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Founding Friendship: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson

This assessment is undoubtedly valid, though it may yet prove premature regarding Jefferson’s ultimate legacy in America. While it is true that Jefferson’s ideas provide a foundation for a “diverse” society, his legacy in this regard is complicated by the fact that he was a slave owner who defended the institution in the early years …

Mueller’s team to interview Hope Hicks: report

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is scheduled to interview President Trump’s communications director Hope Hicks in mid-November, according to reports. Hicks, 29, will face Mueller’s team after she returns from an official trip to Asia with the president, Politico reported. Mueller, who is continuing the Russia investigation after a grand …

India Getting Divided in Name of ‘Narrow Nationalism’, Says Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Wednesday the country was getting increasingly divided in the name of “narrow nationalism” as “forces of darnkess” seek to engulf it. Gandhi said the liberal, tolerant Indian ethos that former prime minister late Indira Gandhi embodied is being rejected and repudiated. “In today’s times, when our country …

Obamacare insurance markets open this week, but there’s still confusion and uncertainty

Health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act begin accepting 2018 applications Wednesday amid mounting concern that the Trump administration’s repeated attacks on the law will dramatically depress enrollment. The marketplaces — a centerpiece of the law commonly called Obamacare — continue to provide coverage for some 10 million people. And they remain the …