FROM Amy Wold
Louisiana flooding In Southern Louisiana, tens of thousands of people have been displaced by historic flooding that's left thousands more without power. At least four people have died and it's not over yet. Amy Wold is environmental reporter for the Advocate newspaper in Baton Rouge. Special thanks to Tena Rubio for production assistance.
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?