Tyler McElhaney

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'Where Is the Winning?': Columnist Details Trump's Impressive Record of Failure as President

Compared to what he promised, Trump has a pathetic record.President Donald Trump famously made the cartoonish and ridiculous campaign pledge that, …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump has a weird soft spot for asbestos

His EPA is imposing new restrictions but won’t ban it.<p>Asbestos was once hailed as a wonder material for fabrics and insulation. Strong, cheap, lightweight, and fire-resistant, it quickly found its way into everything from concrete to cars in the early 20th century.<p>But people who worked with …

Donald Trump

California's 100 Best Public High Schools: New Rankings Released

New rankings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California.<p>ACROSS CALIFORNIA – Canyon Crest Academy is California's best public high …

California

The Whole Republican Party Seems to Be Going to Jail Now

The entire Trump era has been a festering pit of barely disguised ongoing corruption. But the whole sordid era has not had a 24-hour period quite …

Donald Trump

AP fact check: Trump's claims on California wildfires are inaccurate

<b>WASHINGTON --</b> President Trump is claiming that California's water policy is shortchanging firefighters of water to battle the state's raging …

California Wildfires

The Day Trump Told Us There Was Attempted Collusion with Russia

August 5, 1974, was the day the Nixon Presidency ended. On that day, Nixon heeded a Supreme Court ruling and released the so-called smoking-gun tape, a recording of a meeting, held two years earlier, with his chief of staff, H. R. Haldeman. Many of Nixon’s most damaging statements came in the form …

Donald Trump

Star Wars Through 2019: Every Movie, TV Show, and Video Game Set for Release

It’s been a busy couple of years for the folks at Disney and Lucasfilm, and it looks like productions are only starting to ramp up into a higher gear …

Star Wars

The Stock Market Is Shrinking. That’s a Problem for Everyone.

The American stock market has been shrinking. It’s been happening in slow motion — so slow you may not even have noticed. But by now the change is unmistakable: The market is half the size of its mid-1990s peak, and 25 percent smaller than it was in 1976.<p>“This is troubling for the economy, for …

Stock Markets

White House Reporters Should Boycott Sarah Sanders' Press Briefings

This afternoon, she refused to grant the free press is not the enemy of the American people.<p>Reporters should just stop going to White House press briefings. It is not an opportunity to be informed of administration policy or intent—the president may just as easily turn the whole ship around an hour …

Donald Trump

1997 Was Probably The Best Year For Video Games

There's been a lot of anniversaries lately. And whenever people look back at the games of old, the "golden age" often gets mentioned. But if we're …

Final Fantasy

The Big News About 'Star Wars IX' Isn't The Return Of Luke And Leia

You’ve surely heard the news that Carrie Fisher will be returning for <i>Star Wars Episode IX</i>. J.J. Abrams is apparently using footage of Fisher shot during <i>The Force Awakens</i> to give Leia at least some kind of role in the movie that was supposed to be her showcase. Jokes about Raymond Burr’s appearance …

Star Wars

Russian Hackers Appear to Shift Focus to U.S. Power Grid

WASHINGTON — State-sponsored Russian hackers appear far more interested this year in demonstrating that they can disrupt the American electric utility grid than the midterm elections, according to United States intelligence officials and technology company executives.<p>Despite attempts to infiltrate …

Cybersecurity

Trump's "Made In America" Event Apparently Used Cutlery Made In China & That's Not The Worst Of It

In one of the more ironic news stories this week, Trump's "Made In America" event used cutlery from China, according to Syracuse.com. Trump's Made in …

Trump Administration

SpaceX hyperloop pod competition winner breaks speed record

WARR Hyperloop has done it again. The engineering students from the Technical University of Munich won SpaceX’s hyperloop pod competition on Sunday for the third time.<p>This year, WARR Hyperloop pulled off the win when their self-propelled pod reached a top speed of more than 290 miles per hour, a …

High-speed Rail

Tesla Is Asking Suppliers to Give Back Cash as It Tries to Cut Its Losses

Tesla may have finally hit its production target of the Model 3, but the company is not yet out of the woods.<p>According to a report from <i>The Wall</i> …

Tesla

Rep. Adam Schiff: Nunes, Gowdy lied about the F.B.I.

