On December 8, 1980, the music world ground to a halt when John Lennon was murdered. His death was one of the defining moments of the 20th century, and culturally, we’re still dealing with it. This article, and others about Lennon’s life and legacy, are included in a new Newsweek Special Editi
The nine justices of the U. S. Supreme Court are set to wade into contentious social matters in their new term beginning on Monday including affirmative action, union powers and voting rights, and could add major cases involving abortion and birth control. The court’s work on those hot-button i
The hosts of Fox & Friends asserted on Sunday that mass shootings could be prevented by banning “gun free zones” instead of passing the type gun safety laws that have worked in Australia. According to Fox News host Tucker Carlson, praised Donald Trump for blaming the Umpqua Communit
U. S. Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House oversight panel, announced on Sunday he was running for speaker, a bid seen as a long shot that could still stir up the contest to replace John Boehner. Representative Kevin McCarthy, currently the House majority leader, remains th
BARNSTABLE, Mass. — A judge is weighing whether to impose a temporary ban on spraying herbicides beneath overhead power lines in parts of Cape Cod. Three property owners are suing electric utility Eversource and have asked for a temporary restraining order until the lawsuit is resolved. They argue that the spraying violates state law prohibiting spraying within 100 feet of a public water supply, saying an aquifer that provides drinking water to Cape homes and businesses lies less than 100 feet from the surface and could be contaminated.