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Buttigieg and Warren’s clash over transparency results in more disclosures

Buttigieg and Warren’s clash over transparency results in more disclosures

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren are engaged in a full-blown competition over which candidate is more transparent. The back and forth has caused each candidate in recent days to disclose more information from their past as they try to outmaneuver one another in a battle that has become increasingly…MORE

On the first day of impeachment, Trump announced a trade deal

On the first day of impeachment, Trump announced a trade deal

Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States, is about to be impeached. Democrats unveiled text for the articles of impeachment Tuesday. The offenses alleged: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. They’ll mark them up and vote on them in the House Judiciary Committee this week, and vote to impeach Trump next week. Read…MORE

Trump assaults facts to survive impeachment

Trump assaults facts to survive impeachment

Donald Trump is looking to survive impeachment the same way he built his powerful presidency — by assaulting facts and seeking to expand the limitations of the office he is accused of abusing. On the day that Democrats proposed two articles of impeachment against him, the President and his courtiers laid down a fresh fog…MORE

The number of journalists jailed for their work is near record highs

The number of journalists jailed for their work is near record highs

At least 250 journalists were in jail in relation to their work as of December 1, nonprofit group the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday, naming China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt the biggest jailers of journalists. The group found that the majority were imprisoned on “anti-state charges.” In a new report, the Committee to…MORE

Asian stocks struggle for direction without more progress on a US-China trade deal

Asian stocks struggle for direction without more progress on a US-China trade deal

Stocks in Asia struggled for direction Wednesday as investors received mixed signals ahead of another round of US tariffs on Chinese goods expected December 15. Japan’s Nikkei 225 dropped 0.2%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index seesawed in early trading. It was last up 0.1%. South Korea’s Kospi also veered between small gains and losses. It…MORE

Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

People out West wear cowboy hats all the time. But pigeons? Las Vegas residents spotted two of the birds around town in tiny cowboy hats this week. No one seems to know how the birds got the hats, but it worries a local bird rescue group. Mariah Hillman, co-founder of Lofty Hopes, a pigeon rescue,…MORE

Impeachment is coming. Who will pay the price?

Impeachment is coming. Who will pay the price?

The die is cast: Democrats have unveiled the charges on which they plan to impeach Donald Trump next week. But don’t hold your breath for the President to be kicked out of office — the trial in the Republican-led Senate is just as likely to acquit him. The question now is how this all plays…MORE

More women are accusing Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct

More women are accusing Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct

Seven more women have come forward with allegations of unwanted touching against actor Cuba Gooding Jr., court documents show. The Oscar-winning actor pleaded not guilty and denied all wrongdoing in October to charges of forcible touching and sex abuse stemming from three alleged incidents involving three separate accusers that took place in 2018 and 2019…MORE

Trump to sign order to interpret Judaism as a nationality

Trump to sign order to interpret Judaism as a nationality

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday to interpret Judaism as a nationality and not just a religion, a move that the Trump administration believes will fight what they perceive as anti-Semitism on college campuses, a White House official said. The impending order was first reported by The New York Times. It’s…MORE

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