House Speaker Paul Ryan defended President-elect Donald Trump's call last week with Taiwan's president, saying the negative reaction was "much ado about nothing." Ryan said he spoke with the president of Taiwan himself recently. "I spoke...Show More Summary
Much ado is made about the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, or the PLCAA as commonly known. The legislation provides broad protections of arms manufacturers and sellers similar to those in other industries like aerospace and automotive. Show More Summary
Much ado about nothing? The long, winding journey towards a Guggenheim outpost in Helsinki, Finland has effectively come to an end before it could even really begin. Yesterday, the Helsinki City Council voted 53-32 against financingShow More Summary
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There’s been much ado in media circles this past week about the prevalence of “fake” news on social networks and what, if any, effect that had on the outcome of the U.S. election. Stories from big players like InfoWars and … Continue reading ?
After a week of voting and much deliberation, we’re excited to announce the winners of the 2016 Eater Awards, recognizing the city’s most exciting — and delicious — culinary developments over the past year. Without further ado, feast...Show More Summary
It's time, at last, to dig into the drama between Princess Margaret and Group Captain Peter Townsend, which The Crown has dangled over our heads since the first episode.I understand that Margaret and Peter want to get married, and it's incredibly frustrating that they can't do whatever they'd like because ... More »
So, it was much ado about nothing, after all. FBI Director James B. Comey notified key members of Congress Sunday afternoon that after reviewing all of the newly discovered Hillary Clinton emails the agency stands by its original findings against recommending charges. Comey wrote that investigators had worked “around the clock” to review all the [...]
Much ado is currently being made about the latest WWE rumors of Roman Reigns rejoining The Shield. A few reports, in fact, suggest that this move would be the best thing to ever happen to Roman Reigns’ career. But not only is this move not a good move for Reigns, it would actually be a... Show More Summary
Hyatt Hotels big news on Thursday, October 27, 2016 sparked much ado about Hyatt Diamonds these past few days. On March 1, 2017 Hyatt Gold Passport transforms into World of Hyatt with significantly more costly requirements to reach top tier elite status at 60 nights annually or more than $20,000 in hotel spend. Show More Summary
It’s been a trying week or so. I feel like a pinch hitter in the batting cage with a nerf bat trying to hit hard balls from a pitching machine stuck on the highest setting. No matter how hard I try to fend them off, those balls are coming at me at rocket speed. Show More Summary
In this election cycle, I sometimes don’t know whether I am merely watching different debates from everybody else or living on a different planet. The post-debate analysis about how well Donald Trump purportedly did made no sense toShow More Summary
Today, the Royal Air Force facility at Cosford, near Wolverhampton, England, is probably best known for its huge museum. It is home to an impressive collection of vintage military aircraft. More than fifty years ago, however, Cosford became briefly famous for an entirely different reason. At around...
Here's another interesting thing to consider about the last two months of the campaign. I don't think I'm exaggerating to say that the second week of September was likely the moment of peak pearl-clutching for Democrats in the entire 2016 cycle. Show More Summary
Well, that was much ado about nothing. Expansion was inevitable... until it wasn’t. The Big 12 announced in July that it was going to explore candidates and evaluate resumes, with expansion by two or four teams looking like a certainty. But the league has opted to stay put, according to Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated. Show More Summary
Two wildlife issues have collided in Hawaii, pitting one group of animal defenders against another in an impassioned debate. The point of contention? Deadly cat poop and the feral felines that produce it.
The Penhaligon’s Portraits Chapter 1 collection includes two perfumes for women and two for men. Today I'm reviewing the men's offerings: The Tragedy of Lord George and Much Ado About the Duke. I dutifully sniff any Penhaligon's perfumes...Show More Summary
“Dame Maggie’s 1967 portrayal of the playful debutante Beatrice … is thought to be the earliest British television broadcast of the whole play. But the screen version of the famed National Theatre production by Italian director Franco Zeffirelli was assumed a lost treasure missing from the BBC’s archives.”
Shares of Facebook (FB) today closed down $2.12, or 1.6%, at $127.96, after The Wall Street Journal’s Suzanne Veronica and Jack Marshall yesterday reported that ad buyers are annoyed that the company “vastly overestimated average viewing...Show More Summary