Justice Stephen G. Breyer warned on Tuesday that expanding the size of the Supreme Court could erode public trust in it by sending the message that it is at its core a political institution. Justice Breyer, 82, is the oldest member of
To the Editor: “The Real Reason for the Border Crisis,” by Christopher Landau, U.S. ambassador to Mexico under President Donald Trump (Op-Ed, April 5): Ambassador Landau argues that the vast majority of people are coming here to work, yet doesn’t mention that
Nearly half of new coronavirus infections nationwide are in just five states – a situation that is putting pressure on the federal government to consider changing how it distributes vaccines by sending more doses to hot spots. New York, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania and
A prominent Brooklyn defense attorney and MSNBC legal analyst has died, her family said. Midwin Charles, who also appeared on CNN and contributed to Essence magazine, died at the age of 47, her family said Tuesday. No cause of death was provided.
Several members of the Minneapolis Police Department testified in the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday, providing key support for prosecutors’ arguments that his actions last May killed George Floyd. Here are some key takeaways from that testimony as the
Modern Monetary Theory is not alone here. For a historical outlook, we can revisit what John Maynard Keynes proposed in “How to Pay for the War: A Radical Plan for the Chancellor of the Exchequer,” a lesser-known work of his. To the
PHOENIX – A head-on collision involving two buses carrying workers at a gold mine killed 16 people and injured 14 others south of the U.S.-Mexico border near Arizona. The crash happened at 3:36 a.m. local time Tuesday near the entrance to the Noche
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz has been tapped as a “special guest” at the upcoming Women for America First summit in Miami — as he battles accusations that he paid for sex with women, including an underage girl. The embattled Republican congressman was
San Francisco’s Board of Education voted to suspend a plan to rename a third of the city’s public schools, including ones honoring Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln, after the plan drew a scathing response from parents and the city’s mayor. In a vote
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