Other News

Independent senator raises specter of Trump’s impeachment

Independent senator raises specter of Trump’s impeachment

Sen. Angus King, I-Me., leaves the senate luncheons in the Capitol, September 9, 2014.

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) does not have a reputation as a partisan bomb-thrower. He’s one of only two independents in Congress, and he’s widely seen as …

Read more ›
For Retirees on the Go, Culinary Tours Put the Focus on Food

For Retirees on the Go, Culinary Tours Put the Focus on Food

Foodie travelers have a menu of choices ranging from culinary cruises, cooking courses and winery tours.

Courtesy of Oceania Cruises

Retired personal chef Jennifer Buck of Webster, N.H., loves cooking, eating, shopping for and learning about food. Many of her …

Read more ›
Feeling great yet, America?

Feeling great yet, America?

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the United States Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony in New London, Connecticut, on Wednesday. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Every day, it’s something else. Sometimes, every hour. Just when you think Donald Trump has sunk as low …

Read more ›
The Therapist Comforts the Troubled Musician

The Therapist Comforts the Troubled Musician

Viceland

Music is often talked about as a form of therapy—after all a DJ can, as Indeep told us, save a life from a broken heart. It’s also often said that making music is like visiting a shrink; Ed Sheeran, …

Read more ›
Man gets life in prison for murders of his sister, her girlfriend

Man gets life in prison for murders of his sister, her girlfriend

Adam Ruiz, 23, was sentenced Thursday, May 18, 2017, to natural life in prison in the 2014 killing of his sister and her girlfriend on the Northwest Side. (Cook County sheriff’s photo)

A man who killed his sister and her …

Read more ›
L.A. teachers union faces tough questions in wake of charter election wins

L.A. teachers union faces tough questions in wake of charter election wins

Nick Melvoin greets supporters on election night after defeating school board President Steve Zimmer. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles’ teachers union, for decades a dominant political force in school district politics, suffered a crushing defeat …

Read more ›
Israel to Trump: no, you can’t land a helicopter on our UNESCO World Heritage Site

Israel to Trump: no, you can’t land a helicopter on our UNESCO World Heritage Site

Special snowflake Donald Trump has been thwarted in his plan to land a helicopter on Masada, an ancient fortress in Israel that Unesco has declared to be a World Heritage Site; he’ll have to ride the cablecar up it just …

Read more ›
The Revolution remembers Prince at cookin’ show in Cleveland

The Revolution remembers Prince at cookin’ show in Cleveland

Prince isn’t with us anymore…but his music is timeless.

Of course, we all knew that before losing the Minneapolis multi-instrumentalist in April 2016. More specifically, we recognized it when we first heard Prince’s sexed-up synthesizer soul music on the 1982 …

Read more ›