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A new chapter in space exploration

Last Wednesday, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket with a NASA crew aboard the Dragon spa…

States respond with force amid another day of protests

States around the country ratcheted up their response to demonstrations protes…

Governor Abbott deploys state resources to Texas cities amid ongoing protests

To ensure peaceful protest, Governor Greg Abbott has sent state resources to th…

Violent demonstrations rage across the country

Protests erupted in cities across the country on Friday night amid mounting unr…

Trump to end special treatment for Hong Kong

President Trump on Friday upended U.S. policy towards Hong Kong, saying he h…

Trump explains 'looting leads to shooting' tweet

President Trump on Friday sought to explain his tweets criticizing Minneapol…

Derek Chauvin charged with murder in George Floyd case

A former Minneapolis police officer involved in the death of George Floyd ha…

Let's talk about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

A number of people seem wedded to the false idea that if social-media sites lik…

SpaceX’s Starship SN4 launch vehicle prototype explodes in Texas

SpaceX had just conducted yet another static fire test of the Raptor engine…

Twitter posts warning on official White House tweet

Twitter placed a warning on a tweet from the official White House account Fr…

Forget the rioters, arrest those CNN correspondents

CNN's Omar Jimenez was taken into police custody during a live broadcast at…

Twin Cities area faces third night of violence after death of George Floyd

The Twin Cities area is facing its third consecutive night of violence Thur…

President Trump signs executive order targeting social media firms' legal protections

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday aimed at increasing the a…

What if the coronavirus manifested in the form of Godzilla?

I periodically write that if the growing national debt manifested in the for…

Don’t let one person’s wrong action justify another

In 2016, another Minnesota cop killed an African-American man and generated nat…

GDP fell 5 percent in first quarter

America's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 5 percent in the first qu…

128,000 more Texans file for unemployment benefits

Another 128,105 Texans filed for unemployment last week, just a slight dip from…

Two million more Americans file new jobless claims

Roughly 2.1 million more Americans filed new claims for jobless benefits as Pre…

Trump to sign executive order on social media Thursday

President Trump is set to sign an executive order "pertaining to social me…

Texas Supreme Court decides vote by mail lawsuit

The Texas Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a lack of coronavirus immunity …

Oil and gas industry reports record-breaking job losses in April

By Bethany Blankley The oil and gas industry lost 26,300 jobs in April, th…

An odd and different presidential campaign

I’m not sure the political world has fully grasped how odd and different thi…

The Democrats big worry

This story in Politico will add fuel to the fire to the GOP argument that Democ…

Trump calls on DOJ, FBI to expedite probe into George Floyd death

President Trump on Wednesday said he asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) a…

Trump threatens to veto FISA bill

President Trump is threatening to veto legislation reauthorizing expired govern…

Dow closes above 25k for first time since March

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed Wednesday above 25,000 points for th…

Appeals court rejects claims that Facebook, Twitter suppress conservative views

A federal appeals court is rejecting claims that tech companies like Facebook, …

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