Watching RuPaul taught me that drag isn’t just for queens | Alice O’Keeffe |...

First, a confession: I have only recently woken up to the joy of drag. I know, I know, more fool me. But as a straight female who struggles to find matching socks to put on in the morning...

Sondland testimony exposes dangerous foreign policy

Wendy R. ShermanAmbassador Gordon David Sondland is an ebullient man — a hotelier who, like President Donald Trump, has a showman’s spirit. Like Trump, Sondland is a marketer, whether building his hotel brand or successfully hawking his home state, Oregon, as...

Gerhard Richter’s ‘Betty,’ often mistaken for a photograph, is on view at the St....

Standing in front of Gerhard Richter’s “Betty,” I catch a glimpse, a fragile emanation, of intimacy, which is promptly snuffed out. The intimacy is there, and very real, but it’s simultaneously denied and extinguished, like a...

Transcript: The November Democratic debate

Moderators: Rachel Maddow, MSNBC anchor; Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent; Kristen Welker, NBC News White House Correspondent; Ashley Parker, Washington Post White House reporterANNOUNCER: The MSNBC-Washington Post Democratic presidential debate, live from Atlanta, Georgia, and...

As Tesla preps ‘Cybertruck,’ electric pickups gain steam

Eager to tow your camper, haul some wood or go off-roading with your pickup?Pretty soon, you might not need a drop of gasoline or diesel to make those trips.Electric pickups are coming. The only question is, will Americans buy them?Tesla...

Debate takeaways: Buttigieg unscathed as candidates focus on impeachment | US news

Impeachment Some of the candidates used the explosive congressional testimony from the EU ambassador Gordon Sondland earlier in the day as a launchpad to renew calls for Donald Trump’s impeachment. “We have a criminal living in the White House,” said...

‘The Crown’ Season 3: The Netflix show has spiked interest in related Wikipedia pages

Visits to Wikipedia pages related to the first several episodes in Season 3 of “The Crown” spiked after the show’s return, according to data provided by the website. The data compare the three days before the premiere of...

Detroit Police officer killed on city’s west side, 2nd officer wounded

DETROIT – A police officer was shot on Detroit’s west side Wednesday night and died from his injuries, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said.A second officer was shot in the leg, and a suspect was also hit by...

Gordon Sondland’s most dazzling accessory: Resting happy face

His interrogators didn’t laugh. As they sifted through papers and dissected text messages, the committee’s lawyers and lawmakers wore furrowed brows, frustrated stares and outright scowls. And Sondland? Through it all, the ambassador had a resting happy face:...

Will stepping back silence critics?

Can a British royal prince be "canceled" in today's modern cancel culture? Yes, he can, more or less, especially if he's doing it himself and with Queen Elizabeth II's approval.Prince Andrew, 59, the queen's second son, announced Wednesday he's...