Image source, Getty Images Image caption, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke after discussing Hamas’s response with Qatar’s prime minister in DohaArticle information Author, Tom Bateman Role, BBC state department correspondent Reporting from Doha 12 June 2024, 10:55 BST Updated 43 minutes ago US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has . . .

The 702 debate has been rife with misinformation all year. But anyone who was hoping to get their facts straight from the horse’s mouth yesterday probably did themselves a disservice. Viewers who tuned in to hear congressional leaders discuss the wiretap program may have walked away less informed after a particular exchange between the House […]

More than a decade ago, I was a twenty-something sports writer with the Star Tribune. During one road trip for a Gophers men’s basketball game. I had just checked into a hotel in Madison, Wis., when I received a phone call. “Mr. Medcalf? We need you downstairs,” the person at the front desk said. I […]

TikTok could soon be inaccessible to its more than a hundred million users in the U.S., after the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday voted to pass a law forcing the app to be sold by its Chinese parent company or face a stateside ban.  Much like other social media apps, including those owned by U.S. […]

New Balance debuted in the 990v6 as its latest entry in the fabled 990 series back in 2022. Leading up to this eventual release, New Balance MADE in USA leader Teddy Santis was the first person to tease the silhouette back in 2021

This is an audio transcript of the Rachman Review podcast episode: ‘Is the balance tilting towards Russia in Ukraine?’ [MUSIC PLAYING] Gideon RachmanHello and welcome to the Rachman Review. I’m Gideon Rachman, chief foreign affairs commentator of the Financial Times. This week’s podcast is about the war in Ukraine. My guest is Jack Watling . […]

In 1991, about 25 babies in every 100,000 in the United States were born with spina bifida, a birth defect that can cause paralysis and brain damage. Fifteen years later, the likelihood had fallen by nearly one-third. That so many babies could be spared such a fate was thanks to the simple discovery that folic […]

The whole gimmick of “Black Mirror” has traditionally been that technology is amazing, but also bad; the title of the show itself literally refers to the black rectangle we all stare at when our phone screen isn’t lit up. From the worst uses of a Google Glass-type tech in “The Entire History of You” to […]

I know that’s a lot to take in, but here’s where things get interesting. If you peruse recent exit polls, you’ll quickly observe that many of the old preclearance states retain exactly the kind of racially polarized voting patterns that, thanks to the Allen ruling, can trigger judicial skepticism. I quoted Alabama’s voting stats above. […]

Just how empty is the Treasury cash coffer? For comparison, $38.8 billion is on par with the gross domestic product of Bahrain and Paraguay and lower than the net worth of more than two dozen of the wealthiest people in the world. Of course, much of the assets of those billionaires are tied up in […]

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