King’s Speech Inspires Writer to Break Silence on Palestine

One year before his assassination in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King took a strong, public stand against the Vietnam war. NY Times opinion writer Michelle Alexander says most of King's closest advisors advised him to stay silent on the topic or soften his crit...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

US Calls for Yemen Cease-Fire, Political Talks

WASHINGTON — At an apparent turning point in one of its hardest foreign policy challenges, the Trump administration is demanding a cease-fire and the launch of U.N.-led political talks to end the Saudi-Iran pro...
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Trump’s ‘$1 Million Loan’ From Dad Was $413M Inheritance

NEW YORK — The New York Times reported Tuesday that President Donald Trump received at least $413 million from his father over the decades, much of that through dubious tax dodges, including outright fraud. The White House dismissed the report as a "mislead...

Student Debt Could Lead to US Financial Meltdown

Student debt now could lead to an economic catastrophe in the future. The New York Times reports that student borrowing is at $1.5 trillion. "Many borrowers are already falling behind. During the second q...
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Steve Perry’s Journey From Radio Silence to New Album

"A lot of my writing, to this day, is based on my emotional attachment to Lemoore High School." — Steve Perry Steve Perry, the rock 'n' roll legend who was born in Hanford, tells The New York Times that his Valley roots cling to him today. "A lot o...

Humane Enforcement of U.S. Border Laws is Possible

The Trump administration's reversal of its family separation policy for immigrants crossing the border illegally is less than meets the eye, according to a June 22 opinion published in the New York Times. — Sonia Nazario "On Wednesday, Presid...