North Korea’s latest missile went 10 times higher than space station

Kim Jong Un’s latest ballistic missile test flew 10 times higher than the International Space Station and twice as high as any satellite in low-earth orbit, according to South Korea’s military. Although analysts were scrambling Wednesday to learn what they could about the North Korean launch, Pyongyang said it had tested a new type of … Read more

Trump’s support for the GOP tax plan betrays his rural voters

Sign up for the THINK newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.You will be up to date with all our THINK updates, including special offersGet fresh opinions, sharp analyses and powerful essays delivered to your inbox.President Donald J. Trump speaks during a meeting with congressional leadership at the White House on November 28, 2017 … Read more

Al Sharpton: Meek Mill is latest victim of America’s fetish for incarceration

Sign up for the THINK newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.You will be up to date with all our THINK updates, including special offersGet fresh opinions, sharp analyses and powerful essays delivered to your inbox.This fight is about more than just one man.Matt Rourke / APThis week, I made a visit to Chester … Read more

Trump rips ‘weak’ no-show Democratic leaders for standing him up

President Donald Trump blasted top congressional Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer as all talk, no action and “weak” on key issues like crime and immigration after the duo canceled a meeting with him on Tuesday. “They’ve been all talk and they’ve been no action, and now it’s even worse — now it’s not even … Read more

Pressure mounts on Rep. John Conyers to resign

WASHINGTON — Democratic pressure on Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to resign from Congress mounted Tuesday as the number of sexual harassment allegations against him continued to grow and party leaders huddled in conversations about whether he should remain in the House, multiple sources tell World News. A report in The Detroit News on Tuesday detailed … Read more

North Korea claims test of new, more powerful ballistic missile

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea defied President Donald Trump and the world again by firing another ballistic test missile on Tuesday. It was the first missile launch since September and came as Trump and Senate Republicans were trying to pass a tax code overhaul. “We will take care of it,” Trump said in response … Read more

Unexplained allergy attack? It might be meat.

People who have serious but mysterious allergy attacks might be suffering from a meat allergy caused by a tick bite, government researchers said Tuesday. They’ve been running a study on unexplained attacks of anaphylaxis — the life-threatening response to a true allergy. Close to 10 percent of the people recruited so far for the study … Read more

GOP Strategist: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Has A 'Tiny Shriveled Husk Left In Her Soul'

GOP strategist Rick Wilson called out White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders over her defense of President Donald Trump on Monday. Trump earlier in the day once again called Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) “Pocahontas” ― this time during a White House ceremony honoring Native American WWII veterans.The comments were blasted as an ethnic slur, but … Read more

Franken returns to work 'tremendously sorry' for pain he caused women

Sen. Al Franken speaks to the media outside his office on Capitol Hill on Monday. (Photo: Yuri Gripas/Reuters)In a series of interviews with Minnesota news outlets on Sunday, the 66-year-old senator and “Saturday Night Live” alum said he was “embarrassed and ashamed” about his alleged actions, but that he is “looking forward to getting back … Read more

Top Democrats pull out of White House meeting after hostile Trump tweet

Top congressional Democrats canceled a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday after the president attacked them in a tweet, saying they “want illegal immigrants flooding into our Country unchecked, are weak on Crime and want to substantially RAISE Taxes” and said he didn’t see a deal happening with them. “Given … Read more