From wanting to hand-pick reporters to gag orders on federal agencies, the new administration is invoking communist-styled media control.
Spanish police arrested 75 people in bringing down an art theft ring trafficking in looted antiquities. This just begs to be made into a movie.
Britain’s Food Standards Agency says that eating burned toast, or any other over-cooked starch, might possibly cause cancer.
Weekend weather proved deadly as 18 people were killed in tornadoes that rolled across the Southeast leveling everything in their path.
The Women’s March on Washington was a global success but one day of resistance is not enough. This is the time to design your dissent.
Resistance is more than one march and one protest. We must prepare for and commit to four years of resistance. That is, if you really care.
While the inauguration of a new president may be today, there will still be members of the Obama administration occupying key roles, waiting for qualified replacements.
Want to escape today’s inaugural activities and whatever might immediately follow? Try living in a dome atop an active volcano for eight months.
The CIA issued new rules for how it collects and handles information regarding US citizens, the first update to the rules since 1982.
An avalanche caused by earthquakes destroyed a popular hotel/spa in central Italy. At least 30 people are missing and rescuers are getting no response.
Designer Nick Graham has hired astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Bill Nye for his January 31 runway show. Will that be enough to get nerds to buy new clothes?
President Obama granted clemency yesterday to over 200 people, including Chelsea Manning and former Gen. James Cartwright. And there are more to come.
The Congressional Budget Office says 18 million people could be without insurance coverage. But wait, they’re talking about last year’s legislation.
The first big decision a first lady makes is what to wear to the inauguration of her husband. This year, however, that is one politically fraught decision.
The president-elect’s attempts to bully American allies in Europe is being met with strong resistance and could have economic consequences.
The last man to set foot on the moon, Gene Cernan, died yesterday at his home in Houston. We take a moment to look back at this remarkable man.
Theresa May is set to become the first British Prime Minister to appear on the cover of US Vogue. Exactly what was Anna Wintour thinking? $$$
We normally think of California as being hot and dry, but up around Sacremento they actually have too much water, requiring drastic actions.
Oxfam released a report this morning showing that the world’s 8 richest people hold more wealth than half the world’s population. Can anything be done?
I wanted to write something. Nothing particular, just something. So I did. This is it. Would be nice if you read it.
Okay, I give up. This whole 5 Things You Should Know concept isn’t working. So, this is the last one for now. As if you care.
We’re international today with stuff from Germany, China, Iceland, and the EU taking top spots in our 5 Things You Should Know. Then, there’s the fried chicken.
If you’re waking up this morning thinking that this week should be over, you’re not alone. It’s only Wednesday, though, so here’s what you should know.
From the #GoldenGlobes and #MerylStreep to bad weather and terrorist attacks in Israel, we have 5 Things You Should Know for this Monday.
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