Booksmart: A Kinder, Gentler Teen Movie

Booksmart: A Kinder, Gentler Teen Movie

Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever in Booksmart (AnnaPurna Pictures) It’s a typical human mistake to assume that however the world appeared when you entered adulthood is normal and ought to be permanent, and everything else…

U.S. Retail Sales Tick Up in May

U.S. Retail Sales Tick Up in May

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) U.S. retail sales ticked upward slightly in May, assuaging fears that the economy was beginning to cool in the wake of an unexpectedly poor monthly jobs…

Kicking the Perfectionism Habit

Kicking the Perfectionism Habit

(Portrait © Amber Montgomery) A former White House speechwriter opts for the more saintly option. ‘The saints chose vulnerability over vindictiveness,” Colleen Carroll Campbell writes in her new book The Heart of Perfection: How the…

Democrats’ Hypocrisy on ‘Foreign Interference’

Democrats’ Hypocrisy on ‘Foreign Interference’

President Trump talks to reporters at the White House, March 20, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) When a Republican benefits, it’s treason; when Democrats are in charge, the intelligence agencies serve their candidates. Here’s the main question…

The 2020 Battle Begins

The 2020 Battle Begins

President Trump addresses a re-election campaign rally in Montoursville, Pa. May 20, 2019. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) And Donald Trump holds the high ground The 2020 campaign begins in earnest next week in Florida, when Donald Trump…

We dont take it lightly: What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trumps escalating rhetoric on Iran

We dont take it lightly: What we know…

Video purports to show Iran removing ship mine AP, AP WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump Friday blamed Iran for the attack on two international oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as he and other…

Sanders’ departure means a new voice for the White House. Only Trump knows who it will be.

Sanders’ departure means a new voice for the…

Sarah Sanders is stepping down after serving as the public face of the White House during some of the administration's most contentious chapters. USA TODAY Sarah Sanders stepped down as White House press secretary this week, leaving a…

At least 1 dead, 2 injured after shooting inside California Costco; suspect arrested

At least 1 dead, 2 injured after shooting…

CORONA, Calif. — A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument Friday night, killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken…

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has…

President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight. On Thursday, the president revealed mockups of a…

Inside chat app Symphonys battle to break into a $28 billion Wall Street market — and avoid becoming Bloomberg roadkill

Inside chat app Symphonys battle to break into…

Symphony CEO David Gurle, left, and Bloomberg CEO Michael Bloomberg, right. Symphony/Drew Angerer/Getty Images/Jenny Cheng/BI Graphics "Thank you David Gurle," French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted in June. "Your trust and your enthusiasm show, once again,…