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It might have implications for the Mueller investigation.<p>Guccifer 2.0, the alleged lone hacker of the Democratic National Convention, just so happens to be an agent of Russian intelligence, the Daily Beast reports.<p>The Daily Beast’s Spencer Ackerman and Kevin Poulsen reconfirmed what U.S. …


12 Rich, Powerful People Share Their Surprising Definitions of Success

Many famous people agree: success isn't about how much money you have.<p>When we talk about a “successful” person, we’re typically talking about someone …

Bill Gates

Milwaukee Woos Democrats For 2020 Convention

Civic leaders want the city to be the place where Democrats nominate the person who will face off against Donald Trump in the next …

Local Economies

Looking back at the zanily chaotic 1970 trial of the Seattle 7

Kit Bakke’s “Protest on Trial” looks at a slice of local history.

J. Edgar Hoover

For GOP, the Year of the Woman Has Not Yet Arrived | Politics | US News

As one of the few women to decide and declare their run as a Republican congressional candidate, Lindsay Brown states that she wants to help the …

New Jersey

The Eyes of Winter

By Peter Richmond<i>GQ</i>, January, 1995<p>He answers the door in slippers, a polite and questioning half-smile set off by tortoiseshell bifocals perched on …

Long-form Journalism

Missouri U.S. Senate ad blasts intensify, with Greitens, Hillary Clinton latest targets

<b>WASHINGTON •</b> Missouri’s U.S. Senate attack ads are intensifying, with surrogate targets Hillary Clinton and Gov. Eric Greitens in the spotlight of …


Former CIA Chief Brennan Running Scared

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Sanders supporters cancel Clinton protest

Supporters of Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDems ponder gender politics of 2020 nominee 2020 Dem contenders travel to key primary states …


Is Modern Academic Feminism Harming Women?

By many measures, American women are thriving. Compared to men, they are more likely to graduate high school, finish college, and continue on to …


Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection

Browse Collection<p><i>Book Excerpt</i> Rites of passage: a memoir of the sixties in Seattle<p>Sample Searches<p>Vietnam protests--general<br>• Vietnam protests--human …

Rights & Freedoms

It's Johnson v. Feibush in toughest Philly City Council district primary : Politics & Policy

All 17 seats on Philadelphia City Council are up for election this year, but no race is more competitive or more expensive than the match-up in the …


GOP Senate candidate slams McCaskill over Clinton ties

The top Republican candidate running to face Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillMcCaskill welcomes ninth grandson in a row Dem …


Sustained Effort

By Anne Pautler<p>Published Mar 14, 2018 2:45 PM<p>Jaime Nack has built a thriving business creating sustainability plans for corporate, government and …

Santa Monica

Cuomo uses dad’s ‘tale of two cities’ to bash Trump, de Blasio over NYCHA

Gov. Cuomo invoked his late dad’s soaring rhetoric to bash President Trump over the city’s “disgusting” public housing — and also get in some digs at …

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What to Stream This Weekend

Five unreleased or underreleased films.<p><i>Each week, Richard Brody picks a classic film, a modern film, an independent film, a foreign film, and a documentary for online viewing.</i><p>“Margaret”<p>When I mentioned last summer the streaming availability of one of my favorite recent movies, Kenneth Lonergan’s …

Political Satire

History-making transgender activist returns to Delaware for book tour

CLOSE<p>With her speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, Sarah McBride became the first transgender person to speak at a major party …


America's Phony Middle East Wars

While we meddle overseas, our homeland crumbles.Overseas, the United States is engaged in real wars in which bombs are dropped, missiles are …


This person’s endorsement is the kiss of death for a political campaign

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Kim Kardashian: When a candidate is backed by certain people, voters are much less likely to support them<p>Watch who’s got …


Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, Through the Years, in Photos

The first chairwoman of the House Rules Committee is dead at 88<p>Rep. Louise M. Slaughterdied early Friday morning at age 88. The oldest member of …


U.S. 'ignored tips about Russian plot to undermine elections'

American intelligence knew as early as 2014 that the Russian government was planning on carrying out a massive espionage operation to undermine …


An exclusive extract from The Devil Wears Prada author’s new novel

If you haven't seen or heard of <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i> then we can only deduce that you've been living under a rock. However, those of us that have …

Anne Hathaway

A single moment, 50 years ago, that changed the course of a life

BARNSTABLE — It was a phone call that would forever alter the course of his life, make him an eyewitness to mournful history, and teach him something …


Putting SNCC Veterans Into the Civil Rights Era Spotlight

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Black History

Who are the 18 new candidates Kenney will consider for school board seats?

Here are short bios of the latest round of candidates for the new Philadelphia school board.

New Orleans

I'm a Democrat. Here's what I think about partisan politics in 2018.

His crude and repetitive appeals to narrow group identity, racism and sexism helped Donald Trump win the White House. Since then the nation has …

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Jimmy Kimmel Calls Out Trump’s Hypocrisy Over Made-In-China Merch

The “America First” president is still (STILL!) selling merchandise with his name on it that comes from overseas, even as he pushes for tariffs.<p><b>What:</b> A look at Trump family merchandise, in light of the president’s recent focus on tariffs.<p><b>Who:</b> Jimmy Kimmel<p><b>Why we care:</b> Donald Trump only survived the …

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19 Nostalgic Things Older Millennials Love That Younger Millennials Don’t Understand

When people talk about "millennials," it usually feels like a massive generalization (and, more often than not, an insult). According to <i>The Atlantic</i>, …

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Former GOP Congressman Leaves Party, Lays Into Trump

Former Rep. Charles Djou, R-Hawaii, announced on Monday that he is leaving the Republican Party.<p>Djou, who first joined Congress after winning a …

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