Run. Elect. Repeat. Really?

Washington (CNN)It’s all the same. There’s nothing (and no one) new. Politics. Sports. Entertainment. Once something works, it’s expected to keep working in the same or a slightly different place. If people like something once, […]

Trump asked Xi to look at cases of UCLA basketball players

Manila, Philippines (CNN)US President Donald Trump said he personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help in the case of three American college basketball players accused of shoplifting last week. But Ball — who is […]

Trump administration has sought domestic counterterror cuts

Washington (CNN)After a deadly terrorist attack in New York City, critics of President Donald Trump on Wednesday pointed to the millions in proposed cuts to counterterror programs sought by his administration, which reduced multiple such […]

Trump tags the wrong Lee Greenwood on Twitter

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump tweeted birthday wishes to Lee Greenwood on Friday morning. One was CNN’s Jake Tapper, and the apparently bemused @leegreenwood83 replied, “I get this a fair amount, but certainly not at this […]

Do not politicize the roving gangs of giant spiders slowly taking over the country

Image: mashable composite; shutterstock First and foremost, let me say that what’s happening in this country right now is simply tragic. Families have lost loved ones, and this nation mourns with them.  But it is […]

When Does the Weekend Start? In Beirut, Its a Serious Question

There’s an argument in Beirut about when to start the weekend. What might seem a relatively trivial matter for a country whose economy has been hammered by the war next door in Syria is anything but, […]

Trump: I’ve got proof congresswoman ‘fabricated’ my comments. Twitter: Where is it?

"I've got bigly proof!"Image: Martin H. Simon – Pool/Getty Images UPDATE: Oct. 18, 2017, 12:14 p.m. EDT Updated to include recent statements made by both President Trump and Rep. Wilson, along with Johnson’s mother’s comments […]

Congressperson shocked by what Trump reportedly said to widow of fallen solider

Image: Getty Images President Donald Trump already has been criticized for falsely claiming that former President Barack Obama never called the families of fallen soldiers.  Now he’s being slammed by Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson after […]

5 things for October 18: ISIS, politics, Russia, travel ban, NFL

(CNN)There’s a way you can save lives just by going on vacation. You’ll need to bring an extra suitcase, though. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the […]

Here’s the real reason Gregg Popovich hates Donald Trump so much

(CNN)On Monday night, following President Donald Trump’s controversial comments about whether past presidents called or wrote letters to the families of American soldiers killed in action, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich called The […]