Ruth Bader Ginsburg

How to Minimize Pancreatic Cancer Risk

As an avid reader of obituaries, I’ve been struck by how many people these days are succumbing to pancreatic cancer, a cancer long considered rare.<p>And relatively speaking, it is still rare, accounting for just 3 percent of all cancers. But it is also one of the deadliest because symptoms almost …

Cancer

Wavering Rand sets off Supreme Court spectacle

The Kentucky Republican says he's genuinely undecided on whether to back Brett Kavanaugh. His vote could be decisive.<p>Rand Paul is one of a handful of senators who'll determine whether Brett Kavanaugh lands on the Supreme Court — and the Kentucky Republican has every intention of maximizing his …

Politics

U.S. negativity has taken on a life of its own

Sometimes, in considering issues of the day, thoughts from the 25 years this column made its home in sports echo loudly here, as they do right …

Brett Kavanaugh

The left slings mud at Kavanaugh but will it stick? Three things fair-minded senators need to consider

Judge Brett Kavanaugh – President Trump’s nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy – is superbly qualified to sit on our nation’s highest court. His experience includes serving for 12 years as a judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, long …

Opinion

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Katie Pavlich

Stephen Carter: What we think about Supreme Court hearings is wrong

The pending battle over President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has given birth to a charming myth that we ought …

Brown v. Board of Education

14 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

It’s <i>The Equalizer 2</i> weekend, and, speaking of sequels, <i>Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again</i> is also in town. Also, if you’re looking for something darker, then …

Robin Hood

At Comic-Con, 'Aquaman' and Others Score With Super Fans

San Diego<p>Director M. Night Shyamalan said that when he was making his 2000 superhero movie “Unbreakable,” studio executives warned him against advertising it as a comic-book story.<p>That was “too fringe,” he says they told him. “It’s [for] ‘those people’ who go to those conventions.”<p>This time, Mr. …

Comics

Watch videos of Ames Moot Court Competitions

The case <i>Dylan Bloom v. United States of America</i> was argued on November 14, 2017, at the Ames Moot Court competition. The judges were Hon. John G. …

Law

WATCH: Steven Colbert comes up with a foolproof way to bash Kavanaugh — then it backfires

We'll be DAMNED if we're going to let five MEN—including some frat boy named Brett—strip us of our hard-won bodily autonomy and reproductive rights. …

Bill Of Rights

Supreme Court Strikes Down Citizenship Law That Treats Mothers And Fathers Differently

Federal immigration laws that make citizenship easier to obtain for the children of US citizen mothers than for the children of US citizen fathers …

Anachronistic

There’s less than a 50% chance that all conservative Supreme Court justices will be alive in 2026

As Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh makes the rounds on Capitol Hill, liberals have no illusions about what his confirmation will mean for the …

LGBTQI

Graham: Documentaries finding a wide audience

Specialty titles "Won't You Be My Neighbor" and "RBG" are a hit with moviegoers this summer, but why?

Box Office

WATCH: The Trailer for “On the Basis of Sex” Reminds Us How RBG Got So Notorious

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s groundbreaking work on the landmark sex discrimination case <i>Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld</i> when she was a young attorney will soon be …

Feminism

Left Wing Politics Are Hurting the Entertainment Industry

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 21, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>Like academia …

Samantha Bee

A Supreme Court Expert on Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Chances and the Future of Roe v. Wade

Back in 2016 – after Justice Antonin Scalia died and Sen. Mitch McConnell successfully blocked hearings for his replacement – veteran <i>Newsweek</i> …

U.S. Politics

There's unprecedented public opposition to confirming Trump's second SCOTUS pick

Gallup’s been asking the public whether it’s in favor of a Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation, against it, or don’t have an opinion since 1987. On …

Liberal View

A blockbuster-free shortlist of excellent summer TV and movies

<i>Subscribe to the Quartzy newsletter to receive this in your inbox each Friday.</i><p>Happy Friday!<p>‘Tis I, Quartz entertainment reporter Adam Epstein, taking over for Jenni this week to highlight some of the best and most under-appreciated TV shows and films that this summer has to offer.<p>Once upon a time, …

TV

'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,' 'Eighth Grade' and other movie picks for July 20

<i>Movie recommendations from critics Justin Chang and Kenneth Turan.</i><p><b>Ant-Man and the Wasp</b> A bright, cheery distraction from darker, heavier Marvel Studios outings, this Peyton Reed-directed sequel to 2015's "Ant-Man" reunites Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly in a superhero caper of deliberately low …

Justin Chang

Peter Bart: Scotty Bowers, Whether Maverick Or Outlaw, May Challenge Hollywood Zeitgeist With His Tales

Was he just a sexual outlaw or an underground hero? Was his mission simply to defy the cops or to extend help to a persecuted minority?<p>Those …

Philip Roth

How Much Power Are Unelected Judges Supposed to Have?

Picture the U.S. Senate in session, debating one of the president’s nominations.<p>One senator wants to know whose side the nominee would be on in …

Conservative View

'Mueller ... Mueller?' Brave New Workshop mines laughs from the daily news grind

REVIEW: The sketch comedy troupe’s latest revue digs deeper than you might expect.

Donald Trump

Keep hanging in there, RBG. The nation depends on it.

Dear Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:<p>Girl, how you doin’? Seriously. Feeling OK? Need your wee shoulders rubbed? Can someone get you a smoothie? …

Chia Seeds

Sandra Oh is killing it

Once upon a time, I had crushes on male pop stars. Now I feel mad, florid love for brilliant women. Men still fascinate me, but I’ve heard their stories. I want to sit next to women at dinner parties; it’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Patricia Rozema, Amma Asante and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Emma …

Killing Eve

Seymour Exits, Radio Discovery, Rap Gold Rush, Benny Blanco, Cassette Culture, Abba... 07/19

quote of the day<p>When we were kids, we were fed the single, we were fed what they told us to listen to, and you either didn't like it or you heard it …

Music

Hautelinks: How to Tell If You're Getting a Good Deal Online, a '90s Trend Quiz, Bloggers to Know, & More

For a more peaceful mindset, try these 5 ways to practice mindfulness in your daily life.<p>If you think piercings are the coolest accessories around …

Kylie Jenner

How Long Will The Supreme Court’s Conservative Bloc Survive?

Somewhere high up in the news stories (ours included) about President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee, there’s often a sentence that goes like …

U.S. Politics

Eating too many hot dogs is linked to mania, study finds

Watch out, Joey Chestnut.<p>A new study by scientists at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has linked eating too many hot dogs and salamis with the onset of mania.<p><b>ALSO</b>: Ruth Bader Ginsburg issues controversial ruling that hot dogs are sandwiches<p>The study, published Wednesday in Molecular Psychiatry, …

Jerky

Love hot dogs? Here are 5 surprising frankfurter facts

The hot dog is one of the most relished foods in all of American cuisine, so it makes perfect sense that citizens would want to savor the mildly-spiced sausages on National Hot Dog Day, our nation’s most delicious of holidays.<p>According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (yes, it's a real …

Hot Dogs

Have We Liberals Learned Anything Going In To 2018 And 2020? We’ll see.

Folks who call themselves Democratic Socialists may want to understand that the word “socialist” polls about as well as “root canal”. A movement is …

Middle-class