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says House Republicans, including Devin Nunes and Trey Gowdy, lied about an FBI warrant …

Donald Trump

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Google is reportedly building Fuchsia OS to replace Android on all its devices (Update: not anytime soon)

Bloomberg’s Mark Bergen and Mark Gurman have a juicy scoop on Google’s secretive Fuchsia OS project, which we’ve been hearing about for the past couple of years. The company is reportedly working to flesh out the platform to eventually run on a wide range of devices, and perhaps even replace …

Material Design

The Most Incompetent Demagogue In History

<i>No one likes us</i> <i>I don’t know why</i><i>We may not be perfect</i><i>But heaven knows we try</i><i>But all around</i><i>Even our old friends put us down</i><i>Let’s drop the big one</i><i>And see what happens…</i>- Randy Newman, “Political Science,” 1972<p>Singer, songwriter and satirist Randy Newman, almost half a century ago, was channeling the …

Donald Trump

Where Did Donald Trump Get Two Hundred Million Dollars to Buy His Money-Losing Scottish Golf Club?

Between meeting the Queen of England and Vladimir Putin, President Trump will spend this weekend at Turnberry, the golf course he bought in 2014 and rechristened Trump Turnberry. This property has not received the attention it deserves. It is, by far, the biggest investment the Trump Organization …

Donald Trump

4 Anthony Bourdain Dishes We'll Keep in Our Recipe Books Forever

The untimely death of Anthony Bourdain on June 8 brought the culinary world to its collective knees. The TV host, correspondent, and chef inspired and captured “foodies” around the world with his raw, no-holds-barred style of adventure, encouraging most of us to tear down boundaries and get out …

Republicans Thought Peter Strzok Would Be a Punching Bag. He Just Knocked Them Out.

He was supposed to be a key in the imaginary conspiracy Trump’s congressional lackeys and media fantasists have desperately tried to write as …

The Trump administration kidnapped children. Someone should go to jail.

By Eugene Robinson<p>Columnist<p>The Trump administration’s kidnapping — that’s the proper word — of the children of would-be migrants should be seen as an ongoing criminal conspiracy. Somebody ought to go to jail.<p>Under a federal court order, all 103 children under the age of 5 who were taken from their …

Immigration

For The First Time, Scientists Achieve 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>In June 2017, physicists achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature for the first time ever, making this …

How Apple's New Software Turned My Life Upside Down

Software updates are exciting. I keep telling my friends this, and when they get behind on their updates, I’m all, “Hey, you’re missing out on good …

Trump Spouse-Visa Shift May Hurt Workers, Push 100,000 From Jobs

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to ban spouses of high-skill visa holders from working will likely push 100,000 people out of jobs and negatively …

University of Tennessee

Poll: Support for GOP tax law erodes

Public support for the recent tax overhaul plunged in the past two months, as more voters became ambivalent about it, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll.<p>Just 37 percent of registered voters said they supported the tax-cut laden law, down from 44 percent in an April poll. The number of …

Voting

McConnell is a fraud

The Senate Majority Leader once warned about Trump's Muslim ban. Now he's gloating about it.<p>On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s …

Satellite Images Show North Korea Making 'Rapid' Upgrades to Nuclear Facility

North Korea has continued to make “rapid” infrastructure improvements at a nuclear research facility despite leader Kim Jong Un’s recent pledge to …

The Supreme Court upheld Trump’s travel ban by pretending Trump isn’t the president

The ruling showed why the Court is so terrible at seeing threats to democracy in real time.<p>By upholding President Donald Trump’s travel ban (in its third iteration) in <i>Trump v. Hawaii</i> on Tuesday, the Supreme Court did Trump an enormous favor: It pretended he didn’t exist.<p>Chief Justice John Roberts’s …