U.S. News & Politics

How a secret backchannel helped free Joshua Holt from Venezuelan prison
How a secret backchannel helped free Joshua Holt from Venezuelan prison

WASHINGTON — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula” broke through hostile relations between the two ...

A Crackdown on Russian Money
A Crackdown on Russian Money

Army officers remove the bench, where Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, Britain, March 23. Photo: Will Oliver/EPA/Shutterstock By The Editorial Board The Editorial B...

A Marine Gets His Medals
A Marine Gets His Medals

Members of the Old Guard arrive with packs full of US flags to place on graves at Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day in Arlington, Virginia, May 24. Photo: MANDEL NGAN/Agence France-Pre...

The Man Who Discovered 'Culture Wars'
The Man Who Discovered 'Culture Wars'

By Jason Willick May 25, 2018 6:07 p.m. ET 261 COMMENTS Charlottesville, Va. An evangelical minister, a Catholic priest and an Orthodox rabbi get arrested in Manhattan. “It sounds like the begin...

Impeach Trump? History Counsels Against It
Impeach Trump? History Counsels Against It

By Allen C. Guelzo May 25, 2018 6:02 p.m. ET 186 COMMENTS If the Democrats win the House in November, they’ll come under pressure to impeach President Trump. Even if Robert Mueller fails to turn...

Back to “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood”
Back to “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood”

“Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” has been must-see TV for countless American children over the years. This morning we’re BACK IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, with Faith Salie as our guide: H...

It’s ‘Feminist Christmas’ in Ireland
It’s ‘Feminist Christmas’ in Ireland

Women celebrate the result of the referendum on liberalizing abortion law, Dublin, Ireland, May 26, 2018. (Reuters / Max Rossi) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest...

U.S. Officials In NKorea for Summit Prep…

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Economy & Finance

The Dummies Guide To The Russia Collusion Hoax: Who, What, Where, When, & Why
The Dummies Guide To The Russia Collusion Hoax: Who, What, Where, When, & Why

Authored by Roger Kimball via Spectator USA, For your eyes only: A short history of Democrat-spy collusion How highly placed members of one administration mobilised the intelligence services to underm...

Brazilian Military Deployed To Break Up Trucking Strike As State Of Emergency Worsens
Brazilian Military Deployed To Break Up Trucking Strike As State Of Emergency Worsens

A nationwide trucking strike in Brazil entered day six on Saturday, as blocked roads have prevented critical food and supplies from reaching their destinations. The protests, triggered ...

What To Do With Your 401(k) Money When You Retire
What To Do With Your 401(k) Money When You Retire

By Rodney Brooks, Next Avenue Contributor Credit: Shutterstock Billions of dollars are at stake as boomers decide what to do with the $5.3 trillion they’ve invested in company-sponsored 401...

Generation X: Our Top 2 Retirement Planning Priorities
Generation X: Our Top 2 Retirement Planning Priorities

Winona Ryder in a scene from the film ‘How To Make An American Quilt’, 1995. (Photo by Universal/Getty Images) Generation X had its Gertrude Stein moment last week and it came from the Fed...

Five Tips For Blockchain Investing In Media, Entertainment And Advertising
Five Tips For Blockchain Investing In Media, Entertainment And Advertising

Bitcoin poster in Tokyo. Blockchain-based technologies and cryptocurrencies are becoming increasingly common. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) Despite big price swings in cryptocurrencies this past ...

The Week Ahead: Where To Invest In The Improving Market
The Week Ahead: Where To Invest In The Improving Market

The stock market battle between the bulls and the bears continued last week and the bulls again came out on top. Though the Dow Industrials were up just 0.15% and the S&P 500 rose only 0.31%, the ...

Free Credit Report Freezes
Free Credit Report Freezes

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How to Protect Your Home from Hurricanes
How to Protect Your Home from Hurricanes

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Technology

9 clever ways to repurpose your old cell phone
9 clever ways to repurpose your old cell phone

LG Exalt LTE. (Credit: LG) A smartphone is really just a computer. It’s smaller, of course, and many things are less convenient than a regular desktop. But smartphones have powerful features, an...

Facebook has a very specific Pepe the Frog policy, report says
Facebook has a very specific Pepe the Frog policy, report says

Facebook doesn’t ban fictional characters with hateful content as a rule, but interestingly Pepe the Frog is well enough established as a hate speech symbol that Facebook has a very particular p...

Marines' new Switchblade drones will unleash lethal mini missiles
Marines' new Switchblade drones will unleash lethal mini missiles

Switchblade drone (AeroVironment) Marines will soon be even more deadly ‒ and safer ‒ with their new extremely lethal Switchblades. When you think of a switchblade, you think of ...

How to minimize privacy risks from smart gadgets
How to minimize privacy risks from smart gadgets

Users of smart speakers, phones and other devices that contain microphones and cameras should be aware that there may be privacy risks involved with the gadgets — but there are some steps you ca...

Mysterious furry creature puzzles wildlife experts
Mysterious furry creature puzzles wildlife experts

Is it a wolf? A new kind of hybrid dog species? A relative of Bigfoot? This mysterious furry creature shot in Montana has even wildlife experts puzzled.  The animal was shot on a ranch outside De...

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