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What should we think of America now?

On Wednesday, armed insurrectionists – goaded on by the president – rushed the US Capitol in an effort to slow the democratic process. For some of those trying to make sense of it, this is an America they don’t recognise. That’s part of the problem. This is an opinion column. […]
What should we think of America now?
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Trump’s defence secretary reportedly has his resignation letter ready to go

Mark Esper, President Donald Trump’s second permanent defence secretary, has his resignation letter ready to go, three defence officials told NBC News on Thursday. Esper is also reportedly helping Congress prepare legislation to change the names of military installations that honour Confederate leaders. An effort to rename the military bases […]
Trump’s defence secretary reportedly has his resignation letter ready to go
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The history behind the most controversial holiday beverage of all time, which was once likened to an energy drink and even prompted a drunken riot at West Point

Eggnog is a hot-button topic when it comes to holiday beverages, attracting fans and detractors alike. The drink has a rather odd history, going from a beverage that was believed to be a nutritional treatment for influenza to a sloshy party punch. George Washington had a particularly alcoholic recipe for […]
The history behind the most controversial holiday beverage of all time, which was once likened to an energy drink and even prompted a drunken riot at West Point