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Donald Trump fires embattled campaign manager Corey Lewandowski

Donald Trump fired his embattled campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, on Monday as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee struggled to pivot to the general election and his political operation became at times paralyzed by internal feuding.<p>The dismissal of Lewandowski, a controversial Trump …

Donald Trump

The Stanford Rape Case Judge’s Controversial History

As he handed down a six-month sentence to Brock Turner for sexually assaulting a woman behind a dumpster, Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky …

Santa Clara County

Here Is The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read Aloud To Her Attacker

A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentence would have "a severe impact on him," according to a judge. At his sentencing Thursday, his victim read him a letter describing the "severe impact" the assault had on …

Empathy

Contested conventions haven’t been kind to the guy who starts out ahead, like Donald Trump

Let's say that Donald Trump doesn't get the 1,237 delegates he needs in order to clinch the nomination before the Republican convention this July. Let's say, just to pick a number, that he gets 1,234. He walks into Cleveland at the front of an army of 1,234 people, all of whom will vote for him on …

A transcript of Donald Trump’s meeting with The Washington Post editorial board

FREDERICK RYAN JR., WASHINGTON POST PUBLISHER: Mr. Trump, welcome to the Washington Post. Thank you for making time to meet with our editorial board.<p>DONALD TRUMP: New building. Yes this is very nice. Good luck with it.<p>RYAN: Thank you… We’ve heard you’re going to be announcing your foreign policy …

Meet the Press

The Good News If You're Terrified of Getting a Colonoscopy

Two years ago, when I turned 50, my doctor and I had a chat about colon cancer screening. It went something like this:<p>Doc: "It's time for a …

Cancer

Political Cartoons of the Week

Political Cartoons Skewering Republicans<p>Funniest Political Memes of the Week<p>Occupy Wall Street Cartoons<p>Osama Bin Laden Cartoons<p>Political Sex Scandal …

Political Cartoons

Obama’s Writer Pens Trump Victory Speech

Jon Favreau gives you a glimpse of what the Republican frontrunner will likely sound like should he win the nomination.<p>It’s come to this: I’ve …

Exactly the right words, exactly the right way: Reagan’s amazing Challenger disaster speech

Images from Jan. 28, 1986, are seared into the memories of former schoolchildren, teachers, parents and pretty much any American now older than 30 — the Challenger space shuttle, meant to carry schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe into orbit, reduced to a snaky tunnel of smoke in the sky near Cape …

Ronald Reagan

The long, strange history of the Donald Trump-Megyn Kelly feud

Here's the conundrum of Donald Trump: Nothing he does should surprise us, but nothing he <i>doesn't</i> do should surprise us, either.<p>By that, I mean that for all the wacky things he's actually done in this presidential campaign, there are just as many wacky things that he has said he might do but …

Donald Trump

The ballad of Donald and Sarah

They came from outside the confines of politics as we know it — he from the flashy, fickle, hyperactive world of New York real estate, casino deals and reality TV and she from a frozen land north of the 49th parallel. They were self-proclaimed mavericks, speaking truth to power and rattling races …

Best Fiction Books of 2015

FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Aug. 18, 2015<p>Reviewed: May 17, 2015<p>FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Aug. 18, 2015<p>"A marvelous picaresque showing off the …