US intercepts Russian jets near Alaska

Two US jets intercepted a pair of Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska early Friday morning, according to a statement from NORAD....

Activists rally for more affordable insulin

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Activists are rallying in Massachusetts this weekend to demand more affordable insulin.

The Boston Chapter of the Right Care Alliance, a coalition of patients, health care professionals and community members, is rallying in Cambridge on Saturday to call for an end to what they call "insulin ...

Mule Train commemoration a reminder of lingering poverty

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Civil rights activists are gathering to remember an effort 50 years ago that brought attention to entrenched poverty in the Mississippi Delta.

The mule train was part of the Poor People's Campaign envisioned by the Rev. Martin Luther King.

Before he was assassinated in April 1968 ...

An Israeli’s Overture to His Palestinian Neighbors

Peter Berkowitz, RealClearPolitics
Last month, dueling guest opinion pieces marking the 70th anniversary of Israel’s birth (according to the Hebrew calendar) appeared in the United States’ two most influential newspapers. The opposing spirits in which the articles were written reflect a recurring asymmetry in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Julian Castro, former Obama housing secretary, weighing presidential run

HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — Julian Castro is sparking more speculation that he's gearing up for a run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

The former San Antonio, Texas mayor and Housing and Urban Development secretary under President Barack Obama told AP Saturday that he'll decide on a White House run ...

Julian Castro, former Obama housing secretary, weighing presidential run

HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — Julian Castro is sparking more speculation that he's gearing up for a run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

The former San Antonio, Texas mayor and Housing and Urban Development secretary under President Barack Obama told AP Saturday that he'll decide on a White House run ...

McCain Is the Greatest Political Leader of Our Time

Dana Milbank, Washington Post
McCain is still with us, and this is no obituary. But as Trump loyalists besmirch this good man, I thought I would put in writing what I have often thought over the years: John McCain is the single greatest political leader of our time.

McCain, Dems Are Wrong to Oppose Gina Haspel

Rebeccah Heinrichs, DC Examiner
What more could our country ask for in a director for the Central Intelligence Agency than Gina Haspel? After Haspel’s confirmation hearing performance, that’s the question every senator considering opposing her nomination needs to answer.

Mueller, Dem Media Are Losing Their War Against Trump

Conrad Black, NY Sun
The New York Times' list of questions that the special counsel wishes to put to the president is a farrago of psychometric inquiries into mood, motive, and opinion that has almost nothing to do with the original canard about Trump-campaign collusion