Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Why ‘strong and stable’ will win the race for Theresa May

In 2015 a seemingly innocuous comment from David Cameron’s kitchen table almost derailed his entire general election campaign. He let slip in an interview with the BBC’s James Landale that he...

A surprise attack by the Taliban kills 25 Afghan police and spotlights security failures

An Afghan man talks on a phone in front an international guest house that was attacked by gunmen in Kabul. (Shah Marai / AFP/Getty Images) Taliban militants launched surprise attacks against...

Kitchen gadgets review: Fondoodler – the perfect device for our times

The Fondoodler ($30, fondoodler.com) is a hollow cartridge and ratcheted plunger mounted in a nozzled pistol, with heated tip. Discharges cheese. Want to eat food that looks like radioactive worm casts...

Ariana Grande concert attack: At least 19 killed, 59 hurt in ‘terrorist incident’

At least 19 people were killed and 59 others were injured Monday when an explosion rocked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Greater Manchester Police said in a statement that...

His IT job didn’t measure up to the excitement of his Coast Guard one....

Dave Riley has always been an adrenaline-chaser — and he probably always will be. His love for adventure started with his life in the military, which was nothing short of thrilling....

At $110.5 Million, Basquiat Painting Becomes Priceist Work Ever Sold By A U.S. Artist

Jean-Michel Basquiat's untitled painting of a skull is displayed behind an official with Sotheby's, which offered the media a preview earlier this month. On Thursday, the work sold for $110.5 million...

Awaken, Republican moderates

Donald Trump won the presidency in large part because he successfully posed as a moderate. When I say "moderate," I mean a bona fide Northeastern Rockefeller Republican-In-Name-Only squish — a "commonsense...

BJP plans grand ‘Modifest’ in 900 cities to mark three years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Source: IE) The ruling BJP has planned a grand ‘Modifest’ in 900 cities across the country between May 26 to June 15 to highlight the central government’s...

Thank you, Chicagoans, for rescuing the EPA’s website.

Last month, the Trump administration took down the EPA's climate change website. That sucks. The website was full of useful science information as well as years of data. The administration...

Iowa “Defunds” Planned Parenthood, Causing Four Clinics Serving Thousands of Patients to Close

Alex Wong/Getty ImagesAnti-abortion activists protest outside former Rep. John Boehner’s office on February 23, 2011 in Washington, D.C. The Republican Party’s offensive on reproductive health struck a major win in Iowa...

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