A bill introduced in the House and Senate would prevent hedge funds from owning single-family houses in the United States. read more
The two landmark rulings represent fresh statements of principle in the long-running and complicated fight over how presidents can be held accountable by the law. Key questions of presidential accountability have still never been resolved by the Supreme Court, because no president has ever tested the boundaries of acceptable behavior brazenly enough to focus the court system on resolving them"until now.
As the producer of "All in the Family" and many other shows, Mr. Lear showed that it was possible to be topical, funny and immensely popular. read more
A few nights ago, the school in Khirbet Zanuta, a small Palestinian village in the hills south of Hebron, was destroyed along with most of the houses, by a bulldozer. Its tracks lay fresh and undisturbed in the sand when we arrived. The village was empty as its population of about 200 Palestinians left around a month ago, after sustained pressure and threats from armed and aggressive Jewish settlers who live in nearby outposts that are illegal under both Israeli and international law. "They're demolishing Palestinian villages, beating up Palestinian farmers, stealing their olives, trying to open a third front, an eastern front against the Palestinians in the West Bank. Why? Because they want the land without Palestinians."
Johnson's ardent religious beliefs and Christian nationalist ideology brought him to serve, often for free, clients affiliated with some of the nation's most extreme anti-abortion and anti-LGBTQ groups in the country"including agitators connected to militant movements with a penchant for violent expression.