It will be interesting to see how this relationship, and Mantis’ role as a Guardian, plays out as the story continues in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a far out follow-up with exciting set pieces, eye-popping imagery, and dazzling special effects that explore the far reaches of Marvel’s infinitely interesting (intergalactic) universe. Ayesha […]
Richard Spencer, the American white nationalist known for getting punched in the face on camera and extolling Donald Trump with a Hitlerian salute, has formed a new publishing venture with Swedish far-right extremists.
Cartoonist Guy Delisle captures the desperation of this true story. You have no idea if or when you’re going to be released. You’re kidnapped and put in a room with no windows, no books, no TV, nothing, and you’re handcuffed to a radiator.
citizens to remain in the country; and DACA, which is in effect and gives temporary status to those brought illegally to the country as children. But that is telling in of itself. That legislation would give local and state authorities much wider powers to enforce national immigration laws independently. Now we know appeared first on […]
The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time for them to act to avert a government shutdown at midnight Friday. “No longer will the needs of our military be held hostage by the demands for more domestic spending,” Ryan said. RELATED LINKSWho are the winners and losers in the $1.1 trillion spending […]
What about Medicaid? Since the law passed, the rate of uninsured people ages 19 to 25 has declined by more than half, to 14.6 percent for the first nine months in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Health Interview Survey. “I didn’t want that money pulled out every […]
That could soon change. For the last few years, the Czech Republic has been viewed as the last bastion of liberal democracy in Central Europe.
The territory’s population has dropped by 10 percent since 2007. history. And those economic woes have taken their toll. The unprecedented maneuver, requested by the governor and filed shortly afterward by a federal oversight board, sets in motion what would likely be the largest municipal debt restructuring in U.S. The situation now heads to federal […]
It also monitors Moscow’s compliance with the Open Skies Treaty. describes as Russian influence campaigns, including its meddling in last year’s presidential election. WATCH: Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 election loss Trump, Putin signal new effort to cooperate on Syria The measure increases scrutiny of what the U.S. It was approved as […]
Russia has an elected president and parliament but has cracked down on dissent and the press. Some desperately warned against disaster. It’s a vital conversation at this transformative moment in our political and social order, here and around the world. That’s a big question we’re posing at NPR. Martin Luther King Jr., said that “the […]
Western Energy Alliance has called the rule an executive overreach and redundant, because some states already had methane rules in effect. In money terms, the Government Accountability Office says as much as $23 million of potential royalty revenue is lost annually. “If it made economic sense for me to swap this out with the new […]
But in a rare show of unity, Democrats and Republicans and city and rural officeholders in Texas don’t want the wall built through here. Moreover, Skiles says, in this arid environment they need to be able to get to the river. In Santa Elena Canyon in west Texas, the international river flows between 1,500-foot-tall sheer […]
Government has a track record of creating programs to help the needy but not funding them adequately to ensure that they offer quality services, he says. The federal government is already in the business. At the same time, enrollment in private insurance rose, according to a study in Health Affairs. It pays for the health […]
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Violent crime rates are definitely lower. As in philosophy, there is no “view from nowhere” in journalism. Wales contends that Wikitribune.com will be the gatekeeper of the Internet. We must, indeed, fight against the trivialization and distortion of the news and the rampant downgrading of expertise we see on the Internet, and USAFacts.com and Wikitribune.com […]
Then locate the ‘Google Doc’ app. So, once you successfully delete that phishy email — or take steps to remove its gnarled claws from your hapless inbox — you can take comfort in the fact that, no matter what ails you, Twitter has some snark to cure it. pic.twitter.com/l6c1ljSFIX— Zach Latta (@zachlatta) May 3, 2017 […]
Robert Sapolsky, professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University and the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant, joins us to discuss his book, Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst. Through a combination of research and storytelling, Sapolsky looks at how everything from hormones to our culture influences […]
Robert Sapolsky on how everything from hormones to our culture influences our choices. In “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” Nora returns after several years to a find family still dealing with the fallout from her departure. The Economist’s Adam Roberts on how India may establish itself as an economic powerhouse, and why many […]
at NYU’s English Department Event Space (244 Greene St., between Washington Pl and Waverly Pl.) – At the Asian American Writers’ Workshop (112 W 27th St., at 6th Ave.) event, “The Personal in the Political,” on May 8 at 7 p.m. -For a reading on May 5 as part of PEN World Voices’ […]
He looks at how India may establish itself as an economic powerhouse, and why many of its citizens are optimistic about the country’s future. Adam Roberts, the European business and finance correspondent in Paris for The Economist, joins us to discuss his book, Superfast Primetime Ultimate Nation: The Relentless Invention of Modern India. Roberts […]