President Michel Temer says he will not resign. Scandal, secret tapes, obstruction of justice, talk of impeachment — not Washington, this time we’re talking about Brazil.
President Trump is using his first trip abroad to touch base with three major religious centers — in Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem and Vatican City.
I bring all this up because, while the bend of a country road doesn’t sound miraculous enough to merit a detour from Seattle or Mount Rainier, even here the mood Lynch created for the show is on full display. Last fall, I toured the Northwest with some friends, and decided to check in on several […]
“The Committee looks forward to receiving testimony from the former Director on his role in the development of the Intelligence Community Assessment on Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, and I am hopeful that he will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media,” Intelligence Committee Chairman […]
Julie DiCaro, a host at Chicago’s 670 The Score, and Mike Pesca, host of the daily Slate podcast The Gist, join Bill Littlefield.
The United States has proposed to Russia a plan for managing an increasingly complex battlefield in Syria’s main oil-producing region, where U.S.-backed forces fighting Islamic extremists are in conflict with Russian-backed Syrian forces. READ MORE: Who is fighting in Syria’s civil war? forces are seen at the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) headquarters after it […]
“The speech is an incredibly risky move for the entire relationship,” says James Zogby, President of the Arab American Institute. “One thing that is going to be extremely obvious [to Iran] when he is addressing Islam is that he is addressing only Sunni Muslims,” Sick said. “But they might see it as worth it for […]
He argues that, contrary to popular belief, the world is not changing faster than ever before. Here is a thing we hear approximately every day: The world is changing faster than ever before. Subscribe to our show on Apple Podcasts or PocketCast. Music: “Burning In Me,” “Feels So Good” and “Nerd Disco.” Find us: Twitter/ […]
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Thoughts? Borg/McEnroe is directed by Danish filmmaker Janus Metz Pedersen, making his feature debut after a few other documentaries previously including Armadillo and Fra Thailand til Thy. Here’s the first official teaser trailer for Janus Metz Pedersen’s Borg/McEnroe, direct from YouTube: Borg/McEnroe is a film about one of the world’s greatest icons Björn Borg (Sverrir […]
Directed by the same filmmaker who brought us HBO’s sports comedy 7 Days in Hell, he reteams with Andy Samberg to make fun of doping in cycling. Who’s looking forward to this? Tour De Pharmacy is directed by American filmmaker Jake Szymanski, of the film Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates and the other Andy […]
At 20 years old, Rick Ankiel seemed to be on his way to becoming one of the great pitchers in the major leagues. That is, until one wrong pitch changed his life — and his fielding position.
The Post says the revelation comes as the investigation appears to be entering a more open and active phase, with investigators conducting interviews and using a grand jury to issue subpoenas. Current administration officials who have acknowledged contacts with Russian officials include Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of State Rex […]
A news roundtable panel, including Christopher McKnight Nichols, Jim Pasero, and Raahi Reddy, take up some of the biggest news of the week.
Portland State University (PSU) graduate students Sachi Arakawa and Tim Hitchins are both studying geographic information systems (GIS) and they’re the co-organizers of the Resistance GIS mini-conference going on at PSU this weekend. We’ll talk to them about how activists use GIS and why they say geographic data is not a neutral tool.
OPB’s Ryan Haas tells about his series looking into the issue. And the state isn’t doing a great job addressing the problem. Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death in Oregon, and cost Oregonians more than $8 billion a year in medical costs.
However the White House said there would be no announcement Friday. President Donald Trump waits to speak during the 2017 National Peace Officers Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. But he made clear it was not his intention for Trump or other White House officials to use the document to justify firing Comey, which is what […]
Flynn was let go after less than a month on the job after it was revealed he had misled Vice President Pence over his conversation during the transition with Kislyak about U.S. sanctions. That’s taken off.” White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not dispute the account of the conversation to the Times, and in […]
Officials hope to release him within the next few months. Today he weighs 60 pounds, three times the amount of an average adult, reports the Associated Press and is facing serious health issues. “He had minions and other monkeys bringing food for him,” said veterinarian Supakarn. But whether Uncle Fat can keep off the weight […]