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A Mysterious Computer Server May Hold the Key to Unraveling Whether There Was ‘Collusion’...

Whether the Trump server‘s connection with a Russian bank was a fantastically unlikely coincidence or a smoking gun for so-called-collusion remains, for now at least, an open question. But, the odds are good that the Special Counsel Mueller already knows the answer.

INTERVIEW: Griffin and Manson on Kavanaugh, Rising China Tensions

Roughly Explained's Taylor Griffin and the Financial Times' Katrina Manson joined BBC Radio 5 to discuss the aftermath of the Kavanaugh confirmation battle and...

Trump’s Trade War with China Explained

The trade war between the U.S. and China is escalating, and there’s very little chance of it abating any time soon. The real test...

With the FBI Investigation Complete, Kavanaugh Confirmation Fight Nears End

The FBI‘s extended background check into sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court is complete and the wheels...

Trump’s NAFTA Deal Explained

President Donald Trump has long derided the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a terrible deal. Campaigning for President he vowed to scrap,...
Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee (9/29/18)

A Wild Week in the Kavanaugh Confirmation Saga

A chaotic, emotionally-charged week in the bitter partisan fight over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court took another dramatic on Friday. Jeff Flake,...

What to Expect From the Brett Kavanaugh Hearing

As the Senate Judiciary Committee completed its confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick seemed to be headed for...

I Know Brett Kavanaugh. What is happening is so very wrong.

I am pro-choice, and pro-gun control. I support the #MeToo movement, in fact I am a #MeToo-er. I’m also a #NeverTrump-er. And most importantly...

Scientists Gave Octopuses Ecstasy, Here’s What Happened

Unless they’re mating, octopuses want nothing to do with each other. Put two in the same tank, and they will usually  stay far away...

OPINION: Brett Kavanaugh Deserves the Benefit of the Doubt

Let me start by acknowledging my bias. Brett Kavanaugh is one of the most decent people I have ever known. There is nothing in...