Simon & Schuster Has Printed 1 Million Copies of Bob Woodward’s ‘Fear’

Simon & Schuster Has Printed 1 Million Copies of Bob Woodward’s ‘Fear’

Bob Woodward’s revelatory book about the extent of dysfunction in the Trump administration, Fear, already has a million copies in print, and it hasn’t even gone on sale. Leaks of portions of the book starting just six days ago led its publisher, Simon & Schuster, to return to press six times based on increased orders […]

Almost a Half-Million Pounds of Prepared Chicken Is Being Recalled for Containing Metal Pieces

Almost a Half-Million Pounds of Prepared Chicken Is Being Recalled for Containing Metal Pieces

In cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Alabama poultry producer Wayne Farms has issued a voluntary recall for nearly half a million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat, fully cooked chicken products. The products included in the recall “may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal pieces,” and were tk between July 4 and […]

2 New Polls Show Trump’s Approval Slumping, Even as Americans Applaud Economy

2 New Polls Show Trump’s Approval Slumping, Even as Americans Applaud Economy

As economic and jobs growth continues to barrel ahead, two polls released Monday show the low esteem in which President Donald Trump appears to be held by a majority of Americans, even as respondents score the economy positively. CNN’s monthly poll found a sharp drop off in approval ratings since the previous survey in August. […]

What Sickened the Mona Lisa? A 500-Year-Old Medical Mystery Is Solved…Twice.

What Sickened the Mona Lisa? A 500-Year-Old Medical Mystery Is Solved…Twice.

The first clue was a yellowish, irregular bit of skin on the patient’s left upper eyelid. There was also a “soft bumpy” swelling, three inches long, on her right hand below the index finger. Neither symptom was definitive on its own. But the “leather-like spot” on the eyelid was suggestive of xanthelasma, a deposit of […]

President Trump’s Security Adviser Bashes International Court Over Potential U.S. War Crimes Inquiry

President Trump’s Security Adviser Bashes International Court Over Potential U.S. War Crimes Inquiry

President Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser, John Bolton, harshly condemned the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, promising to sanction its judges if the organization formally investigates alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan. “We will not cooperate with the ICC,” said Bolton, according to Al Jazeera. “We will provide no assistance to the […]

Activists Urge Sen. Susan Collins to Vote ‘No’ on Kavanaugh — Or They’ll Give $800,000 To Her Next Challenger

Activists Urge Sen. Susan Collins to Vote ‘No’ on Kavanaugh — Or They’ll Give $800,000 To Her Next Challenger

Liberal activists in Maine have raised more than $850,000 since August that they plan to donate to Rep. Susan Collins’s next Democratic challenger if she votes to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Reproductive rights groups are concerned that confirming Kavanaugh could lead to the court criminalizing abortion or ending other protections guaranteed under Roe […]

The Most Ambitious Climate Plan In History

The Most Ambitious Climate Plan In History

At the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, the United States committed to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions by 26% to 28% below 2005 levels by 2025. Even though the Trump administration has announced its intention to withdraw from the Paris agreement, it remains the benchmark by which any U.S. climate plan is judged. But it […]

Mac Miller’s mother remembers late son with candid photos, ‘brokenhearted’ message

Mac Miller’s mother remembers late son with candid photos, ‘brokenhearted’ message

Mac Miller’s mom paid tribute to her son by sharing a sweet photograph. The photo, which she posted to Instagram on Saturday, shows Miller and Karen Meyers smiling at a Pittsburgh Pirates game and simply captioned with the brokenhearted emoji, “💔.” Miller, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick, was pronounced dead at 11:51 a.m. at his Studio […]

Nicole Kidman on playing a Pacino-esque detective in Destroyer

Nicole Kidman on playing a Pacino-esque detective in Destroyer

In many ways, Karyn Kusama’s Destroyer calls to mind typical Hollywood noir: It centers on a troubled LAPD detective who’s investigating a devastating case that blurs the line between personal and professional. But although Destroyer has plenty in common with classic crime thrillers, it also stands as the rare film to cast a woman in […]

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