Rep. John Lewis ‘Resting Comfortably’ After Hospitalization
ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis has been hospitalized for undisclosed reasons. Citing a statement from Lewis’ office, WSB-TV reports that the 78-year-old Georgia congressman was “resting comfortably” in a hospital Saturday night for “routine observation.” The statement says Lewis expects to be released Sunday. Lewis, a Democrat, played a key role…
What Zimbabwe needs is a clean break from Mugabe’s ways
As it prepares to hold landmark general and presidential elections on July 30, Zimbabwe is also trying to come to terms with the legacy of its former president and longtime leader Robert Mugabe. When he resigned on November 21, 2017, the nonagenarian leader, who had been ruling the mineral-rich former British colony, first as prime minister and later…
California housing crisis collides with 2020 presidential race
SAN FRANCISCO — If there’s a point of universal agreement in California politics, it’s that the state’s housing crisis has spiraled to urgent proportions. But a ballot initiative designed to tackle the prohibitive cost of housing stands to fracture Democrats here, pitting some of the state’s top elected officials against one another and placing some…
NYT Responds To Trump Tweet About ‘Fake News’ Meeting With Publisher A.G. Sulzberger
The New York Times hit back at President Donald Trump’s tweet Sunday that described his recent meeting with the newspaper’s publisher A.G. Sulzberger. Trump had tweeted that he had “a very good and interesting” meeting with Sulzberger, the sixth member of his family to serve as publisher since they purchased the Times in 1896. “Spent…
Fox News Confronts Rudy Giuliani Over Michael Cohen ‘Liar’ Flip-Flop
Rudy Giuliani can’t get his story straight on Michael Cohen — and even Fox News is calling him out on it. On “Fox News Sunday,” host Chris Wallace confronted Giuliani, who serves as one of President Donald Trump’s attorneys, on his flip-flopping about Cohen, Trump’s longtime lawyer and fixer.  In May, Giuliani called Cohen an…