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You probably noticed we look different today. While some of you may have already started to see this several weeks ago, the new website goes live for all of our readers starting today. Welcome to our…

Robert F. Kennedys granddaughter, Saoirse Kennedy Hill, died…

Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, died of an accidental overdose, Massachusetts law enforcement authorities confirmed Friday.  The toxicology results for Hill, sent via the Cape & Islands District Attorney's Office, revealed methadone and ethanol toxicity…

Beto ORourke ends his bid for the presidency

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, who was seen as a rising Democratic star following his viral Texas Senate bid in 2018, ended his presidential bid Friday. O’Rourke said statement posted on Medium that his "service…

GOP Leader Has One Chart Showing Why Republicans…

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump’s gross, overt authoritarianism has both accelerated and dramatized a much deeper hostility to democratic principles on the right that predates him. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy illustrates that tendency…