Larry Elder's ascent in the Republican field helped propel Newsom to victory, GOP strategist says.
The governor will remain in office after crushing a conservative-driven effort in the blue state.
They want to force the GOP to vote against a government funding plan that also averts U.S. default. What happens next might be a conscious uncoupling.
Opinion | Can the Foreign Policy Elites Survive Biden’s Rejection?
The president’s Afghanistan withdrawal has pushed the nation-builders to the margins. But the ‘Blob’ always finds a way to adapt.
Vaccine Mandates Crash Into America’s ‘Don’t Tell Me What To Do’ State
Pummeled by unemployment, Las Vegas tried to reopen without widespread vaccination. Here are the lessons the city learned — and the challenges ahead.
Boxing, ‘Moonies’ and Firefighter Selfies: Trump’s Strange 9/11 of One
On the 20th anniversary of the attacks, Trump found ways to keep the spotlight on him. And make a little money.
Opinion | Gavin Newsom and the Revenge of California’s ‘Anger’ Lobby
The strange story of how progressive reforms put power in the hands of the state’s most aggrieved voters.
Opinion | It’s Time to Dismantle America’s Residential Caste System
America is starkly divided between neighborhoods that benefit from overinvestment and those that suffer from disinvestment. But identifying the geography of racial inequality also offers a mechanism for change.
The World Trade Towers Collapsed on Will Jimeno. How Did He Survive?
The Port Authority police officer spent 13 hours trapped in the rubble of the Twin Towers before he was rescued. But the most remarkable thing might be what happened afterward.
Kanye West and the New Politics of Shock
The rapper’s controversial album rollout illustrates exactly how much our cultural conversation about morality has changed.
Opinion | The CIA Spent 20 Years on the Front Lines of the War on Terror. It's Time For That to Change.
An enduring legacy of the global war on terror is an approach to intelligence that doesn't serve U.S. national security interests as it once did.
‘We Never Got It. Not Even Close’: Afghanistan Veterans Reflect on 20 Years of War
Five veterans who served in Afghanistan between 2001 and 2020 discuss how their thoughts about the conflict have evolved, from their first deployments to Biden's decision to withdraw U.S. forces to the Taliban takeover.
They Created Our Post-9/11 World. Here’s What They Think They Got Wrong.
Seventeen prominent players reflect on the decades of war they helped wage and the domestic defenses they helped erect.
Opinion | Biden Is the Most Pro-Family President in Decades. So Why Is the Catholic Church Attacking Him?
Rather than criticizing the president over abortion, the Catholic Church should learn from his agenda.
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