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Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 28, 2022 14:28 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 23 The Washington Post on regaining trust in the ethics of the U.S. Supreme Court Once again, the Supreme Court is finding its ethics under scrutiny. Last week, Justice Clarence Thomas...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 23, 2022 11:59 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 16 The Washington Post on post-FTX cryptocurrency: The supposedly responsible face of cryptocurrency turns out to have been anything but punctilious in his dealings — which should be...

Feds, tech fall short on watching extremists, Senate says

Nov. 16, 2022 15:35 PM EST

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are failing to adequately monitor domestic extremists, according to a new Senate report that also faulted social media platforms for encouraging the spread of violent and antigovernment content. The report, issued Wednesday by the...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 16, 2022 15:12 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 13 The Washington Post on the Catholic Church scandal: On his plane back to Rome from a Middle East trip recently, Pope Francis acknowledged that the Vatican faces pushback in its...

Across the US, a return to democratic order. Will it last?

Nov. 14, 2022 09:59 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no violence. Many candidates who denied the legitimacy of previous elections lost and quietly conceded. And few listened when former President Donald Trump tried to stoke baseless allegations of electoral fraud. For a moment, at least, there's a sense of...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 08, 2022 16:36 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 6 The Washington Post on the humanitarian crisis in Haiti Haiti is in the throes of one of the most dire emergencies in its crisis-prone recent history, one increasingly likely to wash...

UK police say right-wing extremism influenced Dover attacker

Nov. 05, 2022 09:40 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A man who firebombed an immigration processing center in southern England last week was motivated by right-wing ideology, U.K. counterterrorism police said Saturday. Andrew Leak, 66, is believed to have killed himself after throwing two or three incendiary devices at...

Hassan, Bolduc meet for final debate in key U.S. Senate race

Nov. 02, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan on Wednesday accused her Republican challenger of changing his positions to hide his extremism, while Don Bolduc accused the Democratic incumbent of being steadfast in evading questions. In their third and final debate before next...

Pelosi attack shocks country on edge about democracy threats

Oct. 29, 2022 10:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An America that can already feel like it’s hurtling toward political disintegration has been jolted yet again, this time by the violent attack on the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi less than two weeks before Election Day. Seizing a hammer and leaving a...

Poll: Most in US say misinformation spurs extremism, hate

Oct. 13, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

Americans from across the political spectrum say misinformation is increasing political extremism and hate crimes, according to a new poll that reflects broad and significant concerns about false and misleading claims ahead of next month's midterm elections. About three-quarters of...