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Why Hillary Clinton Is the Only Choice to Keep America Great

"It is the job of editorial writers," the late, great Murray Kempton once observed, "to come down from the hills after the battle is over and shoot …

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s Victory Prize: Congressional Investigations

If Donald Trump leaves the Republican Party divided after the election, a Hillary Clinton victory could bring the party back together, as the party prepares a flood of potential congressional investigations against Clinton, who is poised to be the first woman president.<p>The daily drip of hacked …

A Guide for Undecided Republicans⁠⁠⁠

Choosing a president isn’t easy in this election, but here are three ways a principled conservative might vote.<p>The day of decision is nearing. All the talk fades, and one mark must be made beside one box on the ballot. Many Republicans are agonizing. They reject Donald Trump; they cannot accept …

Hillary Clinton

Evan McMullin: How I Would Fight Poverty in America as President

When I was growing up, I often wore a winter coat inside our home because we couldn’t afford to turn on the heat. With four children, my young …

GOP strategist: I'm voting for independent candidate Evan McMullin, and here's why it matters

Unfortunately, 2016 has presented us with two candidates who do no such thing. One, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, seeks the presidency because it is "her turn" and does so without offering the slightest mention of a plan or message for voters to rally behind.<p>With voters as enthusiastic …

Obama unloads on Trump in blistering attack

President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering attack on Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, during a rally in Cleveland on Friday.<p>Obama ripped into Trump's past comments about women, Mexican immigrants, and Muslim-Americans.<p>"You don't have to be a husband or a father to know that …

Billionaire Richard Branson rips Donald Trump as 'unfit for office' in scathing blog post endorsing Hillary Clinton

"I would like to see an entrepreneur become president one day," Branson wrote in a post on Virgin's website. "I believe entrepreneurial thinking is incredibly valuable in leaders, and there are many entrepreneurs who I would be delighted to see in power — just not this one."<p>Branson, who is not an …

President Obama Just Showed Us How to Fix the Republican Party

You can't let them disown Trump.<p>On Thursday evening, President No More Fcks To Give stopped by Columbus, Ohio to deliver a speech that, frankly, I've been waiting for someone to give ever since Donald Trump became the Republican nominee for president. There were no words minced and no quarter …

Read President Obama's 'Swamp of Crazy' Speech About Republicans

President Obama tied Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to the Republican Party, arguing that they have long fed voters a “swamp of crazy” …

Democratic Party

Time for Democrats to Build a Bigger Tent

2016 election presents a rare opportunity to broaden the party's appeal<p>It feels good, doesn’t it, Democrats? Donald Trump is imploding. Republicans …

Hillary Clinton

Foreign Policy explains why it endorsed its first presidential candidate in history

In the nearly half century history of Foreign Policy, the editors of this publication have never endorsed a candidate for political office. We cherish and fiercely protect this publication's independence and its reputation for objectivity, and we deeply value our relationship with all of our …

Bill Gates: Four ways the next US president can foster an innovation economy

As the US presidential candidates lay out competing visions for the country, I have been thinking about a topic they have not yet discussed in detail: what political leadership can do to accelerate innovation. Innovation is the reason our lives have improved over the last century. From electricity …

Innovation

Facebook is reportedly planning to build a huge new data centre in Denmark

The social media giant is reportedly looking to build a facility with three server halls in an industrial area near Odense, which is Denmark's third largest city.<p>Up to 1,200 jobs could be created during the construction of the data centre, fyens.dk wrote in a follow up article on Monday. …

5 Conservative Newspapers That Just Went ‘Never Trump’

In recent days, five prominent newspapers, with a collective five-century streak of endorsing Republicans for president, refused to back GOP nominee …

Donald Trump

Harvard Gives the U.S. an 'F'

A new report from the Harvard Business School this morning says the United States is “failing the test” of economic competitiveness.<p>The report is …

That Crazy ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Finale: Nick Viall Is Leader of the Douchepack

The future ‘Bachelor’ and his fellow ‘love-seekers’ tried their best to uncork the halfhearted smiles and booze-drenched fake tears. [Warning: …

Barack Still Tucks Michelle In at Night and More Sweet Details of the Obama's 27-Year Love Story

In September, the highly anticipated Obama romance film, <i>Southside with You</i> hit theaters, giving audiences a deeper look at how our former POTUS and …

The GOP tried to sink Obama. Instead, the party imploded | Richard Wolffe

If your political priorities are the total defeat of a single politician – not the advancement of your own policies – it fans the flames of extremism<p>It may seem too early to call, but we already have a winner in the 2016 election.<p>He’s someone the pundits wrote off long ago. An improbable outsider …

Voting

The Danish Way of Parenting review – how to raise the world’s happiest kids

Denmark approaches childhood, and society as a whole, very differently to Britain or the US, argue Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl<p>Having muddled through six years of parenthood without consulting any books on the subject, I was pretty excited about this, my first one. Perhaps it …

Parenting

Why it’s time for a Trump revolution

My friends are worried about me. They insist something is not right and suggest prayer, counseling, even rehab. “Take a break,” they urge. “Get away …

Government

40 things I'd tell my 20-year-old self about Love

Staying in love may be more challenging now than ever.<p>Partly that’s because being part of a couple has to be worthwhile. Whereas back in the day your …

Relationships

Philosophers On the 2016 U.S. Presidential Race

How is it that, at the same time, possibly the most principled <i>and</i> possibly the least principled politicians the U.S. has seen in recent times are …

Political Science

11 ways “Love” totally nails what dating is really like

<i>Love</i> premiered on Netflix on Friday, and it’s one of the realest, truest and most genuine TV shows we’ve seen in a long time. The series, billed as a …

What makes you laugh says a lot about who you are

Humor has long been the subject of serious research among psychologists, linguists, sociologists, philosophers, and neuroscientists. There’s an entire journal devoted to the topic and, though it may be hard to believe when you’re engrossed in the latest Hangover movie, humor is so much more than …

Jokes

33 Pictures that will make you dread Obama leaving the White House #ObamaAndKids

Michael Skolnik had the entire TL #crine on Saturday when, inspired by the photography of Pete Souza, he initiated the #ObamaAndKids trend.<p>We'll …

Diversity

Bernie Sanders' American Dream is in Denmark

<b>Copenhagen, Denmark (CNN) —</b> Open a newspaper on any given day here in this small Europe nation known for high taxes, generous government services and its stubbornly happy citizens, and you'll almost certainly find a story about the U.S. presidential election.<p>The Danes are following the race with an …

I saw a Marco Rubio town hall in New Hampshire that should terrify Democrats

STRATHAM, NH — Last Saturday's debate may have left you with the impression that Marco Rubio is an overly scripted robot.<p>But two days earlier in New Hampshire, I saw something quite different — a skilled, eloquent, and talented political performer who could expertly modify his message depending on …

Government

12 Famous Scientists On The Possibility Of God

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the Mysterious."<p>When President Barack Obama nominated the Christian geneticist Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health in 2009, some American scientists questioned whether someone who professed a strong belief in God was qualified to …

Why humans find it hard to do away with religion

The new atheists decry religion as a poisonous set of lies. But what if a belief in the supernatural is natural?<p>An American scientist visiting the …

President Obama's Tenure Has Been More 'Christian' Than His Critics Will Ever Admit

Last week, President Obama gave a passionate, vulnerable, teary-eyed press conference to announce new guidelines for gun ownership. It provided some of the rawest, most authentic expressions of compassion and grief ever shared by a sitting American president.<p><b>It was also another example of a man's</b> …