6 winners and 5 losers from a Succession where the unthinkable happens
Argestes — the Davos-esque media and banking retreat our Succession pals fly out to, and the title of this week’s episode — is like the business version of your high school senior ski trip, I assume. It’s held in a scenic lodge, there are a lot of cozy sweaters and puffy vests and stress about…
3 horrifying extreme weather scenarios the US doesn’t talk about enough
This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Phoenix, one of the hottest and fastest-warming cities in the US, could be hit by “a [Hurricane] Katrina of extreme heat” with temperatures peaking in the 120s and lingering for two…
The US postpones a military deal amid concerns about stays at a Scottish Trump resort
A new military contract between the US Department of Defense and the Glasgow Prestwick Airport is now on hold, following questions over Air Force personnel’s increasingly frequent stays at a Trump resort near that airport. DOD officials had planned to sign a new contract with the airport that would designate it one of several dozen…
Brett Kavanaugh was already unpopular with voters. The new allegation could reignite opposition.
Almost exactly a year ago, Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that Brett Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her when the two were in high school. He became a Supreme Court Justice anyway. Now two New York Times reporters have uncovered new evidence backing up another woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct:…
The Most Hated Wedding Trends of 2019 Prove We Are A Bunch Of Cynics
It seems mean spirited to bag on someone's big day, but let's face it – weddings can be kind of annoying. From the organised fun at the £200-a-head hen do to the black tie dress code and never ending speeches, weddings don't always make you feel like your heart is about to burst with love.…