reuse options! Trump initially said Holt "did a great job," but right-wing Twitter claims NBC host is secretly on the Clinton payroll. Facing some difficulty when it comes to declaring Donald Trump the outright winnerShow More Summary

Charlotte Police Foment Unrest and Attempt to Use Marijuana to Justify Killing Keith Lamont Scott

Click here for reuse options! There's no excuse for ending an innocent man's life. Keith Lamont Scott is dead at the age of 43. A father of seven children with a wife of 20 years and a cognitive impairment from a motorcycle accident, Mr. Show More Summary

The Challenging Politics of Global Warming

Though global warming represents a grave danger, it received only passing notice in the first presidential debate, in part, because the politics of climate change are challenging, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar explains. By Paul R. Pillar Going into…Read more ?

Someone Please Explain What the Hell Is Going on With This Mary J. Blige, Hillary Clinton Interview

On Monday, Apple Music announced that the first episode of Mary J. Blige's new show The 411—an apparent reference to her 1992 debut album "What's the 411?"—will feature an exclusive sit-down with Hillary Clinton. A quick teaser of the...Show More Summary

The 10 Most Bizarro Moments of the Debate—and Just After

Click here for reuse options! Trump even managed to advance a new paranoid conspiracy theory. The much anticipated first presidential debate of the 2016 between Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump exceeded all expectations. It was straight out of bizarroworld. Show More Summary

Clinton’s Ingenious Debate Strategy Lays Bare Trump’s Racism, Sexism and Venality

Click here for reuse options! In the annals of feminism, Monday’s debate will rank with the epic tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King. If there’s anything you want in a president of these United States, it’s the ability to execute a superior strategy against a foe who threatens to tear the nation apart. Show More Summary

This Video Shows All the Times Trump Interrupted Clinton in Last Night's Debate

Click here for reuse options! Mostly, to say things that ultimately just proved how unpresidential he is. Throughout last night’s debate, Donald Trump showed that little things like Hillary Clinton talking would not get in the way of him hearing his own voice. Show More Summary

There Is No Such Thing as a "Sustainable" Coffee Pod

Coffee pods have to be one of the more pitiful innovations of modern society. Rather than dumping ground coffee into a filter and topping it with hot water to get your cup of joe, coffee pod machines, made famous by Keurig, allow you to add a layer of plastic or aluminum waste to the process. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Barack Obama Exit Interview, by Doris Kearns Goodwin

His presidency is winding down. A contentious election—fought largely over his rec­ord and legacy—is about to be decided. With that in mind, Barack Obama recently invited the presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to the White House for a long, personal, open-ended conversation. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Pounces on a Very Flustered Donald Trump in the First Debate

Click here for reuse options! Clinton appeared more presidential. Donald Trump brought his tough-guy, America-first rhetoric onto the presidential debate stage on Monday, but was repeatedly flustered and upstaged by Hillary Clinton whose...Show More Summary

The Sneaky Way Amazon Is Ripping You Off

Click here for reuse options! Hint: It's all about the "buy box." One day recently, we visited Amazon's website in search of the best deal on Loctite super glue, the essential home repair tool for fixing everything from broken eyeglass frames to shattered ceramics. Show More Summary

Air Pollution Is Prematurely Aging Your Skin: Here's How You Can Protect Yourself

Click here for reuse options! New research reveals that toxic fumes in urban areas are giving city-dwellers wrinkles and age spots. Air pollution is a known health hazard, linked to a number of life-threatening ailments, including cancer and a host of diseases that impact cardiovascular and respiratory health. Show More Summary

11 Amazing Things I Learned Touring a Sex Toy Factory

Click here for reuse options! "After popping my eyes back into my head, I managed to learn a few things about sex toys." The email was tantalizing to say the least. “It's kind of like Wonka's Chocolate Factory, but for sex toys :-),”...Show More Summary

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