Feed aggregator

Report: Russian trolls required to watch 'House of Cards'

CNN - 3 hours 50 min ago
Yahoo correspondent Michael Isikoff said on CNN's "New Day" Monday that Russians who worked for a St. Petersburg "troll factory" were required to watch Netflix's "House of Cards" to help them write messages that would influence Americans against their own government.

Ophelia brings 109 mph gusts to Ireland

CNN - 3 hours 51 min ago
Former Hurricane Ophelia is racing toward Ireland and the United Kingdom as a post-tropical storm, bringing with it strong winds and the threat of heavy rain and dangerous storm surge.

Powerful Storm Lashes Ireland, Killing at Least 3 People

NY Times - 3 hours 51 min ago
The national weather service described the storm, Ophelia, as the most powerful ever recorded in the northeastern Atlantic.

A New Jakarta Governor Takes Office, and a Predecessor Sits in a Cell

NY Times - 4 hours 1 min ago
Anies Baswedan is sworn in as the last man elected serves a sentence for blasphemy, hinting at the precarious state of religious tolerance in Indonesia.

Iraq Ousts Kurdish Forces From Kirkuk

NY Times - 4 hours 2 min ago
Three weeks after the Kurds voted for independence, Iraqi forces overtook the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk and its valuable oil fields on Monday.

Producers Guild kicks out Harvey Weinstein

CNN - 4 hours 3 min ago
The Producers Guild of America has become the latest Hollywood organization to condemn Harvey Weinstein, moving to expel the film mogul from its ranks in a meeting on Monday.

Vendors vanishing to extinction

CNN - 4 hours 4 min ago

Trump basically endorsed Bannon's war on McConnell and the Republican establishment

Washington Post - 4 hours 4 min ago
"I understand fully how Steve Bannon feels."

The Health 202: Trump agrees administration should get 'A plus' on Puerto Rico

Washington Post - 4 hours 4 min ago
Ex-Clinton FEMA director James Lee Witt gave the president the shining mark.

Why this investigation into Congress's ties to the drug industry has Washington's attention

Washington Post - 4 hours 4 min ago
A Washington Post and "60 Minutes” investigation underscores the power of the drug industry to change laws at the height of the opioid epidemic. And Washington is listening.

President blames Cuba for 'sonic attacks' on Americans

CNN - 4 hours 16 min ago
President Donald Trump said Monday that he does "believe Cuba is responsible" for the mysterious attacks that sickened at least 22 US diplomats and family members in Havana.

Trilobites: Fish Depression Is Not a Joke

NY Times - 4 hours 21 min ago
Fish can get depressed, just like you, and that could make them a good model organism for studying depression in people.

Trump allies fear losing the House means impeachment

CNN - 4 hours 23 min ago
Top White House aides, lawmakers, donors and political consultants are privately asking whether President Donald Trump realizes that losing the House next year could put his presidency in peril.

Washington is turning against the US Senate

CNN - 4 hours 30 min ago
Some conservatives in the House of Representatives believe they've found a way to shield themselves from loss in 2018: run against the US Senate even if it means running against their own GOP colleagues.

Trump to declare national opioid emergency months after his initial promise

CNN - 4 hours 33 min ago
President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that he would officially make a national emergency declaration to fight the opioid epidemic next week, a move he billed as a "major announcement."

Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of the Progressive Prosecutor

NY Times - 4 hours 33 min ago
They get credit for changing the game, even when they continue harsh practices.

The Finance 202: Bannon's war on GOP could push tax overhaul over finish line

Washington Post - 4 hours 34 min ago
Even some Republican senators acknowledge they're in trouble.

Passports for sale: How to buy citizenship

CNN - 4 hours 37 min ago
Turns out money doesn't just buy a glamorous vacation in the Caribbean or a killer suite in Quebec -- it can buy residency too.
Syndicate content