Train carrying GOP lawmakers to retreat hits trash truck, one dead

A chartered train carrying Republican lawmakers to a retreat collided with a garbage truck in Virginia on Wednesday morning, leaving at least one person dead. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed the fatality, and said one person was seriously injured. No members of Congress or their staff were injured, she said in a … Read more

Rep. Gowdy won’t run for re-election, adding to Republican departures

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who has been at the forefront of investigations into both Hillary Clinton and alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, said Wednesday he would not run for re-election, adding his name to a growing list of Republican lawmakers stepping aside. In a lengthy statement, Gowdy, a former federal prosecutor, said he … Read more

Trump’s ability to read lies from a teleprompter isn’t presidential

Sign up for the THINK newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.Get fresh opinions, sharp analyses and powerful essays delivered to your inbox.President Donald Trump claps during the State of the Union address on Jan. 30.Win McNamee / Pool via AFP – Getty ImagesGet the Think newsletter.In 2004, Donald Trump — whose business career … Read more

Kids as young as three show racial bias. Now, an app can reduce it.

Sign up for the THINK newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.Get fresh opinions, sharp analyses and powerful essays delivered to your inbox.thinkA recent study is the first to show a lasting effect in reducing racial bias in young children.ThinkKids as young as three show racial bias. Now, an app can reduce it.French Montana: … Read more