Climate Change

Are Joe Manchin and Susan Collins stupid – or do they just think we are?

Photo illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty are senators? Susan Collins and Joe Manchin stupid, or do they just think we are? Both self-identified centrist, pro-choice senators voted to kill Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaughtwo of the six lawyers responsible for curbing American women’s rights through the 1960s with today’s statement On …

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Ginni Thomas left a voicemail for Anita Hill, asking her to apologize for accusing Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment

WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 21: (LR) Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and conservative activist Virginia Thomas as he waits to speak at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. Clarence Thomas has been a member of the Supreme Court for 30 years now. He was nominated in …

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Seven Prosecutors Write to Sentencing Judge Ghislaine Maxwell

NEW YORK (AP) – Seven women who say Ghislaine Maxwell helped Jeffrey Epstein steal the innocence of their youth and poison the promise of their future ask a judge to consider their pain as she decides what jail time she will face Tuesday speak out to the incarcerated British woman. Their statements were placed in …

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A 78-year-old woman asked a street sweeper for directions – and was eventually reunited with her long-lost daughter

Cai Youxiu (in red) and her daughter, Hu Jun (in green), had been separated for 24 years.Weibo, Getty Images A chance encounter led to a 78-year-old woman in China being reunited with her long-lost daughter. Cai Youxiu hadn’t seen her daughter Hu Jun in 24 years since Hu moved to another province for work. They …

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Anderson Cooper says he realized he was gay after meeting shirtless Richard Gere backstage at a Broadway play

Anderson Cooper attends CNN Heroes: All-Star Tribute in New York City on December 12, 2021; Richard Gere attends the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on January 6, 2019.Dominik Bindl/Getty Images; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Anderson Cooper shared the moment he realized he was gay on ‘Radio Andy’ on Friday. Cooper said he came to …

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Tucker Carlson Says Companies Help Employees Get Out-of-State Abortions Because It’s “Much Cheaper For The Company Without A Family”

Fox News host Tucker Carlson.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Tucker Carlson said on Friday that companies that help their employees insure abortions are “against families.” Several US companies offered to pay for the travel expenses for employees who wanted an abortion outside of the state. “Obviously, employees without families are much cheaper for the company,” Carlson said. …

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Democrats sound the alarm after Supreme Court strikes New York secret carrying bill

Several Democratic lawmakers expressed their dismay on Thursday after the Supreme Court fell a law in New York that restricts hidden carrying licenses. The Supreme Court ruled that the relevant state rules violated the Second Amendment in a 6-3 decision written by Justice Clarence Thomas† The law required New York residents to prove they had …

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Witnesses describe ethnic attack in Ethiopia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The heavily armed men appeared around the small farming village in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, scaring residents already on edge after recent clashes between government forces and rebels. “The militants assured us that they will not touch us. They said they are not after us,” resident Nur Hussein Abdi told The Associated …

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Bangladesh marks opening of country’s longest bridge

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) – Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday celebrated the opening of the country’s longest bridge, which took eight years to build amid setbacks related to political conflict and corruption allegations. The 6.51-kilometer bridge over the Padma River cost an estimated $3.6 billion and was paid for with domestic funds after the …

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