Month: June 2022

Judge sends another trove of Eastman emails to Jan. 6 committee

Judge sends another trove of Eastman emails to Jan. 6 committee

A federal judge Tuesday ordered John Eastman — the attorney who developed former President Donald Trump’s last-ditch strategy to overturn…

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House GOP campaign arm books M in fall TV ads

House GOP campaign arm books $52M in fall TV ads

House Republicans’ campaign arm is laying down its first round of fall TV ad reservations, a $52.3 million investment that…

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Red states aren’t following Florida’s lead on gun control

Red states aren’t following Florida’s lead on gun control

A customer looks at a handgun at a Kissimmee, Florida, gun store on December 31, 2020. | Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando…

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5 winners and 2 losers from Tuesday’s primaries

5 winners and 2 losers from Tuesday’s primaries

LA mayoral candidate Rick Caruso celebrates his primary win on June 7, 2022. | Apu Gomes/Getty Images Crime, party loyalty,…

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One Direction fangirls created the internet as we know it

One Direction fangirls created the internet as we know it

Can she lick your eyeball, though? | Scott Barbour/Getty Images Why mainstream culture is so quick to dismiss teenage fandoms,…

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Key climate proposals fail to pass European Parliament

Key pieces of the EU’s climate legislation failed to pass the European Parliament Wednesday. In a series of dramatic votes,…

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Elif Batuman’s Either/Or is a portrait of the artist as a young idiot

Elif Batuman’s Either/Or is a portrait of the artist as a young idiot

Either/Or by Elif Batuman. | Left: Penguin Press. Right: Valentyn Kuzan. Batuman’s second novel is shaggy, strange, and sweet. The…

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Stop telling kids that climate change will destroy their world

Stop telling kids that climate change will destroy their world

Student protestors in Rome as part of the September 24, 2021 Climate Strike March | Simona Granati/Corbis via Getty Images…

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The January 6 committee’s biggest task is getting people to care

The January 6 committee’s biggest task is getting people to care

Trump supporters storm the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. | Samuel Corum/Getty Images The committee’s evidence…

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The bad vibes economy

The bad vibes economy

The economy is (probably) not as bad as you feel. | Getty Images/MirageC Is the economy actually bad, or does…

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Macron could lose absolute majority in parliament, poll finds

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron could have a hard time eking out an absolute majority in parliament in the…

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OECD slashes growth outlook for this year and next

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shaved off 1.5 percentage points from its December global growth outlook to 3…

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One person dead, many injured as car plows into people in Berlin

BERLIN — A car motored onto a crowded street in Berlin’s western shopping district Wednesday, causing at least one death…

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Crypto’s winter is here again. How long will it last?

Crypto’s winter is here again. How long will it last?

Bored & Hungry is a restaurant in Long Beach, California, based on characters from the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT…

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Macron’s right, keeping the Russian door ajar might be crucial

Jamie Dettmer is Opinion Editor at POLITICO Europe.  “Meeting jaw to jaw is better than war,” noted one of Britain’s…

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23.5M tons of food stuck in Ukraine, PM says

Ukraine is trying to ramp up its capacity to store grains like wheat and corn ahead of a summer harvest…

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