New York Times

Emmy Rossum Marries in A Stunning Embroidered Carolina Herrera Wedding Dress—See Her Final Fitting Photos

Last night, <i>Shameless</i> actress Emmy Rossum wed director and <i>Mr. Robot</i> creator, Sam Esmail, at Central Synagogue in New York City, wearing an embroidered, all-white off-the-shoulder Carolina Herrera dress with a dramatic train. “As soon as I got engaged, I immediately knew that I wanted Mrs. Herrera to …

Weddings

This 4-year-old boy and a baby horse are best friends, and all is right with the world

If you’re feeling down about the world, we have a perfect pick-me-up for you. Please just watch this 4-year-old boy play with a horse, who is his …

Horses

Indians and Pakistanis with Kenyan citizenship seek official recognition

We have been here for 100 years and it is our right to be asking this, said Shakeel Shabbir, Kenya’s first member of Parliament from the …

Africa

Free Time This Summer? Some Simple Tips To Tend To Your Long-Term Financial Goals In Minutes

In the contest between pressing, immediate needs that require tending right away and our longer-term wishes, today’s to-do list usually wins. It’s just too easy to put off the things that require less attention now. It’s not simply procrastination, but the very nature of the daily grind insisting …

to-do list

Kushner's untouchable position at Trump White House reportedly imperiled by Russia news

Reports over the past few days that Jared Kushner, President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, tried to set up secret backchannel communications …

North Korea

5 Reasons Anonymous White House Officials Say They Can't Stand Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, is now a key figure in the FBI’s investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 …

Donald Trump

Poli-sci blogging has come far, and has far to go

A look back on changes in political science blogging since the founding of Mischiefs of Faction.<p>It has been five years since the founding staff of the Mischiefs of Faction posted its inaugural blog post. I’d like to take this opportunity to talk a bit about how the role of political science …

Political Science

GOP senator wants to probe Kushner family’s deal with China

The chairman of a Senate committee has called for an investigation into “potentially fraudulent statements” made by companies touting business …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Paul Krugman: Donald Trump Might Have Just Doomed Human Civilization Once and for All

Last week, Donald Trump clutched a glowing orb with two autocrats on a glorified movie set in Riyadh, shoved the prime minister of Montenegro before …

Paul Krugman

Rookie » Daily Links: Wonder Woman Edition

<i>Good morning! Start your week with this edition of Daily Links…</i><p>Collage by Ruby Aitken, using an image via Warner Bros.<p><b>Women-only screenings of Wonder</b> …

Wonder Woman

President Trump Launches Twitter Attack: 'Fake News Is the Enemy'

Just hours after President Trump touched down in the United States from a nine-day trip abroad, he returned to Twitter to decry the news media and …

Politics

We’ve become masters of telling anecdotes, and terrible at telling our friends real stories

It’s a well-documented paradox of modern relationships: Our digital tools allow us to connect in ways that feel both intimate and distant. We can be reached at all times and across great distances, but the ties that bind us are superficial.<p>Quick updates (even the occasional humblebrag) are better …

Storytelling

Full List Of Impeached World Leaders From The 21st Century

“Impeachment” is no longer an unfamiliar term among American people in the 21st Century. The growing sense of divisiveness in the nation, largely …

Latin America

Sec. John Kelly: Intelligence Leaks Are ‘Darn Close To Treason’

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday condemned intelligence leaks after the Manchester attack as "darn close to treason."<p>The sharing of intelligence related to the case between British counterterrorism police and U.S. officials was briefly paused after pictures from the scene of …

News

Kushner reports 'fake news': Trump

US President Donald Trump has attacked the news media and dismissed leaks from the White House as 'fake news', following reports his son-in-law tried …

Donald Trump

Trump expresses 'total confidence' in Kushner

President Donald Trump on Sunday said he had "total confidence" in Jared Kushner, his embattled son-in-law, in a statement published by the New York Times.<p>“Jared is doing a great job for the country," the president was quoted as saying. "I have total confidence in him. He is respected by virtually …

Donald Trump

From Trump to Manchester, the reason to publish secrets is the same

A newspaper praised for revelations about politics is condemned for revelations about terror. But the motivation to inform is the same in both cases<p>It’s a long, difficult road from Franklin Square, DC, to the Manchester Arena, but everything connects. And here, starting that journey, is Marty …

Journalism

Trump goes on Twitter rant about 'fake news' amid reports of staff shake up

President Trump is back on Twitter.<p>One day after returning from his first foreign trip, Trump fired off several messages on Twitter Sunday morning …

Donald Trump

Suddenly, Mitch Landrieu is America’s Mayor

• <b>Speech on New Orleans Statues Goes Viral</b>• <b><br>D.C.’s WAMU Boosts Black, Latino Listeners</b>• <b><br>Trump Budget Panned for Effect on Latinos</b>• <b><br>Jerry Perenchio Dies at</b> …

African-American News

Is Conservatism's New Philosophy Just Straight Up Chaos?

A view from the outside in doesn’t look pretty. The anonymous sources for the New York Times and the Washington Post tell us that the Priebus’s are …

Donald Trump

Getting granular with the claim that Trump is some media wizard

I have written about this before, but it keeps coming up. So here I take a more detailed look at it. I show you ten versions of the same claim so you …

Donald Trump

Trump's ''Victims of Immigration Crime'' Hotline Is as American as It Gets

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer in Calexico, California, March 21, 2005. From "Neighborhood Watch" programs to crime hotlines, the US …

Immigration

Fox's John Stossel Exposes New York Times 'Green Baloney' by Rich JFK Grandkid

Fox's John Stossel penned a column on the "Green Baloney" at <i>The New York Times</i> featuring a May 13 story headlined <b>"In Reversal, E.P.A. Eases Path for</b> …

Conservative POV

The Most Important Element for High-Performing Teams Is This

Coaching Psychologist Yaron Prywes (@Yaron321) who specializes in innovation led a full-day workshop where among other topics, he shared what Google …

Golfer at center of Trump's controversy wins championship at Trump course

The golfer who reportedly fueled President Trump's claims that he would have won the popular vote if millions of "illegals" hadn't voted is back in …

Donald Trump

There Are 8 Ways You Can Subscribe To This Blog For Free

Over fifteen thousand people subscribe to this blog for <b>free</b> so they can read the posts without having to actually visit the blog (another …

Digital Marketing

Technology alone can’t stop online harassment

By Caroline Sinders on May 28, 2017<p>In March, Twitter announced a partnership with IBM’s Watson to combat one of its most vexing and longest-simmering problems: harassment. Twitter has been the scene of some of the highest-profile and most egregious recent acts of online harassment, from Gamergate …

Censorship

Tragedy seen close up, and at a distance

The Guardian covered the Manchester Arena bombing with care, but questions remain about the timing of US disclosures<p>Distance breeds indifference. The further we are from a major tragedy and the less intensely our own families and communities feel its shock and reverberations, the higher our …

Journalism

Libyan-Canadian cleric denies link to Manchester bomber

Print<p>TORONTO — A Libyan-Canadian cleric accused by Ottawa of promoting violent jihad has denied any links to Manchester bomber Salman Abedi, …

Canadian News

Angela Merkel Says Europeans Can No Longer Depend On Others

“The times in which we can count on others for support are somewhat over.”<p>After President Trump's first trip abroad, another world leader doesn't …

Germany