On 6-7 February the Republic of Korea venue hosted two top-class races as part of the 2016 FIS Ski World Cup – with the brand new Jeongseon Alpine Centre making its long-awaited debut. The event showcased the first downhill ski races...Show More Summary
Australia Day (January 26th) has come and gone. The day marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip, e.g. Show More Summary
Long-time BioWare David Gaider (Baldur's Gate II, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Dragon Age) recently departed from the role-playing game studio in search of a "new challenge." As of this week, he has joined the Edmonton-based...Show More Summary
While Microsoft has still to announce the expected Lumia 650, a source today out of the Republic of Ireland suggests that there, at least, the new phone will cost €199.99 (or about $226 USD after conversion). Which, in truth, is about what we'd expect and goes well with information we've heard ourselves regarding the next Lumia....
The Republic of Kosovo turns out to be a unique European biodiversity hotspot after a second new species of aquatic insect has been described from the Balkan country. The new caddisfly was discovered by Prof. Halil Ibrahimi from the University of Prishtina, Kosovo, and international research team. They have their finding published in the open-access journal ZooKeys. read more
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Marco Rubio delivered his closing argument in New Hampshire Monday night -- and gave his opponents more fodder for attacks in the process. Appearing in Nashua at his final campaign rally before Tuesday's Republican presidential primary, the Florida senator made a point about instilling values in children that he often makes on […]
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - One of the women who has accused former U.S. President Bill Clinton of sexual assault says she has agreed to work for an anti-Clinton political group being formed by a former advisor to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Show More Summary
This week, Italian photographer Simone Sapienza takes over the New Republic’s Instagram account at @NewRepublic with a selection of images made during his recent travels in Vietnam. While in Saigon, Sapienza was struck by the differences...Show More Summary
Compared to most of the United States, New Hampshire is small. The Dominican Republic – which shares a Caribbean island with another country – is twice the size of New Hampshire. Yes, New Hampshire is small, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in beauty....
With candidates keen to impress, latest Republic presidential debate in the US likely to whittle field down some more.
Republic of Congo launches investigation after UN sends troops home following new allegations of sex abuse in CAR.
Indian Prime Minister Modi invited French President Hollande to be the guest of honor at India's Republic Day Celebrations in New Delhi last month. The seat is generally reserved for, and used by the office of the Prime Minister as, a signal of close and important state ties. Show More Summary
The New Republic’s Michelle Dean writes about Robert Lowell’s relationship with his wife, novelist Elizabeth Hardwick, in “Love, Actually.” Quite a header. Though they were married for 23 years, their union was worn down by Lowell’s nearly annual hospitalizations for manic depression, his endless philandering, and his alcoholism. At the end of it, almost on […]
Somethin' Comin' On By Steven R. Rothman February 5, 2016 Ok. We just had our first official presidential nominating event of 2016, in Iowa. And what did those partisan, mid-westerners do? They voted like New Jerseyans! The Republican...Show More Summary
The Czech Republic has announced that it will donate obsolete vz. 58 rifles, both new and used, to the Iraqi and Kurdish regional government. The vz. 58 is an unusual assault rifle often confused with the famous Kalashnikov pattern of rifles, but very different from that family. Show More Summary
This story originally appeared on The New Republic and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Ever since Flint's water crisis became a national story at the beginning of the year, Hillary Clinton has done everything in her power to own the issue in the Democratic primary, to Bernie Sanders's detriment. Continue Reading »
The Arizona Diamondbacks are showing interest in free-agent relief pitcher Tyler Clippard, according to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. The 30-year-old right-hander split the 2015 season between the New York Mets and Oakland Athletics, registering 19 saves while striking out 64 batters and walking 31 in 71 innings pitched. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
I’ve been a fan of New Republic senior editor Brian Beutler dating back to his days as a Salon writer, but in a piece today called “Bernie Sanders Will Be Unelectable If He Keeps This Up” he misinterprets the essence of Sanders’s current criticism of Clinton as a fair-weather progressive in a way that I […]
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The zillions of tie-in stories for The Force Awakens revealed there was going to be a scene in the movie where Leia acknowledged that her former colleagues in the Senate were just as likely to want to have her killed as they were to ignore her. A new Star Wars novel is going to explore why that’s the case, and why Leia had good reason to be wary. Read more...