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Wedding Experts Say Engagement Ring Should Cost At…

NEW YORK—Maintaining that the jewelry was absolutely essential in communicating trust and commitment to your partner, matrimony experts confirmed Tuesday that an adequate engagement ring should cost at least three diamond miners’ lives. “This tradition…

Jury Duty Is the Next Big Step for…

William C. Snowden, director of Vera Institute's New Orleans office, speaks about jury dutyCourtesy of William C. Snowden A year or so after he passed the California state bar, James Binnall received a jury summons.…

Trump Denies Report That Deutsche Bank Ignored Suspicious…

Olivier Douliery/ZUMA The morning after the New York Times reported that Deutsche Bank repeatedly dismissed concerns of suspicious activity, including potential money-laundering attempts by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner in 2016 and…

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A Dutch Doctor Has Been Mailing Abortion Pills…

Ira L. Black/Corbis/Getty Images Rebecca Gomperts has for decades helped women in parts of the world with abortion bans, like Poland and Portugal, terminate their pregnancies. A medical doctor from the Netherlands, she began in the…

Sunday night owls: Defeating the voters

REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY, WITH ALL ITS CHECKS and balances and enlightened deliberation on behalf of busy citizens, was a pretty good contrivance. Excellent job by Montesquieu in beginning to work the essential ideas out in The Spirit of…

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Biden Keeps Focus on Trump in Official Campaign…

Matt Rourke/AP Former Vice President Joe Biden officially kicked off his 2020 campaign with a rally in Philadelphia on Saturday that focused on the need to unite the country and defeat President Donald Trump. “Our…

Trump’s Insistence on Staying at His Own Resorts…

Andrew Milligan/AP President Donald Trump’s obsession with staying at his own resorts isn’t just costing American taxpayers anymore, it’s straining diplomatic relations. CNN reports that the White House is pushing for a June meeting with…