Liberals are incapable of thinking that Democrats becoming more leftist is a political problem. On the week-in-politics roundup on Friday night's All Things Considered, National Public Radio anchor Robert Siegel suggested to Washington Post columnist E. Show More Summary
This week, the nation's eyes were on Baltimore and the protests over the death of Freddie Gray. The media, once again, focused only on the most sensationalized elements -- in this case, a CVS being looted, footage of which looped endlessly...Show More Summary
According to The National Retail Federation, about two-thirds of Americans will give their moms flowers on Mother's Day. So, it's pretty safe to assume that getting Mom a gift box subscription, art classes, or other gift that lasts longer than a mail-order bouquet will come as a pleasant surprise! Our Favorite Mother's Day Gifts That Keep on Giving READ MORE »
Study: 7 of the 10 counties in America with the highest property taxes are in NJ And I live in one. Do you? Police interaction with people of color Rep. Payne pushes for national racial profiling ban a decade after his uncle Asm William Payne enacted NJ law. Show More Summary
Your daily roundup of college football goodness. Read what you want, because it's THE READ OPTION. Satellite camps. Big Ten coaches have found a way to meet and greet prospects in the nation's most fertile recruiting ground by partnering...Show More Summary
Washington ended a seven-game losing streak with a 13-12 victory in Atlanta after overcoming an eight-run deficit twice.
Atlanta has one of the best comedy scenes in the country, and each week is filled with plenty of opportunities to see some of Atlanta’s best local comics and visiting national touring acts. He’s your best bets for getting into some funny business.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
NJ's long term jobless rate among highest in the nation NJ lost 6,400 jobs in March, after 8 months of gains, but continues to trail the nation in the pace of job creation. NJ jobless rate ticked up to 6.5%, higher than all but 5 states, and remained above the national rate of 5.5%. Show More Summary
Story of free-range Meitiv kids goes national, cont’d: “Bystanders are forced [sic] to step in and enforce discipline because the parents aren’t around.” [Slate via @bibliographing] Yes, the cited “National Association to Protect Children”...Show More Summary
A wrap-up of weekend performances by Americans playing in foreign leagues … Of note: Several players competing in lesser leagues or with reserve squads are not listed. Americans with dual nationalities representing other national teams have also been omitted. ENGLAND Premier League Goalkeeper Tim Howard played 90 minutes in 10th-place Everton’s 3-0 victory over Manchester […]
A relaxing song to end your week. International Politics Overall - Today is the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide caused by the then-Ottoman Empire - Actress Angelina Jolie criticized the United Nations for failing to take action in Syria - Pakistan criticized the botched drone strikes killing an Italian and American hostage as an example of the “risks and unintended [...]
What better way to celebrate National Parks Week and Earth Day than stepping into the great outdoors? Whether you want to absorb magnificent canyon views or explore a desert on horseback, our weekly roundup has a ton of fresh-air fun,...Show More Summary
“On what planet is it remotely constitutional to raid someone’s home and forbid them from speaking about it?” [Julian Sanchez on new at-length National Review account of Wisconsin John Doe raids; my earlier writing on the raids at Cato...Show More Summary
This week, Americans fulfilled part of our responsibility to our government by filing taxes. But the government isn't doing its part in return. First, as a new report by the National Taxpayer Advocate showed, the IRS has been crippled by years of budget cuts, resulting in a "devastating erosion of taxpayer service" and filing misery for millions. Show More Summary
Odubel Herrera had three hits and scored twice, and Philadelphia ended a six-game losing streak with a win over Washington.
We end on a soothe note with Italy. International Politics Overall - Black Lives Matter even throughout Africa, a continent ravaged by imperialism, violence and exploitation - The United Nations called for $275 million from members to help those living in Yemen Middle East - Gareth Porter: “The ‘Possible Military Dimensions’ Bomb That Could Blow Up the Iran [...]
The editors at USA Today take on the estate tax repeal, pointing out that it rewards the nation's wealthy elite: Despite all the rhetoric about the "death tax," dead people don't pay taxes. They are dead. Repealing the tax would be a huge windfall for their heirs. Show More Summary
KMSP is set to debut Enough Said, a weekly roundup of local and national news headlines hosted by Minneapolis radio personalities Dan Barreiro and Ron Rosenbaum. The 30-minute show will feature “takes on the local and national headlines...Show More Summary
Wilson Ramos hit a three-run double and Ian Desmond had a solo home run during Washington’s six-run third inning, and the Nationals beat the Red Sox, 10-5.
Boston got three unearned runs in the seventh inning, without a hit, and went on to defeat Washington.