Commentary

Investigation Without End

On Wednesday I returned to the Golden EIB Microphone for three hours of substitute-host-level Excellence in Broadcasting on America's Number One radio show. You...

Abortion Debate Leaves No Room between Extremes

If we go by the attitudes of the American people, both the New York and Alabama laws are extreme. ...

Correction

I mentioned Jonathan Last’s excellent essay “The Case for the Empire” on MD&E today, but attributed it to Matt Labash. ...

Honey Traps and Money Traps

On this second anniversary of The Mark Steyn Club, we're proud to present the second half of this two-part edition of The Mark Steyn...

No More ‘Small Mercies’ in Game of Thrones

The show ends where it began. ...

World news

Report: Mass Exodus at Ag Dept. Ahead of Relocation

After plans were announced to move Agriculture Department staffers out of Washington, federal workers at two science agencies are quitting in droves, according to The Washington Post....

Economy

Technology

How Your Brain Perceives Magicians Cutting Their Assistants in Half

Let me start by describing one of the first magic tricks I learned to perform when I was a kid. Here is what the audience sees: I reach into my pocket and reveal a jumbo-sized card depicting the four of spades on one side and the ace of spades on the...

Amazon’s Taking Up to $70 Off the Apple Watch...

The Apple Watch as a product line may have had a rocky launch, but its latest iteration, the Series 4, is a seriously impressive leap forward. So whether you’re finally upgrading your original model, or even getting your very first wearable, it’s the one you should buy, especially on sale.Read more......

The best lenses for Canon RF mount

Many photographers keep a cheap compact 50mm lens in their bags, but that is not what Canon has made here. The Canon RF 50mm F/1.2 is over 2 pounds and costs more than $2,000, but what you're getting for that is an incredible sharp lens with an ultra-wide aperture, perfect...

Science / Health

Measles Outbreak Spreads to Maine, 25th State to Report Case

Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was infected but is now fully recovered.The afflicted school-aged child from......

Biobased nanocarriers to cure plant diseases for the first time

Plant diseases, though a normal part of nature, can have disastrous effects in agriculture. They reduce food for people and revenues in rural areas. In the worst cases they result in hunger and starvation, as many famines in history show. About 16 percent of all crops are lost to plant diseases...

Study: Asthma Medication Doesn’t Work for 50 Percent of Patients

A widely used type of asthma medication may not work in more than half of patients who are prescribed it, new research shows....
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Headlines

Trump Walks Out on Pelosi and Schumer After 3 Minutes – The New York Times

Trump Walks Out on Pelosi and Schumer After 3 Minutes  The New York TimesTrump rejects Pelosi allegations of 'cover-up' in fiery Rose Garden statement, after infrastructure meeting with Dem leaders cut short  Fox NewsTrump battles with Democrats: Live updates  CNNTrump's House investigations tantrum proves Pelosi and Democrats are gaining momentum  NBC NewsDemocrats aren't interested in...

Rep. Cohen: ’80-90 percent’ of Dems on House Judiciary Committee ready to push for Trump impeachment – Fox News

Rep. Cohen: '80-90 percent' of Dems on House Judiciary Committee ready to push for Trump impeachment  Fox NewsHoyer: Trump conducting largest cover-up in history of the United States  Washington ExaminerBriefing Room: Pelosi. Dems clash on impeachment, McGahn a no-show, 538 looks at abortion fight  ABC NewsTrump and the GOP ambushed American democracy — but...

House Democrats subpoena former White House communications director Hope Hicks – USA TODAY

House Democrats subpoena former White House communications director Hope Hicks  USA TODAYDemocrats fume as McGahn skips House hearing: ‘Our subpoenas are not optional’  Fox NewsJudiciary Democrat: 'Most of us have been led to the position that an impeachment inquiry is warranted' | TheHill  The HillTrump's Constitutional Conflicts Are Exposed  BloombergDon McGahn already told on Trump....

The Government is out of control

Great hat. Even greater message.

Michigan speaks

"Slow down and don't spend our money."

Everyone’s concerned

She's worried about the future and thinks the government is moving too fast.  

Entertainment

Nikki Bella Shuts Down Rumors About Wanting Kids and Living With Artem Chigvintsev

Nikki Bella wants to set the record straight! As the WWE superstar continues to share parts of her life with the public, rumors continue to surround her personal life. One topic that... ...

Sports

Drake clowns Giannis Antetokounmpo, rubs coach’s shoulders during Raptors win

Expect plenty of fake love for Drake in Milwaukee when the Toronto Raptors return to face the Bucks on Thursday. The Toronto native stayed true to his role as the Raptors’ biggest superfan during the team’s 120-102 win Tuesday night, laughing and gyrating wildly as Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo missed a...

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool

Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in lieu of signing, which Boras has advocated for in...

MLB trade deadline: Top 10 players who could be moved by July 31

CLOSE SAN FRANCISCO -- He will forever be immortalized by the San Francisco Giants and their fanbase who watched Madison Bumgarner...

Ex-WWE superstar Ashley Massaro died by hanging: report

Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro died by hanging herself in her Long Island home, according to a new report. The 39-year-old’s death last week has been ruled “non-criminal,” TMZ reported Tuesday. Massaro, who battled depression for years, was found unconscious at her home in Smithtown after calling out sick at her...