Politics and Government

The New Spy Wars

34 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A tale about Israel, Pegasus and the world.
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Kyle Rittenhouse Heads Back To Court To Get Gun Used In Fatal Shootings

50 minutes ago   |   CBS

MADISON, Wis. - A Wisconsin judge was set to hear arguments Friday on whether prosecutors should return to Kyle Rittenhouse the assault-style rifle he used to shoot three...
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‘The White House isn't supporting him': Biden's FDA pick left in limbo

‘The White House isn't supporting him': Biden's FDA pick left in limbo

54 minutes ago   |   Politico

President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration does not yet have the votes in the Senate needed to give the agency its first political leader in more...
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Mike Pence made clear the scale of his rift with Trump, saying he hasn't spoken to him since last summer

54 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Then-President Donald Trump and his VP Mike Pence. David T. Foster III-Pool/Getty Images Mike Pence said he last spoke to Donald Trump last summer. He pointed to the Capitol...
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Denying Boris Johnson's role in evacuation of animals from Kabul was 'inaccurate', says Foreign Office mandarin

54 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Pen Farthing, founder of British charity Nowzad, an animal shelter, stands in front of a cage on the outskirts of Kabul Reuters File A diplomat told MPs that Boris Johnson had...
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Books, speeches, hats for sale: Post-presidency, the Trumps try to make money the pre-presidency way

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

The former president and his family have embarked on the same direct-to-consumer appeals that they used to use, except this time marketed to political supporters.
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The Big-Name Journalists Who Are Trying to “Both Sides” Covid

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

There is a movement afoot just as insidious as right-wingers refusing to wear masks and get vaccinated. It's progressives who are fully vaccinated but whose overcautious...
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Change Mechanicville's form of government? Not so fast, commissioner says

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

As Mechanicville residents met to consider ditching the city's unusual commissioner form of government, newly elected Commissioner Fred Hosley asked them to stop. “Give us a...
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As Hochul smashed fundraising record, donors enjoyed access

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

On Dec. 10, Gov. Kathy Hochul broke from her whirlwind schedule in New York and flew to New Orleans. Even fourteen-hundred miles away, Hochul did something on the brief trip...
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Relax, America: Willow, the White House Cat, Has Arrived

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

She interrupted a campaign speech. Jill Biden wanted to keep her.
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Medvedev wins explosive grudge match to reach Australian Open final

Medvedev wins explosive grudge match to reach Australian Open final

Daniil Medvedev won a bad-tempered semifinal in Melbourne to set up a showdown with Rafael Nadal Daniil Medvedev will face Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final after the... Read more ...

Light snow showers and flurries today

Light snow showers and flurries today

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WATCH: Football fan drives 24 hours round-trip to watch playoff game at...

WATCH: Football fan drives 24 hours round-trip to watch playoff game at father's graveside

If his team advances to the Super Bowl, John Lynch and his siblings plan to return to the cemetery and watch it together as a family. Read more ...

Nothing snaps up ex-Dyson design chief to spearhead new London design hub

Nothing snaps up ex-Dyson design chief to spearhead new London design hub

"My mission at this early stage is to build a team and develop a design culture so we can create iconic products that will change the consumer tech landscape." What you need to... Read more ...

Musk Calls Biden ‘A Damp Sock Puppet' As Tesla Shares Tank

Elon Musk's lack of restraint on Twitter is, as the saying goes, a feature not a bug, having landed in legal hot water multiple times for careless social media posts. Read more ...

Why Silicon Valley Investors Are Injecting Millions Into The City's DA...

In June 2022, voters will decide: Should “progressive” District Attorney Chesa Boudin stay or go? Read more ...

Tonga's Diaspora Confronts Daunting Challenge of Disaster Response

Tens of thousands of overseas Tongans, intimately tied to their homeland, are contending with the pandemic, snarled supply chains and limited communications. Read more ...

Alarming Levels of Mercury Are Found in Old Growth Amazon Forest

The findings, related to gold mining in Peru, provide new evidence of how people are altering ecosystems in dangerous ways around the world. Read more ...

Man Held for Five Days in Jail Over Mistaken Identity, His Lawyer Says

Leonardo Silva Oliveira, 26, was arrested last week on a warrant out of Palm Beach County for a man with the same name and similar age who was wanted for probation violation... Read more ...

Chances of absolute majority look slim for all in Portugal vote

Incumbent PM's Socialist Party is expected to win Sunday's snap polls, but the absolute majority remains elusive. Read more ...