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After Iran bombs Saudi oil infrastructure, should the United States retaliate?

Should Saudi Arabia and/or the United States retaliate beyond a new round of sanctions? That is the question of the day. Iran is the strongly suspected perpetrator of weekend drone and missile attacks against key Saudi oil infrastructure at Abqaiq facility and Khurais oil field that temporarily cut the kingdom’s oil production by almost half.  Apparently, some 20 drones Read More…

6 of our top opinion pieces this week: ICYMI

USA TODAY Published 8:00 a.m. ET Sept. 20, 2019 From Andrew Yang on nuclear power to Taylor Swift’s feminism to an abortionist hoarding fetuses, here are some of our top columns of the week. In today’s fast-paced news environment, it can be hard to keep up. For your weekend reading, we’ve started in-case-you-missed-it compilations of some Read More…

On Kavanaugh and the FBI, time to investigate the investigation: Sen. Whitehouse

When I was a U.S. attorney, I worked closely with the FBI. When the FBI investigators were looking at something, what they wanted was information. The FBI is a machine for the acquisition and retention of information on cases. When the FBI began repelling and deflecting information in its investigation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged history of sexual misconduct last Read More…

Andrew Yang: Being the free-money guy won't hurt me

CLOSE Democratic candidate Andrew Yang talks about beating President Donald Trump and funding universal basic income by going after companies like Amazon. USA TODAY Seemingly out of nowhere, entrepreneur Andrew Yang has risen into the top tier of Democrats seeking their party’s 2020 presidential nomination. Known as a cheerful doomsayer, Yang, 44, is promoting a Read More…

Kids teach lessons on climate, politics: Today's Toon

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Kids teach lessons on climate, politics: Today’s Toon Want to keep up with USA TODAY’s editorial cartoons? Bookmark this page. We’ll update it frequently. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A Read More…

Congress is letting Trump decide what it can investigate. This is bigger than Lewandowski.

Chris Truax, Opinion columnist Published 3:15 a.m. ET Sept. 19, 2019 Lewandowski’s performance can’t go unchallenged. It will set a precedent for what happens to those who openly defy Congress, or for what doesn’t. It’s official. Corey Lewandowski is contemptuous of Congress. He’s also in contempt of Congress. That’s serious enough and it can — and Read More…

Hacking your way through climate change: Today's Toon

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5 takeaways from attack on Saudi oil production

The Editorial Board, USA TODAY Published 6:16 p.m. ET Sept. 18, 2019 | Updated 6:29 p.m. ET Sept. 18, 2019 Donald Trump faces bad options, especially without Iran deal. Saudis are no innocents. Robot weapons are the new threat, not an oil crisis: Our view When an airborne volley of what investigators now believe were Read More…