Republican Convention

Born to Run: the highs and lows of Christie Christie's governorship

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gov. Chris Christie has had an extraordinarily mercurial governorship in his eight years running New Jersey. While he's exiting with some of the lowest approval ratings of any recent governor, at one time he was anticipated to be the GOP's nominee for the 2016 presidential election.<p>As he …

Elections

Trump reportedly told Peter Thiel they'd be friends for life — and then ghosted him

• <b>Peter Thiel was the only major Silicon Valley mogul to publicly back Donald Trump's presidential campaign.</b>• <b><br>Trump showered Thiel with praise but failed to return his calls after he was elected president, according to Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."</b><p>Peter Thiel is one of …

U.S. Politics

Historically Speaking: Norwich hosted campaign speech by Abraham Lincoln

Lafayette S. Foster, a Norwich resident and local lawyer, had been elected to be a member of the U.S. Senate in 1854.<p>Foster was a graduate of Brown …

HBCUs

Longtime St. Paul newspaperman dies at 85; worked during heyday of industry

Dennis Losness, a longtime newspaperman whose career included a long stint at the Pioneer Press, died Saturday in Hudson, Wis. He was 85.His 50-year …

Journalism

Here’s a list of political figures accused of sexual misconduct

In recent months alone, at least 29 powerful men in entertainment, business and the news media have been publicly condemned for their alleged sexual misconduct and many have lost their jobs as a result. The backlash and national conversation have spurred a chorus of voices joining the #MeToo …

Politics

Today’s Impeach-O-Meter: Report Says RNC Delegate Was Told Trump Requested Russia-Specific Platform Tweak

<i>The Impeach-O-Meter is a wildly subjective and speculative daily estimate of the likelihood that Donald Trump leaves office before his term ends,</i> …

Donald Trump

'Here we go': Twitter mercilessly trolls Trump after Michael Flynn's guilty plea in Russia probe

After news of the guilty plea broke, Twitter erupted with a myriad of comments, memes and jokes.<p>US President Donald Trump's former national security …

Donald Trump

Michael Flynn Led a 'Lock Her Up' Chant at the Republican Convention. Now He's Charged With Lying to the FBI

Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who is expected to plead guilty to lying to federal investigators Friday, once led a “Lock her up!” …

U.S. Politics

Everything you need to know about Mike Flynn’s guilty plea

Dec. 1 was easily the biggest day so far in the investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties with Russia: In agreeing to a plea deal with Mike Flynn, special counsel Robert Mueller has officially flipped one of Trump’s most senior and earliest backers.<p>Here’s everything you need to know about the …

Robert Mueller

2016 Michael Flynn video highlights the soul-crushing hypocrisy of his F.B.I. guilty plea

Call the internet the hypocrisy elephant, because it never forgets your B.S.<p>On Friday morning, the world learned that Trump's former national …

Michael Flynn

Remember Flynn’s ‘lock her up’ speech? So does the rest of the internet

With the news that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is expected to plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI, the internet is …

Hillary Clinton

Trump's 'Spiritual Advisor' Tells Fox And Friends What A Great Christian He Is

As my colleague Karoli said this morning, this is some straight-up Russian-style propaganda right here.<p>"Trump's long-time spiritual advisor" and …

Liberal View

Michael Flynn's rise was rapid, his fall even faster

WASHINGTON -- Michael Flynn was U.S. President Donald Trump's favourite general, rapidly vaulted to prominence by his fiery speech at the 2016 …

Donald Trump

Franklin and Marshall College and Free Speech

<i>Note: In lieu of my usual column, here is the text of a speech I gave at my alma mater, Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania,</i> …

HBCUs

Queen’s Brian May Slams Photographer Over Instagram Copyright Infringement

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Guitarist Brian May has found himself the subject of a photographer's ire after he published an image …

Queen Guitarist Brian May Temporarily Banned from Instagram for Unauthorized Sharing of Photographer’s Picture

Another day, another case of unauthorized sharing of someone else’s creative work and the ensuing drama that unfolds because of that.<p>Lead guitarist …

Photography

Rock Legend Brian May Slams Photog for Protecting Her Copyright

Queen lead guitarist Brian May is lashing out at a photographer after she reported his copyright infringement to Instagram and got his account …

Photography

Manafort Indictment Reveals Trump Russia Collusion.

Starting in 2005 and for the next 10 years, Paul Manafort worked as a political consultant for a guy named Viktor Yanukovich, the Ukraine’s former prime minister. Yanukovych is a bad guy, a Vladimir Putin ally and a triple word score in Scrabble.<p>Among the allegations in the 12-count indictment …

Russia

Fox News Did a Great Job Covering the Mueller Indictments. Then Shepard Smith Signed Off.

<i>Shepard Smith Reporting</i>, which airs at 3 p.m. on Fox News, is an outlier on the network: a personality-driven news show that emphasizes <i>news</i> over</i> …

Donald Trump

The Best Reporting on Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, and, Of Course, George Papadopoulos

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, his protégé Rick Gates and the less well-known Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos …

Donald Trump

Eugene Robinson Live (Oct. 31) - The Washington Post

Hi, folks. What a week! Wait, it's only Tuesday? A few more days like yesterday and I'm going to have to allow drinking during this chat. Let's get started.<p>Anything surprise you? Anything confirm what you expected? Whether it be karma, irony or both, I find it interesting that Manafort defended the …

Donald Trump

7 Takeaways From Mueller’s Charges In Russia Collusion Probe

Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates were indicted by a federal grand jury on 12 counts, including …

Conservative View

BBC 5 Live sports presenter George Riley 'suspended' amid allegations of sexual harassment

Radio 5 Live presenter George Riley has been suspended by the BBC following claims of sexual harassment, according to reports.<p>Riley was absent from …

Misogyny

Laura Ingraham Gets It: ‘Billionaire at the Barricades’

Laura Ingraham gets it.The ex-Reagan aide and clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas turned radio talker and, coming Monday a Fox News host, has long been …

Conservative View

You can tell Comcast what to do on its Xfinity TV voice remote

Comcast and tech giants Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Apple and Samsung are racing to develop voice platforms. "Voice is so intuitive because everyone …

Automation

'Top Chef' Contestant's Restaurant Investigated for Possible Norovirus Outbreak

Chef Brian Malarkey’s Herringbone restaurant in Honolulu temporarily closed its doors on Thursday after health officials announced that at least 45 people got sick after eating at the restaurant, according to the <i>Washington Post</i>. Officials from the Hawaii Department of Health confirmed that six of …

Restaurants

Obama admin officials slam Trump's Iran deal announcement

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Obama administration officials are decrying President Donald Trump's announcement that he will potentially halt the US' participation in the Iran nuclear deal, and are warning that the move could jeopardize the United States' position at the negotiating table for future …

U.S. Politics

BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace

<b>How/where are you celebrating your birthday and with whom?</b> “We have a big week. Lorraine and I celebrated our 20th anniversary on October 4th. My birthday on the 12th. And then, our daughter Sarah is getting married on Saturday the 14th. All our kids and grandkids will be here. Keeping busy is the …

Chesapeake Bay

'Both sides are preparing for a possible showdown': Mueller is delving into Trump's pardon power

• <b>The special counsel, Robert Mueller, is probing the limits of Trump's pardon power.</b>• <b><br>There are several unanswered constitutional questions regarding Trump's pardon powers Mueller's team is reportedly looking into, all of which have little precedent.</b>• <b><br>"</b> <b>I suspect that both sides are preparing for a</b> …

U.S. Politics