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Laptops, Other Electronics Banned On Some Flights To And From U.S.

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.21.2017 | Politics

The United States and United Kingdom have banned laptops, tablets and other electronic devices in the cabins of some flights from airlines operating i...

Homeland Security Chief Tells Democrats To Change Law If They Don't Like Deportations

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― House Democrats pressed Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly in a tense meeting on Friday over deportation policies, the president’...

Trump Official: Redrafted Muslim Ban To Exclude Green Card Holders

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 02.18.2017 | Politics

A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travelers already on planes from entering the United ...

Trump Deportation Raids Picked Up More Than 680 People, Government Says

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Trump administration detained more than 680 immigrants last week in a series of raids around the country, Department of Homeland Se...

The Washington Post Walks Back Report Of Steve Bannon 'Confrontation'

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.04.2017 | Media

The Washington Post no longer stands by its account of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon personally confronting Homeland Security Secretary Jo...

100 House Democrats Urge Full Congressional Briefing On Muslim Ban

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― One hundred House Democrats are demanding that all lawmakers be briefed by Friday on President Donald Trump’s executive order targeti...

Trump Replaces ICE Chief Daniel Ragsdale, Appoints Thomas Homan

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump on Monday quietly replaced the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an arm of the Department of Homeland Sec...

Senate Democrats Call For Investigation Into Trump Officials' Failure To Obey Court Orders

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

Illinois Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin want an investigation into the Department of Homeland Security’s response to a federal court order th...

Donald Trump's Cabinet Picks Break With Him On Muslim Registry

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump won after making a series of extreme promises on immigration. He said he would ban Muslims from the countr...

Trump Taps Border Hawk And Retired Gen. John Kelly To Head DHS

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, a border hawk and yet another general, as his secretary ...

'Never Surrender,' John Kelly's Chronicle of Winston Churchill, Great Britain, And The Fateful Summer Of 1940, Is A Feast For History Buffs

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 10.20.2016 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

Kelly is a narrative historian who doesn't succumb to the ever more popular practice of emphasizing narrative over history. So "Never Surrender" begins in 1919, with the Victory Day Parade in London.

First Nighter: Martha Clarke's "Threepenny Opera" Short-Changes

David Finkle | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Not to put too fine a point on it, director-choreographer Martha Clarke's version of the Bertolt Brecht-Kurt Weill Threepenny Opera, at the Atlantic's...

Youth Baseball Coach Resigns After Whitney Houston 'N-Word' Facebook Slur

Posted 02.28.2012 | Chicago

A suburban Chicago youth baseball coach who was suspended after posting on Facebook that he was "so sick of reading about this dumb stupid N***** Whit...

Youth Baseball Couch Says Racist Whitney Houston Post On Facebook 'Ruined' His Life

Posted 02.24.2012 | Chicago

A suburban Chicago man has been suspended for one year from his post as president of a local youth baseball club after he posted on Facebook that he w...

Who Supports the U.S. Soldier?

Gabriel Ledeen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gabriel Ledeen

"Supporting" the soldier necessarily means sharing his desire for victory. From this perspective, there is an inherent contradiction in claiming to "support" the soldier while taking actions that undercut his efforts.

DIVERSE ART: Summerscape Festival

bloomberg.com | Zinta Lundborg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Head up the Hudson Valley to Bard College for Odon von Horvath's "Judgment Day." First seen in 1937 and not much since, the play shows a town ripped ...