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Snerdley on Rittenhouse

The Mark Steyn Show can now be seen every Friday on GB News. We had breaking news from the Rittenhouse trial at the top of the show - and the perfect man to discuss it in our finale, my old Rush chum James ("Mr Snerdley") Golden. Other topics on today's ...

The Selfishly Generous

There is a local controversy over NYC hedge-fund manager William Ackman’s desire to renovate his penthouse. ...

Is Rittenhouse Headed for a Hung Jury?

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W hen you are stubbornly determined to play with fire, you often get burned. Judge Bruce Schroeder is getting burned. The judge has declined to sequester the jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse case — even after publicity about the case intensified as the prosecution’s case buckled and the defendant testified; even as things reached a crescendo as the judge admonished prosecutors over their misconduct and summations loomed; and even as...

Cost Me What It May

Welcome to Part Eighteen of our latest Tale for Our Time - my audio serialization of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey. The action has now moved from Bath to Gloucestershire, and Veronica, a New Zealand member of The Mark Steyn Club, is enjoying it: At last ...

World news

Report: Border Patrol Says Up to 2,000 Migrants Get Away Daily

A law enforcement source within Customs and Border Protection (CBP) says between 1,800 and 2,000 migrants are managing to elude apprehension daily along the southwest border, Breitbart reported on Friday....

Economy

Technology

U.S. Workers Are Realizing Life’s More Than Just a Job

If you’re the type of person who finds fulfillment and meaning from your job and can’t shut up about it at the bar, congrats, but it seems you’re among a dwindling minority. At least that’s the sense from a recent massive Pew survey which found a 7% decline in U.S. adults...

Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop Finally Debuts Its Radical Edward

Cowboy Bebop fans have been waiting for the live-action Netflix adaptation to reveal the fourth member of the Bebop crew (well, fifth if you count Ein the Data Dog). It took until today, the day Cowboy Bebop premieres on Netflix, for the streamer to do so, but it has finally announced...

‘Battlefield 2042’ Is A Total Disaster And Gamers Are...

Battlefield 2042 is a half-baked product that's left many fans of the series baffled and upset. ...

Partial lunar eclipse stuns viewers worldwide

The historic November 2021 partial lunar eclipse stunned viewers around the world on Thursday night. ...

Longest partial lunar eclipse in nearly 600 years: When...

A partial lunar eclipse will take place on Thursday night and into early Friday. ...

Russian Test Blamed for Space Junk Threatening Space Station

A Russian weapons test created more than 1,500 pieces of space junk now threatening the seven astronauts aboard the International Space Station, according to U.S. officials who called the strike reckless and irresponsible....

Science / Health

CDC Panel Backs Expanding COVID-19 Booster Eligibility to All Adults

Advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday recommended expanding eligibility of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults in the United States, which would pave the way for millions more Americans to get additional protection against......

US Advisers Debate If All Adults Really Need COVID Boosters

The U.S. government on Friday moved to open up COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, expanding efforts to get ahead of rising coronavirus cases that experts fear could snowball into a winter surge as millions of Americans travel for the holidays. The Food and Drug......

Cancer cells use ‘tiny tentacles’ to suppress the immune system

To grow and spread, cancer cells must evade the immune system. Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and MIT used the power of nanotechnology to discover a new way that cancer can disarm its would-be cellular attackers by extending out nanoscale tentacles that can reach into an immune cell and pull...

Nested nanowells speed single cell studies

Researchers tracking the behavior of cancerous tumor cells have a new tool in their arsenal that can process 10 times the number of cells in one day. A new nested nanoPOTS chip, developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), was reported October 29 in the journal Nature Communications. ...

Vermont Sees Record COVID Cases Despite 80 Percent Adult Full Vax Rate

Vermont is seeing record-high numbers of reported new cases of coronavirus infections despite nearly 90% of the state's teenage and adult population having received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, data and records show....

Gates Pledges $120M to Get COVID-19 Pill to Low-Income Countries

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is committing up to $120 million to facilitate access to Merck's COVID-19 treatment pill molnupiravir in low-income countries around the world once it is approved for emergency-use authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug ......

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Democrats abandon free community college as White House warns...

Democrats abandon free community college as White House warns social safety net bill will shrink below $2T  NBC NewsBiden Tells House Progressives Free Community College Nixed from Reconciliation Bill: Report  Yahoo NewsDems scramble for climate Plan C as Manchin dashes their dreams  POLITICOGeorge Pyle: Democrats, give up on DINO Joe Manchin. Work on RINO...

North Korea Tests First Submarine-Launched Missile in Two Years...

North Korea Tests First Submarine-Launched Missile in Two Years  The New York TimesNorth Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile from the country's east coast, authorities say  CNNNorth Korea may have fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile, South Korea says  CNBCNorth Korea fires submarine-launched ballistic missile into waters off Japan  BBC NewsSeoul says North Korea...

Manchin lays down demands for child tax credit: report...

Manchin lays down demands for child tax credit: report | TheHill  The HillIn Build Back Better fight, progressives have to give a lot to get a little  NBC NewsWindow Closing for Democrats to Clinch Biden's Agenda as Congress Returns  NewsweekA Jan. 6 ‘blood flag’ and a Bond villain in the Senate — it’s no...

Joe Manchin reportedly opposes key Biden climate program –...

Joe Manchin reportedly opposes key Biden climate program  NPRDemocrats Weigh Carbon Tax After Manchin Rejects Key Climate Provision  The New York TimesJoe Manchin demands climate provisions stripped from budget bill  New York Post Manchin pushback alters White House climate strategy  The Washington PostClean energy program likely to be dropped because of Manchin's objections  NBC NewsView Full...

Entertainment

Sports

Steve Cohen is ready to let Billy Eppler spend big to fix broken Mets

During Billy Eppler’s introductory news conference as the team’s new general manager, Cohen said he’s prepared to open up his checkbook. ...

Why Jon Gruden’s lawsuit against the NFL could force league’s secrets into the open

In high-profile legal cases, it's sometimes not just about who wins and loses.It's also about whose private business gets dragged into public along the way.Such...

Eddie Rosario belts two homers to lead Braves past Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Eddie Rosario needed only a double to complete the cycle after his fifth-inning single on Wednesday. “And then he hit a homer, so that’s better,” Braves manager Brian Snitker said. That second homer, a three-run blast, came in the ninth inning to complete a 4-for-5 night in the...

Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson dominates in paint with double-double

With Taj Gibson and Nerlen Noels, Mitchell Robinson was thrust into the starting-center role and scored 11 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in the Knicks' 138-134 double overtime victory over the Celtics on Wednesday night at the Garden. ...