The Democratic gun violence forum turned into a substantive clash over policy

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaks during the 2020 Gun Safety Forum, hosted by MSNBC and activist groups Giffords and March for Our Lives. | Ethan Miller/Getty Images The forum exposed real differences between the 2020 candidates. The Democratic Party has moved to the left on issues such as health care, college, and taxes on the wealthy. Now some Democratic candidates are trying to get the party to do the same on guns. But divisions on…

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1999 vs. 2019: Senate Republicans’ attitudes on impeachment sure have changed a lot

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) arrives for the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled “Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” on July 23, 2019.  | Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Senate Republicans have very different takes on impeaching Trump versus impeaching Clinton. In 1999, Senate Republicans were eager to condemn Bill Clinton for his abuse of the presidential office. But 20 years later, they’re giving President Donald Trump a lot more breathing room. Fourteen current members of…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook asks the Supreme Court to save DACA

Apple CEO Tim Cook at Oktoberfest 2019 in Germany. | Gisela Schober/Getty Images The Supreme Court is slated to hear arguments in November on whether Trump’s decision to end DACA was legal. Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with the company’s Senior Vice President Deirdre O’Brien, filed a Supreme Court brief on Wednesday to personally voice support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an immigration program that President Trump tried to terminate in 2017 but…

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No, Vitamin C won’t cure your cold

Just because it’s good for you doesn’t mean more is better. Many people reach straight for the orange juice when they start to get a cold. Or pick up a Vitamin C supplement that claims to boost your immune system. But studies have shown that Vitamin C can’t actually cure your cold. At most, taking 1,000 mg of Vitamin C regularly could reduce your cold by a meager 8 percent. Taking it when your symptoms…

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