Commentary

Demography and Democracy

If you missed our livestream Clubland Q&A on Wednesday afternoon, here's the action replay. Simply click above and settle back for an hour-plus of...

‘Dangerous Threat’ Is . . . Dangerous, Apparently

A lot of what goes on at Fox News is hot garbage, but I’ll thank our progressive friends to spare us their indignation about the assault on journalism. ...

Is Trump the Only Adult in the Room?

The common denominator of all this petulance from Trump’s enemies is exasperation over the inability to derail him. ...

The Articles of Impeachment Are Very Weak

The president has been Impeached Man Walking for 'The Resistance' since before he took the oath of office. ...

Live Around the Planet: Wednesday December 11th

Today, Wednesday, I'll be conducting another edition of our Clubland Q&A, live around the world at 4pm Eastern in North America - that's 9pm...

World news

Rouhani Says Iran Budget to Counter US ‘Maximum Pressure’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani submitted a draft budget for the coming fiscal year designed to offset the impact of Washington's "maximum pressure" policy on the Islamic Republic.U.S. sanctions have led to record-low oil exports for Iran -- traditionally the country's......

Economy

Technology

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Google Assistant voice controls come to Xbox One

When it launched alongside, one of the Xbox One's main selling points was voice control, delivered via an upgraded Kinect unit. Kinect was quickly phased out, though, and Alexa and Cortana voice controls eventually served as a replacement. Now, Google Assistant users will be able to yell at their Xbox...

Apple’s new iPhones can better manage your battery as...

In 2017, iPhone users discovered a software-based power throttling feature that was meant to prevent random shutdowns as the phone's battery aged. Apple's lack of clarity around the program turned what was meant to be a helpful failsafe into a debacle. As 9to5Mac has discovered, the company is now putting...

Science / Health

New spray gel could help take the bite out of frostbite

Mountaineers and winter sports enthusiasts know the dangers of frostbite—the tissue damage that can occur when extremities, such as the nose, ears, fingers and toes, are exposed to very cold temperatures. However, it can be difficult to get treated quickly in remote, snowbound areas. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Biomaterials Science...

Blueprint for nanomaterial development offers hope to newborns, elderly and busy doctors

Newborn babies, elderly people, sick hospital patients and sports enthusiasts all stand to gain from a breakthrough in the development of wearable technology using nanomaterials from the University of Sussex. ...

Lighting up cardiovascular problems using nanoparticles

Heart disease and stroke are the world's two most deadly diseases, causing over 15 million deaths in 2016 according to the World Health Organization. A key underlying factor in both of these global health crises is the common condition, atherosclerosis, or the build-up of fatty deposits, inflammation and plaque on the...
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Headlines

Impeachment Live Updates: Republicans Try to Kill the Abuse of Power Charge vs. Trump – The New York Times

Impeachment Live Updates: Republicans Try to Kill the Abuse of Power Charge vs. Trump  The New York TimesLive: House Judiciary debates articles of impeachment against Trump  Washington PostDems plow ahead with impeachment articles as initial vote looms  Fox NewsHouse Republicans' Trump impeachment strategy is simple: Distract, deceive and yell  NBC NewsRep. Mark Meadows: Trump impeachment...

House Judiciary debates articles of impeachment against Trump – The Washington Post

House Judiciary debates articles of impeachment against Trump  The Washington PostImpeachment needle not moving as majority of voters oppose removing Trump: polls  Fox NewsGraham On A Senate Impeachment Trial: 'I Think We Should Vote And End It' | NBC News  NBC NewsThe Incredible Shrinking Impeachment  The Wall Street JournalUSA TODAY's Editorial Board: Impeach President Trump  USA...

‘Jewish community is shaken’: Shooting victims in targeted attack on kosher store identified – NorthJersey.com

‘Jewish community is shaken’: Shooting victims in targeted attack on kosher store identified  NorthJersey.comResident Films New Jersey Gun Battle From Nearby Apartment  VOA NewsJersey City Shooting: Suspect Linked to Black Hebrew Israelite Group  The New York Times'It's a tough day for Jersey City': Gov. Murphy, Mayor Fulop remember fallen Jersey City detective  News 12 New...

The Constitition is alive and well

Couple from South Carolina

We’re Gaining Ground

It feels pretty good when you are no longer on the outside looking in.We found this link to the Washington Examiner at google news:...

Big government is not the answer

He believes that it is the individualism of Americans that makes this country great.

Entertainment

‘Good Times’: Viola Davis leads dynamite cast for ABC’s live broadcast

Thursday’s announcement of the “Good Times” cast seems perfect: Viola Davis and Andre Braugher will play Florida and James Evans, roles immortalized by Esther Rolle and John Amos on the 1970s sitcom. The Emmy-winning duo will headline the holiday-themed second installment of Norman Lear’s hit “Live in Front of a Studio...

Sports

International team cautions historic Presidents Cup opening

MELBOURNE, Australia — It was a historic day for the International team, which took a 4-1 advantage after the opening day of Four-Ball at the 13th Presidents Cup. It’s the largest first-day advantage in the history of the event, but Aussie Adam Scott cautioned not to get overly excited about the...

Brian Cashman: The Yankees were never cheap

SAN DIEGO — Brian Cashman doesn’t buy into the buzz that the Yankees signing Gerrit Cole to a nine-year, $324 million contract is a sign the free-spending habits of yesterday have returned. “I always thought that was a false narrative. We have been an aggressive franchise for what seems forever under...

BASEBALL’S BEST

As the 2010s come to a close, we can accurately reflect on the decade that was around Major League Baseball, an era that saw...

Alex Rodriguez is loving Yankees’ Gerrit Cole blockbuster

Alex Rodriguez thinks his former team hit a home run by winning the Gerrit Cole sweepstakes. “A move they had to make,” A-Rod tweeted Wednesday morning, hours after it was revealed Cole was heading to the Yankees on a record-setting nine-year, $324 million contract. “Great job by Hal Steinbrenner and Brian...