Cynthia Roberts

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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick don’t understand anti-Vietnam War protesters

Caricatures of resistance are destructive to our democracy.<p>“[Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s documentary] <i>The Vietnam War</i> . . . will doubtless shape popular memory of the conflict for years to come,” writes the veteran activist and historian Maurice Isserman in <i>Dissent</i>. Although Isserman praises the …

Donald Trump attacks China on Twitter over currency manipulation and South China Sea deepening diplomatic row

Donald Trump launched an attack against China last night, accusing Beijing of currency manipulation and flexing its military might in the South China Sea.<p>The tweets deepened a brewing diplomatic row that began on Friday when the US president-elect broke decades of US policy and spoke on the …

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Hillary Clinton's campaign says it will take part in recount effort despite no 'actionable evidence' of foul play

Hillary Clinton's campaign said Saturday that it will take part in a vote recount in Wisconsin initiated by Jill Stein.<p>Stein, the Green Party's presidential nominee, has so far raised millions of dollars to fund the recount effort.<p>In a post on Medium, Marc Elias, the Clinton campaign's counsel, …

Florida boy calls 911 to invite deputies for Thanksgiving

While his mother was preparing food in the kitchen, a 5-year-old Florida boy called 911 to invite law enforcement officers over for Thanksgiving dinner.<p>Monica Webster of the Walton County Sheriff's Office tells the News Herald that with all the bad calls they receive every day, this was a happy …

TRUMP: 'Fidel Castro is dead!'

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday morning after the longtime former Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, died Friday at the age of 90.<p>"Fidel Castro is dead!" Trump tweeted.<p>In an official statement released later Saturday morning, Trump referred to Castro as a "brutal dictator" who …