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Thank goodness for Oprah Winfrey. She saved the show.

(CNN)Thank goodness for Oprah Winfrey. She saved the show. Oprah knows our pain. She's heard our stories of sexual abuse and discrimination. We have inspired her, she said."What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have. I'm especially proud and

The president who harped on the anthem fumbled it

(CNN)Monday night, Donald Trump made an appearance at the College Football Playoff national championship game in Atlanta. But when he joined members of the military on the field for the National Anthem before the game, it became clear he couldn't -- or wouldn't fully sing along. At different points,

Civil rights resolutions for a better America in 2018

(CNN)Will 2018 be the year when racism ends and America truly has liberty and justice for all? America that is still a refuge for people seeking a better lifeThis year the Trump administration announced it would end "temporary protected status" for about 59,000 Haitians who have been

All tweets belong in the Library of Congress

(CNN)On Tuesday, the Library of Congress announced it's going to stop archiving all tweets. Instead, it will only record a selection of them. Another problem is that politicians can disavow their untruths and other statements that later prove inconvenient. President Trump deleted 50 tweets this year, according to the

Together we make a family

(CNN)I was lying on the cold metal table in the operating room in the midst of giving birth to my second child, in what had been a totally normal and uneventful pregnancy, when the anesthesiologist assigned to my C-section suggested that my obstetrician might want to tie my tubes.

Hey, President Trump, you should definitely come to visit London

(CNN)Dear President Donald Trump, I've heard some rumors in the British media that you're considering a trip over to the United Kingdom.Brits haven't always been on your side, I'll admit. Before the election last year -- the one that you have called a "landslide" victory despite the fact that

How much is the GOP willing to sacrifice for a Senate seat?

(CNN)This Tuesday, the GOP faces a defining moment. With Donald Trump in the White House and the possibility of Roy Moore in the Senate, the nation is watching closely to see whether the GOP is becoming the party of the GOB -- the good old boys. Ex-Breitbart spokesman leaves

Obama is right: US democracy is fragile

(CNN)Former President Barack Obama was right to speak out Thursday at the Economic Club of Chicago to warn Americans about the fragility of our democracy. Signs abound that our freedoms are under siege, not only from foreign enemies such as Vladimir Putin but also from forces inside our country,