Month: May 2022

Progressives defend against super PAC ambush

Progressives defend against super PAC ambush

With progressive candidates seemingly buried by a mountain of super PAC cash, the left’s top elected leaders rushed to their…

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Liberals Should Be Worried About the Conservative Comedy Scene

Liberals Should Be Worried About the Conservative Comedy Scene

Since the golden days of political satire in the early 2000s, left-leaning journalists and comedy critics have wondered — with…

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The Multiverse Swallows Everything — Including Politics

The Multiverse Swallows Everything — Including Politics

How did a science fiction concept inspired by quantum physics take over American pop culture? The idea of a “multiverse”…

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Finland faces Russia electricity cutoff

Russia will halt electricity deliveries to Finland as of 1 a.m. on Saturday, Finland’s grid operator said on Friday. “Further…

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Elon Musk could soon have a Trump-sized headache

Donald Trump’s potential return to Twitter could bring a whole new minefield for Elon Musk to navigate. Musk, who has…

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World’s cartoonists on this week’s events

World’s cartoonists on this week’s events

First published on POLITICO.com, U.S., May 10, 2022 | By Matt Wuerker First published in De Volkskrant, The Netherlands, May 11,…

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Suspended trains, empty roads, vacant malls: Silence blankets Finland’s border with Russia

VAINIKKALA, Finland — At the train station in this small village, where the rail link between Finland’s capital Helsinki and Russia’s…

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<div>Bitcoin's crashing. The Biden administration wants to keep it out of your 401(k).</div>

Bitcoin’s crashing. The Biden administration wants to keep it out of your 401(k).

A move by Fidelity Investments to let retirement savers add Bitcoin to their 401(k)s is becoming a new flash point…

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Crypto reckoning looms in Washington as investors lose billions

Crypto reckoning looms in Washington as investors lose billions

Crypto markets crashed again. This time, it’s different. A major downturn in Bitcoin and Ether prices and the flailing death…

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<div>Biden's battling one energy price nightmare. Here comes another.</div>

Biden’s battling one energy price nightmare. Here comes another.

The Biden administration has been trying for months to dodge the political fallout from high gasoline prices. Now it has…

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Senate Dems grab one last chance to push Biden on student debt

Senate Dems grab one last chance to push Biden on student debt

Senate Democrats don’t want President Joe Biden to make a move on canceling student loan debt until they get one…

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<div>British Police Have Disturbingly Deceived Many Activists Into Romantic Relationships</div>

British Police Have Disturbingly Deceived Many Activists Into Romantic Relationships

An unknown number of British women have been deceived into relationships with undercover police officers. We spoke to one of…

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British Police Have Disturbingly Deceived Many Activists Into Romantic Relationships
Zinke’s wife declaring primary residence in California as he runs in Montana

Zinke’s wife declaring primary residence in California as he runs in Montana

Ryan Zinke, the former Trump Interior secretary now running for Congress again in Montana, has long faced questions about whether…

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A nurse was just sentenced to 3 years of probation for a lethal medical error

A nurse was just sentenced to 3 years of probation for a lethal medical error

RaDonda Vaught apologizes to the family of Charlene Murphey during her sentencing in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 13. Vaught was…

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Veil of secrecy surrounds the Jan. 6 subpoenas for GOP lawmakers

Veil of secrecy surrounds the Jan. 6 subpoenas for GOP lawmakers

The subpoenas issued to five House Republicans by the Jan. 6 select committee remained shrouded in secrecy Friday, with lawmakers…

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Boris Johnson to travel to Belfast amid Brexit protocol crisis

BELFAST – U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will travel to Northern Ireland on Monday amid a growing political crisis in…

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