Children burst into flames in Kevin Wilson’s ‘Nothing to See here’

If you’re a parent, you may not think that’s much of a metaphor. We’ve all endured a few meltdowns, usually in some public place set for maximum attention: the flushed cheeks, the spiking fury, the sudden explosion of...

Who Democrats like second-best depends on who they like most

For a lot of candidates, that won’t really matter. When Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) dropped out, the almost-zero percentage of the electorate he’d secured would have an only slightly more substantial effect than pouring a cup of water...

The best thing I got from my divorce: A recipe for crispy roasted potatoes

Overview Ingredients Steps Overview I pull the ketchup out of the fridge. “Don’t,” my boyfriend says. “You won’t need that.” If he says so. I pop one of the potatoes he’s just made into my mouth. It’s...

Trump must turn over eight years of tax returns, appeals court rules | US...

Donald Trump’s accounting firm must hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors, a US appeals court ruled on Monday in the latest setback for Trump in his attempts to keep his finances secret. The...

Vegetables recalled over listeria concerns at H-E-B, Walmarts in U.S.

A California-based packing company announced a voluntary recall of vegetable products over a potential listeria contamination, according to the company's news release. Mann Packing Co. of Salinas, California, alerted buyers that several vegetable products were being voluntarily recalled from stores...

Too much screen time changes brains, says Cincinnati Children’s study

Young children who get more screen time than doctors recommend have differences in parts of the brain that support language and self-regulation, a study at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has found.It's not clear how the changes affect...

House releases testimony from Yovanovitch, McKinley

WASHINGTON – The committees overseeing the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump released hundreds of pages of testimony Monday from the former Ukraine ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch, and a former State Department adviser, Michael McKinley.Separately, four White House officials scheduled to appear before...

Are these dramatic quotes from ‘The Morning Show’ or ‘The Newsroom’?

But while watching, the similarities between the series, especially when it comes to the writing, become more apparent. As The Washington Post’s Hank Stuever wrote in his review of “The Morning Show,” viewers might perceive the show to...

The complex considerations undergirding 2020 polling; or, What to think about when thinking about...

The proper response to that, of course, is that the forecast wasn’t a poll but, instead, a model of the likely results of the election based on existing state-level polls. What’s more, during the last two weeks of...

E Jean Carroll sues Trump for defamation following alleged rape | US news

E Jean Carroll, the widely respected New York journalist who alleges Donald Trump raped her in the Bergdorf Goodman department store in the mid-1990s, is suing the president for defamation after he ridiculed her claim on the grounds...