Killing baboons is bad PR? Who knew?

Most Americans don’t hunt, but they’re OK with other people doing it. It helps that it’s a familiar part of American history, that it’s a common source of food and that most of the harvesting occurs out of the view of those who might blanch at it.

Khashoggi’s fate? Why Trump should squeeze the Saudis

Saudi Arabia’s 33-year-old de facto leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, paints himself as reformist. He has allowed women to drive, reined in the kingdom’s religious police and permitted movie theaters to open. Those reforms, however, mask a regime that routinely arrests its critics and prosecutes a bloody, Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen that continues to yield mounting civilian casualties.

Want to build a more diverse Capitol Hill? Start with the staff

WASHINGTON — Diversity is a driving force behind a changing America: People of color now represent almost 40 percent of the U.S. population. Yet somehow, a new Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies report shows that they make up merely 13.7 percent of senior staffers in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Cocktails in the Kanye-Trump asylum

WASHINGTON — Amid hurricanes, a vanished journalist, the recent Supreme Court hearings, midterms and “mobs,” it is little wonder that Americans are drinking more than ever.