NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Sentenced to 120 Years in Prison Following Sex Trafficking Conviction
The sentencing culminated years of revelations about the cult, whose followers included millionaires and Hollywood actors
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The Keys to Jaime Harrison’s Record-Setting Senate Campaign Against Lindsey Graham
Few people expected South Carolina to be a competitive Senate battleground a week before Election Day. A Democrat hasn’t won statewide office in South Carolina in more than a decade, President Donald Trump is easily outpacing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, and the three-term incumbent, Republican Lindsey Graham, won his last re-election contest by more…
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Republican Female Candidates Are Poised to Make Record Gains This Year. But Donald Trump’s Unpopularity Could Bring Them Down
If the Republican Party could design its ideal female Congressional candidate for a moderate district in a swing state, she would probably look like Lisa Scheller. The 61-year-old chemical manufacturing executive is a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and the mother of two grown children. Staunchly conservative and relatable, Scheller is able to…
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Widespread Protests, Arrests in Philadelphia Following Fatal Police Shooting of Black Man
The Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) has launched an internal investigation after the fatal police shooting of a Black man, which lead to widespread protesting throughout the night in the city. Dozens of protesters were arrested, and up to 30 officers were injured amid the unrest. 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr. was fatally shot by two PPD…
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Comedian Sarah Cooper Doesn’t Need Donald Trump Anymore
Cooper, who has a new Netflix special out, built her name lip-syncing the President. But she has plenty of other plans for the future
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College-Educated Women Are Fleeing Donald Trump. It Could Cost Him North Carolina
This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. Four years ago, Democrats in North Carolina were feeling pretty good at this point in the campaign. They had almost 390,000 projected Democrats’ ballots banked. A CBS/ YouGov poll…
The Pandemic Has Shown What Happens When We Don’t Support Families. Here Are 3 Things the Next Congress Should Do
Imagine an America where you are preparing to have your first child, and you can be confident, regardless of where you work or what you do, that you can take time away from your job to spend with your newborn without worrying about whether the job will be there when you return. And when you…
Is There Any Safe Way to Socialize Inside This Winter?
For months, there’s been a relatively easy way to socialize safely during the pandemic: take it outside. But now, with cold weather creeping into many parts of the world, park picnics, socially distant walks and outdoor dining are about to get less appealing for lots of people. Experts have warned for months that indoor gatherings…
What the U.S. Can Learn From How Other Countries Voted During the Pandemic
Dozens of countries, from Singapore to Bolivia, have held elections since the pandemic began
Much of What We Thought About Neanderthals Was Wrong. Here’s Why That Matters
Modern archaeology paints a truly compelling portrait of our oft-misunderstood relatives
Europe’s Second Wave of COVID-19 is Being Driven by Two Countries. Here’s Why
Europe is clearly in the grip of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. In the past week, countries throughout Europe—including Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, the U.K, and Ukraine—have all recorded their highest daily caseloads since the pandemic started. But two of these stand out. As of Oct.…
‘I Don’t Know if This Democracy Will Be Recognizable.’ NAACP’s President Says This Election is the Most Important in a Century
In the face of recent catastrophic crises, rallying cries like “the pandemic doesn’t discriminate” and “we’re all in this together” have become popular in the United States. The problem is, neither phrase is really true. While COVID-19 has killed 225,000 people in the U.S., from all racial and socio-economic backgrounds, it has been twice as…
Protests Against an Abortion Ban Continue for a Fifth Day in Poland
Women’s rights activists defy pandemic restrictions to express fury at the tightening of an already strict abortion law.
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Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Just Over a Week Before Election Day
Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday along a near party-line vote, cementing a strong conservative majority on the nation’s highest court just over one week before Election Day. With a 52 to 48 vote, Republicans put Barrett on the Supreme Court for a lifetime appointment without the support of a single…
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Everything You Need to Know About The Mandalorian Season 2
The next installment will drop on Disney+ Oct. 30
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NYC Police Officer Suspended After Blaring ‘Trump 2020’ Over Patrol Car Loudspeaker
The incident happened days after NYPD officials downplayed concerns that Trump's support among law enforcement personnel
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Chilean Voters Overwhelmingly Back Rewriting Their Constitution
The special convention would begin drafting a new constitution that would be submitted to voters in mid-2022
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Japan Pledges to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 in Post-Abe Agenda
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he intends to “put maximum effort into achieving a green society"
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Tropical Storm Zeta Expected to Hit U.S. Gulf Coast by Midweek
It is expected to make a possible landfall on the central U.S. Gulf Coast at midweek
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