Politics and Government

The Right's Long, Misguided Attempt to Claim Comedy's Greatest Iconoclast for Themselves

6 minutes ago   |   Slate

George Carlin's anti-authoritarian polemics go viral across the political spectrum, but where did he really stand?
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The GOP rancher trying to save Idaho from the far right

The GOP rancher trying to save Idaho from the far right

8 minutes ago   |   Politico

Jennifer Ellis is the face of the movement that handed Donald Trump his biggest defeat of the year. She leads Take Back Idaho, a political action committee founded last year to...
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Democrats are walking right into an Obamacare fiasco of their own making

Democrats are walking right into an Obamacare fiasco of their own making

8 minutes ago   |   Politico

A little over a year ago, President Joe Biden signed into law a massive expansion of financial aid designed to bolster the Affordable Care Act and make health insurance more...
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President Biden starts Asia trip with global issues and tech on agenda

10 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden is opening his trip to Asia with a focus on the computer chip shortage that has bedeviled the world economy, touring a Samsung computer chip plant that will...
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President Biden starts Asia trip with global issues and tech on agenda

18 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden is opening his trip to Asia with a focus on the computer chip shortage that has bedeviled the world economy, touring a Samsung computer chip plant that will...
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The boomerang effect of armchair psychology in government and business

22 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Nudges work-but a full 15% backfire. For example, awareness campaigns may cause more accidents or encourage drug use.
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Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

32 minutes ago   |   iMore

Unified Payments Interface and net banking transactions are now customers' only options. What you need to know Apple has confirmed an end to credit and debit card payments for...
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After a discrediting campaign, DHS pauses a board created to combat disinformation

34 minutes ago   |   NPR

A disinformation expert looks back on how disinformation killed a new government board she was hired to lead to help coordinate the Biden administration's efforts to address...
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Group Chat Linked to Roger Stone Shows Ties Among Jan. 6 Figures

38 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The roster of participants highlights how Mr. Stone, the pro-Trump political operative, was involved with a strikingly large number of people who sought to overturn the 2020...
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America Almost Took a Different Path Toward Abortion Rights

38 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Roe v. Wade was never expected to be the case that made history.
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Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Five people including a police officer were injured in a fire in Oxford overnight. Read more ...

A Russian businessman has agreed to hire and pay all 62,000 of McDonald's...

McDonald's announced on Monday that it is exiting Russia. Alexander Nemenov/Getty Images McDonald's has sold all of its restaurants in Russia to a local businessman, it said... Read more ...

Report: G7 countries set to approve $18 billion for Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany - The Group of Seven leading economies are set to agree on more than $18 billion in aid for Ukrainian defense efforts as meetings of finance ministers... Read more ...

In a first, women are in line to referee at the men's World Cup

FIFA announced Thursday that its field of 129 referees and video match officials for this year's event in Qatar will include six women. Read more ...

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Unified Payments Interface and net banking transactions are now customers' only options. What you need to know Apple has confirmed an end to credit and debit card payments for... Read more ...

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife's Smart Galaxy Star Projector boasts plenty of features to create the perfect night-sky inspired mood. Read more ...

10 shot, 2 fatally, at State and Chicago on Near North Side, CPD says

Ten people were shot, two fatally, in a shooting outside a McDonald's on the Near North Side Thursday night, Chicago police said. Read more ...

After a discrediting campaign, DHS pauses a board created to combat...

A disinformation expert looks back on how disinformation killed a new government board she was hired to lead to help coordinate the Biden administration's efforts to address... Read more ...

Belarus charges dissident with organising ‘terrorist' group

Telegram channel Nexta's co-founder Stepan Putilo is accused of 'directing the activities of a terrorist organisation'. Read more ...

Nikhat Zareen becomes fifth Indian woman to win world boxing gold

The 25-year-old boxer from Telangana state beat Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas at the Women's World Boxing Championships. Read more ...