Sonia Gandhi Says PM Modi Lacks Courage to Face Parliament, Jaitley Hits Back

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“Should Al Franken Resign?” Is the Wrong Question

Should Senator Al Franken resign following revelations of sexual harassment? Michelle Goldberg, writing in the Times, says yes, in order to preserve the momentum of “the current movement toward unprecedented accountability for sexual harassers.” Writing in the Washington Post, Kate Harding says no: as a legislator, Franken has done good things for women, and, as …

Rep. Gianforte’s account to police on assault of reporter appears to contradict his later apology

Montana’s congressman-elect Greg Gianforte was sentenced to community service and anger management classes on June 12 for body-slamming a reporter last month. He avoided jail time for the incident. (KTMF) Documents released by law enforcement officials in Montana on Friday show that Greg Gianforte, then the Republican candidate in the state’s special congressional election, told police …

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe, army commander to negotiate leader’s exit

Zimbabwean army commander Constantino Chiwenga, left, and President Robert Mugabe were set to meet Sunday.  (Associated Press) Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was expected Sunday to discuss the end of his 37-year-long rule in a meeting with army commander Constantino Chiwenga, who led a sudden military takeover of the African country’s government last week. Senior figures …