Paul Doppelt

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Down the Breitbart Hole

The editor in chief of Breitbart News is a 31-year-old craft beer enthusiast from Los Angeles named Alexander Marlow. Probably starting about here, the official style guide of The New York Times Magazine would have me refer to him as ‘‘Marlow,’’ but this is a story about storytelling — about the …

Journalism

A $200 billion investor just made 'a special decision,' and it highlights a huge risk in the stock market

<i>Sebastien Page has crisscrossed the US during his more than 20-year career in investing and risk management.</i><p><i>After working for Boston-based State Street Associates as a senior managing director and head of the portfolio-management group, the Canadian native moved to the West Coast to join PIMCO as</i> …

Trump's presidential pen could remake Supreme Court's agenda

Even before Donald Trump chooses a Supreme Court nominee, the new president can take steps to make several contentious court cases go away.<p>Legal challenges involving immigration, climate change, cost-free contraceptive care and transgender rights all could be affected, without any help from …

FACT CHECK: Republican Candidates On Keeping Or Changing Social Security

<i>This story is part of NPR's fact-checking series, Break it Down.</i><p>Florida, which holds its presidential primary on Tuesday, is home to more than 3 million seniors who rely on Social Security. At the GOP debate in Miami Thursday night, candidates were asked about their plans for the program.<p>All the …

Campaign violence and Donald Trump: Hardly surprising, entirely predictable

Violence splashed across the television screen Friday night like a horrific flashback from the 1960s, as fistfights and shoving broke out among thousands of supporters and opponents at a<p>Donald Trumpevent in Chicago, drawing memories of police and protesters fighting in the streets of the same city …

Trump supporters, protesters clash after Chicago rally postponed

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's campaign on Friday postponed a rally in Chicago amid fights between supporters and demonstrators, protests in the streets and concerns that the environment at the event was no longer safe.<p>The announcement, which came amid large protests both inside and outside the …

Donald Trump's Calls For Violence Spill Into Supreme Court Fight

"Beat 'em up!" someone shouts at people protesting Sen. Orrin Hatch.<p>WASHINGTON -- The Donald Trump world of politics -- where protesters at his events are shoved, beaten, sucker-punched, dragged out and kicked, as Trump himself encourages violence -- is infecting other politicians' events.<p>On …

The urban hyenas that attack rough sleepers

<b>Urban hyenas are becoming a dangerous problem in the Ethiopian capital, where they attack rough sleepers.</b><p>It is late evening in Addis Ababa. Stephen Brend, a zoologist with the Born Free Foundation, is driving me to the airport to catch a flight back to London.<p>"Have you got time for a ten-minute …

Israel's Documented Story

In the wake of the first Gulf War, the summer of 1991 was a period of dramatic changes and challenges, as shown in our post on the attempted coup in …