Ynetnews–15 hours ago
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday afternoon that the general outlook on Israel was undergoing positive changes in the Arab world, citing opinion polls which indicate a significant growth in the number of people who place importance on forging diplomatic relations with Israel.
The Scientist–34 minutes ago
New York Times–Dec. 25, 2017
Many of us came into 2017 expecting the worst. And in many ways, the worst is what we got. Donald Trump has been every bit as horrible as one might have expected; he continues, day after day, to prove himself utterly unfit for office, morally and intellectually. And the Republican Party — including …
U.S. News & World Report–2 hours ago
We need more women in positions of power. (Getty Images). By Liz Mair , OpinionContributor | Dec. 29, 2017, at 6:00 a.m.. With the explosion of #metoo and the vast uptick in claims of sexual harassment and outright assault by titled, powerful men in Hollywood, Washington and state capitals, the country has seen a …
Toronto Star–Dec. 8, 2017
You can find a “glossary” of the labels we now use to differentiate news from opinionpublished in the “footer” of the home page of thestar.com. In brief, news is defined as “verified information based in the impartial reporting of facts,” and opinion as, “articles based on personal interpretation and judgment of …
New York Times–Dec. 27, 2017
WASHINGTON — Over the past year, the United States has faced immense challenges in its dealings with North Korea, China and Russia, and in its efforts to defeat international terrorism. But Americans should be encouraged by the progress the State Department and United States Agency for …
New York Times–Dec. 26, 2017
To travel the liberal byways of social media over recent weeks was to learn that Donald Trump was on the precipice of axing Robert Mueller and was likely to use the days just before Christmas, when we were distracted by eggnog and mistletoe, to lower the blade. Christmas has come. Christmas has gone.
New York Times–Dec. 27, 2017
I took her picture last year, one sparkling autumn day, as she stood on our dirt road waiting for me. There was a bright red maple leaf on the ground. This fall, I held that photo in my hands as the tears rolled down. Eva Cassidy was singing on the radio: “But I miss you most of all, my darling, when autumn …
U.S. News & World Report–Dec. 26, 2017
Donald Trump Breaks Even? The president’s successes so far depend on whether voters look at his immediate actions or their possible long-term consequences. By David Catanese, Senior Politics Writer |Dec. 26, 2017, at 5:04 p.m.. Donald Trump Breaks Even?
New York Times–Dec. 28, 2017
Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions retracted an Obama-era guidance to state courts that was meant to end debtors’ prisons, where people who are too poor to pay fines are sent. This practice is blatantly unconstitutional, and the guidance had helped jump-start reform around the country.