The Strange, Tangled Web of Assassination Plots Against MLK
Before he was actually murdered, the civil rights legend was targeted for at least a decade by vile racists of all stripes, according to a new account.
How the Mafia Fueled Richard Nixon's Political Career
The famously corrupt president didn't just go rogue in the White House—a new book shows that, like, Donald Trump, Nixon had a long history of Mafia-tainted activity.
A Reminder That America Is Incredibly Corrupt and Only Getting Worse
A mistrial in a major case against a sitting US Senator is just the latest reason to despair about unlimited shady behavior by powerful politicians.