BAD NEWS: Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Suffers Deadly Crash. Testing spaceships, like testing aircraft decades ago, is a risky business. It’s still worth doing.
The saga of Nurse Kaci Hickox, the Doctors Without Borders nurse who returned from fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone a week ago only to be locked in a New Jersey quarantine tent and deported back to Maine, took some weirdly dramatic turns yesterday. Maine Governor Paul LePage (R) had vowed to seek a court order [...]
Friday on OraTV's "Politicking," former advisor to President Bill Clinton, Dick Morris said it was then-first lady Hillary Clinton's "Nixonian" attempt to attack the woman Bill Clinton victimized and sexually harassed by hiring detectives to dig for dirt in their lives Hillary could use against them to smear their character. Show More Summary
A judge rejected Maine's attempt to quarantine a healthy nurse who treated Ebola patients, causing the state trooper car parked outside her house to leave. Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere said that Kaci Hickox must continue daily monitoring and check with state officials about travel, but quarantine is not required because she is healthy. Show More Summary
Friday on CNN's "This Hour With Berman and Michaela," a panel discussing Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) comments at a rally for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hammered the "idiot," congressman. Rangel said Thursday night, “Everything weShow More Summary
The submission by the counsel assisting the royal commission a nutshell: JULIA Gillard received money from her corrupt union boyfriend’s “sham”…
I never really understood what Pierre Omidyar was doing with his non-Intercept project, which seemed to involve hiring interesting writers and not letting them write anything. Now we know: Matt Taibbi, who joined First Look Media just seven months ago, left the company on Tuesday. His departure—which he describes as a refusal to accept a […]
Are you ready for "Clinton vs. Bush 2.0"? My earlier prediction that Jeb will face Hillary in 2016 is looking more certain than ever.
A Maine judge has ruled that the temporary court order, imposed yesterday on America's favorite Ebola nurse, Kaci Hickox, is not binding, even though the order had been made in consideration of the fact that her roommate in West Africa...Show More Summary
Allison Meier profiles some: In terms of abandonment, ghost towns get all the love — there are a spooky 160 of them on Atlas Obscura as of this writing. These gaping remains of human activity departed are both unnerving and often beautiful, but what about ghost islands? Around the world whole island communities have been […]
Last Sunday in these pages, under the headline "Why I'm voting for Bruce Rauner," my colleague Steve Chapman explained why he favors the Republican challenger in next week's gubernatorial election.
HAPPY HALLOWEEN — with this spooky flashback to 2004.
The announcements from Gov. Pat Quinn's office arrived via email bearing the official state of Illinois seal, signaling Real Government Business. But we all knew what they really were: campaign-ish announcements disguised as Real Government Business.
Over the last three decades, research suggests, the class bias of the voting public has increased dramatically. In the 2012 election, there was a 33 point gap between the turnout rate of the highest bracket ($150,000 or more) and the lowest bracket ($10,000 or less). Show More Summary
Who killed Marilyn Green and Jerry Hillard?
Personal income rose by 0.2% in September, while personal spending declined by -0.2%. The PCE Price index rose 0.1% at both the headline and core rates. On a year-over-year basis, consumer spending has risen 1.4%, while the PCE Price index has risen 1.5%. The Employment Cost Index rose 0.7% in the 3rd Quarter of 2014, […]
Did the tea party come about because a bunch of old white conservatives suddenly got it into their heads that their taxes were too high, or was it a more simplistic—read, racist—reaction to the election of America's first black president?...Show More Summary
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The Age newspaper in its Thursday print edition refused to report a single word on the emails showing Labor Senator Nova Peris telling a West…
Both the New York State and Connecticut Democratic Committees are threatening people into voting on Tuesday by sending bullying letters that claim they can easily determine which potential voters failed to cast ballots. The New York Post confirms tweets sent out by New York voters with photos of the threatening letters. Show More Summary