Saturday, December 14, 2019
This story was originally published by the Pacific News Service as “Seattle - Something Greater Yet to Come” on December 1, 1999. Those who marched or stood or sat in the streets of Seattle this...
As the year comes to a close, it’s time to take a look at some of the most memorable events and images of 2019. Events covered...
Anti-Semitic graffiti was recently found on the historic Sixth and I Synagogue in Washington, D.C., the synagogue’s rabbis notified congregants Monday. Michelle Eider, the synagogue's communications manager, told The Jerusalem Post Monday the vandalism contained swastikas and anti-Semitic language. Sixth and...
The Swedish prosecution authority yet again closed a “preliminary investigation” into sexual allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. It was reopened after Assange was expelled from the Ecuador embassy, indicted by the United States government, and arrested and jailed...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday vowed to tighten sentencing laws after a man released early from prison after a terrorism conviction stabbed two people to death, according to Reuters.The man, Usman Khan, was shot dead by...
I cringed, literally, when Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, my home for the past twenty-nine years, announced his run for President of the United States. I lived through his...
This afternoon’s assault on London Bridge has become a wearily familiar scene in Britain, as have the words of condemnation and calls for unity from the country’s political leaders that inevitably follow such incidents. There...
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party is complaining after he skipped a televised climate debate ahead of the nation's election next month and was replaced with an ice sculpture.Ice sculptures with party logos replaced Johnson and...
1. Julia Roberts tops the list by no fault of her own. Well, let’s hope.  Howard said of Harriet, a film 26 years in the making, that he had wanted to turn Tubman’s life into an action-adventure movie since studying her work in...
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, a Democrat who took office earlier this year, has signed into law a bill designed to criminalize and chill environmental protests, despite widespread opposition from local and national environmental and...

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