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Trump Would Love the Reality-Show Flair of the Jan. 6 Hearings if He Weren’t the Target
Tuesday's hearing demonstrated how the committee is using Trump's Apprentice-honed tactics to keep viewers hooked.
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The Night That Changed Richard Pryor
His daughter, Rain Pryor, writes about how one moment transformed his comedy—and comedy itself—forever
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We’re Dangerously Close to Giving Big Tech Control Of Our Thoughts
Elon Musk has proclaimed himself to be a “free speech absolutist” though reports of the way employees of his companies have been treated when exercising their free speech rights to criticise him might indicate that his commitment to free speech has its limits. But as Musk’s bid to takeover Twitter progresses in fits and starts,…
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How Changing Your Diet Could Have a Major Impact on Managing Lupus Symptoms
What you eat and drink may affect your symptoms
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Here Are the 9 New Books You Should Read in July
Exactly what constitutes a beach read has inspired much debate—but perhaps the answer is no more complicated than whether a book is easy to get lost in. Under that definition, the best new books coming in July are ideal for the beach (or the couch, the airplane, or the hammock). Isabel Kaplan’s novel NSFW, for…
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U.S. Economy Shrank 1.6% at the Start of 2022—Though Recession Is Not Imminent, Economists Say
It was the first drop in gross domestic product since the depths of the COVID-19 recession
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Meet the Siblings Making Hydropower That Actually Protects Rivers and Fish
“Every hydro project is also a water project, not just an energy project”
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E.U. Proposes Ban on Flavored Heated Tobacco Products
The proposal comes in response to a significant increase in the volume of such products sold across the bloc
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Airbnb Permanently Bans Parties At Its Rental Locations
Airbnb is making permanent its ban on parties at homes listed on the site for short-term rentals.
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We Need to Talk About Animal Cruelty and Mass Shooters
Amid arguments over whether the recent massacres in Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York should lead policymakers to focus more on gun control or mental illness, there is an elephant in the room. One trait the alleged perpetrators in both cases share in common is a propensity for animal cruelty. Both disturbed 18-year-olds bragged about…
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South Korea Approves First Domestically Developed COVID-19 Vaccine
The shots were designed for the original version of the coronavirus, not the more transmissible Omicron variant that wreaked havoc in the country earlier this year
Nobel Laureate Ressa Vows to Fight on as Philippines Orders News Outlet Rappler to Shut Down
It had invited the wrath of President Rodrigo Duterte for its reports on his notorious 'drug war'
Kathy Hochul Easily Wins Democratic Primary in New York
NEW YORK — Nine months after she stepped into the job of New York governor as a relative unknown, Democrat Kathy Hochul easily locked up her party’s nomination Tuesday, setting her on an expected glide path to win the office in November. Hochul was serving as an under-the-radar lieutenant governor under the shadow of former…
In Major Breakthrough, Turkey Agrees to Support Sweden and Finland Joining NATO
The agreement comes at the opening of a crucial summit dominated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Ghislaine Maxwell Sentenced to 20 Years for Helping Jeffrey Epstein Sexually Abuse Teen Girls
Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls.
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Trump Attacked His Own Security Detail on Jan. 6, Top White House Aide Testifies
Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, gave explosive testimony to the Jan. 6 committee.
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You Could Have Long COVID and Not Even Know It
Doctors say many cases of Long COVID go undiagnosed
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What to Know About the Deaths of 50 Migrants Found in a Truck in San Antonio
The death toll in an alleged human smuggling incident in San Antonio, Texas has risen to 50, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). On Monday evening, San Antonio law enforcement and the fire department responded to a call about bodies found in the Southwestern part of the city. They found 46 people dead…
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Trumpism Has Hijacked Colorado’s Shrinking GOP. That Has National Implications.
Democrats, perhaps overly confident that the election deniers can’t win in November, are throwing money at GOP races to sway the outcomes.
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Who is Cassidy Hutchinson, the Jan. 6 Committee’s Latest Witness?
Hutchinson has told the committee she atttended White House meetings where challenges to the election were discussed.
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G-7 Launches Climate Club to Try and Avoid Green Trade Wars
The Climate Club hopes to accelerate climate action and increase ambition towards meeting the Paris Agreement targets
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G7 Leaders End Summit Pledging to Hurt Russia Economically
Leaders said they would explore far-reaching steps to cap Kremlin income from oil sales that are financing the war
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Instagram and Facebook Are Removing Posts Offering Abortion Pills
Facebook and Instagram have begun removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision
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46 Dead, 16 Hospitalized For Heat Exhaustion After Trailer Carrying Migrants Found in San Antonio
It’s among the deadliest tragedies to have claimed thousands of lives of people attempting to cross the U.S. border from Mexico in recent decades
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Democrats Want Biden to Do More on Abortion, But He Faces Tricky Legal Challenges
“Federally, we’re at a dead end," a House Democratic aide says.
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My Mom Gave Birth to Me After She Was Assaulted. Don’t Use My Story as an Anti-Abortion Talking Point
It’s June 27. I’m 29. It’s my birthday. And I wish it weren’t. I didn’t always hate my birthday. I distinctly remember turning 5 in my backyard with a small pony my grandma had found and the Hot Wheel cars my first-grade crush came to play with. I remember renting out the ice-skating rink when…
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Amtrak Train Carrying 243 People Derails in Missouri: Injuries Reported
Three passengers were taken from the scene to University Hospital in Columbia, hospital spokesman Eric Maze said. He did not have information on their conditions.
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What Abortion Safe Haven States Can Do
The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24th triggered immediate bans on abortion in several states, which had put in place laws primed to shutter abortion clinics within their borders in anticipation of the ruling. The new law of the land, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, gives each state the…
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Why Martin Short Loves To Play the Self-Absorbed Narcissist
With its first season, Hulu’s hit series Only Murders in the Building satirized true-crime podcasts and their obsessive fans. In season 2, premiering June 28, the comedy starring Steve Martin, Selena Gomez, and Martin Short pokes fun at how hard it is to follow-up a successful first season. Especially when you become the lead suspect…
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The Real Life Inspiration Behind the Horror Film The Black Phone
How do you turn a short story about a sadistic child murderer into a horrifying, but hopeful coming-of-age film? If you’re director Scott Derrickson, you use your own traumatic childhood as inspiration. Derrickson’s latest film, The Black Phone, based on Joe Hill’s short story of the same name, is about a 13-year-old boy named Finney…
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