What’s going on with North Korea is a cautionary tale in rushing diplomacy

Amid talks of a historic deal with North Korea and a possible Noble Peace Prize for President Donald Trump (chiefly among his GOP supporters, his aides, and, well, himself), North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seems to be slamming the brakes on the negotiations. While…

Virginia Senate Republicans just torpedoed the state’s Medicaid expansion

Just four months ago, Virginia’s gubernatorial race saw historic voter turnout — as casting ballots at the time meant extending Medicaid coverage to 400,000 people. On Thursday, voting paid off. Virginia is currently one of 18 states that has not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care…

In 3 days, 3 LGBTQ Olympians won 3 medals

The first weekend of the Winter Olympics has already been historic. Three out LGBTQ athletes have already won medals, including the first openly queer men to ever win Winter Olympic medals. On Saturday, Netherlands speed skater Ireen Wüst became the first out medal-winner at the Pyeongchang Games,…

Modi and Bibi Are Brothers in Arms

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a historic visit to India last week — only the second time an Israeli prime minister has come to the country. It followed Narendra Modi’s momentous July 2017 visit to Israel, the first ever by an Indian prime minister….