While Twitter has many critics, a researcher explains the ramifications of losing an important source of real-time information as well as geotagged data.
It’s led to huge deficits yet is the only way out
Our senior senator, Thom Tillis, has a target on his back. Angry, disillusioned partisans are calling him a traitor. Curiously enough, those name callers aren’t Democrats, as might be expected, but Republicans — members of his own party.
SAN DIEGO — Columnists should not offer solutions to policy issues because having a stake in the debate makes it impossible to fairly assess plans without favoring your own.
Thoughts and prayers may eventually come to the 34 Arkansas residents who died of COVID-19 in mid-January.
We've all been trained by decades of science fiction to think of artificial intelligence as a threat to our working futures. The idea is: If an AI robot can do a job as well as a human — cheaper and with less interpersonal unruliness — who needs the human?
GOP tolerates a compulsive liar because it needs him.
Some people think it's obscene or does a disservice to King's memory, but they're leaping to conclusions.
Finally we are beginning to see some pushback against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ infamously cynical “stop WOKE” crusade.
With a new congressional term kicking off, the agricultural lobby will fight to bring the Farm Workforce Modernization Act back for approval to alleviate the shortage of farmworkers across the country. The bill is now in limbo after Democrats lost control of the House of Representatives.
Joe Biden’s White House won’t call it a crisis, but it’s not exactly nothing either. Just ask Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and New York’s mayor, Eric Adams.
Democrats want Biden to impose rules to limit rent increases across the country
🎧 The hosts discuss a recent advice column, in which a grandmother said she was losing sleep about her 9-year-old granddaughter walking home alone from school.
On this episode of the Utterly Moderate Podcast we are discussing women in fields related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the U.S.
Moderates are in the suburbs -- Democrats, Republicans and independents -- who want Washington spending kept in check. They tend to be liberal on social issues but pained over the extremes of the woke. They have respect for various sexual identities but little interest in learning new pronouns. And they overwhelmingly want some access to abortion.
Nightcap's Jon Sarlin talks to futurist Amy Webb about the implications for ChatGPT, the next-gen AI tool that's blowing everyone's minds. For more, watch the full Nightcap episode here.
RALEIGH — Are North Carolina policymakers thinking big enough about the future of post-secondary education and training? I’m not convinced they are.
Against the backdrop of Santos' lies, a Siena College poll shows what voters thing of the congressman, CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
The Florida Department of Education is right. The new Advanced Placement course in African American studies probably violates the state’s Stop W.O.K.E. Act, which restricts what schools can teach about race.
RALEIGH — While Charlotte is known as the Queen City, the behavior of its leaders sometimes invites comparison to a different monarch: Hans Christian Anderson’s newly “clothed” Emperor. Earlier this month, the tale was restaged with House Speaker Tim Moore in the role of the plain-spoken youth.
Veteran journalist Ray Suarez possesses a seemingly bulletproof resume. For more than 40 years in print, radio, and television news, Suarez has held prominent positions at National Public Radio, the PBS NewsHour and Al Jazeera. Suarez, like many Americans who are nearing the end of middle ag…
When Greensboro’s Henry Frye won a seat in the North Carolina House in 1968, he was the first Black lawmaker elected in the state since 1889, during the Reconstruction era.
Generations do not cease to be born, and we are responsible to them because we are the only witnesses they have.”—James Baldwin
At the midpoint of President Joe Biden’s first term, he deserves a solid “A” for turning the economy around, getting the pandemic and inflation under control, and encouraging a rapid transition to clean energy. No president since Lyndon Johnson has as much to show for his first two years in office. Unlike Johnson, Biden managed to push key legislation with a tiny majority in the House and the thinnest possible margin in the Senate.
The Biden administration has touted the return of diplomacy while failing to meaningfully deliver on this tenet in many ways.
We celebrate with anticipation a major expansion in access to mental health resources for those on Medicare in the coming year. After over a decade of dedicated advocacy by many, our U.S. Congress passed the Mental Health Access Improvement Act, signed into law by the president late last mon…
Of course Alec Baldwin shouldn’t receive special treatment because he’s famous. He shouldn’t be treated, as the district attorney in Santa Fe, N.M., put it, as if he were “above the law.” There shouldn’t be “two legal systems in your county — one for the powerful and one for everyone else,” …
SAN DIEGO — I’ve tried. I’ve really tried. But I just haven’t been able to get worked up over the tall tales of George Santos.
Hundreds of thousands of Tarheels cheered in June when the N.C. Senate overwhelmingly approved a much-needed plan to expand Medicaid and close our state’s deadly health insurance coverage gap.