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Alleged Oath Keeper ringleader in Capitol siege ordered to stay in jail before trial

Alleged Oath Keeper ringleader in Capitol siege ordered to stay in jail before trial

A federal judge decided Friday that the alleged ringleader of the most serious paramilitary conspiracy stemming from the Capitol attack must stay in jail before trial. The ruling came during a federal court hearing where alleged Capitol rioter Jessica Watkins disavowed the right-wing Oath Keepers militia and said she was “humbled” and “humiliated” by the…MORE

Biden doesn’t penalize crown prince despite promise to punish senior Saudi leaders

Biden doesn’t penalize crown prince despite promise to punish senior Saudi leaders

Despite promising to punish senior Saudi leaders while on the campaign trail, President Joe Biden declined to apply sanctions to the one the US intelligence community determined is responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The choice not to punish Prince Mohammed directly puts into sharp relief the type…MORE

In the quest to create more content, Hollywood streamers are hitting the books

In the quest to create more content, Hollywood streamers are hitting the books

Remember when reading the book before the movie was a thing? Well, it’s practically impossible to keep up now. With the combination of celebrity books clubs (Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Jenna Bush Hager and others each have one) and a seemingly endess number of streaming services looking for content, more books hitting the shelves these…MORE

Democrat launches campaign to unseat Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Democrat launches campaign to unseat Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has her first public Democratic challenger after Holly McCormack announced her plans this week to challenge the conspiracy theorist for her seat in the heavily GOP district in Georgia. Several other Democrats have filed to run in 2022, Federal Election Commission records show, but McCormack, a 36-year-old insurance agent, is…MORE

What the controversy over ‘Minari’ says about being American

What the controversy over ‘Minari’ says about being American

Monica Yi stares at a rickety trailer in the middle of an empty field in rural Arkansas. “What is this place?” the stunned wife asks her husband. Jacob Yi replies without hesitation: “Our home.” It’s the opening scene of “Minari.” These words, like many lines in the movie, are spoken in Korean. Jacob and Monica…MORE

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