Russian President Vladimir Putin. GAVRIIL GRIGOROV/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images Vladimir Putin on Wednesday escalated his war in Ukraine with a direct threat of nuclear warfare. But experts say the threat indicates that Putin is running out of military options. Putin is increasingly "aware of how limited his actual military options are," one expert said. Vladimir […]
Former FBI assistant director says Trump is getting ‘increasingly cornered’ and that his embrace of QAnon is the ‘last act of a desperate man’
Donald Trump. Kyle Mazza/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Former FBI official Frank Figliuzzi said Trump is drawn to QAnon like a moth to a flame. Figliuzzi said Trump is embracing the movement because he feels "increasingly cornered." Figliuzzi warned that violence could ensue if the QAnon movement felt threats to its leader. A former FBI official […]
Gen Z is increasingly using TikTok videos instead of Google search, but 1 in 5 of them contain misinformation, a new study says
A person walks past a sign for TikTok. Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images A new study by a site that tracks online misinformation found that 1 in 5 videos on TikTok contain misinformation. The study found that TikTok often yields more partisan search results than Google. Gen Z users are increasingly turning to TikTok […]
An apartment building in downtown Washington, D.C., is catering to a new kind of family unit that is becoming more common in the U.S. and Canada in part because of the devastating toll of the opioid crisis: families where the primary caregiver is a grandparent.
Trump says he rejected a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau amid an increasingly hostile NAFTA fight
Reuters/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump said he rejected an offer to have a bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. During a press conference Wednesday, Trump pointed to Trudeau’s unwillingness to back down in North American Free Trade Agreement talks as why he rejected the meeting. Trump also appeared to take a swipe at Canadian Minister […]
Netflix originals were receiving increasingly bad user reviews when the company decided to kill the feature
Netflix Netflix ended its user reviews feature earlier this summer, citing “declining using over time.” But according to data compiled by Cordcutting.com, Netflix originals had also seen a steady year-over-year decline in user-rating scores, well before the company decided to bring its user reviews to an end. Netflix announced in July that it would phase […]
Myriam Steinberg was 40 and fresh off a breakup when she realized that if she wanted a baby, she’d have to go it alone. It’s an issue some say is becoming more pervasive.
Michael Cohen is digging himself into an increasingly deeper hole as he faces legal headaches on multiple fronts
AP Photo/Seth Wenig President Donald Trump’s longtime attorney Michael Cohen is facing legal trouble on multiple fronts. His problems center on possible campaign-finance violations and bank fraud. He also could have additional headaches stemming from payments he received from companies seeking his advising services. Cohen, who is under investigation in the Southern District of New […]
A new survey shows that California residents—and the Bay Area specifically—has had it up to here with Big Tech. https://media.wired.com/photos/5a8228877b7bd44d86b87f7b/master/pass/BayAreaTechDistrust.jpg
For the latest research shows that 39 per cent of tea drinkers have now succeeded in quitting spooning the white stuff into their favourite brew. This is up from 33per cent three years ago. Trade magazine The Grocer said that a survey of 2,0000 consumers found that, for all the talk of herbal infusions and […]