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It’s Delightful, It’s Delicious, It’s DeVito

Could playing the ringmaster in the new “Dumbo” be an allegory for our political circus? Full story

Ardern says royal commission will investigate mosque attacks

Click to copy Click to copy WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s prime minister has announced a top-level inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the massacre of 50 people in two Christchurch mosques. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the country’s highest form of investigation, a royal commission of inquiry, was appropriate for ... Full story

Mueller probe doesn't totally exonerate Trump

Click to copy Click to copy March 24, 2019. President Donald Trump speaks with the media after stepping off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Washington. The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's ... Full story

White economic anxiety evaporated after the 2016 election. Now black economic anxiety is on the rise.

President Trump walks to Marine One on March 20. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post). New data show economic anxiety among white Americans has evaporated in the age of Donald Trump, falling to levels last seen during the George W. Bush administration. White pessimism defined the 2016 presidential campaign. Between 2006 and 2016, non-Hispanic whites had worried about falling standards of living at much higher rates than their black and Hispanic ... Full story

Harris sends message to old-guard: Every era has its end

ATLANTA (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris sent a subtle signal to the old-guard of Democratic politics that every era has its end. At an Atlanta church service dedicated to youth Sunday, the presidential candidate compared leadership to a relay race in which each generation must ask themselves “what do we do during that period of time when we carry that baton.”. Then she added with a smile that for “the older leaders, it also becomes a ... Full story

Theresa May isn’t the adult in the room. She’s part of the problem.

British Prime Minister Theresa May at a press conference on March 22. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images). “She was dealt a bad hand.” “She took a poisoned chalice.” From a great distance, it is possible to feel sorry for British Prime Minister Theresa May. She seems so dignified. She seems to be trying so hard. The circles beneath her eyes have grown so much deeper since she became prime minister back in 2016, following the surprise result of ... Full story

To fund Y Combinator’s top startups, VCs scoop them before Demo Day

Hundreds gathered this week at San Francisco’s Pier 48 to see the more than 200 companies in Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 cohort present their two-minute pitches. The audience of venture capitalists, who collectively manage hundreds of billions of dollars, noted their favorites. The very best investors, however, had already had their pick of the litter. What many don’t realize about the Demo Day tradition is that pitching isn’t a requirement; in ... Full story

5 Killer Events From Space That Could Wipe Out Human Life On Earth

The Earth as viewed from a composite of NASA satellite images from space in the early 2000s. While it may seem like a tall order to end all human life on the planet from an external threat, the Universe is more than up to the challenge. NASA / Blue Marble Project. Wiping out all life on Earth is hard, but causing mass extinctions is easy. The 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo was the largest volcanic eruption to occur in our lifetimes. One that was ... Full story

At your heaviest on Spotify

We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. By using our website and our services, you agree to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy . × More The 1975. Listen to At your heaviest in full in the Spotify app Play on Spotify. YOU LOOK LIKE SOMEONE WHO APPRECIATES GOOD MUSIC. Listen to all your favourite artists on any device for ... Full story

The world finally gets words from Mueller, but just a few

Click to copy Click to copy March 25, 2019. 1 of 2. Special Counsel Robert Mueller walks to his car after attending services at St. John's Episcopal Church, across from the White House, in Washington, Sunday, March 24, 2019. Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a ... Full story