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She was the first to warn about bin Laden

Just one week out of the University of Virginia, with a degree in economics and foreign policy, Gina Bennett started working at the State Department as a clerk-typist in June 1988. After a couple of months, Bennett’s boss told her, “Gina, you don’t belong here. I’m going to promote you so you can get a…MORE

What was Andrew Cuomo thinking?

On Tuesday, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the results of a stunning report finding that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo “sexually harassed multiple women and violated state law.” Many brave women have come forward in recent years to share credible, shocking stories of harassment and misconduct they have faced by powerful men (including…MORE

Andrew Cuomo’s cringeworthy defense

New York Attorney General Letitia James has released her office’s report on the investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and it is devastating.MORE

The really worrisome thing about the Delta variant

Each week seems to bring another alarming development on the Covid-19 Delta variant. Just last week, we learned of an outbreak among hundreds of vaccinated people in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Of particular concern is the evidence of high amounts of virus in respiratory samples of vaccinated individuals suggesting that they can in fact be contagious.MORE

Barack Obama at 60: Why he matters

Barack Obama’s 60th birthday offers America a chance to reflect on its past, contemplate its present and look toward a future indelibly shaped by the nation’s first Black President.MORE

Cuomo may have doomed himself

In a dramatic news conference Tuesday, New York Attorney General Letitia James claimed that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had engaged in shockingly inappropriate behavior, including alleged sex abuse, sexual harassment and the “bullying” of female state employees and others. And hours later, President Joe Biden called on the governor to resign.MORE