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Netanyahu Lands in U.S., but New Scandal Could Mar His Big Moment

“The sale of submarines, or to give permission to sell submarines to a neighboring state, this is not a special operation in the middle of the night,” he told reporters. “This is going to affect us for many years to come, and it [...]

After Mosque Massacre, New Zealand Has Its Gun-Debate Moment

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — When the prime minister announced plans to ban semiautomatic rifles following Friday’s mass shootings, it seemed to be the bold response that many New Zealanders wanted — until the country’s attorney [...]

‘Breakthrough moment’: Anti-Trump fires forge historic field of 2020 women

Sens. Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, are all vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. | Politico Illustration/AP, Getty Images, and iStock Share on [...]

Review: Gary Hart biopic a great look at a political moment

Come closer, children, and listen to the tale of what politics was like before TMZ. Back in those dark ages, reporters simply didn’t dig around and ask embarrassing questions of people running for office. They certainly did not bring up infidelity. [...]

Will the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing be a where-were-you moment?

WASHINGTON (AP) – Could it be, years from now, that you will remember where you were and what you were doing when Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford came to Washington to relive their conflicting high school memories? Are we on [...]

Barbara Lee looks to seize her moment

Rep. Barbara Lee has long been on the political periphery, but the party may now be coming around to her. After finishing two votes shy of breaking into House Democratic leadership in 2016, the left-leaning California Democrat is counting [...]

Dianne Feinstein’s moment of truth arrives

Sen. Dianne Feinstein has shrugged off a chorus of calls from within her party to step aside, arguing that her seniority and past achievements make her better qualified to represent California than a challenger decades her junior. Now [...]

For a Moment, Underdog Croatia Basks in World Cup Joy

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In its stunning run to the soccer tournament final, the Croatian team has lifted a nation long troubled by economic stagnation and political deadlock. Source: NYT > World

A Moment to Savor: A Saudi Woman Rejoices as Driving Ban Ends

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Hessah Alajaji could finally do something so normal that women across the world take it for granted: She could get a meal on her own. Source: NYT > World
Ryan undercuts Trump on Russia at fraught moment
Paul Ryan has spent much of the past year-and-a-half biting his tongue as Donald Trump totally upends his party. Now the outgoing speaker is contradicting the president on the issue he obsesses over most: the Russia investigation. The Wisconsin [...]