Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

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House Republicans on Thursday announced legislation to alter the Iran nuclear deal after President Donald Trump threatened to terminate the agreement when it comes up for recertification in April if lawmakers failed to toughen its provisions.

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DOJ to Retry Menendez on Corruption Charges

The Department of Justice announced Friday that it will retry Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) on federal corruption charges after the case ended last year in a mistrial.

The Police’s Place in a Lasting Peace

New York City Police Department officers and other first responders work the scene after an attempted terror attack in a passageway linking the Port Authority Bus Terminal with the subway

America’s multi-decade crime decline, according to Uneasy Peace author Patrick Sharkey, was not caused by Roe v. Wade or leaded gasoline bans, but by civil society. Sharkey’s new book is an exploration of how the New York University sociologist thinks the crime decline happened, and how it can be preserved. But his solution, while more inspired than some, suffers ultimately from an infection of liberalism that threatens the very civil society he extols in the first place.

Death with Dignity

There are 26 pews in St. Anthony of Padua’s in Yulan, New York, a deserted resort town in the Catskills. The Christmas lights are still up, the Poinsettias still alive, but J.J. Hanson is dead at 36, which is why the pews are packed with firefighters, United States Marines, and young children.

Funerals for the young are always loud—the sniffling is more frequent, the weeping more consuming—but the most conspicuous noise comes from the deceased’s peers: young parents trying to control noisy toddlers. A woman cradles a four-year-old boy in blue flannel at the Church entrance.

The Police’s Place in a Lasting Peace

New York City Police Department officers and other first responders work the scene after an attempted terror attack in a passageway linking the Port Authority Bus Terminal with the subway

America’s multi-decade crime decline, according to Uneasy Peace author Patrick Sharkey, was not caused by Roe v. Wade or leaded gasoline bans, but by civil society. Sharkey’s new book is an exploration of how the New York University sociologist thinks the crime decline happened, and how it can be preserved. But his solution, while more inspired than some, suffers ultimately from an infection of liberalism that threatens the very civil society he extols in the first place.

DOJ to Retry Menendez on Corruption Charges

The Department of Justice announced Friday that it will retry Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) on federal corruption charges after the case ended last year in a mistrial.