The positive side of social media

Global social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram have been blamed for creating a plethora of…

Obama’s midterm barnstorming also shines a spotlight on Biden’s unpopularity

Former President Barack Obama is elbowing out his former VP on the campaign trail as Democrats…

Elon Musk fires entire Twitter board and makes himself sole director

Elon Musk has fired Twitter’s board of directors and appointed himself its sole member – as…

How student-bailout beneficiaries plan to spend $400 billion

NEWS AND OPINION: President Biden’s $400 billion student-loan bailout is a startling amount to consider. But…

Biden offers windfall tax on Big Oil for Dems desperate to calm voters’ fears of high energy prices

A week before the midterm elections and a threatened shellacking for Democrats, President Biden proposed a windfall…

Senate hopeful Beasley warns GOP worse for economy as Dems’ energy fades in N.C.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Biden is making life difficult for Cheri Beasley as she looks to…

‘Trump of the tropics’ Bolsonaro silent as Lula claims narrow win in Brazil

Right-wing populist President Jair Bolsonaro’s refusal Monday to concede in Brazil’s knife-edge election triggered fears that political unrest…

Stacey Abrams faces blowback for declaring sheriffs want to ‘take Black people off the streets’

Democrat Stacey Abrams said in the final Georgia gubernatorial debate that state sheriffs want to “take…

Jackpot in major US lottery hits $1bn

The jackpot in one of the major US lotteries has topped $1bn – and could be…

‘Test case’: Man faces felony charge, incarceration for posting completed ballot on Facebook

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. — A Wisconsin man accused of posting his marked election ballot on social…

Everything to know about Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will be released Nov. 18 on Nintendo Switch. Ahead of that release…

Man charged with murder of teenage girls who died hiking on day off school

A man has been charged with the murder of two teenage girls in Indiana five years…

Anger, betrayal and fear as America braces for the midterm elections

“I think it’s a civil war,” Zach Scherer told me. We were sitting on the back…

Luke Bryan defends bringing Ron DeSantis onto stage during Florida tour stop

Country music star Luke Bryan stood up on social media for his decision to bring Florida…

Musk to overhaul Twitter’s verification process, weighing other changes

Twitter’s new leader Elon Musk is planning to overhaul the verification process for assigning a blue…

Justices eye end of race-based preferences in school admissions

The Supreme Court on Monday waded deeply into thorny issues of race, with the court’s GOP-appointed…

Pelosi suspect wanted to hold House speaker hostage: Police

WASHINGTON — The man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,…

Russian strikes caused ‘widespread impact’ on Ukraine’s power grid, US says

The barrage of Russian strikes across Ukraine has had a “widespread impact” on the power grid,…

Paul Pelosi attacker charged with assault and attempted kidnapping

The man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi in his home on Oct. 28 has been charged…

Poll workers brace for conflict as both parties prepare for post-election legal fights

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