Around The Country
- Human progress has come at the expense of animals. It doesn’t have to.Several newly hatched chicks are crammed together in metal drawers inside an incubator at a hatchery in Poland. | Andrew Skowron/We Animals Media Add in the extreme suffering of tens of billions of farmed animals, and suddenly the world looks like a much darker place. If there’s one idea that forms the foundation of Future … Read more
- Damian Lillard traded to Bucks in blockbuster three-team deal with SunsDeandre Ayton is headed to Portland, while Jrue Holiday is headed to Portland.
- Schumer declines to say whether Menendez should resign amid federal bribery chargesSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., declined to say whether Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., should resign from his position Wednesday afternoon, as the senator and his wife face federal corruption and bribery charges. “Tomorrow he will address our caucus, and we’ll see what will happen after that,” Schumer said. Schumer said he was “deeply disappointed” … Read more
- New York judge finds Donald Trump liable for fraud – CNNNew York judge finds Donald Trump liable for fraud CNN New York judge rules Trump committed fraud while building real estate empire Fox News ‘Devastating’: Trump suffers potentially catastrophic loss in court; Judge ‘furious’ MSNBC Opinion | The Fraud Ruling Against Trump The New York Times Trump fraud verdict: What does the New York ruling mean? The Christian Science Monitor
- Will the economy finally un-weird itself?What to worry about if you’re in the mood to worry about the economy. | Klaus Vedfelt via Getty Images The economy’s “hold your breath moment,” explained Let’s get this out of the way: the economy is not in bad shape at the moment. The red hot labor market is cooling off a little, but … Read more
- Gymnastics Ireland apologizes after Black athlete is snubbed in medal ceremonyThe governing body for gymnastics in Ireland has issued an apology after a video resurfaced appearing to show a judge ignoring the only Black girl at a medal ceremony last year.
- Ex-NASCAR driver Austin Theriault launches GOP bid for battleground House seatNASCAR driver-turned-politician Austin Theriault announced Monday that he’s entering the Republican primary seeking an opportunity to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden in what’s expected to be one of the country’s most competitive 2024 House races. Theriault, who made his announcement on radio shows, said he’ll “come in with fire” to confront issues like inflation, … Read more