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Breaking News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • How Historians Rate Presidents

    Historians have for decades weighed presidents' virtues and accomplishments in a bid to determine the best and worst of the bunch.



  • New research sheds light on largest-ever Anglo-Saxon treasure hoard

    The impressive find is now thought to include artifacts captured from kingdoms in East Anglia and Northumbria -- something researchers say "offers vivid confirmation of the widespread and brutal events" between warring English kingdoms, which have been described in near-contemporary sources from the period.



  • The Massacre That Spawned the Alt-Right

    by Shaun Assael and Peter Keating

    Forty years ago, a gang of Klansmen and Nazis murdered five communists in broad daylight. America has never been the same