Once known for its enthusiasm for alcohol, Russia has fallen steadily down the list of the hardest-drinking nations, thanks to a variety of social and political measures.
Z Nation‘s fifth season finale will now serve as a series finale: Syfy has cancelled the long-running zombie drama. The news was first announced by producer David Michael Latt. “We wanted to tell you face to face… that we were not renewed for Season 6,” Latt said in a late-night Periscope video on Friday. “We’re stopping at […]
New report shows where Russia prevailed and failed in its mission to elect Trump and divide a nation
Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images A draft report seen by The Washington Post shows how effectively Russia twisted Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media to influence the right voters and achieve its reported goal — the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. The goldmine of posts and comments provided by […]
Washington is pressuring Beijing to act like a “normal nation” on the world stage, Mike Pompeo has repeated, accusing China, ironically, of disregarding international laws and seeking to impose “decades of pain” around the globe. “We’re very worried that China will put the people in many countries around the world, in Africa and Central America […]
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Explore the interactive map to find out how well our 50 states are doing at enforcing mental parity.
Inside Ljubljana Castle, situated just above the Slovenian capital’s scenic old town, there are a few heads in jars. They hover in murky liquid, attached to spindly outgrowths halfway between spinal cords and centipedes. If you pull a cord, they’ll move. The heads aren’t some remnant of a medieval torture device — though Ljubljana Castle […]
Stroke occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is cut off. This is considered a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. A stroke can cause swallowing difficulties, pain and sensory problems, communication problems, and tiredness and fatigue. In some cases it can even be fatal. Health experts recommend the best […]
Trump’s aides reportedly knew he could be criticized for holding a campaign rally while the nation mourns John McCain, but they decided to hold it anyway
Markets Insider As the nation prepares for Sen. John McCain’s final send-off, President Donald Trump is scheduled to headline a campaign rally, according to The New York Times. McCain, who died on Saturday, is expected to taken by military transport to an air base outside Washington — just as Trump is holding a rally in […]
It was the moment all of France had waited for. Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, which Germany had historically eyed as its own, was finally free from the Nazis. The 2nd French Armored Division under Gen. Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque had liberated the city, burying the ghosts of France’s humiliating defeat four years earlier during […]
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has offered support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after the leader was targeted by an alleged assassination attempt involving exploding drones on Saturday. Maradona, who has gone on record with his support of Maduro’s leadership of Venezuela in recent months, once again backed the president after an explosion in Caracas […]