The latest effort by Republicans in the Senate to overhaul the US health care system could have an unexpected effect on deductibles: they could get so high they're actually more than the poorest Americans earn.
Sean Spicer's resignation from the press secretary post on Friday was generally framed as a positive development for President Donald Trump's White House, which has been battered by a rolling drumbeat of controversies since Trump took office. Read the full story at The New York Times » Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
In addition to the cancellation of Linkin Park's tour following Chester Bennington's tragic death, their "Blinkin Park" shows with blink-182 and Wu-Tang Clan have now been cancelled as well. Continue reading…
There are three more stops on my tour for Walkaway: tomorrow at San Diego Comic-Con, next weekend at Defcon 25 in Las Vegas, and August 10th at the Burbank Public Library. (more…)
Debuted in San Diego at the city’s most recent Comic-Con event, the eighth season of The Walking Dead promises all out destruction, and a humanistic take-over unlike anything ever seen in prior episodes. Alliances of the Hilltop, Alexandria and The Kingdom can be seen throughout the trailer, as they all group together to take on […]
“We’re not in a prophecy. We’re in a stolen Toyota Corolla.” Netflix’s upcoming exclusive movie is set in an alternate present in which humans share the world with fairies, elves and other fantasy creatures. Starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. Premieres 12/22/17.
'Iron Fist' has been picked up for a second season while 'The Punisher' makes its first big splash.
Anthony Scaramucci impressed in his first appearance as the new communications director for the Trump administration. As far as appearances are concerned, Trump was likely thrilled. Scaramucci paints an entirely different picture than Sean Spicer. Show More Summary
Tesla is no Apple. That's according to David Einhorn, the founder of the hedge fund Greenlight Capital, who wrote out a litany of reasons he's bearish on Tesla in his firm's second-quarter letter. "Tesla bulls look at Elon Musk, think...Show More Summary
A number of so-called scientific journals have accepted a Star Wars-themed spoof paper. The manuscript is an absurd mess of factual errors, plagiarism and movie quotes. I know because I wrote it. Inspired by previous publishing "stings", I wanted to test whether 'predatory' journals would publish an obviously absurd paper. Show More Summary
Evangelical Christians have unprecedented access to President Donald Trump’s White House and are “on speed dial” with the administration, according to an activist who prayed over the president in the Oval Office. The evangelical community overwhelmingly backed the Republican in November’s election,...
Our Top 10 Comments of the Week: Readers discuss John McCain’s cancer diagnosis, Trump’s interview with The Times and eating on the subway.
We have a stout leaderboard as the weekend begins at the 146th Open Championship. The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale has always delivered great champions, and the leaderboard it has produced through 36 holes in 2017 has us set up for that again. Scoring conditions appear to be ideal for a crowded leaderboard of chasers to go at Jordan Spieth, our midpoint leader.
Sean Spicer has finally been driven out of the White House after six months in which he tried to convince the world that Donald Trump is not the deranged maniac that he turns into on Twitter. But having taking the brunt of all the great...Show More Summary
Last week, Kyrie Irving reportedly informed the Cleveland Cavaliers front office that he wants off the team and traded immediately as he no longer wants to play alongside Lebron James. The request came last week and was made to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. Irving has expressed that he wants to go play in a situation […]
Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop. NY-DC in 29 mins. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 20, 2017 Adam Ozimek asks me: How should we think about this in a meta-rational...Show More Summary
Donald Trump is the most conflicted president in modern US history. He handpicked his daughter and son-in-law as leading advisers, is the only modern-day president to have never released his tax returns, and continues to profit from multi-national businesses bearing his name. Show More Summary
James was blindsided by the request, per ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. Kyrie Irving has requested to be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the move has “devastated” LeBron James, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst said on Pardon the Interruption Friday afternoon. Show More Summary
Appropriately, Fear the Walking Dead served as a warm-up act to its parent show at Comic-Con in San Diego, premiering a new trailer for a packed house of fans. While AMC’s zombie spin-off has never achieved the overwhelming popularity...Show More Summary
After not bringing back David Griffin as general manager, the Cleveland Cavaliers will promote assistant Koby Altman.